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‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ announced as home nation entry for Chinese Act of 2014 Extreme Sailing Series

In just over one week, China’s 2008 ‘Olympic Sailing City’ of Qingdao will welcome the formidable fleet of Extreme 40s to Fushan Bay, with the home nation entry ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ bolstering the elite level racing fleet to 12 boats, including…

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…

VIDEO: The Fittest Bowman

VIDEO: The Fittest Bowman

  • 14th Apr 2014
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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,…

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…

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.

The Wave, Muscat conquista la vittoria in casa nel secondo Act delle Series in Oman (ITA)

La penisola arabica ha riservato il meglio per la giornata conclusiva del secondo Act delle Extreme Sailing Series a Muscat, in Oman, con un vento di 20 nodi di intensità e quattro team in lizza per il primo gradino del podio nell’ultima prova a doppio punteggio.

Heimsieg für The Wave, Muscat bei Act 2 in Oman (DEU)

Bei drückender Hitze ist am Samstag die Entscheidung im zweiten Act der Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 in Maskat/Oman gefallen. Auf der arabischen Halbinsel blieb es bei 20 Knoten Wind, der in Böen bis auf 26 Knoten auffrischte, bis zum Schluss äußerst…

The Wave, Muscat s’impose à domicile dans une brise soutenue (FRA)

Journée très chaude à Oman pour le dernier volet de l’Act 2 des Extreme Sailing Series. Le plan d’eau de Mascate avait réservé le meilleur pour la fin et a offert aujourd’hui une belle brise régulière de 20 noeuds…

The Wave, Muscat se corona campeón en el Acto 2 de Extreme Sailing Series™ en Muscat (ESP)

Sol, viento y mucho calor fueron la tónica dominante en la última jornada del Acto 2 de Extreme Sailing Series™ en Muscat, una regata en la que lo mejor llegó en el último día, con vientos que rondaron los 20 nudos y rachas de hasta 26.

Change to final day LIVE times!

Change to final day LIVE times!

  • 22nd Mar 2014
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Change to the final day's LIVE racing times – watch the final battle unfold from 1500 local time/1100GMT/1200CET.

VIDEO: David ‘Freddie’ Carr meets defending champions The Wave, Muscat

David 'Freddie' Carr, a former Extreme Sailing Series winner, gets up close and personal with the defending champions, The Wave, Muscat. Find out everything you didn't know, about the Omani team, here.

Podium wide open ahead of Extreme Sailing Series™ Muscat final showdown

The punishing light winds and beating Arabian sun called for nerves of steel on the penultimate day’s racing of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Muscat, which saw a reshuffle of the pack and a shift in power on the leaderboard.

VIDEO: Day 3 Muscat race replay

VIDEO: Day 3 Muscat race replay

  • 21st Mar 2014
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Catch up on the action from the Muscat racecourse on the penultimate day of racing in Oman. 

Alinghi rise through the ranks on the Muscat stadium racecourse

It may not have been high-speed racing on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Muscat, Oman, but it was as close as it gets, with the leaderboard reshuffling after every race.

VIDEO: Act 2, Muscat day two live race replay

Catch up on all the action in the Muscat stadium racecourse as the 11-boat fleet took to the waters of Oman.

Multiple winners on opening day in Muscat as SAP Extreme Sailing Team take early lead

The fleet of 11 elite level Extreme 40 catamarans headed onto the Muscat racecourse for the opening day of Act 2 of the global Extreme Sailing Series™, in what it’s shaping up to be an unpredictable and close fought event, with five different winners over seven races.…

SAP Extreme Sailing Team en tête du classement après la première journée de l’Act 2 à Mascate (FRA)

Les 11 catamarans Extreme 40 de la flotte se retrouvaient aujourd’hui sur le plan d’eau de Mascate pour la première journée de l’Act 2 des Extreme Sailing Series™. Cinq d’entre eux sont parvenus à s’imposer cet après-midi…

SAP Extreme Sailing Team führt nach Tag 1 von Act 2 in Maskat (DEU)

Eine Flotte von 11 Extreme 40 Katamaranen hat am Eröffnunstag von Act 2 der globalen Extreme Sailing Series™ in Maskat ihre Rennen begonnen. Ein hart umkämpftes und im Ergebnis kaum vorhersagbares Event zeichnete sich dabei am Mittwoch ab: Die sieben Rennen sahen…

SAP Extreme Sailing Team se sube a lo más alto de la clasificación en la primera jornada del Acto 2

La flota de 11 Extreme 40 comenzó la primera de las cuatro jornadas del Acto 2 en Muscat, Omán, una regata que se presenta como impredecible y ajustada, que resultó en cinco ganadores diferentes en siete mangas.

