OC Sport, founder and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series™, is officially inviting team entries for the 2018 season, with the release of the provisional Notice of Race.
It went down to the wire between SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Alinghi in the thrilling finale of Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 6, Cardiff, but the Danes pipped the Swiss to the post in the final throes of battle. The Danish squad claimed its third win of the season to go top of the overall leaderboard.
The young sailors of Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust’s Round Britain 2017 voyage got shown the ropes by the crew of Oman Air, as their journey coincided with the sixth Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™ on Cardiff Bay.
Although the day was blessed with glorious sunshine, much to the delight of the thousands of spectators lining Cardiff Bay, unfortunately there was no wind to go with it. The scoreboard remains unchanged after the penultimate day of Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 6, Cardiff, as no scoring racing is completed.
Four podium finishes, including two bullets, were enough for SAP Extreme Sailing Team to take the overnight lead on day two of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Cardiff, but Alinghi is in hot pursuit.
Consistency paid off for Alinghi on the opening day of Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 6, Cardiff, as light winds prevented a full day of scoring racing. SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Oman Air took a bullet each but paired it with a finish off the podium, allowing the Swiss crew to edge ahead.
As the international fleet prepares to head out to play on Cardiff Bay this afternoon, for the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 6 opener, find out what the world-class sailors said at the official press conference this morning.
Cardiff City Football Club players, Lee Camp and Callum Paterson, got a taste of the Extreme Sailing Series™ today as they got up close and personal with the high-performance foiling GC32 catamarans during training on Cardiff Bay ahead of the Act 6 opener tomorrow.
The Extreme Sailing Series™ will bring its unique high-octane stadium-style sailing to Cardiff Bay for the sixth consecutive year from 25 – 28 August, for the sixth Act of the 2017 season.
Oman Air took its second Act victory in a row in a thrilling Hamburg finale, despite last minute pressure from SAP Extreme Sailing Team. The triumph sees the Omani syndicate move into pole position in the overall rankings.
Oman Air maintained its lead while Red Bull Sailing Team climbed from bottom of the table to second after seven nail-biting races on the penultimate day of Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 5, Hamburg, presented by Land Rover.
Two of the key players in Emirates Team New Zealand’s recent victory in the 35th America’s Cup have joined NZ Extreme Sailing Team for Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 5, Hamburg, presented by Land Rover.