Waterfront Platinum

The Waterfront Platinum environment is undoubtedly the best and most glamorous place to view the racing for any adrenaline sports enthusiast while on land. Adding an extra layer of luxury to our Premium experience, Platinum guests will also be treated to complimentary drinks, premium dining, and the best and most elevated seats in the house, at the exclusive outer ring of the Grand ballroom, Navy Pier.

Waterfront Premium

Watch all the action from the comfort of an elevated position in the bleachers. Situated on the outer end of Navy Pier, from this vantage point you will have spectacular views of the race course with a front row seat to the racing and big screens accompanied by live race commentary and a complimentary meal & drink.

Waterfront Access

Located within the race village on Navy Pier, the waterfront spectator experience will offer views of the high-speed foiling F50 catamarans as they take flight on Lake Michigan. Waterfront Access guests will be treated to live race commentary, concession stands, an awards ceremony, and a dedicated fan shop stocking league and team merchandise, including must-haves such as caps, tote bags, limited edition event t-shirts and much more.


SailGP has partnered with City Experiences to provide a fantastic on-water fan experience for the United States Sail Grand Prix | Chicago at Navy Pier.

Official spectator boats will offer the closest vantage point to the racing providing fans an unrivaled view and experience as the cutting-edge F50 catamarans race by at high speed within meters of the spectator boat.

On-Water Premium

  • Exclusive on-water access and privileged viewing position on the racecourse perimeter
  • Selection of canapés served onboard
  • Included premium bar
  • Three-hour on-water experience
  • Departing Navy Pier | 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL
  • Climate positive ticket – offsetting the carbon impact of your time with us

Bring Your Own Boat Program

Finally, if you are planning to watch the United States Sail Grand Prix | Chicago at Navy Pier from your own boat, there are two great options to ensure you get the best vantage spot along the racecourse on Lake Michigan.

Bring Your Own Boat Premium

Purchasing a premium SailGP flag will get you the closest and best view of the action from your own boat. This package includes:

  • Exclusive access on both days of racing.
  • Preferred positioning in the front row, inside the exclusion zone and/or directly next to a turning mark.
  • Welcome pack including a tote bag, cap and souvenir flag to fly on your vessel.
  • Live race commentary over VHF.
  • We’ll offset your carbon footprint for each race day.

Your welcome pack will be available for collection from:
Chicago Harbors Administrative Offices
1521 S. Linn White Drive, 1st Floor South
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Telephone: 312-741-3601
Open: Tuesday - Friday 8am-4pm

Located on Northerly Island, on the East side of Burnham Harbor.
Park in the free 15 minute parking spots in front of the building

Bring Your Own Boat Access

Register for free to bring your own boat. Once registered, you will receive an e-newsletter with all the essential racecourse details. Your boat will be positioned approximately 100 meters outside the Bring Your Own Boat Premium boats that will be located on the racecourse boundary. Live commentary will be provided over VHF.

Transient Dockage

Bringing your boat to Chicago for the event? Click here to view transient dockage from the Chicago Harbors.