SailGP has included Singapore to its Year 3 calendar, generating it the initially Asian location to host a leg of the SailGP hydrofoiling collection.

The ten groups competing in Year 3 – which includes new franchises Canada and Switzerland, and returning nations Australia, Denmark, France, Fantastic Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and the United States – will race at Parkland Green in Singapore’s East Coast Park from January 14-15, 2023.

The league’s ten hydrofoiling F50 catamarans, which can reach speeds approaching 100kmh, will race for two podiums in Singapore.

After producing the eighth stop in Singapore, the league will head to Christchurch, New Zealand just before the Grand Last getting place at San Francisco Bay in Might 2023. A person even more occasion is anticipated to be announced to finish SailGP Year 3.

The Singapore Sail Grand Prix will incorporate female athletes as element of the league’s ‘Women’s Pathway Application.’ It also aims to introduce the activity to youthful persons from diverse backgrounds as a result of SailGP’s youth and community outreach software, SailGP Inspire.

The Spain SailGP Crew potential customers the fleet at the start of a practice race in 2020. Image courtesy of Lloyd Images/SailGP

The Singapore event joins the 9 nations around the world that have now been declared for Year 3, with the championship kicking-off this thirty day period at the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix on May 14-15. From there, the ten-country fleet will head to Chicago, Plymouth, Copenhagen, Saint-Tropez, Cádiz and Dubai, ahead of Singapore, creating it the major SailGP season to date.

“From our inception, we have manufactured it crystal clear that our ambition is to be a actually world-wide championship, with some of the world’s most legendary waterfront cities as our backdrop,” says SailGP CEO, Russell Coutts. “With the confirmation of our initial Asian Grand Prix, the addition of Singapore to the line-up and Year 3 now spanning four continents, our vision is turning into a actuality.”

Keith Tan, chief govt of the Singapore Tourism Board adds: “We are enthusiastic to welcome the participants and lovers of the 1st Sail Grand Prix in Asia. The celebration strengthens our calendar of sporting functions and reinforces our position as a major leisure and enterprise destination. We guidance SailGP’s thorough technique to decrease its general carbon footprint, which furthers our ambition to become a prime impressive sustainable urban spot.”

SailGP 2022-23 routine

2022

May well 14-15: Bermuda SailGP

June 18-19: United States SailGP, Chicago

July 30-31: Good Britain SailGP, Plymouth

Aug 19-20: Denmark SailGP, Copenhagen

Sept 10-11: France SailGP, Saint-Tropez

Sept 24-25: Spain SailGP, Andalucía – Cadiz

Nov 12-13: Dubai SailGP

2023*

Jan 14-15: Singapore SailGP, Singapore

March 18-19: New Zealand SailGP, Christchurch

May 6-7 (grand last): United States Sail GP, San Francisco

*just one far more quit to be declared

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