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Team Aberdeen prepare for home water challenge

As the opening Act of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ draws near in the vibrant city of Singapore, 5-8 February, local entry Team Aberdeen is preparing for their return, under skipper Nick Moloney and Asian Games medallist Justin Wong.

What the skippers said…

What the skippers said…

  • 21st Jan 2015
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After the 2015 skippers were presented to the national and international media of the 46th Boot Düsseldorf Boat Show on 20 January 2015, the world-class sailors spoke of their expectations for the season ahead as they enter the global Stadium Racing tour, now entering its…

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 – Full starting grid 8 iconic global venues, 9th year soon to kick off!

2015 heralds the ninth year of this award-winning elite level stadium racing circuit that visits eight iconic venues, including a return to Germany for the first time since 2010: a world tour spanning three continents. Once again, another full eight-team grid, representing seven…

VIDEO: Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 launch - Düsseldorf Boat Show

Eight teams including two new syndicates - Team Turx and Lino Sonego Team Italia - have confirmed their position on the starting grid for the 2015 season. Find out what the sailors have to say about it here.


The Extreme Sailing Series™  and Series Main Partner, Land Rover, are delighted to announce Oman Sail as the winner of the 2014 Land Rover Above and Beyond award.  The award was presented to the team or individual who demonstrated the finest examples of skill,…

2015 nach Deutschland zurück – Hamburg wird neuer Austragungsort (DEU)

Die Extreme Sailing Series hat das Programm für  2015 angekündigt: Auf ihrer Welt-Tour macht die preisgekrönte Stadion-Rennserie, die in diesem Jahr in ihre neunte Saison geht, an acht spektakulären Austragungsorten auf drei Kontinenten Station. Mit Hamburg…

Les Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 (FRA)

2015, neuvième saison de ce circuit de régates en stade qui réunit l’élite de la voile professionnelle. Huit étapes sur trois continents cette année, dont une en Allemagne où l’épreuve revient pour la première…

Arranca la novena temporada de Series 2015 con una flota completa y 8 ciudades sede (ESP)

2015 marca la novena temporada del circuito global y anual pionero del formato estadio que visitará ocho ciudades sede icónicas en tres continentes, incluida Hamburgo (Alemania) país en el que las Series no visitan desde 2010. La flota, compuesta por ocho…

2015: tutto pronto per il via della nona stagione Sulla linea di partenza anche un team italiano

Il 2015 segna il nono anno di vita del circuito internazionale di regate stile stadio, che porterà la flotta degli Extreme 40 in otto città internazionali in tre diversi continenti, con una tappa in Germania, che mancava nel circuito dal 2010.  Tra poche settimane…

The unsung heroes – the Extreme Sailing Series™ shore crew

Words by Ed Gorman - Racing identical 40-foot catamarans at high speeds in very close proximity to each other on small patches of water can be a recipe for damage, either through wear and tear or in dramatic “slams” or collisions. And that is…

Morgan Larson - The chilled out champion

The defending 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ champion Morgan Larson tells Ed Gorman why winning the Series in 2014 is the biggest success of his career.

Alinghi crowned 2014 & Sydney champions in the best day’s racing of the year

It is mission accomplished for Ernesto Bertarelli’s Swiss team Alinghi, as Morgan Larson and the team grabbed victory with both hands at Act 8 Sydney, and with it the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ title – and Larson’s words say it all: “We’ve…

Land Rover recognises tenacious sailing talent with Above & Beyond Award at the finale

TENACIOUS, brave, intelligent and highly skilled: these were the four words used to describe the winner of the Land Rover Above and Beyond Award in Sydney, Australia, after three days of thrilling racing in the heart of Sydney Harbour. Oman Air’s Tom Slingsby (AUS) was awarded…

VIDEO: Act 8, Sydney day four live race replay

Take a look back at the action from the Sydney racecourse on the last day of racing.

Alinghi, campeón del Acto de Sidney y la temporada 2014 en la mejor jornada de regatas del año (ESP)

Misión cumplida para el equipo de Ernesto Bertarelli, Alinghi. Morgan Larson y su tripulación son los flamantes ganadores del Acto 8 en Sidney y del título de la temporada 2014.

Alinghi gewinnt Act in Sydney und triumphiert in der Gesamtwertung 2014 (DEU)

Ernesto Bertarellis Schweizer Team Alinghi hat es geschafft: Bei Act 8 in Sydney presented by Land Rover sicherten Skipper Morgan Larson und seine Mannschaft sich am Sonntag den Sieg – und holten damit auch den Gesamtsieg der 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™.

Alinghi vince la tappa di Sidney laureandosi campione del circuito 2014 (ITA)

Missione compiuta per Alinghi, il team svizzero di Ernesto Bertarelli: Morgan Larson e tutto l'equipaggio hanno vinto a mani basse sia l'Act 8 di Sydney che il titolo 2014 delle Extreme Sailing Series™ supportato da Land Rover.

