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Extreme Sailing Series - Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat dominate By Lucy Harwood, 7:26 AM Sun 2 Sep 2012
At the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff, The Wave, Muscat showed why they are the overall series leader on day three. The team skippered by British sailor Leigh McMillan delivered five top three finishes, including two wins. Today’s results move them up the leader board to first overall after 24 races. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series - Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat on form By Lucy Harwood, 7:57 AM Sat 1 Sep 2012
On day two of racing at the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff, there were large crowds gathered to take in the UK stage of the global series. Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat delivered more consistent performances to secure second and third position overall after sixteen races. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 - Battle continues on day 2 in Cardiff By Extreme Sailing Series, , 5:01 AM Sat 1 Sep 2012
Day two's forecast for Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff was for lighter winds, but the breeze more than delivered. If the increase in wind pressure was unexpected, the pressure on the teams as they battled for their position on the leader board was exactly as expected. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series - Strong day 1 for Oman Air By Lucy Harwood, 8:31 AM Fri 31 Aug 2012
Day one of racing in Cardiff for Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series didn’t disappoint as the fleet took on some big breeze on one of the toughest race courses of the series so far. Oman Air delivered a strong performance today and hold second place overall with 50 points after eight races. The Wave, Muscat had a more challenging day and finished fifth with 43 points. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 underway in Cardiff By Extreme Sailing Series, 6:49 AM Fri 31 Aug 2012
Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series on Cardiff Bay, Wales got underway today with breezy and gusty conditions ensuring an action-packed opening for the nine Extreme 40s. Austria’s Red Bull Sailing Team blasted round the tight courses, reaching speeds of 29mph (25.4 knots) relishing the conditions that put Roman Hagara’s men at the top of the rankings at the end of day one. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series - Gitana Team get back to business By Kate Jennings translation, , 6:59 AM Thu 30 Aug 2012
Following a short summer break for all the members of Gitana Team, it’s time to get back down to business. In the Extreme Sailing Series circuit, Pierre Pennec and his men are in training prior to the competition kicking off tomorrow on the waters of Cardiff. Meanwhile, Sébastien Josse and the crew of Edmond de Rothschild Group are putting the finishing touches to their game plan. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series heads to Cardiff for Act 5 By Extreme Sailing Series, , 1:23 AM Wed 29 Aug 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 is being held from 31st August to 2nd September 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. Excitement is building in the Welsh capital, not only amongst the locals who are eagerly anticipating the Extreme 40s Welsh debut, but also within the teams who after their last meeting more than seven weeks ago, are champing at the bit for battle to commence ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 - USA's Tunnicliffe to join GAC Pindar By Nicolle Bloomfield, , 10:08 PM Fri 24 Aug 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 is being held in Cardiff, UK from 30th August to 2nd September 2012. Olympic medalist and Team USA heroine, Anna Tunnicliffe, is to join the GAC Pindar Extreme sailing team for the event. Tunnicliffe, who is fresh from competing in the spectacular London 2012 Olympics, will swap match racing for multihull action as GAC Pindar battle against the Extreme fleet ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 - Hannah Mills to join Team Wales By Extreme Sailing Series, , 8:42 PM Mon 20 Aug 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 is being held from 31st August to 2nd September 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. Olympic silver medallist and one half of the successful British 470 women’s duo Hannah Mills, will be flying the Welsh flag as part of Team Wales, a wildcard entry for Act 5. Team Wales will bring the tally of boats on the start line up to nine when the Extreme Sailing Series makes its Welsh debut ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 Overall + Man Overboard Video By Extreme Sailing Series, 8:39 AM Mon 9 Jul 2012
If the previous day’s racing in Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Porto was outstanding, today’s was astonishing with bigger crowds than the Series has ever witnessed. On the final day, there was an estimated 38,000 spectators (66,000 estimated over the course of the event) surrounding the Extreme Stadium on both the Porto and Gaia sides of the Douro river. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 - Jes Gram Hansen on Porto action + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, 6:25 AM Mon 9 Jul 2012
Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series has just ended in Porto, Portugal and thousands turned out to witness the Extreme 40s race on one of the most impressive stadiums the Series has ever visited on Saturday (7 July). ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Six wins for McMillan, grounding for Pennec By Frederick Duvac, 7:42 AM Sat 7 Jul 2012
Leigh McMillan seemed unflappable today in Porto, following up a race win in this morning’s offshore racing with an astonishing five wins within the stadium this afternoon. Whilst there were celebrations dockside this evening for McMillan’s men on The Wave, Muscat, it was utter frustration for Pierre Pennec on Groupe Edmond de Rothschild after careering into the rocks in the shallows by the sea wa ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 - SAP Extreme claim first win By Extreme Sailing Series, , 2:56 AM Sat 7 Jul 2012
Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 - The Extreme 40s sailed three races in open water in the early afternoon in Porto today with Atlantic swells and light breeze making it difficult for even the most experienced teams to post consistent results. While Leigh McMillan is unwavering at the top of the leaderboard, the tricky conditions saw some of the less experienced teams shine ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 - Porto opens in spectacular fashion By Extreme Sailing Series, , 6:48 AM Fri 6 Jul 2012
Act 4 of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series got underway in Porto today in outstanding fashion with big sea swells and strong winds creating some electrifying racing. The new faces on the circuit, Fred Le Peutrec and Andrew Walsh, showed they can mix it up with the more experienced skippers with both men leading their teams to race wins, but ultimately it was Leigh McMillan who came out on top. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Porto action starts tomorrow By Extreme Sailing Series, 8:14 AM Thu 5 Jul 2012
The countdown is on to the Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Porto and the teams have spent today making final preparations to their Extreme 40s in the technical area at Douro Marina ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series heads to Portugal for Act 4 + Videos By Extreme Sailing Series, , 1:36 AM Fri 29 Jun 2012
The Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 is being held from 5th to 8th July 2012. The Extreme Sailing Series is preparing to make its Portuguese debut with some of the best sailors of international yacht racing preparing to line up against one another as the 2012 Series makes it move towards its half way point. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Istanbul - The Wave Muscat takes Act 3 + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, 7:03 AM Mon 11 Jun 2012
In the Extreme Sailing Series’ closest finish so far this year, British Olympian Leigh McMillan and his crew onboard The Wave, Muscat won Act 3 in Istanbul, after four days and 29 races which has seen them in a game of cat and mouse with Roman Hagara and his Austrian Red Bull Sailing Team since the word ‘go’. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Edmond de Rothschild takes second By Translated by Kate Jennings, , 6:01 AM Mon 11 Jun 2012
After Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series, it is now three podiums in a row for the Edmond de Rothschild Group! After four days of lively, windy competition on the Marmara Sea, the catamaran fitted out by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild has secured second place in the event. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series - Red Bull Sailing Team regains lead + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 6:22 AM Sun 10 Jun 2012
In the Extreme Sailing Series, the beautiful Bosphorus was where proceedings commenced on the penultimate day of Act 3 in Istanbul, providing one of the most stunning race courses the Extreme 40s have ever raced on. Red Bull Sailing Team are back in the driving seat as the eight Extreme 40s head into the final day tomorrow ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 - Overhaul at the top + Video By Extreme Sailing Series, , 7:18 AM Sat 9 Jun 2012
Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Istanbul has picked up the pace a level at the halfway mark, with a new looking top three at the end of day two. Leigh McMillan and The Wave, Muscat started the day in what McMillan described as 'a pretty slow start, we had our knickers in a twist' but that didn’t faze the British Olympian who came out swinging at the end of the day in pole position ...[more]


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