Strong winds struck the racecourse today in Qingdao, China, resulting in the cancellation of racing on day one of the Qingdao Mazarin Cup powered by Extreme Sailing Series™.
Twelve international Flying Phantom teams are raring to race off the start line in Qingdao today, for the city’s first ever Flying Phantom event. Expecting shifty and gusty conditions with plenty of breeze in between, the sailors are anticipating some dramatic racing.
In a matter of days, the twelve-strong international fleet of Flying Phantoms will descend upon Qingdao, China, for the first time in history to participate in the first ever Qingdao Mazarin Cup powered by Extreme Sailing Series™.
OC Sport, the global pioneer in event creation and management, is delighted to announce the creation of a new event that will see the international Flying Phantom fleet compete in Qingdao, China, from 30 September to 3 October this year to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Having climbed the ranks throughout the Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff Act, Alinghi – the Swiss kings of foiling – seized victory from the clutches of SAP Extreme Sailing Team on the final day of the event.
Cardiff Bay was alive with action today, as two boats capsized within moments of each other on the Extreme Sailing Series™ racecourse.
After a tough day on the water at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff yesterday, Swiss team Alinghi reclaimed their place on the podium today. They closed the second day of the Cardiff competition in second place, following top-three finishes in all but one of the day’s races.
Despite the heavy rain and grey skies, SAP Extreme Sailing Team shone on the water today at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Cardiff, winning five of the day’s eight races.
Over 10 months of global touring, the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series™ – now in its 12th year – visits seven iconic venues spanning three continents. Here's a recap of the action from the previous four events...
From 24-27 August, the Extreme Sailing Series™ super-speed, hydro-foiling GC32 and double-handed Flying Phantom fleets will foil into Cardiff Bay as the headline act of Cardiff Harbour Festival.
Taking on the Series regulars on Cardiff’s famously tricky and tactical course, Extreme Sailing Series™ wildcard Team Wales will be looking to prove themselves as hot competition on home waters, as they race in the headline Act of the Cardiff Harbour Festival, from 24-27 August.
Having led the fleet of super-speed, hydro-foiling GC32 catamarans on every single day of racing, Swiss team Alinghi secured another Act win today in Cascais, Portugal, in the mid-season battle for the Extreme Sailing Series™ top spot.