sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Extreme Sailing Series - Competing teams revealed

Extreme Sailing Series - Competing teams revealed

'Red Bull Extreme Sailing in Singapore - Extreme Sailing Series 2011'    ThMartinez / Sea & Co - Copyright

Extreme Sailing Series 2011 ninth and final Act is being held off Marina Bay in Singapore from 7th to 11th December. The 2012 Extreme Sailing Series™ global circuit will be announced on Tuesday, 13th December, just two days after the final Act and coinciding with the opening day of the World Yacht Racing Forum in Estoril, Portugal.

The worldwide circuit will once again span several continents as it goes in to its sixth year, with its award-winning ‘stadium racing’ format continuing to bring the sport to the public, entertaining fans in established markets and introducing the sport in countries where professional sailing is very new.

Emirates Team New Zealand & Groupe Edmond de Rothschild - Extreme Sailing Series 2011 -  Lloyd Images?nid=91333_©  

The skipper and crew line-ups for the 10 teams competing at the final Act of the circuit can be revealed today (see full list below). This includes Dean Barker back at the helm of Emirates Team New Zealand who lead the America’s Cup World Series Championship and is lying third overall in the Extreme Sailing Series going into the final event, Alinghi skippered by Tanguy Cariou and helmed by Yann Guichard lying in fourth, fifth placed The Wave, Muscat skippered by Leigh McMillan, Roman Hagara’s Red Bull Extreme Sailing lying in sixth, Oman Air with new skipper Chris Draper at the helm in eighth and the all-British crew led by Ian Williams, recently crowned ISAF World Match Race Tour champion, on Team GAC Pindar in ninth. Two new entries in the form of Stéphane Kandler’s, SOITEC and the first club™, named Team Extreme - the first club™, headed by skipper Sébastien Col, and Team TILT, the Swiss-French squad that will also re-join the fleet after their first participation in Almería, with Swiss multihull lake sailor Alex Schneiter as skipper.

Luna Rossa leads overall going in to the final act of 2011 - Extreme Sailing Series 2011 -  Lloyd Images?nid=91333_©  

At the top of the 2011 leaderboard, the Italian team of Luna Rossa is leading the Overall Championship, but only one point ahead of the French team Groupe Edmond de Rothschild. 'The Luna Rossa team is really excited about heading to Singapore and the final event of the season,' said Luna Rossa helmsman Paul Campbell-James. 'We're going to have a great battle with Gitana. We're guaranteed a top two result in the overall season results so it’s going to be literally a five-day match race - Italy versus France for the title. Alister [Richardson] and I were in exactly the same position against Gitana this time last year and we're hoping for a similar winning result!' [Note: Paul Campbell-James was skipper of the 2010 overall champions on board The Wave, Muscat beating Groupe Edmond de Rothschild then skippered by Yann Guichard.] Whilst these two teams will fight out for the overall victory, four teams can still claim the third spot on the podium. As ever, its expected to go down to the wire.

Fleet racing in Singapore in 2009 - Extreme Sailing Series 2011 -  ThMartinez?nid=91333_- Sea & Co - Copyright  

The action will begin on the 7th December on Marina Bay, under the iconic backdrop of the Singapore Flyer, also home to F1’s Grand Prix pitlanes, with the Extreme Race Village opening to the public from the 9th to 11th. The on-water action will be complemented by the NeilPryde Racing Series, following its debut on the Extreme circuit in Nice, which will see 20 of the best professional and amateur windsurfers from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Click here to find out all the latest info on the Singapore event including activities on and off the water and timings.

Team crew list for Singapore:
Alinghi
Skipper/Tactician: Tanguy Cariou (FRA) / Helm: Yann Guichard (FRA) / Trimmer: Nils Frei (SUI) / Bowman: Yves Detrey (SUI)

Emirates Team New Zealand
Skipper/Helm: Dean Barker (NZL) / Tactician: Glenn Ashby (NZL) / Trimmer: James Dagg (NZL) / Bowman: Jeremy Lomas (NZL)

Groupe Edmond de Rothschild
Skipper/Helm: Pierre Pennec (FRA) / Traveler: Christophe Espagnon (FRA) / Trimmer: Thierry Fouchier (FRA) / Bowman: Hervé Cunningham (FRA)

Luna Rossa
Skipper/Trimmer: Max Sirena (ITA) / Helm: Paul Campbell-James (GBR) / Tactician: Alister Richardson (GBR) / Bowman: Manuel Modena (ITA)

Oman Air
Skipper/Helm: Chris Draper (GBR) / Tactician: Kinley Fowler (NZL) / Trimmer: David Carr (GBR) / Bowman: Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