SAP Extreme Sailing Team leader della classifica nella combattuta giornata di apertura del Act 2

La flotta di 11 catamarani delle Extreme Sailing Series è sbarcata a Muscat per il secondo Act della stagione, che si preannuncia combattutissimo con ben cinque diversi vincitori su sette prove disputate.

Series announces 26% increase in global media figures as 2015-2020 Host Venue bid process commences

Leading independent evaluation agency, Havas Sports & Entertainment Ignition, has confirmed an increase in global media exposure for the award-winning Extreme Sailing Series™ for the seventh consecutive year of elite level Stadium Racing, with a final 2013 media value…

El valor mediático de las Extreme Sailing Series™ aumenta un 26% (ESP)

La agencia independiente de valoración mediática Havas Sports & Entertainment Ignition ha confirmado una subida en el valor mediático global de las Extreme Sailing Series™ en 2013 por séptimo año consecutivo.

Les Extreme Sailing Series™ annoncent une augmentation de 26% des résultats média à l’échelle mondia

Havas Sports & Entertainment Ignition, l’une des plus grandes agences d’évaluation indépendante, vient de confirmer l’augmentation de la couverture médiatique des Extreme Sailing Series™ pour la septième année consécutive,…

Le Extreme Sailing Series annunciano un incremento del 26% dell’esposizione mediatica (ITA)

L’agenzia indipendente di monitoraggio e valutazione stampa, Havas Sports & Entertainment Ignition, ha confermato un significativo incremento dell’esposizione mediatica del circuito Extreme Sailing Series nel suo settimo anno di regate stile stadio, con un valore…

Die Extreme Sailing Series™ meldet um 26 Prozent gesteigerte globale Mediawerte. (DEU)

Die führende unabhängige Bewertungsagentur Havas Sports & Entertainment Ignition hat bestätigt, dass die globale Medienpräsenz der preisgekrönten Extreme Sailing Series™ mit ihren Stadionrennen der Spitzenklasse im siebten Jahr in Folge gewachsen…

Extreme Sailing Series™ heads to the Middle East for Act 2, Muscat

With just one week to go on the EDOX countdown clock before the action continues on the Extreme 40 stadium racecourse, the 11 international teams and their crews of elite level sailors, are preparing to return to the Sultanate of Oman for a fourth consecutive year.

VIDEO: Act 2, Muscat promo

VIDEO: Act 2, Muscat promo

  • 13th Mar 2014
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Less than three weeks after the spectacular opening Act of the 2014 season, the 11 international Extreme 40 teams and their crews of elite level sailors are preparing to return to the Sultanate of Oman, for a fourth consecutive year.

Cap sur le Moyen-Orient pour l’Act 2 des Extreme Sailing Series™ à Mascate (FRA)

Le compte à rebours est lancé au chronomètre officiel EDOX. Dans tout juste une semaine, les 11 équipages internationaux des Extreme Sailing Series se retrouveront à Mascate pour la deuxième épreuve des régates en stade en…

Le Series fanno rotta verso il Medio Oriente per il secondo Act a Muscat, in Oman (ITA)

Manca una settimana sul countdown ufficiale EDOX all’inizio della seconda tappa delle Extreme Sailing Series e gli 11 team internazionali si preparano a fare ritorno nel Sultanato dell’Oman per il quarto anno consecutivo.

Die Extreme Sailing Series™ reist in den Mittleren Osten für Act 2 in Maskat (DEU)

Während die EDOX Countdown-Uhr noch eine Woche bis zum Start von Act 2 anzeigt, bereiten sich die elf internationalen Extreme 40 Teams  auf ihre Rückkehr in das Sultanat Oman vor, wo die Flotte im vierten Jahr in Folge gastiert. Die Boote werden auf einem aufregenden…

Extreme Sailing Series™ viaja a Oriente Medio para el Acto 2 en Muscat (ESP)

l de EDOX para que toda la acción vuelva al campo de regatas en formato estadio de Extreme Sailing Series™.

