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SailGP returns to San Francisco for Season 4 Grand Final showdown

by SailGP 19 Mar 12:01 PDT July 13-14, 2024
SailGP returns to San Francisco for Season 4 Grand Final showdown © SailGP

Tickets for the SailGP Season 4 Grand Final in San Francisco are now on sale, giving fans the opportunity to once again experience the high-adrenaline conclusion to the SailGP Season 4 Championship on San Francisco Bay on July 13-14.

Already eight events into the 13-event season, SailGP's 10 national teams raised the bar yet again on incredible competition, action and drama - both on and off the water - and it will all come down to the thrilling conclusion on San Francisco Bay this July.

Will Tom Slingsby's Australia claim its fourth title, or is this the year that a new winner is crowned - and takes home the increased prize purse of $2 million for the Grand Final race where the top three boats in Season 4 will compete in one winner-take-all race?

Back in November, the U.S. SailGP Team was purchased by an all-star group of major sports, technology and entertainment leaders, and the team - driven by Taylor Canfield - can't wait for its West Coast debut in front of the home crowd.

"There is no denying San Francisco Bay is one of the most challenging - and rewarding - places to sail in the world," said Canfield, a seven-time world champion and in his first season as driver for the American team. "We are pushing hard as a new team with our goal to be one of the top three on the starting line for that Grand Final."

With the anticipated top-end conditions that San Francisco is famous for, the F50s will be racing on the edge, consistently pushing the 60 mph (100 km/h) threshold as the 10 teams representing the United States, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand, Spain, and Switzerland race on San Francisco Bay between the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

Not only will the season championship be decided but the league's second Podium for the Planet, the Impact League, will see its champions crowned. The Impact League tracks the positive actions SailGP teams make to reduce their overall carbon footprint and help accelerate inclusivity in sailing. So far New Zealand and ROCKWOOL Denmark have been crowned winners but currently Switzerland lead the standings.

Ticket options

Waterfront Reserve (Grandstands) - $75
Be front and center to watch the F50 fleet fly by at breathtaking speeds from the Yacht Club Peninsula overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy exclusive waterfront seats in the middle of the action and access to SailGP's official Race Stadium, with big screens, live race commentary, food and beverage, afternoon entertainment and SailGP merchandise.

Waterfront Premium (Grandstands) - $200
Fans are treated to prime viewing positions from exclusive waterfront seats at the Yacht Club Peninsula, with beer, wine and canap├ęs provided.

Bring Your Own Boat (BYOB) Program
Watch the high-speed action on the water from your own boat! Boaters can purchase a flag to secure a premium viewing position inside the exclusion zone, giving you the best vantage point to watch all the action. Vessels must be under 80 feet to be eligible for the BYOB program and cannot be used for commercial purposes.

To learn more and purchase your tickets for the SailGP Season 4 Grand Final in San Francisco, visit SailGP.com/SanFrancisco.

You can also book your stay in San Francisco at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel and receive a special offer for any dates between June 27 - July 22, 2024 with this exclusive booking link and rate code SONSAIL24.

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