2014: 8 Act, 3 continent global tour confirmed for eighth season
In 2014, the Extreme Sailing Series™ will embark on its most ambitious world tour since the event was launched in 2007 – eight worldwide venues marking the fourth year of truly global competition for the circuit first launched as a European only event in 2007.
Retaining the same successful format as previous years, racing will take place over four days: one day of open water racing followed by three days of Stadium Racing open to public and VIP guests. The free public Race Village in each venue will continue to expand the on land entertainment experience, while sailing fans around the world will be able to watch the Stadium Racing as it happens on the online live video stream enhanced by SAP analytics and including expert commentary from each venue.
20th-23rd February 2014
For the first time, Singapore will host the opening round of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™, where new faces and new teams will meet the more seasoned crews for the first time when racing begins on the 20 February.
Muscat capital of the Sultanate of Oman, will host Act 2 with the support of Host Venue partners Oman Sail on the home turf of defending champions, The Wave, Muscat.
In May the fleet returns to China’s ‘Olympic Sailing City’ Qingdao for the fourth consecutive year.
Saint Petersburg, often referred to as Russia’s cultural capital, is a brand new fixture on the Stadium Racing tour, a city that charms and entices visitors year round.
The Extreme 40 fleet will return to the Welsh capital, Cardiff, as the centerpiece to the Cardiff Harbour Festival.
This magical meeting place of East meets West will host Act 6 in the magnificent and cultural city of Istanbul, Turkey.
2nd - 5th October
Nice, on the French Riviera will be the final European stop of 2014 and Host Venue for the penultimate Act of the year.
Known as the Harbour City, Sydney, Australia will host the final Act of the 2014 global tour.
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