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12 teams to race in Istanbul including first-ever Turkish Extreme 40 team

The first-ever Turkish Extreme 40 syndicate: TeamTurx, has been confirmed to compete at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 6 Istanbul as an invitational entry, bringing the tally of boats on the startline up to 12.

VIDEO: Hannah White takes on Extreme Sailing

See what it takes to be an extreme sailor as Land Rover ambassador and expert long-distance solo sailor Hannah White tries her hand at Extreme Sailing.

Three-way shoot out at the top as Oman fly the flag on British waters at the Extreme Sailing Series™

Cardiff Bay saved the best for last for the 11-boat Extreme 40 fleet, where Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat and J.P. Morgan BAR battled it out until the bitter end for the top positions, in one of the closest – and most exciting – three-horse fights seen in the Series, which…

Land Rover recognise ‘spectacular sportsmanship’ with third Above and Beyond Award

Series Main Partner to the Extreme Sailing Series™, Land Rover, has awarded the third ‘Above and Beyond’ Award in Cardiff, United Kingdom to Sir Ben Ainslie’s J.P. Morgan BAR team and Oman Sail’s shore crew after the two teams demonstrated spectacular…

The Wave, Muscat se hace con el podio en el Acto de Extreme Sailing Series™ en Cardiff (ESP)

El quinto Acto de Extreme Sailing Series disputado en la Bahía de Cardiff se reservaba lo mejor para la manga final cuando Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat y J.P. Morgan BAR lucharon hasta el final para subirse a lo más alto del podio.

The Wave, Muscat remporte l’Acte 5 des Extreme Sailing Series™ à Cardiff (FRA)

Cardiff avait gardé le meilleur pour la fin. Au quatrième et dernier jour de course, les 11 Extreme 40 se sont battus à couteaux tirés sur le plan d’eau britannique. C’est le cas tout particulièrement des leaders de l’épreuve,…

The Wave, Muscat trionfa dopo un finale combattuto nelle acque britanniche di Cardiff (ITA)

La Baia di Cardiff ha riservato il meglio nell’ultima giornata di regate del quinto Act delle Extreme Sailing Series, con un’avvincente quanto serrata battaglia per la vittoria finale tra Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat e J.P. Morgan BAR, protagonisti di una collisione a…

The Wave, Muscat gewinnt in Cardiff – Kollision am letzten Tag (DEU)

Die Flotte von elf Extreme 40s hatte sich auf der Bucht von Cardiff den Höhepunkt bis zum Schluss aufgespart. Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat und J.P.Morgan BAR lieferten sich bis zuletzt eine extrem spannende Schlacht um die Top-Positionen in einem der engsten ¬ und aufregendsten…

VIDEO: Act 5, Cardiff day four live race replay

Take a look back at the action from the Cardiff Bay racecourse on the final day in the Welsh Capital.

VIDEO: Startline tactics: what makes the perfect Stadium Racing start?

What makes the perfect start? Find out how the teams approach the often race deciding – and notoriously difficult – Stadium Racing startline.

Small breeze & big tactics takes The Wave, Muscat into pole position ahead of final Cardiff showdown

What a difference a day makes. If yesterday’s Extreme 40 racing on Cardiff Bay was all about power, today was about tactics and finesse, with light breeze dancing across the bay, at Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover.

VIDEO: Act 5, Cardiff day three live race replay

Take a look back at the action from the Cardiff Bay racecourse on day three in the Welsh Capital for the only UK leg of the global Stadium Racing tour here.

VIDEO: Act 5, Cardiff presented by Land Rover day two highlights

Catch up on the highlights from the first two days of racing in Cardiff.

Big breeze in Cardiff reshuffles the leaderboard

The grudge match on Cardiff Bay continued today, where there was no quarter given and no margin for error as a colossal 10 races were sailed, plus a knock out round at Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover.

VIDEO: Act 5, Cardiff day two live race replay

Take a look back at the action from the Cardiff Bay racecourse on day two in the Welsh Capital for the only UK leg of the global Stadium Racing tour here.

Brits stake an early claim on home waters but a night in the pitlane ahead for 3 teams

The towering masts of the Extreme Sailing Series™ fleet dominated the Cardiff Bay skyline today, as the best of the sailing world took to the water under bright skies and tactically demanding winds, that ended with the home team J.P. Morgan BAR in pole position – but…

J.P Morgan BAR en tête après la première journée et une nuit de réparation pour trois équipes (FRA)

Les mâts de la flotte des Extreme Sailing Series™ ont dominé la baie de Cardiff aujourd’hui pour le début de l’Acte 5 presenté par Land Rover. Quelques-uns des meilleurs marins du monde se sont retrouvés au Pays de Galles sous…

El equipo británico es el primer líder en la regata de Extreme Sailing Series™ en Cardiff (ESP)

Los mástiles de los once catamaranes Extreme 40 de la flota de Extreme Sailing Series™ dominaron el skyline de la bahía de Cardiff en la primera jornada del Acto 5 en la capital galesa, un día soleado y vientos rolones que aupó al equipo de casa:…

Ben Ainslies britisches Team führt nach Tag 1 in Cardiff (DEU)

Die hohen Masten der Extreme Sailing Series Flotte bestimmten am Freitag das Bild auf der Cardiff Bay. Ein wolkenloser Himmel und taktisch anspruchsvolle Windbedingungen erwarteten die Besten der Segelwelt.

