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How important is the final double points race?

The final race of each Extreme Sailing Series™ Act is worth double points, and more often than not the outcome of the event is riding on it. Using the SAP sailing analytics, we took a look at all of the final races from the last 16 months, and found that keeping a cool head and performing under pressure can make all the difference.

VIDEO: The Fittest Bowman

There is no doubt you have to be incredibly fit to race in the Extreme Sailing Series™, and one of the most physically demanding roles is that of the Bowman. We strapped a heart rate monitor to SAP Extreme Sailing Team's Peter Wilbroe, and Alinghi's Yves Detrey, to see just how hard work it is.

Kiteboarder takes on high-speed Land Rover Extreme 40 catamaran in the gulf of Oman

From 19-22 March, the blue waters of Muscat, Oman hosted the international Extreme Sailing Series™ - the second Act of the 2014 global tour that attracts the world’s best sailors to race on the short, sharp Stadium-style racecourses.

VIDEO: Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme One, Singapore

From the 20-23 February, Singapore hosted the opening Act of the much-anticipated 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™, with the support of Host Venue Partner Aberdeen Asset Management - and the event more than lived up to pre-season hype. Watch the highlights from a spectacular opening Act of the 2014 season from the ultimate city-centre stadium, including interviews with the skippers and crew, here.

Big breeze final race shoot out in Muscat sees The Wave, Muscat snatch victory

It was a sweltering hot day in Muscat, Oman, for the final showdown at the Extreme Sailing Series™, where the Arabian peninsula saved the best for last, with winds that blasted across the course at a steady 20 knots, with gusts of 26, before a final race shoot out.

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