SailGP: Countdown to Biggest Sports Weekend

One of Christchurch’s biggest sporting events for 2024 is just days away on Lyttelton Harbour.

The Black Foils will be out to exact revenge against Canada, who won the New Zealand leg of the SailGP event on Whakaraupō last year.

The boats are being unpacked, and the venue is being made ready with a crowd of 22,000 expected for race weekend on 23-24 March.

Dave Dobbyn and Shapeshifter

SailGP has announced an epic music line-up for the ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix, with New Zealand’s multi-award-winning drum and bass icons Shapeshifter and Kiwi singer-songwriting legend Sir Dave Dobbyn set to perform across the two-day spectacle, 23-24 March 2024

The world-class music acts will play to sold-out crowds on the Platinum Lawn area, with large screens streaming their performances to fans across the purpose-built Race Stadium at Naval Point in Lyttelton. 

Black Foils

New Zealand SailGP Team proudly introduced its dynamic new identity – Black Foils.

Inspired by New Zealand’s sporting excellence, the Black Foils signify a bold new chapter for the team ahead of its long-awaited home event.

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