A world-class lineup
In the world of high performance sailing, one global circuit brings the action right to the crowds, and in 2013 the Extreme Sailing Series’ award-winning stadium racing format will see eight world-class teams, including a ‘home nation’ team at each venue, compete in the seventh edition of the Series.
The 2013 Series is to be contested by sailors from all over the globe and a stellar cast of 40 top professional sailors will compete across eight venues including five teams that roll out from 2012. Austria’s double-Olympic Gold medallist Roman Hagara, 2012 Extreme Sailing Series winner and British Olympian Leigh McMillan and twice winner of the America’s Cup Ernesto Bertarelli are just a few of the skippers who will be gracing the roll-call in 2013.
The crew of America’s Cup veterans, Alinghi continue to push their Extreme 40 to the max in their fourth season of competition. With the addition of American Morgan Larson,…
Skipper William Tiller is joined by a group of talented young Kiwi’s who between them boast a host of national and world championship titles. Experienced match racers, the team…
Built around the successful team who claimed the D35 championship in 2012 with the Realstone Sailing boat, a new professional sailing team will make their Extreme Sailing Series debut…
The Austrian duo of Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher, Austria’s most successful summer sports stars having brought home two Olympic gold medals to Austria in the Olympic Tornado,…
The dynamic Danish America’s Cup duo of Rasmus Kostner and Jes Gram-Hansen return as co-skippers of SAP Extreme Sailing Team in what will be their second year on the…
Calling tactics onboard will be Burling’s London 2012 silver medal winning 49er crew Blair Tuke (NZL), while Extreme 40 veteran and British Olympian, Mark Bulkeley, who is now entering…
The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series champions are back for more in 2013 and are a serious contender for a podium position, with skipper Leigh McMillan the man in charge.…
An ‘invitational team’ run by Series organisers OC Sport, will provide a platform for home nations to compete at each of the eight Acts. The individual Act entries will…
Team X Invitational
China Team returns with an almost entirely new line-up, incuding four Chinese sailors, all fresh from competing at the America's Cup World Series in Naples, Italy.
Mello is joined by his regular all Portuguese ROFF Cascais Sailing Team crew including the man in the driving seat, Bernardo Freitas, who represented Portugal in the 49er Skiff…
Scott Glen Sydney
British sailing heavyweights Robert Greenhalgh, Andrew Walsh and Rick Peacock will add an injection of sailing talent to Team Aberdeen Singapore that will be skippered by Singaporean Scott Glen…
Team Duqm Oman were the invitational team in Act 1, Muscat. Greenhalgh is joined by Extreme 40 heavyweights Andrew Walsh, who shared skipper duties of GAC Pindar in 2012,…
Lucien Cujean will be joined by Jocelyn Keller as tactician, a talented Laser sailor currently ranked number three in Switzerland. Jeremy Bachelin mainsail trimmer, is one of Switzerland’s best…