The latest event of popular high-performance sailing series is scheduled to debut in New Zealand this weekend. Read to know more about the upcoming SailGP New Zealand 2023 2023.
SailGP Championship is currently two events away from concluding the 2022-23 season. This season’s calendar had an inclusion of 4 new venues.
Among the new additions, the upcoming SailGP New Zealand is a significant one. As this event will mark the first international sailing circuit from SailGP to New Zealand waters and will initialize the 2023 calendar of popular international SailGP Championship.
The upcoming SailGP New Zealand is set to be a two-day event. It will be hosted in the Lyttelton Harbour near Christchurch. While the race village will be located at the Naval Point near the Harbour. Over 15,000 visitors are expected to participate to join the two-day event.
A total of 9 international SailGP teams will participate in the event. They are – Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Emirates GBR, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland and the United States. At present, the Australia SailGP team is leading the season leaderboard. While the team from upcoming event’s host country are sitting in 2nd position.
Keep reading for more details on schedule, live stream, and other info on the upcoming SailGP event debut in New Zealand.
When will be SailGP New Zealand 2023 held?
- Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023
- Time: 11:00 a.m. ET
The inaugural edition of SailGP New Zealand is scheduled for this Saturday, March 18, 2023. It will be a two-day event. Every day, the race will start at 11:00 a.m. ET and run till 12:30 p.m. ET.
Where will the event be held?
- Course: Lyttelton Harbour
- Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
SailGP New Zealand 2023 will be hosted at the Whakaraupō Lyttelton Harbour. The harbour is located near Christchurch, New Zealand. As a result, the event will be organized with help from both Christchurch and Auckland. It will mark the first addition of a professional SailGP event in New Zealand.
How to Watch the boxing event on TV?
- Sky Sports
Sky Sports is announced as the major distribution partner of the upcoming event. The popular sports media will provide live telecast of the SailGP New Zealand 2023 from 10:00 a.m. ET. Furthermore, full race replay at a later time and additional highlights will be provided via the tv channel too.
How to Livestream SailGP New Zealand 2023?
In addition to the tv broadcast, Sky media will provide live stream of the upcoming event on their On Demand service Sky Now. It will be available on both their desktop streaming site and mobile app. Furthermore, SailGP’s official YouTube channel “SailGP” will provide live stream of the event internationally for free.