I britannici di J.P.Morgan BAR volano subito in testa nelle acque di casa a Cardiff (ITA)

La prima giornata di regate nella baia di Cardiff ha visto la flotta degli Extreme 40 affrontare condizioni impegnative dal punto di vista tattico, con il team di casa J.P. Morgan BAR che ha allungato subito il passo e tre team costretti ad una notte di riparazioni.


Cardiff, Wales - 21 August 2014 – Ahead of Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series™, presented by Land Rover, global logistics provider GAC brought together Team Raleigh GAC and five Extreme Sailing Series™ teams to take part in the first ever cycling-meets-sailing…

Freddie’s form guide: Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts Act 5 Cardiff, presented by Land Rover

With the mid-season Extreme Sailing Series™ transfer window well and truly alive, there is every chance the event in Cardiff could be a real leveller on the leaderboard, as the world-class sporting spectacle prepares to land in the Welsh Capital this August Bank Holiday…

Transfer Market Alive as new team lineups announced for Cardiff

Excitement in the Welsh Capital is building, as the fleet of 11 high-performance Extreme 40 catamarans are preparing to flex their giant sails, fine tune their speed machines and bring Stadium Racing to Cardiff Bay, as the headline Act to the Harbour Festival, 22-25 August.

VIDEO: Extreme Sailing Series™ heads to the UK

Take a look at the official promo video for Act 5, Cardiff presented by Land Rover here.

Muchas caras nuevas se unen al Acto 5 de Extreme Sailing Series™ en Cardiff (ESP)

La capital del País de Gales se prepara para acoger a la flota de 11 catamaranes Extreme 40 que en apenas una semana se darán cita en la Bahía de Cardiff para disputar el Acto 5 de Extreme Sailing Series, el principal evento del Cardiff Harbour Festival, del…

À une semaine de l’Acte 5 de Cardiff, de nouveaux venus pourraient bien renverser le classement (FR)

À quelques jours de l’arrivée des 11 catamarans Extreme 40, l’excitation grimpe dans la capitale galloise. Les équipages sont sur le pied de guerre, prêts à hisser leurs gigantesques voiles, peaufinant les réglages de leurs…

I volti nuovi nella flotta che si sfiderà a Cardiff, potrebbero cambiare le carte in tavola (ITA)

Cresce l’attesa nella capitale gallese per l’arrivo della flotta di Extreme 40 composta da 11 catamarani ad alte prestazioni che stanno “scaldando i motori” per le regate stile stadio che si svolgeranno nella baia di Cardiff in concomitanza con l’Harbour…

AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip brand to provide high performance coatings to Extreme Sailing Series™

AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company and a major supplier of specialty chemicals has entered into a two-year partnership to supply the Extreme Sailing Series™ – an annual stadium racing global circuit - with high performance hull coatings.

Extreme Sailing Series™ and GAC Pindar extend logistics contract until 2017

Southampton-based GAC Pindar has been awarded a major three-year contract extension with the global Extreme Sailing Series™, to manage the complex worldwide shipping of the Series’ Extreme 40 boats, equipment and support materials, further reinforcing GAC Pindar’s…

Eight Host Venues confirmed for 2015 Extreme Sailing Series ™ - Singapore to host the Series opener

Singapore will host the curtain-raiser to the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ world tour – the first of eight Host Venues across three continents to be revealed, confirmed Series organisers OC sport and Series Main Partner, Land Rover.

Confirmadas ocho ciudades sede para la temporada 2015 con Singapur como Acto inaugural (ESP)

Singapur acogerá la regata inaugural del circuito global Extreme Sailing Series™ de 2015. Se trata de la primera de las ciudades sede que presentan los organizadores OC Sport y el patrocinador principal de las Series, Land Rover.

Acht Austragungsorte der 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ stehen fest – Saisonauftakt in Singapur (DEU)

Singapur ist Gastgeber des Saisonauftakts der Welt-Tour der 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ und zugleich der erste von acht Austragungsorten auf drei Kontinenten, der offiziell von Veranstalter OC Sport und dem Main Partner der Series, Land Rover, bekanntgegeben wurde.

