With less than a week to go until the Land Rover Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3, Qingdao, there is a palpable tension in the air, as the nine-strong Extreme 40 fleet head to China’s Olympic sailing city, 30 April - 3 May.Read »
Chinese sailor Cheng Ying Kit and Danish Olympic Champion Jonas Warrer to co-skipper the national Extreme 40 entry ‘Team Extreme Qingdao’ in China’s Olympic sailing city of Qingdao.Read »
For the eighth consecutive year, creators and organisers of the Extreme Sailing Series™, OC Sport, have confirmed another record breaking year for the original and only Stadium Racing series.
“It’s like a harmony, an orchestra where everybody is playing the right tune and it feels great.” The Team Turx powered by Kaya Ropes co-skipper, 37, on keeping it cool, being a movie star and creating a more peaceful world.
On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries.
She is one of Britain’s golden girls of sailing with two Olympic gold medals to her name and she is enjoying a new lease of life on the water through her involvement with the Extreme Sailing Series™.
Did you know there is an Aussie helm is that is also a secret machine on the drums, or the professional sailor who is also a Surgeon in his spare time or even how long it takes building an Extreme 40?
Winning on the Extreme Sailing Series™ racecourse is never easy, and finding the right formula for consistency in changeable conditions is a challenge for even the most experienced teams.
Pre-event favourites The Wave, Muscat win on home waters for the third consecutive year, narrowly denying the Danish SAP Extreme Sailing Team their first ever Act victory, after a down to the wire final double points race shoot out at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 2, Muscat.
Choppy seas and strong winds confounded even the most experienced crews, resulting in an unpredictable leader board at the end of each day’s racing, with The Wave, Muscat skippered by Leigh McMillian, ultimately seizing the title as champions of Act 2.