Iconic Sydney harbour to host record sixth event in SailGP’s 2024/2025 Season

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – July 10, 2024 – SailGP, the most exciting racing on water, today unveiled a return to Sydney’s iconic harbour for a record sixth event as part of its 2024/2025 Season calendar. 

KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney will take place on February 8-9 as the third event of the league’s most expansive season yet, featuring 14 events across an increased five continents. 

The 12-month SailGP Season 5 (Nov 2024 – Nov 2025) will start and finish in the United Arab Emirates and features new events in Auckland, Brazil, Germany and Switzerland. 

The Australian event has cemented itself as one of the most anticipated events of the summer, drawing thousands of fans from around the globe to Sydney harbour.

Tickets will go on sale in October, with a range of on-land and on-water experiences. Fans are encouraged to sign up for ticket information and pre-sale access. 

SailGP Managing Director Andrew Thompson said, “SailGP’s 2024/2025 calendar is another significant milestone in our continued expansion across the globe. With an expected 11 teams on the startline, SailGP will establish events in new, strategically important growth territories, while bolstering existing fan bases in some of our most-loved venues to date.” 

SailGP Australia Team Driver and CEO Tom Slingsby said, “We are thrilled to be returning to Sydney again in Season 5. Winning on Sydney Harbour in Season 4 in front of thousands of fans and our families was one of the highlights of our careers. There’s nothing quite like racing and winning in front of our home crowd, and we can’t wait to bring that electric energy and excitement back to this iconic location. Sydney holds a special place in our hearts, and we look forward to delivering another unforgettable event for our Aussie fans.” 

More thrills, more spills and more action, the 2024/2025 Season will also deliver even more fun by the water – building on SailGP’s hospitality offering, with exceptional food and world-class entertainment. 

The event is proudly supported by the NSW Government’s lead agency for tourism and major events, Destination NSW. 

SailGP 2024/2025 Season Schedule – with more details to follow! 

● Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix, presented by P&O Marinas // Nov 23-24, 2024
● ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix | Auckland // Jan 18-19, 2025 

KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix | Sydney // Feb 8-9, 2025 

● Los Angeles Sail Grand Prix // Mar 15-16, 2025 

● San Francisco Sail Grand Prix // Mar 22-23, 2025 

● Brazil Sail Grand Prix | Venue to be announced // / May 3-4, 2025 

● Mubadala New York Sail Grand Prix | June 7-8, 2025 

● Great Britain Sail Grand Prix | Venue to be announced // July 19-20, 2025 

● Germany Sail Grand Prix | Venue to be announced // Aug 16-17, 2025 ● ROCKWOOL Italy Sail Grand Prix | Taranto // Sep 6-7, 2025 

● Rolex Switzerland Sail Grand Prix | Geneva // Sep 20-21, 2025 

● Spain Sail Grand Prix | Andalucía – Cádiz // Oct 4-5, 2025 

● Middle Eastern Sail Grand Prix | Venue to be announced // Nov 7-8, 2025 

● Mubadala Abu Dhabi SailGP 2024/2025 Season Grand Final, presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council // Nov 29-30, 2025 

Visit SailGP.com to find out more


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