Land Rover Global Brand Ambassador Hannah White caught up with two-times winner of the Extreme Sailing Series™ Paul Campbell-James, who has made a welcome return to the Extreme Sailing Series™ in 2014, about the formation of a new team, being the ‘underdogs’ and what motivates him. About the Extreme Sailing Series:
Established in 2007, the Extreme Sailing Series™ is the original ‘stadium-style’ racing circuit designed for spectators, delivering high-performance action close to shore. Attracting some of the worlds very best sailors racing 40-feet multihulls on short courses, the global circuit spans Asia, the Middle East, Russia, Europe and Australia. The Extreme Sailing Series™ also delivers a unique and bespoke VIP experience, with guests racing on board during the races. And sailing fans around the world follow the action via the live TV coverage online.
The media value of the Extreme Sailing Series™ has grown year on year since 2007, and in 2013 was valued at almost €35.1million including a 7-part TV series distributed to broadcasters worldwide, offering an attractive proposition to the circuit’s partners that includes Series Main Partner Land Rover and other premium, world-class brands. For more information on our partners click here.
Focusing on building its shoreside Race Village with live music and entertainment, this pioneering circuit will continue to innovate as it looks to the future. The Extreme Sailing Series™ has been granted 'Special Event Status' by ISAF, the sport’s governing body, and is a strong supporter of promoting sailing in to new markets and to new audiences.