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Mid-season form

The Extreme Sailing Series™ has gone through a period of dramatic change this season as the world’s premier Stadium Racing circuit celebrates its 10th anniversary. An influx of fresh talent, new venues and a revised race format have all added to the hype, but the greatest evolution is the replacement of the Extreme 40 by a smaller, faster catamaran: the flying GC32.

Gazprom Team Russia to stage a wildcard comeback

Fresh from a victory in the World Match Racing Tour, the ‘million dollar man’ himself, Phil Robertson, will head up the Extreme Sailing Series™ comeback for Gazprom Team Russia. The team will return to the waters of the Neva River as the wildcard entry for Act 5, St Petersburg, presented by SAP, from 1 – 4 September 2016.

Double Olympic champions Hagara and Steinacher on their golden success and the sailing in Rio

Helmsman Roman Hagara and tactician Hans Peter Steinacher are Austria’s sailing superstars, winning back-to-back Olympic gold medals in 2000 and 2004 and numerous world and European championships. More than a decade later, they’re still competing and innovating together, as well as mentoring the next generation of sailors. An interview with Austria’s most successful summer sport athletes.

Extreme Sailing Series™ appoints new Race Director

Extreme Sailing Series™ organisers OC Sport have appointed Canadian John Craig as the new Race Director for the global Stadium Racing circuit.

Oman Air batte Alinghi per un soffio e vince la quarta tappa delle Extreme Sailing Series™ ad Amburg

L'ultima giornata del quarto Act delle Extreme Sailing Series™ ad Amburgo ha visto disputare una sola, cruciale, prova a doppio punteggio, in cui Oman Air è riuscito a strappare la vittoria finale dalle mani di Alinghi per un solo punto.

Oman Air gana en Hamburgo tras una ajustada batalla en la última manga

Una sola manga crucial y válida por doble puntuación fue la sentencia para que Morgan Larson y sus hombres a bordo de Oman Air lograran la victoria del Acto 4 en Hamburgo con tan solo un punto por delante de Alinghi.

Oman Air gewinnt Herzschlagfinale in Hamburg – 45.000 Zuschauer in der HafenCity

Erst mit der allerletzten Wettfahrt ist am Sonntag Act 4 der Extreme Sailing Series™ in Hamburg entschieden worden. Nach dem Rennen, bei dem doppelte Punkte zu holen waren, lag Morgan Larson mit seinem Team von Oman Air in der Gesamtwertung einen einzigen Punkt vor Alinghi. Insgesamt gut 45.000 Zuschauer beobachteten an den drei Publikumstagen die Rennen auf der Elbe im Segelstadion des Cruise Center HafenCity.

Final race shoot-out sees Oman Air sneak the narrowest of victories in Hamburg

Only one crucial, leaderboard changing double points race was sailed on the final day of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™ in Hamburg that saw Morgan Larson and his team on Oman Air snatch victory from the hands of Alinghi by just one point.

VIDEO: Watch a replay of the LIVE footage from day three of Act 4, Hamburg

Replay the LIVE footage from day three of racing in Hamburg, Germany, on a day which saw thousands of spectators line the banks of the River Elbe to catch the foiling action and see Alinghi take a spectacular victory.

Alinghi dominiert an Tag drei in Hamburg

Hamburg hat seinen Ruf als herausragender Austragungsort für Stadionrennen am Samstag eindrucksvoll bestätigt. Die Rennen auf der Elbe vor dem HafenCity Cruise Center gehörten zu den besten der Extreme Sailing Series™ in der Saison 2016. Das Schweizer Team Alinghi dominierte dabei den dritten von vier Wettfahrttagen mit Siegen in sechs von sieben Rennen. Vor dem letzten Tag ist der Kampf um den Sieg bei Act 4 dmit noch einmal richtig spannend geworden. Die Highlights der Segel-Action hier.

Thousands watch as Alinghi give a masterclass in Hamburg

Hamburg lived up to its reputation for delivering edge of the seat Stadium Racing today as it played host to some of the most exciting action of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™ so far. Series stalwarts Alinghi were untouchable taking victory in six of the day’s seven races and edging ever closer to the top of the Act leaderboard with one day of racing left. Replay today’s action here.