Alinghi couronné champion 2014 après sa victoire à Sydney (FRA)

Mission accomplie pour l’équipe d’Ernesto Bertarelli. Alinghi décroche la victoire haut la main dans l’Acte 8 à Sydney et empoche par la même occasion le titre de champion pour l’ensemble des Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014.…

VIDEO: The teams hedge their bets

VIDEO: The teams hedge their bets

  • 14th Dec 2014
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The battle for the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ trophy has been raging since Act 1 Singapore between Alinghi and The Wave, Muscat, and it will all come down to the final day at Act 8 Sydney, presented by Land Rover. But who do the other sailors in the fleet will have the…

Advantage Alinghi – but Sydney & Series podium places still open

It was an action-packed, full pressure day on Sydney Harbour for the Extreme 40s at the penultimate day’s racing of the 2014 global tour, where the grudge match between Alinghi and The Wave, Muscat was rife.

VIDEO: Act 8, Sydney day three live race replay

Look back on the live race replay from the third day of racing in Sydney, Australia.

McMillan tops the table in Sydney after an epic 10-race day

The fleet might have lost yesterday’s racing because of 45 knot gusts on Sydney Harbour, but today the city delivered in style and the sailors patience was rewarded with some of the best racing of the season so far, at the final Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™…

McMillan en tête du classement à Sydney (FRA)

La flotte a peut-être perdu une journée de régate hier en raison des 45 noeuds de vent dans la baie de Sydney, mais la patience des marins a été récompensée aujourd’hui. Le plan d’eau australien a offert à la flotte…

McMillan lidera en la primera jornada en Sidney (ESP)

Las rachas de 45 nudos en el puerto de Sidney mantuvieron a la flota amarrada ayer jueves, pero la paciencia demostrada por los tripulantes por no poder navegar se vio recompensada este viernes con una de las mejores jornadas de la temporada 2014, en el Acto final de Extreme Sailing…

VIDEO: Act 8, Sydney day two live race replay

Take a look back at the action from the Sydney racecourse on the day two.

A The Wave, Muscat la leadership dopo il primo giorno di regate a Sydney (ITA)

Dopo una prima giornata senza regate cancellate per via del vento che, nella baia di Sydney, ha soffiato fino a 45 nodi di intensità, oggi la flotta e il pubblico sono stati ricompensati da condizioni ideali che hanno offerto alcune tra le migliori regate di tutta la stagione.

McMillan geht in Sydney in Führung (DEU)

Während am Donnerstag die Rennen wegen stürmischen Windes mit bis zu 45 Knoten abgesagt werden mussten, bot Sydney am Freitag herausragende Segelbedingungen.

On the edge, then over it: racing cancelled at Extreme Sailing Series™ in Sydney

Wet, wild and windy conditions forced Race Management to cancel the first day of racing on Sydney Harbour at the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover, with the city’s famous 'Southerly Buster' playing havoc on the racecourse before the fleet even…

Freddie Carr on the Act 8, Sydney presented by Land Rover final showdown

David 'Freddie' Carr looks ahead to the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 8, Sydney presented by Land Rover final show down.

Emirates Team New Zealand withdraw from Sydney Act

Emirates Team New Zealand have made the decision to not participate in Act 8 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Sydney this week. Their decision was made immediately after the choice of the host venue for the 35th America’s Cup was made public; the team has decided…

Festival of sailing comes to Sydney - How to follow

With less then 24 hours until the first start gun rings out around Sydney Harbour, the Extreme 40s are launched, and the teams have spent time fine-tuning their speed machines in the technical area ahead of Act 8 Sydney, presented by Land Rover. The anticipation dockside is palpable…

Extreme 40s prepare for 2014 title fight in iconic Sydney Harbour stadium

“We have had a spectacular season on Alinghi but relaxing now would make it all worthless.” With just one week to go until the final Act of the 2014 season, Morgan Larson and the Swiss team Alinghi have only one thing on their minds – lifting the 2014…

À Sydney, les Extreme 40 se préparent au combat pour le titre 2014 (FRA)

« Nous avons fait une saison spectaculaire avec Alinghi, se relâcher maintenant viendrait à réduire à néant tout notre travail », Morgan Larson et les suisses d’Alinghi n’ont plus qu’une chose en tête : soulever…

Los Extreme 40 se preparan para la lucha por el título de la temporada 2014 en Sidney (ESP)

“Hemos vivido una temporada excepcional en Alinghi este año, pero relajarnos ahora sería un error”. Cuando apenas queda una semana para que arranque el Acto final de la temporada, el patrón y caña de Alinghi, Morgan Larson, sólo tiene…

Gli Extreme 40 si preparano alla sfida finale per il titolo 2014 nel porto di Sydney (ITA)

“Abbiamo disputato una stagione sensazionale con Alinghi e rilassarci ora renderebbe tutto inutile”. Ad una settimana dal via dell’ultimo Act della stagione, Morgan Larson e il team di Alinghi hanno solo una cosa in mente, alzare il trofeo delle Extreme…

VIDEO: Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme Six, Nice, France

The penultimate Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ is brought to you from Nice, France where the rivalries and battles on the water amongst the elite level fleet were more intense then ever.

