Action wherever you look

The New Zealand Sail Grand Prix is coming to Ōtautahi, Christchurch - a two-day spectacle of exhilarating races, intense rivalries and action-packed entertainment on the spectacular Whakaraupō, Lyttelton Harbour, 18-19 March 2023.

Experience this new format of live action sailing for the first time in New Zealand as the best sailors in the world battle it out in identical hydrofoiling catamarans. Nine teams flying high, with plenty of thrills, spills and boat-on-boat action.

Hosted in New Zealand’s most modern city, Christchurch, the New Zealand Sail Grand Prix is designed for action on the water, on land and in the community, with exciting ticketing options on sale soon and bespoke hospitality options available now.


Experience the action - tickets & hospitality

Race Village

On the edge of the shore, along the final stretch of the racecourse, the Race Village is the place to experience the racing action and enjoy a range of offerings from some of Christchurch’s best-known restaurants. Grandstand seating will get you up close and personal with nine catamarans hurtling past at thrilling speeds while you enjoy exciting entertainment and activations on site.

  • $75 per person
  • Inclusive of return transfers to the CBD
  • Tickets extremely limited. On sale to the public 4 October at 9AM NZT. Mark your calendar to avoid disappointment!
New Zealand Sail Grand Prix | Christchurch | Season 3 | Event Page | Get Tickets - Race Village - Asset

Platinum Lawn

Soak up the action with a drink in hand on the exclusive Platinum Lawn, enjoying access to a prime viewing position and drinks and nibbles from an iconic pop-up restaurant. The party zone within the New Zealand Sail Grand Prix, the Platinum Lawn offers an unmatched atmosphere with opportunities to rub shoulders with the stars and stay on for the after-party with DJ sets and live entertainment with other premium guests.

  • $169 per person
  • Inclusive of drinks & nibbles and return transfers to the CBD
  • The Platinum Lawn is SOLD OUT due to significant pre-sale demand. To secure your piece of the action, check out the Fan Village - on sale to the public 4 October at 9AM NZT
New Zealand Sail Grand Prix | Christchurch | Season 3 | Event Page | Get Tickets - Platinum Lawn - Asset

Shoreline Villas

The only private hospitality offering within the New Zealand Sail Grand Prix, enjoy an exclusive villa right on the water’s edge for an action-packed experience with a five-hour premier food and beverage package tailor-made by a celebrity chef. From a private marquee with a covered balcony, you’ll enjoy uninterrupted viewing from the shore just metres from the action.

New Zealand Sail Grand Prix | Christchurch | Season 3 | Event Page | Get Tickets - Shoreline Villas - Asset

Coming Soon

More details about the Bring Your Own Boat programme and Tech Base Tours will be available soon.