Open to the Public

This FREE event includes a mix of thrilling on-the-water entertainment and a huge range of on-shore activities. Open to the public, there will be a Race Village that will host family activities, beer gardens, food, live music, yoga and more fun activities.

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Schedule of Events: October 18-21, 2018

09:00am – 12:00noon US Sailing Education Zone School Tours (Thursday and Friday only)
10:00am Race Village and all booths open to public; Foiling GC32 catamarans on the water practicing
10.30am Go SeaQuest on water experiences
11.00am FREE Yoga session by CorePower Yoga brought to you by KIND Snacks (Saturday only in Harbor Island Park)
11.30am Element Sports Group Kiteboard Invitational starts (Thursday – Sunday)
11:30am – 6:30pm US Sailing Education Zone open to the public (Saturday & Sunday)
12:00noon Beer Garden opens to public (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
12.15pm O’pen BIC Pre Game Show (Saturday and Sunday)
1.30pm National Anthem and San Diego Bay Adventures display (Saturday only)
2:00pm – 5:00pm Foiling GC32 catamaran Stadium Racing
2:00pm – 6:30pm US Sailing Education Zone open to the public (Thursday & Friday)
4:45pm Band on the main stage (Saturday only)
5:15pm O’pen BIC Ceremony
5:30pm Official Prize Giving (Sunday only)
5:45pm Chat with Champions presented by Element Sports Group @ Main Stage (Friday only)
7:00pm Race Village closes

*This is a Non-Smoking Event. This event is located in a Port of San Diego Park and therefore smoking is prohibited.

US Sailing Education Zone

Not to be missed! Join us at the US Sailing Education for a variety of hands-on activities incorporating sailing, STEM, and sustainability – a great way to spend the day on the waterfront. The Education Zone offers opportunities for people of all ages to explore various topics about our oceans and the world around us.

The Education Zone is open to public from:
Thursday/Friday 2:00pm – 5:30pm
Saturday/Sunday 11:30am – 6:30pm

Private tours for schools and sailing groups can be arranged by emailing

Military Appreciation Day

The SEAL Family Foundation Presents: Military Appreciation Day: Saturday 20th October 2018

We want to thank all of our military and their families for all that they do! For the general public, this day provides an opportunity to say thanks to all those, past and present, who have contributed to the U.S. military.

Come join us on October 20th and let us celebrate you!

Element Sports Group Kiteboard Invitational

The Extreme Sailing Series San Diego, presented by SAP, will host the Element Sports Group Kiteboard Invitational, bringing the top riders from around the world to Harbor Island. Fast action hydrofoil racing will take place each day before the GC32 Stadium Racing starts.

Don’t miss a chance to see a killer day on the water showcasing some of the world’s best athletes. Watch them take off from our free-to-enter Harbor Island race village or see them launch from Shelter Island!

  • Four days of racing
  • Worldwide Media Coverage
  • In conjunction with the International EXTREME SAILING SERIES
  • Top Kite Boarders in the World
  • Racing begins before the GC32s

O’pen BICs Zone

Fast, Fun, Exciting starts Young! The Extreme Sailing Series has selected O’pen BICs for the Pre-Game Show to illustrate the modern age of junior sailing.

Come down and see the O’pen BICs Pre-Game show on Saturday and Sunday. The ultimate un-regatta!

ICON Aircraft

Come and join ICON Aircraft in the Race Village to see the new amphibious light-sport ICON A5 and to learn more about the sport flying revolution from ICON team members.

Find out more about ICON Aircraft on their website.

Highfield RIBS

The official RIB supplier to the Series – Highfield RIBS – will display a high-speed chase boat, which is used to support the GC32 catamarans on the race course, in the free-to-enter public Race Village.

Better yet, they’re offering you the chance to win one!

Just bring your sailing club affiliation to enter the raffle!

Go Sea Quest

Experience the thrill and adrenaline rush of the amazing fighter jet inspired semi-submersible watercraft.  Why paddle or sail when you can jet?  Why skim the surface when you can dive, breach, jump and roll?

Book here!

San Diego Bay Adventures

The San Diego Bay is full of amazing sights, attractions, and restaurants. San Diego Bay Adventures provides Jet Ski Rentals & Tours as well as Paddle Boarding and Kayaks that are perfect for any visitor or local San Diegan.

Find out more at San Diego Bay Adventures now.

Primo Wind EnergiPlant

Primo Wind will be bringing their EnergiPlant to the Extreme Sailing Series San Diego Race Village this October.

The EnergiPlant will act as a wifi hotspot and USB charging point within the public Race Village so that you can ‘plug in to nature’ whilst watching the racing.

Fully self-charging, the EnergiPlant doesn’t require any electrical connection or trenching.

Find out more about the EnergiPlant here.