Ernesto Bertarelli has had outstanding success in world sailing, not least winning the America’s Cup twice, but the Extreme Sailing Series™ still thrills him and the Alinghi owner would love nothing more this year than to successfully defend the title his team won in 2016.
In a fortnight’s time the first ever GC32 Championship for the combined fleets from the GC32 Racing Tour and Extreme Sailing Series™ will begin in Muscat, Oman.
Oman Air’s bid to claim the Extreme Sailing Series™ crown will be led by World Match Racing Champion Phil Robertson, who has been appointed skipper for the 2017 campaign, which starts in Muscat, Oman, on 8 March.
SAP Extreme Sailing Team has announced its return to the Extreme Sailing Series™ ahead of the season opener in Muscat, which takes place in less than a month’s time.
From the drawing board to the water, since 2007 the Extreme Sailing Series™ has transformed the world of professional inshore sailing.
Whether you’re a hard-core sailing fan or a wide-eyed newbie, the Extreme Sailing Series™ has something for everyone. The free to enter public Race Village puts fans right at the heart of the action - racing their catamarans at full throttle just off the waterfront, the sailors can hear the roar of the fans, who experience the competition up close like never before. And fans around the world can follow online through live video streaming and dynamic SAP Sailing Analytics.
2016 sees the Extreme 40 replaced by the GC32 as the new weapon of choice, with even higher top speeds than its predecessor.
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