Extreme Sailing Series 2016. La temporada abre en el Sultanato de Oman .


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18/01/16

Sultanate of Oman to host first Act of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™

The Extreme Sailing Series™ starts a landmark season in 2016 with a Middle Eastern flavour with Muscat in Oman confirmed as the host city for the first Act of the year (16-19 March).

To celebrate its 10th year, the iconic global sailing Series will see a complete refresh in format. The introduction of a fleet of ultra-fast, GC32 hydro-foiling catamarans and a shake-up in racing, to include open water and match-racing elements, will give skippers and crews some tough new challenges. Read more from OC Sport Executive Chairman, Mark Turner, on the future of the Series on foils here.

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Extreme Sailing Series Sidney para The Wave, Muscat.


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13/12/15

End of an era as McMillan makes history on Sydney Harbour

- Leigh McMillan crowned the most successful skipper in the nine-year history of the Extreme Sailing Series™ after clinching his third championship title.

- Over the last 11 months the Extreme 40 fleet have battled it out in eight iconic city centre stadiums around the world. With celebrations, tears and plenty of action watch the season highlights  here.

- Watch today’s live race replay  here.

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Extreme Sailing Series día 3.

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12/12/15

McMillan makes his move with the 2015 Extreme Sailing Series™ championship in sight

- Leigh McMillan tops the overnight leaderboard going into the final day of 2015, with the Series title in his sights.
- SAP Extreme Sailing and Red Bull Sailing Team both gunning for glory in Sydney and in the 2015 Series.
- Performance of the day goes Red Bull Sailing Team, the fastest team on the water and quickest off the start line according to SAP Analytics.

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Extreme Sailing Series día 2.


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11/12/15

Day two of drama on Sydney Harbour as Lino Sonego Team Italia capsize

- Lino Sonego Team Italia capsize in 30-knot gusts on Sydney Harbour and make a remarkable recovery back on the racetrack for the next race. Watch the video here.
- Land Rover Sailing Team are joined on the water by Land Rover Australia Ambassadors World Surf League pro surfer Sally Fitzgibbons and Australian Rugby legend Phil Waugh, who got a taste of Extreme sailing.
- The Wave, Muscat add an additional two race wins to their scoreline moving up the overnight podium to first place on joint points with SAP Extreme Sailing Team in second.

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Extreme Sailing Series Sidney día 1.


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10/12/15

Primera jornada intensa de Extreme Sailing Series en Sídney

La flota de 9 equipos de Extreme 40 salió al campo de regatas del Puerto de Sídney a por todas, para disputar la primera jornada del Acto final del campeonato de Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015, Sídney, presentado por Land Rover.

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Extreme Sailing Series 2016. SAP Extreme Sailing Team primer equipo listo para el cambio.


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SAP Extreme Sailing Team are ready to go airborne with the Extreme Sailing Series™ in 2016

- Danish crew SAP Extreme Sailing Team confirmed as the first entry into 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™, with more international team announcements in the coming weeks.
- Notice of Race available. Entries close 9th November, 12:00GMT.

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Extreme Sailing Series Estambul, contundente triunfo de The Wave, Muscat.


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04/10/15
Dominio total: The Wave, Muscat gana en Estambul a dos mangas para el final

El dominio total de The Wave, Muscat en las Extreme Sailing Series™ Acto 7, Estambul presentado por Yandex alcanzó su cénit en la última jornada del evento cuando el equipo omaní consiguió uno de los resultados más impresionantes de la historia de las Series.

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Extreme Sailing Series Estambul día 2. Red Bull Sailing Team rompe el mástil.


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02/10/15
Drama in Istanbul as Red Bull Sailing Team break their mast

Red Bull Sailing Team made a dramatic and unexpected exit at the Extreme Sailing Series™ Act in Istanbul today after their mast broke in the second race.

With the wind fluctuating from 12-20 knots, the mast snapped in spectacular style across the top third of the rig damaging the sails, and with no one onboard hurt, the Austrian team limped back to shore to begin overnight repairs.

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Extreme Sailing Series 2016, reemplazan los Extreme 40 por el GC32


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24/08/15

Hacia un futuro con ‘foils’: Extreme Sailing Series™ cambia los Extreme 40 por los GC32

Tras el anuncio reciente sobre el cambio de plataforma hacia un barco con foils (hidroalas), OC Sport, organizadores de las Extreme Sailing Series™, han confirmado que a partir de la temporada 2016 las Series se disputarán en GC32, la clase que reemplazará a los Extreme 40, como parte de una estrategia a largo plazo y del acuerdo de cooperación con ‘The Great Cup BV’. Puede ver el vídeo aquí.

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