Red Bull Extreme Sailing
Skipper/Helm: Roman Hagara (AUT) / Tactician: Hans Peter Steinacher (AUT) / Trimmer: Matt Adams (GBR) / Bowman: Craig Monk (NZL)

Team Extreme - the first club™
Skipper/Tactician: Sébastien Col (FRA) / Helmsman: Jean-Christophe Mourniac (FRA) / Trimmer: Franck Citeau (FRA) / Bowman: Christophe André (FRA)

Team GAC Pindar
Skipper/Helm: Ian Williams (GBR) / Tactician: Mark Bulkeley (GBR) / Trimmer: Andrew Walsh (GBR) / Bowman: Matt Cornwell (GBR)

Team TILT
Skipper/Trimmer: Alex Schneiter (SUI) / Helmsman: Charles Favre (SUI) / Tactician: Arnaud Psarofaghis / (SUI) / Bowman: Nicolas Heintz (FRA)

The Wave, Muscat
Skipper/Helm: Leigh McMillan (GBR) / Tactician: Kyle Langford (AUS) / Trimmer: Nick Hutton (GBR) / Bowman: Khamis Al Anbouri (OMA)

Find out more about the Teams here.

Extreme Sailing Series website




by Extreme Sailing Series

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=91333

4:29 PM Wed 30 Nov 2011 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2011 Extreme Sailing Series

Related News Stories:

12 Dec 2011  Extreme Sailing Series - Luna Rossa claims title
11 Dec 2011  Extreme Sailing Series Act 9 - Red Bull collides with GAC Pindar
10 Dec 2011  Extreme Sailing Series Act 9 – Demanding conditions
09 Dec 2011  Extreme Sailing Series Act 9 - Difficult conditions
08 Dec 2011  Extreme Sailing Series Act 9 - Red Bull in top form
23 Nov 2011  Extreme Sailing Series 2012 TV series creates a buzz
22 Nov 2011  Extreme Sailing Series heads to Singapore for final Act
08 Nov 2011  Extreme Sailing Series TV schedule
01 Nov 2011  Extreme Sailing Series heads to Singapore for final Act
17 Oct 2011  Extreme Sailing Series - Edmond de Rothschild Group top overall
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World

















Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals - Oleander takes early lead by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,




2014 Detroit Cup - Sam Gilmour leads by Dobbs Davis, Detroit, Michigan








Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Riding the AC45 - VIDEO by Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island










America's Cup: Five Challengers sign-on for 35th Match by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,


Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad talks Time and Money (Part II) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,


















AWT Quatro Desert Showdown at Punta San Carlos by American Windsurfing Tour,








2014 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship - Ready to rock
IFDS Worlds - Wind delays, but racing continues in Halifax
IFDS World Championships - Day 2 images by Jude Robertson
MS Cup - Three days until the start
America's Cup: Rod Davis - Time for a change after ten years with team *Feature
ISAF seeking hosting bids for Nations Cup
Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds - Luvisetto and Alexadr Boite victorious +Video
IFDS World Championships - Action shots by Tim Wilkes
Maxi yacht rendezvous this September in Sardinia
World Yacht Racing Forum 2014: 'Growing the business of Yacht Racing'
Clipper Race: 2015-16 edition of world's longest ocean race 70% full
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland - Swish smash 5th World Record
Leaderboards take shape at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games 2014
IFDS Worlds - Hot competition on first day of racing
Challenging Conditions - CORK OCR
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 for the US Sailing Team
2014 Melges 20 World Championship - Countdown begins
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 3
America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team *Feature
Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3
Roble and Wilson still number one match racers in the U.S.   
2014 Formula Kite World Championship Day 1   
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 images by Jude Robertson   
Volvo Ocean Race: Forget the f-word - Team SCA profiled   
52 Super Series - Fleet grows, 2015 dates revealed   
420 and 470 Junior Europeans - Teams from 9 nations on the podium   
IFDS Worlds - Former president presented with ISAF awards medal   
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Improvements aplenty in Byte CII fleets   
America's Cup: New Zealand loses top coach to Artemis Racing   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part I) *Feature   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race Day 9 - Swish on record pace   
2014 CORK Olympic Classes Regatta - Day 3   
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 2   
2014 IFDS World Championship: Opening Ceremony images   
Opera House Cup - Images by Ingrid Abery   
Teams descend upon Cowes for inaugural J/111 World Championships   
Hamilton Island Race Week: Everywhere there's smiley people   
IFDS World Championships - US Paralympic hopefuls ready for racing   
Sopot Match Race - Poland's Tour debut deemed a triumph   
Vineyard Race celebrates 80th running of the East Coast classic   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT