Ocean teams up with SailGP

Ocean Media has been appointed the Official Adrenaline Yachts Program Partner for Australia Sail Grand Prix – Sydney Season 2 for the third year in a row.

Written by Hillary Buckman

14 October 2021


Ocean Media is excited to be the Official Adrenaline Yachts Program Partner for Australia Sail Grand Prix – Sydney for the third year in a row. Managing Director Hillary Buckman confirmed, “Ocean Media is proud to partner with Australia SailGP for the Adrenaline Yachts program.

We look forward to welcoming yacht owners and chartering skippers as the world’s most exciting racing on water returns to Sydney Harbour for a much-anticipated seventh event in Season 2.”

SailGP is spectacular and not to be missed. Sydney Harbour will provide a stunning backdrop on which to showcase the high-tech foiling F50 catamarans, driven by world-class athletes.

The reigning Champions, the Australia SailGP Team led by Australia’s home-grown Olympic gold medallist Tom Slingsby, are determined to out-race and out-manoeuvre their rivalries to taste victory in their own backyard and get another step closer to the winner-take-all US$1 million prize.

Witness all the adrenaline-fuelled action with an Adrenaline Yachts flag – the ultimate way for luxury boat owners and charterers to be a part of this heart-pumping event.


Secure your SailGP Adrenaline Yachts package with Ocean Media now. Offering exclusive vantage points and luxury inclusions for a day of high-speed, high drama action, witness all the excitement of Season 2 from the water as the F50s ignite Sydney Harbour on 17 and 18 December 2021.


Adrenaline Yachts flag

Available exclusively through Ocean Media, the Adrenaline Yachts flag allows vessels of 40 feet or over in length a special position on the racecourse for both race days, plus the official practice day.

On shore, Adrenaline Yacht members will enjoy exclusive access to Australia SailGP Team experiences and other VIP benefits. “It’s a brilliant couple of days,” says Buckman.

“There’s nothing quite like entertaining friends or clients on the harbour while you watch the boats fly by at electrifying speed, taking part in the most competitive sailing in the world.”

Feedback from yacht owners and charterers who took part in Season 1 was unanimously positive, with many likening it to the thrill of F1. “The excitement was phenomenal,” says Buckman. “We can’t wait for Season 2!”


Adrenaline Yacht packages

As always, Ocean Media is ready to make your experience second to none. To make the most of this unforgettable experience, choose from two Adrenaline Yacht packages*, where you can either charter a luxury yacht or take your place on the water within the public exclusion zone with your own yacht.

Secure your exclusive on-water position inside the official SailGP public exclusion zone and share in the exhilaration and speed of these superlative boats. Only a handful of luxury yachts will have the chance to book front-row positions and enjoy VIP access to SailGP hospitality experiences.

Watch from the luxury of a superyacht

Impress and delight private and corporate guests by chartering a luxury yacht and secure an enviable on-water position right in the middle of all the heart-stopping action.

Enjoy the end-to-end hospitality service designed with your company and guests in mind.

As each package is individually tailored, pricing will vary. As an indication, prices start at $6,850 for 10 guests, including luxury vessel hire for four hours and a Bronze Food and Beverage package.

Corporate packages are also available and include four hours of luxury boat hire on one or both race days plus an exclusive viewing position to watch live racing inside the event exclusion zone. You will also have access to the SailGP Team Base for up to 20 guests and SailGP merchandise.

Food and beverage packages can be tailored to client needs, including a private chef on board. Access to live commentary, concierge services and corporate branding opportunities can also be arranged.


Watch from your luxury yacht

Packages are also available for those wishing to use their own yacht. Enjoy an exclusive viewing position to watch live racing inside the public exclusion zone on one or both race days, plus be part of the official practice day if purchasing both race days.

With exclusive access to the SailGP Team Base on race days and SailGP merchandise, corporate branding opportunities and concierge services are also available, as well as access to live race commentary.


* Please note, the Adrenaline Yachts Package is for the yacht owner/charterer to host invited guests. Any person purchasing an Adrenaline Yachts Package is restricted from selling tickets on board their vessel or on-selling package assets. Conditions apply.


To discuss these opportunities further, contact Hillary Buckman at hbuckman@oceanmedia.com.au or phone +61 (0)2 9002 3340.



SAILGP Season 2 facts and stats

The grand prix sailing event the whole world watches: SailGP attracted a global audience of 1.8 billion in Season 1.

SailGP Season 2 will take place in Sydney on 17 and 18 December 2021, with three races scheduled per day between 15:00 and 17:00.

Teams representing Australia, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Japan, New Zealand, Spain and the United States will go head-to-head over a series of short-format races.

The F50 is a one-design, cutting edge catamaran. Crowned World Sailing’s Boat of the Year, the F50 has a predicted speed of 96.6 km/h (52.2 knots/60 mph).

For SailGP Season 2, a number of exciting design and engineering updates have taken place to ensure the F50 stays at the forefront of the sport, including revolutionary new modular wingsails.

Winners of Season 1 – Tom Slingsby and the Australia SailGP Team – took home the unprecedented US$1 million prize, the largest monetary prize in the sport of sailing.

The SailGP Championship trophy is created by Thomas Lyte, the world’s leading trophy maker.


About Ocean Media

Occupying a coveted position in a niche industry and market, Ocean Media opens up a world of possibilities. A media company like no other with a range of magazines, including Ocean, Sails and The Great Southern Route superyacht directory, digital media, events and concierge service, the depth and breadth of our expertise and knowledge, as well as the insights and experiences we offer, are quite simply unrivalled in Australia and New Zealand.

Launched in 2005 with Ocean, our flagship magazine, over 17 years Ocean Media has grown with the industry, established relationships with marques, boatbuilders, captains and owners and built a connection with an audience and clientele that is quite simply unparalleled.



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