VIDEO: Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme Five Istanbul, Turkey

Programme five of the official TV series is brought to you from one of the most famous cities in the world - the gateway between Asia and Europe - Istanbul. Watch the video here.

VIDEO: Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme Four, Saint Petersburg & Cardiff

From the 26-29 June, Saint Petersburg played host to the Extreme 40s for the first time, and the River Neva made for a spectacular setting for Act 4. Next stop for the 11 elite level teams was Cardiff, as the centerpiece to the Cardiff Harbour festival, presented by Land Rover,…

Quick pit stop in Trieste for four Extreme 40s at the Barcolana 46 Regatta

Straight off the back of the penultimate Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Nice, four Extreme 40s took a quick pit-stop en route to Sydney, to the Adriatic City of Trieste for one of the largest regattas in Europe.

Morgan Larson has one hand on the 2014 Series trophy after Alinghi snatch victory in Nice

Morgan Larson and the Swiss team Alinghi snatched victory from the hands of their fellow countrymen Realteam in the final race at the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Nice, to take victory on French waters in front of thousands of spectators – and with that they now have…

“Biggest sporting call-up” nails Land Rover Above and Beyond Award in Nice, France

The concept of the Above and Beyond Award at the Extreme Sailing Series™ was conceived by Series Main Partner, Land Rover to reward the very best examples of skill, sportsmanship and strength of mind in the global sailing circuit. And at the penultimate Act in the French…

Alinghi acaricia el trofeo de Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 tras hacerse con la victoria en Niza (ES)

Morgan Larson y el equipo suizo Alinghi arrancaron la victoria de las manos de sus compatriotas suizos Realteam en la última manga del Acto 7 de Extreme Sailing Series™ en Niza, Francia, ante los miles de espectadores que se congregaron en la playa para seguir de…

Après la victoire d’Alinghi à Nice, Morgan Larson a le trophée 2014 à portée de main (FRA)

L’équipe suisse d’Alinghi décroche la victoire face à ses compatriotes de Realteam dans la toute dernière manche de l’Acte 7 des Extreme Sailing Series™ à Nice, devant les milliers de spectateurs réunis sur la Promenade…

Alinghi conquista la vittoria a Nizza e mette una mano sul titolo 2014 delle Series (ITA)

Morgan Larson e Alinghi hanno strappato la vittoria dalle mani del secondo team svizzero Realteam, proprio nell’ultima prova della tappa francese delle Extreme Sailing Series a Nizza.

Morgan Larson nach Alinghi-Erfolg in Nizza mit besten Aussichten auf Gesamtsieg bei der 2014 Series

Morgan Larson und das Schweizer Team Alinghi haben ihren Landsleuten vom Realteam im letzten Rennen der Extreme Sailing Series™ in Nizza vor mehreren Tausend Zuschauern noch den Sieg entrissen.

Damage limitation exercise for The Wave, Muscat after a day to forget while the Swiss teams rule

The third day of racing on the French Riviera for the Extreme 40s could prove to be one of the most defining days of the whole 2014 season, with the leaderboard well and truly blown open.

Domination suisse à Nice, et journée noire pour The Wave, Muscat relégué à la dernière place (FRA)

Le troisième jour de course sur la Côte d’Azur restera peut-être comme le plus décisif de la saison 2014 des Extreme 40. Le classement n’a jamais été aussi ouvert et il y a eu beaucoup de mouvements au tableau aujourd’hui.

Swiss dominate on day two in Nice, blowing the podium wide open

Swiss skipper Jérôme Clerc managed to fight off the challenges of the encroaching pack to keep Realteam at the top of the leaderboard on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Nice as the pressure builds with just two days of racing left.

Jour 2 : Les Suisses dominent la flotte, mais le podium reste ouvert (FRA)

Après deux jours de régate, seulement 26 points séparent le premier du dernier. C’est à peine plus que le nombre de points à gagner dans la toute dernière manche dimanche. L’Acte 7 s’annonce donc comme le plus serré…

VIDEO: The battle for the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ podium

The battle for the top spot has turned into another epic tussle at the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™, and the battle mid-fleet is no less intriguing. Only nine points separate fifth and tenth... and there are only seven points between fourth and third. Throw into the mix…

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