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
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.
General Access - free
Simply register your boat to receive the up-to-date course information with details of where you can anchor for free.
Surrounding the race course, exclusion zones will be in place restricting the movement of vessels. These exclusion zones and Notice To Mariners will be published once the race course has been set according to the day's weather conditions.
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
An example course, with proposed exclusion zones and anchoring areas, can be seen here. Please note, this course is based on a SW but is subject to change.
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.
Great Britain SAIL GRAND PRIX, Plymouth
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