We have plenty of ways to keep up to date on the latest from Hamburg; here’s your guide for how to keep in the know, both on-site and on your screen so you don’t miss a second of the action!
See how the leaderboard looks as we enter Act 4, Hamburg, where the fleet with battle-it-out on the River Elbe to become Act 4 champions.
“The GC32s performed well in the tight Cardiff stadium last month, but will face the additional challenge of strong tidal currents in Hamburg. I am expecting very close racing with the mixed conditions throwing up some surprise results.”
The adrenaline-fuelled circuit returns to Hamburg, Germany, for the second time, for Act 4. Click here to find out more about what’s in store.
-One week to go until Act 4, Hamburg, where the fleet race in one of Europe’s busiest ports on the River Elbe
-Watch the Stadium Racing live on the official event website from 30 July, with commentary by Niall Myant and Britain’s “Golden Girl” Sarah Ayton OBE
-Oman Air lead the fleet but Red Bull Sailing Team are snapping at their heels
It’s not just the sailors that have a testing time on the water at Extreme Sailing Series™ events – spare a thought for the small team of umpires charged with ensuring racing is both fair and safe.
Hamburg lived up to its reputation for delivering edge of the seat Stadium Racing today as it played host to some of the most exciting action of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™ so far. Series stalwarts Alinghi were untouchable taking victory in six of the day’s seven races and edging ever closer to the top of the Act leaderboard with one day of racing left. Replay today’s action here.
A sunny day on the River Elbe coupled with a lively breeze saw SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Alinghi challenge Oman Air for honours on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Hamburg, but it’s Morgan Larson’s dominant Omani team who go into the clubhouse in first place at the half way stage of the Act.
Hamburg’s River Elbe in the HafenCity area was transformed into the ultimate test in Stadium Racing today, with the narrow river, passing traffic, high walls, shifty light winds and strong currents challenging the fleet on the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series™.
The seven international skippers are gearing up for one of their biggest challenges of the season – the River Elbe in Hamburg. Before they head out onto the racetrack later today, they met the media at the official press conference – this is what they had to say.
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