Glenn Ashby reviews Act 1, Singapore and looks ahead to Muscat

In 2014, Glenn Ashby returns to the Series as trimmer with Emirates Team New Zealand, after last competing in the circuit in 2011. He takes a look back at the opening Act of the season in Singapore, and eyes the upcoming Act in Muscat, Oman, which starts in just over one weeks…

SAP Extreme Sailing Team Blog: Singapore Review

SAP Extreme Sailing Team co-skipper, Jes Gram Hansen, reviews his team's performance at Act 1 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore and looks ahead to Act 2 in Muscat in just under two weeks time!

Resounding victory for Alinghi after an action-packed week on the Singapore Stadium Racecourse

The opening Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™ more than lived up to all the pre-season hype and expectation, where the new teams got stuck in on the Singapore stadium racecourse - but couldn’t quite topple the old order - with three returning teams from 2013 taking…

VIDEO: Singapore highlights

VIDEO: Singapore highlights

  • 23rd Feb 2014
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The bustling and vibrant Asian garden city of Singapore was the Host Venue for the opening Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™, providing the ultimate venue for Stadium Racing, with the support of Host Venue Partner, Aberdeen Asset Management.

Gran victoria de Alinghi en una semana plagada de acción en el Acto inaugural de Singapur (ESP)

El Acto inaugural de las Extreme Sailing Series™ superó con creces todas las expectativas del comienzo de la temporada.

Victoire éclatante d’Alinghi après une semaine de régate très intense à Singapour (FRA)

L’Act d’ouverture des Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 a répondu à toutes les attentes en ce début de saison à Singapour.

Alinghi krönt in Singapur eine Woche voller Segel-Action mit eindrucksvollem Sieg (DEU)

Die Eröffnungsveranstaltung der diesjährigen Extreme Sailing Series™ übertraf alle Erwartungen.

Alinghi torna a vincere dopo una settimana di regate spettacolari nello stadio della vela di Singapo

L’Act di apertura della stagione 2014 delle Extreme Sailing Series™ ha superato tutte le aspettative possibili, regalando spettacolo ed emozioni in particolare ai nuovi team che appena entrati nel circuito, si sono trovati subito nell’impegnativo stadio naturale…

VIDEO: Act 1, Singapore final day race replay

Catch up on all the action from the Singapore stadium on the final day of racing in Marina Bay. 

VIDEO: Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore in major crash on penultimate day

The penultimate days racing in Singapore delivered possibly one of the most dramatic moments in the eight-year history of Extreme Sailing Series™.

UPDATE: Team Aberdeen Singapore WILL be back tomorrow with a full starting grid of 12 boats

full starting grid of 12 Extreme 40s will line-up for the final days racing in Singapore following this afternoons crash between Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore – although it will be a demanding night in the pitlane as the shore crews rally together to…

Groupama sailing team and Team Aberdeen Singapore in major crash as Alinghi dominate the racing

The penultimate days racing in Singapore delivered possibly one of the most dramatic moments in the eight-year history of Extreme Sailing Series™. In winds that were varying from 5 to 23 knots across the racecourse, Team Aberdeen Singapore caught one of the biggest gusts…


In race five on the third day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore, France’s Groupama sailing team (FRA) and Team Aberdeen Singapore (SIN) crashed just metres from the finish as a big gust hit the fleet on the final run to the line.

VIDEO: Action-packed day in Singapore as Alinghi narrowly avoid capsize & Oman Air t-bone Realstone

Six races were sailed on Marina Bay and Alinghi stamped their dominance, with two race wins, and three second places to upgrade their overall position to first place. It wasn’t all plain sailing for the Swiss, and in race 13 their Californian helm Morgan Larson did well…

Shuffling the pack ahead of the penultimate days racing at the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Singapore

The pressure turned up a notch on the second day of racing at the Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 curtain raiser in Singapore, with the wind, and the heat from the city, cranking up.

VIDEO: LIVE Singapore: Day Two - Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014

Check out the action from the Singapore stadium on day two of racing in Marina Bay. 

Realstone throw down the gauntlet on Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 opening day

The much-anticipated opening Act of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ began today in Singapore under the gaze of the cities soaring skyscrapers, where eight races produced six different winners.

VIDEO: The Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 - Form Guide

In 2014, the sailing world is watching the Extreme Sailing Series in its eighth year of global touring. The long-established teams are back stronger than ever, while the new teams are littered with sailing talent as the worlds sailing elite go head to head. Find out more about…

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