With the advances in hydrofoiling technology in the past decade, catamaran racing is now faster, more intense and far more physically strenuous than ever, and the sailors competing in the Extreme Sailing Series™ have to be more physically and mentally fit than at any time in the past.
When Sir Ben Ainslie needed a mentor to lead a squad of talented young sailors in the Extreme Sailing Series™, the four-time Olympic gold medallist turned to his most trusted sailing team members.
The Land Rover Extreme 40 took to the River Elbe last weekend to entertain crowds lining the shore for the Hamburg Port Anniversary.
Four days of nail-biting action concluded with Swiss crew Alinghi narrowly beating Act 1 winners Oman Air to record their first victory of the 2016 season. Watch the highlights here.
La tripulación suiza de Alinghi se hizo con su primera regata del año de las Extreme Sailing Series con una jornada final de infarto en la ciudad olímpica china de Qingdao.
L’équipage Suisse Alinghi a décroché sa première victoire de la saison 2016 des Extreme Sailing Series™ après une ultime journée à suspens à Qingdao.
Il team svizzero di Alinghi ha conquistato oggi la sua prima vittoria della stagione 2016 delle Extreme Sailing Series™ in una giornata di regate mozzafiato a Qingdao.
Alinghi hat Act 2 der Extreme Sailing Series™ im chinesischen Qingdao für sich entschieden. Das österreichische Red Bull Sailing Team mit den Doppelolympiasiegern Roman Hagara und Hans Peter Steinacher segelte hinter Oman Air auf Rang drei.
Swiss team Alinghi today notched up their first win of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™ in a breathtaking final day of racing in Qingdao.
You have to be at the absolute peak of physical fitness if you want to compete on the Extreme Sailing Series™. SAP Extreme Sailing Team’s co-skipper Rasmus Kostner explains the gruelling fitness regimes the sailors undertake to be able to race their GC32 foiling catamarans at the highest level. Watch the video.
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a professional sailor? We followed Team Turx skipper and British Olympian Stevie Morrison for a day to find out. Watch the video.
A two-time Yachtsman of the Year in his native New Zealand and three-time America's Cup competitor, Peter Lester is known as one of the world's authorities on top level racing.