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Cowes SailGP

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The Cowes SailGP race village will be the best place to watch the racing. The exclusive event site will be located along the seafront starting just beyond the cowes green on queen’s road and running down to egypt point. The race village is a free-to-access public event and there will be something for everyone to enjoy – large screens, live commentary, exhibits, food and bars to suit all tastes.

SailGP Grandstand

  • Reserved grandstand seat with premium shore-side views
  • Your seat for the day – come and go as you please, watch Cowes Week starts in the mornings and SailGP action in the afternoon
  • Live race coverage and commentary with large screen right next to the seating
  • Dedicated amenities – with refreshments available for purchase
  • 20% discount* on the brand new Great Britain SailGP Team fan collection from the Gill web shop

*Promo code will be made available in confirmation mail after checkout


SailGP has exclusively partnered with companies providing tailor made experiences to watch the action on water. Fans will have the opportunity to share the water with world-class sailors and supercharged catamarans as they race at electrifying speeds expected to exceed 50 knots (60 mph). Official spectator boats will have a preferred viewing position on the race area perimeter.

Experiences will include options to:

  • Join a larger spectator boat with other like-minded guests to share the experience and get the spectacular views with privileged positions on the racecourse perimeter
  • Charter your own rib or boat with your guests, family and friends and tailor the experience to suit your own needs

SailGP Cruise Premier

SailGP has partnered exclusively with Red Funnel to deliver the official premium on-water fan experience at the European debut of SailGP in Cowes. All Official Spectator Boats will have exclusive access to a dedicated on-water prime viewing area, closer than any other spectators on the race area perimeter.


  • Place onboard the official Spectator Boat ‘Red Jet’

  • Privileged viewing position on the racecourse perimeter in the heart of the action

  • Watch the spectacular race action from the top floor sun deck or the comfort of an indoor seat

  • Complimentary buffet featuring a locally-sourced menu

  • Free premium hosted bar with a wide selection of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks

  • Enjoy a free drink** from one of the bars in the SailGP Race Village

  • Live race coverage on screens throughout the vessel

  • Onboard event commentator and chalk talk with sailing ambassador

  • Departure from Southampton and Cowes with up to three hours on the water and an opportunity to visit the Cowes SailGP Race Village

    from 9.15 Board any Red Jet passenger ferry (departs every 30 min) from Southampton T2 to West Cowes (Red Jet Timetable)
    until 13.30 Time to explore Cowes and to visit the SailGP Race Village
    13.40 Boarding Red Jet, West Cowes
    13.50 Departure West Cowes
    16.50 Return to West Cowes
    17.10 Return to Southampton

  • 20% discount* on the brand new Great Britain SailGP Team fan collection from the Gill web shop

SailGP Private Charter

Charter partners for own boat charters are detailed below – please click on the link for more information and contact them directly to discuss your needs:

SailGP Youth Legacy

For every ticket sold, SailGP will be donating £2 to the UKSA (Charity No.299248) to assist in the creation and development of opportunities for children on the Isle of Wight. UKSA in partnership with the SailGP Inspire program will offer sailing opportunities through their program 'Test the Water'program’ as part of SailGP’s vision and event legacy initiative.

Sailing is a force for good and SailGP hopes to inspire the next generation through impactful programing. If you wish to make an additional donation, please click 'ADD' during checkout and select your nominated amount, noting that funds will go fully to the associated community partner.


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