The Event Of The Season Is Back! SailGP Is Returning To Dubai For The Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix Presented By P&O Marinas

Mayar Ibrahim

Following a sell-out year in 2022, the event of the season is back and its bigger! SailGP officially announced the return of the Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix, presented by P&O Marinas, to Mina Rashid, Dubai. Get ready for sporting thrills, on-water excitement, true Dubai-style luxury hospitality offerings and more.

SailGP is set to introduce a new title partner with the addition of Emirates Airline. Additionally, it is welcoming back P&O Marinas as the presenting partner after a highly successful year. The significant investments from both Emirates and P&O Marinas underscore their ongoing commitment to elevating Dubai’s status as a premier sports and entertainment destination. This partnership also leverages experiences unique to sailing across multiple touchpoints.

Mark your calendars and get ready to set sail ’cause SailGP is bringing you an event you’ll never forget!

Grab your tickets now for the Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix presented by P&O Marinas. ‘Cause this event promises spectacular stadium racing with true Dubai-style luxury hospitality offerings.

After a successful collaboration at the France Sail Grand Prix in Saint-Tropez in September 2023, Nikki Beach Resorts & Spa Dubai is set to infuse SailGP with its renowned celebratory atmosphere. They’re offering an exclusive experience for fans at the premier lounge at Mina Rashid.

Where? Mina Rashid, Dubai

When? December 9-10, 2023

Grab your tickets here.


Dubai is going to be the 6th stop in season 4, taking the league to a record 13-event calendar!

This is your chance to witness the cutting-edge F50 foiling catamarans in action. So, get ready to see them racing just meters away from the shoreline, against the backdrop of Dubai’s iconic landmarks at Mina Rashid this year.

The Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix presented by P&O Marinas promises the delivery of the same exhilarating racing that enthralled fans in 2022. Watch world-class teams from Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States competing for the coveted title.

Moreover, this event is set to become a recurring highlight in SailGP’s global championship, known for its close-to-shore stadium racing at iconic venues worldwide. These venues include Abu Dhabi, Auckland, Bermuda, Cadiz, Chicago, Halifax, Los Angeles, New York, Saint-Tropez, Sydney, San Francisco, and Taranto.


SailGP is giving you an exhilarating vantage point as you watch the high-speed foiling F50 catamarans race before your eyes

So, get ready for 2 days, 5 races, and 10 national teams competing for points. Ultimately, it’ll lead to a final showdown determining the event’s winner among the top three teams.

This is your chance to witness the excitement at the Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix, presented by P&O Marinas in 2023! Check out the ticket categories available:

1. Waterfront Grandstand 

Watch the high-speed action on the water from less than 50 meters away from the racecourse. Waterfront Grandstand is situated in the official spectator area, with big screens and accompanying live race commentary. Also, guests will have access to the Race Stadium which contains a food and beverage zone, fan activations, and merchandise stands.

2. Premier Waterfront Grandstand in partnership with Nikki Beach Resorts & Spa Dubai

New for 2023! Experience the thrills, drama and excitement of the world’s most exciting racing on water, mixed with the signature atmosphere of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. For the first time in Dubai but its second collaboration with SailGP, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai is teaming up with SailGP to offer an exciting new experience.

Guests will relish upgraded grandstand seating with large screens for live broadcasts, a premium Nikki Beach lounge for relaxation and signature bites, along with entertainment by Nikki Beach Dubai’s resident DJs. Also included is priority parking, priority entrance lane to the event, and access to the Race Stadium area featuring fan shops and activations.

3. Team Base Tours

Take part in an exclusive tour and go behind the scenes at SailGP. Through a Team Base Tour, enjoy an exclusive tour of the ‘pit lane garages’ where athletes and shore teams prepare the high-tech F50 race boats. The tour offers a rare chance to see SailGP’s elite athletes and the cutting-edge, wing-sailed boats up close, as the teams prepare for battle at Mina Rashid.

4. Bring Your Own Boat

Finally, watch the event from your own boat, by getting the SailGP BYOB flag to get the best vantage spot right on the racecourse perimeter, in the heart of the action. Enjoy exclusive access on both days of racing and access to the live race commentary via VHF. Boats without a flag will be held at least 200m behind the flag-bearing boats.

5. Adrenaline Yachts

Co-promoted by leading marine services agency BWA Yachting and P&O Marinas, SailGP Adrenaline Yachts is a premium experience for super yachts that offers the best view of the racing on the course boundary at Mina Rashid. Members will also get exclusive access to SailGP’s event, to truly receive the most unique experience of the most exciting racing on water.

Grab your tickets here.

The Important Details:

SailGP is bringing back the Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix, presented by P&O Marinas, to Dubai for 2 days only! This event will be one for the books, don’t miss out on the thrills, excitement, and so much more.

Where? Mina Rashid, Dubai

When? December 9-10, 2023

Grab your tickets here.


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