Grand prix de voile d'Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Event Mark

New Zealand claim victory on Mina Zayed to win first SailGP event of 2024.

New Zealand secured back-to back victories in the UAE after mastering light wind conditions to beat Spain and the United States in Abu Dhabi.

The Kiwis executed a perfect start in the winner-takes-all podium race to secure the all-important inside track to Mark 1, stretching away their lead as Spain and the USA tussled in their wake.

Despite Spain making a comeback and challenging the Kiwis on the final leg, it was Peter Burling's team which crossed the finish line first - making it two wins from two in the Middle East.