Two wildcard entries are set to join the fray at Act 1 of this year’s Extreme Sailing Series™ in Muscat, alongside six full season squads, organisers and owner OC Sport announced today.
After securing its third season podium in the Extreme Sailing Series™ last year, 2017 will see Red Bull Sailing Team return to compete in the adrenaline-fuelled Stadium Racing circuit, spearheaded by Austrian superstars Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher.
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.
World Sailing Special Events are pinnacle events in the sport of sailing, offering opportunities to develop the sport’s profile away from national federations, clubs and class structures - the traditional routes of growth.
As it enters the 2017 season, the Extreme Sailing Series™ has established an exciting new partnership with the high-performance clothing brand, Zhik.
Following an epic victory in 2016, Swiss sailing team Alinghi has announced its return to the Extreme Sailing Series™ in 2017 in defence of its title.
GC32 Championship press release issued on 18 January 2017 A joint gathering of the international fleets of GC32 one design foiling catamarans is to take place at the GC32 Championship in Muscat, Oman over 27 February to 5 March 2017.
OC Sport, the owner and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series™, has today announced the appointment of Red Handed as its host broadcaster alongside IMG as distribution partner for the world-renowned Stadium Racing circuit.
OC Sport, the owner and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series™, has today unveiled a new logo design as part of a rebrand for the global Stadium Racing circuit, that aims to create a more modern brand identity, reflective of the exciting nature of the sport.