New York

Event FAQs

GENERAL FAQ’s

How can I buy a ticket for SailGP?
Tickets can be purchased online at SailGP.com/NewYork

How do I get my tickets?
Tickets will be emailed to you at time of purchase and scanned on your mobile device at the gates for fast entry

When does the event start?
Racing takes place from 5pm to 6:30pm* on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13
Spectators can view from the land at Brookfield Place from 4pm to 8pm* on Friday and Saturday
*Subject to change

What happens if the event is cancelled?
Should SailGP cancel the event, refunds will be issued at place of purchase

Will this event take place rain or shine?
This event is scheduled to take place rain or shine. In the event of adverse weather conditions please check the SailGP.com/NewYork website for updates

What are the Public Restroom locations?
Restrooms are located inside Brookfield Place. The site map will be posted online one month prior to the event date.

What is not allowed?
Prohibited items include:

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Illegal substances
  • Alcohol
  • Glass of any kind
  • Video equipment (no video recording will be allowed)
  • Professional still camera equipment with detachable lens longer than 2 inches, tripods, big zooms, or commercial use rigs
  • Audio recording equipment
  • Professional camera equipment
  • Bicycles inside - Bike racks will be available outside of the entrance gate
  • Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles
  • Fireworks and explosives
  • Instruments and laser pointers
  • Selfie sticks, including GoPro sticks
  • Spray paint or large markers
  • Tents
  • Drones
  • Totems or flag poles
  • Large inflatables
  • Aerosol Cans

Where can I park?
Public Self and Valet parking will be available at cost.

SELF-PARKING
250 Vesey Street Garage:
Location: Entrance on the corner of Vesey Street and North End Avenue
Address: 51 North End Ave
Rates + Pre-purchase: Click Here
Weekdays: 5:30am–10:00pm
Weekends: 6:00am–10:00pm

200 Liberty Street Garage:
Location: Entrance on the corner of Liberty Street and Albany Street
Address: 205 Albany Street
Rates + Pre-purchase: Click Here
Open 24/7

VALET PARKING
225 Liberty Street:
Location: Curbside drop-off located in the cul-de-sac at 225 Liberty Street
Rates + Pre-purchase: Click Here
Sun-Thu: 10:00am–12:00am
Fri-Sat: 10:00am–2:00am

Parking maps will be available on sailgp.com one month prior to event date

If I don’t have a ticket where can I see the race?
The official viewing area is open and free to the public. For on-air broadcast, this information will be announced via website or social

What if I can’t find my ticket or confirmation?
Please contact Ticketmaster support.

What if I have a question about the spectator experiences or New York Sail GP?
Please visit SailGP.com/NewYork or email newyork@sailgp.com

LAND BASED EXPERIENCE QUESTIONS

Will there be food available?
Yes, food and beverages will be available for purchase inside Brookfield Place.

What hours will Race Village be open?
The official viewing area will be open from 4pm-8pm* for both days of the race
*Subject to change

What is the best public transit route to the official viewing area?
We encourage public transportation to the site

BY SUBWAY

E trains to WTC
A, C trains to Chambers St.
2, 3 trains to Park Place.
N, R trains to Cortland St.
4, 5 to Fulton St.

FROM NEW JERSEY
PATH trains to World Trade Center. For schedules and routes visit here
Ferries to World Financial Center. For schedules and routes visit here

ON WATER EXPERIENCE FAQ’s

All Boats
What is the route / race map?
Please download the SailGP APP for up to date maps
Download From The App Store
Download From The Google Play Store

Is there a bathroom?
Yes. Each of our boats has a bathroom.

Are life jackets available?
Yes. Each of our boats is a U.S. Coast Guard certified passenger vessel and each operates with the required number of life jackets.

May I smoke onboard?
No. Smoking is not allowed on our boats at any time.

What type of ticket should I buy?
A ticket must be selected for each person in your group, including children. Children under 3 years old are free. Children MUST BE accompanied at all times by an adult.

Is the boat safe?
Yes. Each boat in the fleet is a U.S. Coast-Guard Certified vessel meaning that all related federal regulations are fully adhered to, including having the correct safety equipment and maintaining safety-training for the captains and crew.

Am I likely to get sea-sick?
It is uncommon for our guests to experience sea sickness, though those who are prone to seasickness are advised to consider preventative measures of their choosing prior to boarding the boat.

Are pets allowed on board?
No pets are allowed on board

Is gratuity included with my ticket?
No, gratuity is not included

Important

  • Cameras are allowed however any/all professional camera equipment, standing equipment, tripods or equipment that obstructs the view of other passengers is strictly prohibited
  • No outside food or beverage is allowed.
  • It is unlawful to bring alcohol aboard.
  • Layers are suggested. The temperature on water tends to feel cooler than on land.

Cruise Select: Circle Line “Liberty”

Where do I board?
Pier 83 - 12th Ave & W 41st St

Boarding Information
Boarding begins 30-minutes before departure, but please arrive 45-minutes to 1-hour prior to departure to allow time for obtaining boarding passes and heading through security.

Check-In time
3:30pm Friday/Saturday June 12/13

Boarding time:
Early boarding ticket holders board from 3:30pm (both Friday/Saturday June 12/13)
General boarding starts at 4pm (both Friday/Saturday June 12/13)

Public Transportation
Nearby Subway Lines: A, C, E, N, Q, R, W, S, 1, 2, 3, 7
By Subway: Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, A, C, E, N, Q or R train to Times Square 42nd Street; train B, D, F to 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, or 4, 5, 6 train to 42nd Street Grand Central Station. Follow directions below for the bus or walk 5 avenues west to Pier 83 (about 1 mile or 1.6km).
Nearby Bus Lines: M23, M42, M50
By Bus: From 42nd Street take the M42 bus going West, directly to the Circle Line Pier. From 49th Street take the M50 bus directly to the Circle Line pier.

Is there parking and how much is it?
Parking available at Circle Line Sightseeing, Pier 83, W 42nd Street. ($30 before 3pm weekdays and $35 after 3pm weekdays and all weekend)

Are the boats ADA accessible?
Please call 212-563-3200 if you require special assistance

Will food and beverages be available on board?
Snacks will be available for free & beverages available for purchase

Cruise Premier: Hornblower ‘Atlantica’

Where do I board?
Pier 15, 78 South St, New York, NY 10038.

Boarding Information
Boarding begins 30-minutes before departure, but please arrive 45-minutes to 1-hour prior to departure to allow time for obtaining boarding passes and heading through security.

Check-In time
3:30pm Saturday June 13

Boarding time:
4pm Saturday June 13

Will food and beverages be available on board?
Yes - a pub menu plus wine, beer and an open bar will be available as part of your experience

Directions/ transportation
Please click here

Are the boats ADA accessible?
Guests in wheelchairs can enjoy the racing from Deck 2 of the vessel. Please note, we do not have an elevator on board to access the other decks.