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SailGP coming to New York Harbor

by Manhattan Yacht Club 9 Jun 2019 07:24 PDT 21-22 June 2019
The fleet of six F50s heads for the first mark in race two. Race Day 1 Event 2 Season 1 SailGP event in San Francisco © Chris Cameron

SailGP will bring the world's fastest on-water sail racing to the East Coast, introducing New Yorkers and visitors alike to the world of competitive sailing at never-before-seen speeds.

On June 21 and 22, six national teams from the United States, Australia, China, France, Great Britain and Japan will be vying for the top position on the leaderboard and fighting for the right to race in the $1 million winner-takes-all match race later this year.

Following the U.S. debut in San Francisco, New York SailGP will mark the third event of SailGP's inaugural racing calendar. Racing will take place on the Hudson River, just off the Battery and north towards Rockefeller Park. This is your opportunity to watch the SailGP Races from a beautiful and glamorous mega yacht. This will be a significantly better experience than a normal dinner boat.

SailGP will be NYC's most exciting sailing event this year! And you can watch this event from the beautiful mega yacht Arabella!

Special VIP Race Announcer - As a special treat on Friday, our race announcer will be Stars + Stripes USA Skipper Mike Buckley! He will be cheering on his team Co-Founder Taylor Canfield who is racing on SailGPUSA.

Arabella will board from 3pm to 4pm each day. Racing will take place from 5pm to 6:30pm. Guests will be able to disembark beginning at 6:30pm.

Tickets are $190 and include premium open bar and buffet food catered by Whole Foods.

Tickets are available online

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For exclusive updates on New York SailGP and all of the unique experiences available please visit SailGP.com/NewYork.

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