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Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Red Bull Sailing Team leads the way By Extreme Sailing Series, , 4:59 AM Fri 8 Jun 2012
The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series is now in full swing in the picturesque locale of Istanbul, Turkey. Roman Hagara and his Austrian Red Bull Sailing Team have continued the impressive form they showed at Act 2 Qingdao, finishing the day in pole position. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Fleet prepare for the Bosphorus Strait By Extreme Sailing Series, , 5:32 AM Thu 7 Jun 2012
Proceedings for Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series will get underway in Istanbul on June 7 and excitement is building for the return of Extreme 40 style stadium racing on Turkish waters. In a first for the Extreme Sailing Series, on Saturday morning the eight Extreme 40 catamarans will also face the challenge of racing in one of the world’s narrowest straits, on the notorious Bosphorus. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Key event for Oman Sail teams By Jo Grindley, , 9:36 PM Wed 6 Jun 2012
Extreme Sailing Series 2012 third Act takes place in Istanbul in less than one week’s time, 7th to 10th June, when the two Oman Sail Extreme 40 racing teams, Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat will take to the waters. This will be the second year that the historic city will host the event, Istanbul’s Old Town with the famous Blue Mosque providing an iconic backdrop to the event. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Teams prepare to go full pelt By Extreme Sailing Series, , 12:44 AM Fri 1 Jun 2012
Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3 is being held in Istanbul from the 7th to the 10th June 2012. The Extreme 40s have started to arrive, the Race Village is being built and in one week the curtain will go up as the teams prepare to go full pelt. The tight racecourse located at a new location at the entrance to the Bosphorus will ensure close and aggressive racing for the eight teams ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Istanbul for Act 3 + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, 12:56 AM Sat 26 May 2012
The third Act in the Extreme Sailing Series 2012 is being held in Istanbul. Historic, modern and traditional – Istanbul, the European Capital of Sport 2012, is several cities in one. The teams will race over four days, with one day of open water racing followed by three days of stadium racing at the juncture where the Marmara Sea meets the Bosphorus ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Istanbul for Act 3 + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 2:00 AM Tue 15 May 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 takes place in the heart of Istanbul. The eight Extreme 40 catamarans taking part in this years Series are preparing to continue their global tour in less then four weeks time, and heading to the iconic Turkish city with the Extreme 40s for the first time in 2012 is the NeilPryde Racing Series. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 - Victory to The Wave, Muscat + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 2:53 AM Sat 21 Apr 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 final day of racing got underway today. An ecstatic Leigh McMillan and his crew on board The Wave, Muscat won Act 2 with a race to spare, a feat rarely achieved on the circuit, and move into the lead for the overall Series. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 - The Wave, Muscat extends lead + Videos By Extreme Sailing Series, , 12:34 AM Fri 20 Apr 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 - The Austrian Red Bull Sailing Team came out to defend their position only to see their dominance toppled by the Omani flagged The Wave, Muscat. Britain’s Ian Williams and his crew had a strong day, climbing from fifth overall yesterday to third, raising the hopes of the team of making the podium for the first time. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 - Full on action in Qingdao By Extreme Sailing Series, 2:17 AM Wed 18 Apr 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 - Despite not opening officially to the public until tomorrow, thousands thronged to the breakwater to see the Extreme 40s in action on the first day of racing. The biggest support went out to China Team in their Extreme 40 debut and with two men-overboard incidents, the action was full-on. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 preview By Extreme Sailing Series, , 2:57 AM Tue 17 Apr 2012
Extreme Sailing Series 2012 Act 2 gets underway tomorrow, Tuesday 17th April. The Chinese city of Qingdao, the host venue, is in final preparation mode – a grand-scale public opening ceremony is planned for tomorrow night with grandstand seating for 2,000 people and a spectacular fireworks display. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 preview + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 10:25 PM Thu 12 Apr 2012
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 Act 2 gets underway in less than one week, 17th to 20th April, when the iconic city of Qingdao will play host to the nine competing international teams. The fleet will go head-to-head as the Series returns to the 2008 Olympic venue for the second consecutive year, a venue that lends itself perfectly to the stadium style racing. ...[more]

Video selections from Sail-World.com By Sail-World.com, 8:05 PM Wed 11 Apr 2012
For your enjoyment, the Sail-World team world-wide is bringing you a mixture of interesting recent clips and some historic footage each week. This week we have clips of Team Oracle USA getting ready for the ACWS Naples, lsten carefully to the accents of the US crew. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series heads to Qingdao for Act 2 By Extreme Sailing Series, , 11:26 PM Thu 5 Apr 2012
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 Act 2 gets underway in Qingdao, China from 17th to 20th April where the Extreme 40s will take to the waters of the 2008 Olympic sailing venue. China Team, the home nation challenger for the America’s Cup will be flying the flag as a wildcard entry, and taking on the established eight full Series teams that have already fought each other hard in Muscat. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series - Thrilling opening Act By Extreme Sailing Series, 5:37 AM Sat 3 Mar 2012
Extreme Sailing Series - There were massive Omani celebrations at The Wave, Muscat as Oman Air and The Wave score a one-two, squeezing out the French team of Groupe Edmond de Rothschild who had finished every day but the last on top. Going into the first Act, the all-French team of Groupe Edmond de Rothschild were favourites on paper and few would have predicted the final outcome ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 - Head to head battle By Extreme Sailing Series, , 5:16 AM Fri 2 Mar 2012
Extreme Sailing Series - Groupe Edmond de Rothschild lead going into the final day of Act 1 but Oman Air are just one point off first place. Tomorrow's finale sees at least five teams in contention for the podium. ...[more]

Extreme Sailng Series Act 1 - Competition still close on day 2 + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, 6:10 AM Thu 1 Mar 2012
Day one of the Extreme Sailing Series ended with new skipper Morgan Larson tied for first place with tour favourites, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild. Today, Larson's impressive form continued as Pier Pennec's team clung to the top spot by only one point. Five different race winners out of eight races on day two, keeps the competition close. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 - Tied at the top By Extreme Sailing Series, 11:09 AM Wed 29 Feb 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 - Losing a crew over the side hardly broke the stride of Oman Air, sharing the top of the leaderboard with French favourites Groupe Edmond de Rothschild. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series - Danish team unveiled By Extreme Sailing Series, , 1:30 AM Tue 28 Feb 2012
Extreme Sailing Series - A new team in the form of Team Trifork from Denmark can finally be unveiled today as the eighth team in the starting blocks for the first Act of the series in Muscat, Oman. The team will be co-skippered by Jes Gram-Hansen on helm and Rasmus Kostner, tactician, who both come from a World Match Racing Tour and America’s Cup background ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series Act 1 team line-ups confirmed By Extreme Sailing Series, , 5:34 AM Fri 17 Feb 2012
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2012 - With less than two weeks to go the Act 1 team line-ups have been confirmed, revealing a stellar cast of top professional sailors. Following the final event of 2011 in Singapore last December, the team managers and skippers have spent the last two months securing the best crews possible to help take them to overall victory in 2012. ...[more]

Extreme Sailing Series: Big increase in global media exposure reported By Extreme Sailing Series, 1:03 PM Sun 12 Feb 2012
Havas Sponsorship Insights final media evaluation for the 2011 Extreme Sailing Series confirms a near three-fold increase in value from €9.5m in 2010 to €25.7m – putting the relevance of the absolute numbers aside, the increase in coverage year on year is an important result for this event as it goes in to its sixth season. ...[more]

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