The SailGP Period 3 calendar has expanded into 2023 with the announcement of two further events like San Francisco and a debut trip to Christchurch for the global championship.
The 10 teams competing in Season 3 – new franchises Canada and Switzerland and returning nations Australia, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and the United States – will now be contesting at minimum nine functions in an array of legendary, worldwide destinations.
SailGP heads to New Zealand on 18-19 March 2023, as part of a big four-period partnership with New Zealand Important Situations. By way of the partnership, spanning Time 3 to Season 6, Christchurch and Auckland will share web hosting obligations of SailGP, professing a long-lasting fixture on the SailGP period calendar and the initial residence occasion for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke’s New Zealand SailGP Staff.
The championship will then conclude in San Francisco with the SailGP Period 3 grand remaining taking spot on 6-7 Might 2023, in front of the Golden Gate Bridge.
These two new 2023 situations be a part of the 7 currently declared for Period 3, with the championship kicking off in Bermuda on 14-15 May 2022. From there, the 10-nation fleet, comprising the sport’s very best athletes, will head to Chicago, Plymouth, Copenhagen, Saint-Tropez, Cádiz and Dubai, building it the most significant SailGP season to date.
Even more 2023 dates and destinations to full Period 3, expected to comprise up to 11 activities, will be announced quickly.
All the Year 3 action will be available dwell in in excess of 186 territories by way of SailGP’s broadcast partnerships as properly as across SailGP digital platforms such as the SailGP application.
SailGP states it will continue on to ‘race for the future’ in Season 3, as the to start with local climate-optimistic sporting activities and entertainment residence it makes sure its host cities share a determination to local weather motion and a cleaner future. Season 3 will see the return of the globe-initial ‘Impact League’, monitoring the beneficial steps teams make in conditions of sustainability and inclusivity.
Female athletes will when once more race during the season onboard the F50s as SailGP’s pathway programme continues to improve.
SailGP is also actively launching the bid approach for its Period 4 host venues. SailGP claims it is wanting for host venues that share a dedication to a cleaner future and that are actively getting action to transfer towards much more sustainable practices and routines in their metropolis.
SailGP year 2 will conclude March 26-27 with the Mubadala United States Sail Grand Prix in San Francisco. Minimal tickets are readily available at SailGP.com/SanFrancisco.