The Mubadala Abu Dhabi Sail Grand Prix presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council marks the 7th stop on SailGP’s record 13-event Season 4 calendar and the league’s first ever visit to the UAE capital. Abu Dhabi’s spectacular cityscape will provide the ultimate backdrop when SailGP’s 10 national teams hit the water for two days of action-packed racing on January 13-14. Here’s five reasons you can’t miss SailGP’s first ever visit to Abu Dhabi.
Watch SailGP’s cutting-edge F50s fly above the water
SailGP’s 10-strong fleet of hydrofoiling catamarans, which fly above the water at speeds approaching 100 km/h, are even more impressive to watch in person and Abu Dhabi’s tight, close-to-shore racecourse promises plenty of adrenaline-fueled racing. Official racing will kick off at 14:00 GST on Saturday, January 13, but fans will have plenty of time to spot the F50s undertaking all-important training in the days leading up to the event.
Take part in everything SailGP has to offer
There’s more to SailGP than the nail-biting racing, with Abu Dhabi featuring a variety of activities for all the family and friends. There’ll be plenty of not-to-be-missed activities, including athlete meet and greets, the chance for fans to test their strength against SailGP athletes, exclusive SailGP photo spots, street food markets and bars, and immersive exhibitions and activations.
Experience SailGP’s true Abu Dhabi-style luxury hospitality
SailGP has teamed up with the iconic Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi to present the Premier Waterfront Grandstand. Experience the drama and excitement of the most exciting racing on water just meters from the water, with access to complimentary drinks and a premium bar to purchase food and beverages provided by the Four Seasons Hotel.
Watch global music superstars Take That after racing
Both Premier Waterfront Grandstand and Waterfront Grandstand tickets include access to a special Saturday race day performance by global music superstars Take That. The Back For Good trio will perform a packed set of hits for fans at the conclusion of SailGP’s high-speed racing at Mina Zayed on January 13, creating a truly memorable fan experience.
Experience SailGP’s spectacular stadium racing
There are a a multitude of ticket options to suit all fans attending Abu Dhabi. Located in SailGP’s official Race Stadium, the Waterfront Grandstand is located just meters from the water, and includes big screens and accompanying live race commentary, plus access to food and beverage zones, and the fan shop for all the latest merchandise.
The Mubadala Abu Dhabi Sail Grand Prix presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council takes place on January 13-14.