- Publish Date
- Monday, 15 March 2021, 11:59AM
Over the weekend, thousands of New Zealanders joined Sir Rod Stewart in a nationwide singalong of his hit song 'Sailing' to send a message of unity and togetherness to the world.
Performing as part of Rock the Dock, the British rocker belted out a powerful and emotive rendition of his iconic song from a boat on the Thames in London, with the performance beamed onto the Te Wero big screen in Auckland’s America’s Cup Village.
Ahead of the singalong, the 'Maggie May' hitmaker said: "I have a great big soft spot for New Zealand since two of my children are Kiwis and so I'm pleased to be a part of the America's Cup, joining Kiwis to send this message of togetherness out to the world.
"I hope my performance of 'Sailing' brings some joy to fans in these challenging times."
The America's Cup match is a best-of-13 series, with the winner being crowned champions and awarded the Auld Mug.
The racing window for each race day will be around 4pm-6pm.