Three race wins and two podium finishes saw Britain’s Leigh McMillan clinch his third 2015 Act title after four spectacular days of racing in the heart of the city and extend his lead at the top of the overall Series leaderboard.
Gazprom Team Russia were presented with the Land Rover Above and Beyond Award in recognition for their composure when under pressure, focus, determination and for posting their best ever result so far in the Series.
Day three of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5, Hamburg presented by Land Rover saw five dramatic races squeezed in between thunderstorms blowing over the River Elbe off the HafenCity waterfront.
SAP Extreme Sailing Team capsize in race 19 today at the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5, Hamburg
Another outstanding performance by Gazprom Team Russia on day two of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 5, Hamburg presented by Land Rover, as they posted four second place results and one race win.
On the opening day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 5, Hamburg presented by Land Rover the teams meant business with The Wave, Muscat and SAP Extreme Sailing Team taking the lion’s share of the podiums. But it was Gazprom Team Russia that was the stand out performer, taking three bullets in the final three races.
Not only is Act 5, Hamburg presented by Land Rover a totally new Stadium for the Series, the fleet will also have a few new faces joining on the water. Find out what they had to say here after the final day of training.
After suffering a broken hand three weeks ago while racing Oman Sail’s GC32, Sultanate of Oman, in Cowes, Leigh McMillan is back on the water and ready to defend his position at the top of the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ leaderboard.
Due to a serious ear infection affecting his balance, Roland Gaebler has reluctantly withdrawn from Team Extreme Germany.
The time is nearly upon us. With two days to go until the start gun rings out on the River Elbe, this is all you need to know about following the only German Act on the 2015 global tour: onsite, online and through the live video stream.