The RacesNew York, USA
The New York event will take place on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 June 2019.
The United States’ biggest city has it all - architecture, museums, restaurants, shopping, parks, hotels and some of the world’s biggest sports teams. But look south-west from Manhattan next June and you’ll catch the Big Apple’s latest attraction: supercharged F50 catamaran racing on the Hudson River.
The SailGP event in New York will take place on the lower Hudson River, with the onshore Race Village located at Brookfield Place. It will feature Friday and Saturday afternoon racing just off the Battery and running north toward Rockefeller Park.
Racing the Hudson is challenging. The wind shifts and gusts through Manhattan skyscrapers. River currents and tidal flow mean conditions change from one minute to the next.
SailGP teams will put that old New York City adage to the test: if you can make it here…
Full details of the event will be issued in due course.