Race day arrives for SailGP on Sydney Harbour

15 FEBRUARY 2019News
Six F50s will line up on Sydney Harbour for Race Day 1 of Sydney SailGP today.

SYDNEY – February 15, 2019 – Sydney has come to the SailGP launch party bearing the best type of gifts – warm summer weather and wind for the opening day of racing on Sydney’s beautiful deep-water harbor.

This afternoon from 4pm AEDT, six teams of world-class athletes flying six different country flags will turn thousands of heads when the SailGP start gun fires for the first time ever.

For those lucky enough to be in Sydney there are still opportunities to witness the first event of the revolutionary world circuit and fleet of high-tech F50 catamarans powered by teams from Australia, China, Japan, Great Britain, France and the United States of America.

Limited tickets on board Captain Crook Cruises’ official SailGP spectator vessels can still be purchased for the final day of racing on Saturday afternoon, February 16. Two levels of guest experience are on offer. Booking information here.

In the last 24 hours Captain Cook Cruises has extended its SailGP offer to existing guests with a two-day upgrade option for those who already have tickets for Friday.

For those wanting to head out on the harbor in a private vessel there is still time to register for the official boater program which will deliver race management information including race timings, on water spectator zones and the latest racecourse maps via email. Please note there is no longer time to collect a SailGP flag. Register here.

Australian viewers can watch the racing LIVE on FOX SPORTS or stream LIVE on Kayo. Don’t miss a moment of Sydney SailGP:

Friday 15 February on Fox Sport MORE
Saturday 16 February on Fox Sport 503
(check local listings)
LIVE on Kayo. Visit www.kayosports.com.au to sign up for a free 14-day trial.
SailGP APP: Supplementary video and data; full race replay (24 hours post-race)
Facebook: Full race replay (24 hours post-race)

For global viewing details, click here.

Fans around the globe can download the next-generation mobile SailGP app and enjoy full control of the way they consume the world’s fastest on-water racing, with the ability to personalize the boats, camera angles and data that feature in their feeds.

The SailGP APP is available on all Apple iOS devices via the App Store. An Android version will be available later in the season.