How to follow the action from Act 6, Madeira Islands, Portugal: The Extreme Sailing Series™ is makes its debut in Madeira Islands this week just off the shore of the capital city, Funchal. Here’s how you can keep up to date with the on-water action from 22 – 25 September.
Just one week remains until the seven international teams, including American-flagged wildcard entry Vega Racing, will compete at Act 6 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Madeira Islands. The fleet of hydro-foiling GC32s will make their debut on the waters of the Portuguese archipelago from 22-25 September.
Extreme Sailing Series™ organisers OC Sport are officially inviting entries for the 2017 season with the release of the provisional Notice of Race.
Extreme Sailing Series™ owner and organiser OC Sport has confirmed Sydney, Australia, as the host venue for the final Act of the 2016 season, in partnership with the prestigious Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron.
With the Extreme Sailing Series’™ long-term race director Phil Lawrence stepping down from the job at the end of 2016 after six years in charge, his successor John Craig was handed the reins for the final day of Act 5 in St Petersburg to get a taste of what’s to come.
The Extreme Sailing Series™ lived up to its name on the penultimate day of Act 6 in Madeira as a collision between rivals Alinghi and Red Bull Sailing Team resulted in the Swiss crew losing their mast.
When you spend as much time together as the sailors competing in the Extreme Sailing Series™ do, strong relationships with those closest to you are vital. And there are few stronger bonds than the one between SAP Extreme Sailing Team sailors Rasmus Køstner and Jes Gram-Hansen.
Extreme Sailing Series™ heavyweights Alinghi launched an assault on Act 6 leaders Red Bull Sailing Team on the waters of Madeira today as the regatta reached its halfway mark.
With five Acts under his belt at the head of the Extreme Sailing Series™' first ever Portuguese team, Diogo Cayolla is a man on a mission.
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