With just over one month to go until Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess takes place on the Great Sound, work is well underway at the Cross Island site that will host hundreds if not thousands of fans over the two days. Click Here to see Pictures of SailGP Tech Area and Village Construction
Bermuda will mark the start of SailGP Season 2, April 24th and 25th.
Eight rival national teams – racing identical F50 catamarans – will share the starting line in Bermuda.
Reigning champions Australia, headed by Olympic gold medalist and America’s Cup winner Tom Slingsby, will face-off against the sport’s most successful Olympic sailor of all-time, Great Britain’s Sir Ben Ainslie, the New Zealand SailGP Team, led by Olympic champions and newly-crowned America’s Cup winners Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, will make its SailGP debut alongside Jimmy Spithill who will be piloting a new-look U.S. team for the first time, will be joined by national teams from Denmark, France, Japan, and Spain.
The Tech Area and Village are getting set up with workmen putting it all together, on a daily basis.
Recently, it was announced that SailGP was to sell tickets with the on-water spectator program confirmed.
It was also announced, with stunning views of the racecourse and Bermuda’s iconic Great Sound, SailGP’s Spectator Area at Cross Island is the best place to watch the races from the shore. Further details of the Waterfront fan experience will be available by the end of March.
All ticketed experiences will follow SailGP’s strict COVID-Safe Plan that has been created in consultation with the Bermudian Government and leading experts, including medical professionals, risk advisors, and other major sports events.