Confermate otto tappe per le Series 2015, Singapore ospiterà il primo Act della stagione (ITA)

La tappa inaugurale della stagione 2015 delle Extreme Sailing Series™ si svolgerà a Singapore dal 5 all’8 febbraio del prossimo anno, con il supporto del Partner locale Aberdeen Asset Management.

Circuit Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 : huit étapes et Singapour en premier Acte (FRA)

OC Sport – organisateur des Extreme Sailing Series™ – et son Partenaire Principal Land Rover viennent de confirmer que la saison 2015 s’ouvrira à Singapour en février prochain.

Trading the turf for the tide: Sam Warburton on Extreme Sailing Series™

There isn’t much that fazes the 25-year-old Welsh rugby icon. Born to one day lead his nation, he likes nothing better than a new challenge. So, when Land Rover invited him down to Cardiff Bay to take a ‘test drive’ in one of the high-speed entries in the 2013…

Nice announced as Host City for the penultimate Act of 2014

Extreme Sailing Series™ organiser OC Sport has today confirmed the bustling Mediterranean City of Nice as the Host Venue for the penultimate Act of the 2014 season, to be held 2-5 October.

Nice accueillera l’Acte 7 des Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014 (FRA)

Le groupe OC Sport – organisateur des Extreme Sailing Series™ – vient de confirmer que l’avant-dernière étape de la saison 2014 des Extreme Sailing Series™ se déroulera à Nice du jeudi 2 au dimanche 5 octobre prochains.

To Foil or not to Foil - David ‘Freddie’ Carr gives his views

If anyone knows the Extreme Sailing Series™, it’s David ‘Freddie’ Carr. The British sailor raced in the inaugural circuit in 2007 – back then for the iShares Cup – before going on to win it in 2009 with Oman Sail Masirah. He is now part of the…

Five-team final race shoot-out sees Alinghi clinch victory in a game of Russian roulette

After four days and 22 races, Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover came down to an edge-of-the-seat final race shoot out, with five teams gunning for the podium and no room for error.

Land Rover awards double Olympic Gold Medallist Sarah Ayton ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

DOUBLE Olympic Gold Medallist Sarah Ayton was the recipient of the second Above and Beyond Award presented by Land Rover in Saint Petersburg this morning by Land Rover Global Brand Ambassador, Hannah White, in recognition of her engagement with the grassroots sailing community.

Alinghi consigue la victoria tras una última manga digna de ruleta rusa (ESP)

Tras cuatro días y 22 mangas, el Acto 4 de San Petersburgo, presentado por Land Rover, se decidió en la última manga de la regata en la que cinco equipos tenían sus ojos puestos en el podio y nadie tenía margen de error.

Alinghi arrache la victoire en Russie (FRA)

Après quatre jours de régate et 22 manches disputées à Saint Petersbourg, l’Act 4 des Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover s’est cloturé aujourd’hui par une ultime joute très disputée où…

Alinghi gewinnt russisches Segel-Roulette (DEU)

Nach vier Tagen mit 22 Wettfahrten ist Act 4 der Extreme Sailing Series™ presented by Land Rover in Sankt Petersburg mit einem extrem spannenden Finale zu Ende gegangen. Fünf Teams peilten am Schlusstag noch einen Platz auf dem Podest an – dementsprechend gab…

Alinghi conquista la vittoria a San Pietroburgo in un finale mozzafiato (ITA)

Si è concluso oggi dopo quattro giorni di regate e 22 prove disputate il quarto Act delle Extreme Sailing Series supportate da Land Rover, a San Pietroburgo in Russia. Grande spettacolo fino alla prova finale, a doppio punteggio, con ancora cinque team in lizza per il podio;…

VIDEO: Act 4, final day live race replay

Catch up on the action from a thrilling final day of racing on the River Neva in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

David ‘Freddie’ Carr gives us his thoughts going into the final day in Act 4

The scene is set for a massive final showdown in the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 4, Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover, with one day of racing and a double-points final race shoot out still to come, which if yesterday’s racing is anything to go by, could see…

Six different race winners sees the tables turn on the Saint Petersburg leaderboard

A massive 10 races were sailed on penultimate day of Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover, with superb sailing conditions that saw six different race winners result in a shake-up on the Act leaderboard.

VIDEO: Act 4, penultimate day live race replay

Take a look back at the action from the Saint Petersburg racecourse on the penultimate day of racing with the live race replay.

Mastering conditions and beating the clock key at Act 4, Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover

The race conditions on the Neva River remained capricious in Saint Petersburg today for the 12-strong Extreme 40 fleet, against the backdrop of the Winter Palace and the gilded dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, where mastering the light breeze, overcoming the strong current…

VIDEO: Act 4, Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover day two highlights

Catch up on the highlights from day two in the Saint Petersburg Stadium here.

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