17 Jul 2021 - 18 Jul 2021

One of the world’s most impressive sailing events, Sail GP, comes to Plymouth 17/18 July 2021

Adrenaline-filled sail racing between eight competing nations and featuring the sport’s best athletes, including Sir Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain team, will take place within the natural amphitheatre of Plymouth Sound. The foiling catamarans are capable of speeds exceeding 50 knots (nearly 60 mph), promising high speed, high tech and high drama.

Watch the racing live each day on Sky Sports (UK and Ireland) or watch live via the SailGP YouTube. Download the free, award winning SailGP App for the ultimate viewing experiences.

For full details on the Race Village and waterfront access on Plymouth Hoe, visit SailGP.com/GreatBritain

Sailgp Race Course

Watching from your boat

If you are planning to watch from your boat, there are a number of options for you. What's more, live commentary will be available over VHF so you can follow the action while afloat.

Premium Access - £150
A Premium SailGP ticket and flag will allow you to anchor at one of the turning gates offering the best possible views from on the water. 

Buy tickets

General Access - free
Simply register your boat to receive the up-to-date course information with details of where you can anchor for free.

Sail GP Exclusion Zone

Exclusion zones

Surrounding the race course, exclusion zones will be in place restricting the movement of vessels.

Read the Notice To Mariners.

In order to receive the latest information including where vessels can/can't go, we strongly advise you register your vessel (for free) to receive Sail GP notifications. Register your boat

Schedule of events

The current schedule of events, subject to change, is:

Thursday 15 July

  • 1300 Practice Area secured
  • 1315 – 1700 Free practice

Friday 16 July

  • By 1300 Race Area boundary markers laid
  • 1300 Race Area established
  • 1400 - 1530 Practice races
  • 1700 Traffic restrictions end

Saturday 17 July

  • By 1300 Race Area boundary markers laid
  • 1300 Race Area established
  • 1400 - 1530 Main races
  • 1700 Traffic restrictions end

Sunday 18 July

  • By 1300 Race Area boundary markers laid
  • 1300 Race Area established
  • 1430 - 1600 Main races
  • 1700 Traffic restrictions end
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Spectator Boats

SailGP has partnered with Plymouth Boat Trips to provide the official On-water fan experience for the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix.

Official spectator boats will offer the closest vantage point to the racing and allow fans an unrivalled view of the world-class athletes and supercharged F50 catamarans as they compete at electrifying speeds on Plymouth Sound. Boats will depart/return to Commercial Wharf.

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Great Britain SAIL GRAND PRIX, Plymouth

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