The first Mubadala Abu Dhabi Sail Grand Prix, presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, will take place from 13-14 January 2024 at Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, featuring 10 national teams competing in high-speed F50 catamarans.
Homaid Al Shimmari, Deputy Group CEO of Mubadala Investment Company, said: "As Abu Dhabi eagerly anticipates the return of the world's elite sailors, we are thrilled to embrace SailGP's distinctive format of competitive sailing on the shores of the Middle East. The recently concluded, highly captivating second edition in Dubai has set the stage for an exhilarating journey."
His Excellency Aref Hamad AlAwani, General Secretary at Abu Dhabi Sports Council said: "We're honored to host SailGP's first sailing grand prix in our capital city. As the sport gains popularity in our region, we're committed to creating memorable experiences for our community. This event not only signifies our dedication to our community’s wellbeing but also our commitment to providing enjoyment and excitement for all."
The event features activities showcasing the evolution of sailing technology, live performances by musicians, exclusive moments with athletes and popular street food outlets.
For more information and tickets, visit SailGP.com/AbuDhabi.