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Extreme Sailing Series - David Carr's views on the first 4 Acts By Extreme Sailing Series, , 12:36 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014
If there is anyone that knows the Extreme Sailing Series, it’s David ‘Freddie’ Carr. The British sailor raced in the inaugural circuit in 2007 – back then for the iShares Cup – before going on to win it in 2009 with Oman Sail Masirah. He is now part of the 2014 broadcast commentary team, and as such he has seen the Series from both sides of the track. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 - Realteam holds its own in St Petersburg By Bernard Schopfer, , 2:46 AM Tue 1 Jul 2014
The Swiss crew onboard Realteam by Realstone fought valiantly in very light conditions at the inaugural Extreme Sailing Series event in the famous city of St Petersburg, Russia, to finish fifth out of a fleet of 12 multihulls at Act 4. This result puts them in fourth place on the season championship leaderboard, just four points off the podium. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 - Rare placing for Groupama By Groupama Sailing Team, , 9:38 PM Mon 30 Jun 2014
Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, 2014 - After 22 races contested over four days on Saint Petersburg's race zone, which was as sumptuous as it was complicated, Groupama 40 secured a rare eleventh place out of twelve competitors. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series - Demanding Act 4 finale By J.P. Morgan BAR, , 5:46 PM Mon 30 Jun 2014
On the Extreme Sailing Series finale of Act 4, six races were completed in front of the spectacular Russian backdrop, taking it to 22 in total over the four days. Each race was equally demanding, offering a different set of conditions and today was no exception with tricky, unstable and shifty racing for the 12 Extreme 40 teams. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Five teams play Russian Roulette on final day By Extreme Sailing Series, , 7:17 AM Mon 30 Jun 2014
After four days and 22 races, Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover came down to an edge-of-the-seat final race shoot out, with five teams gunning for the podium and no room for error. The game of Russian roulette between The Wave, Muscat and Alinghi continued until the final double pointer. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ makes podium again in Russia By ETNZblog.com, , 6:30 AM Mon 30 Jun 2014
Emirates Team New Zealand sailed an outstanding final day in the Extreme Sailing Series, Russia to make the medla podium again.Emirates Team New Zealand did all they could to win the Extreme Sailing Series in St Petersburg today including winning the final double points race. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: More images from Day 3 By Eugenia Bakunova, www.mainsail.ru, , 1:13 AM Mon 30 Jun 2014
Russian photographer Eugenia Bakunova of www.mainsail.ru is in St Petersburg, Russia for the final two days of the Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4. She provided this second image gallery from Day 3 of the regatta. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Images from Day 3 - a Russian view By Eugenia Bakunova, www.mainsail.ru, , 10:46 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014
Russian photographer Eugenia Bakunova of www.mainsail.ru is in St Petersburg, Russia for the final two days of the Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4. She provided this image gallery from Day 3 of the regatta. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: View the final day of Act 4 here - Video By Sail-World, , 7:45 PM Sun 29 Jun 2014
Full video coverage of the final day of Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series, St Petersburg. A massive 10 races were sailed on the penultimate day of Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Saint Petersburg presented by Land Rover, with superb sailing conditions that saw six different race winners result in a shake-up on the Act leaderboard. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ hold a clear third overall By ETNZblog.com, , 8:43 AM Sun 29 Jun 2014
Emirates Team NZ, helmed by Peter Burling, have moved into being a clear third on the leaderboard after three days of racing in the Extreme Sailing Series being sailed in the River Neve in Russia. Conditions on the third day at St Petersburg were a complete turn around from the previous light-air days. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series - Tables turn on Saint Petersburg leaderboard By Extreme Sailing Series, , 4:57 AM Sun 29 Jun 2014
At Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series, a massive 10 races were sailed on the penultimate day in Saint Petersburg, with superb sailing conditions that saw six different race winners result in a shake-up on the Act leaderboard. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 - Good speed for J.P. Morgan BAR By Sarah Alexander, , 4:38 AM Sun 29 Jun 2014
The penultimate day of the Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4, delivered strong and stable, racing conditions and a day of exciting, engaging stadium racing in Russia’s sailing capital. Ten races were completed, each one a highly competitive battle throughout. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series Act 4: Oman Sail teams poised for strong finish By Oman Sail, , 3:11 AM Sun 29 Jun 2014
At Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series in St Petersburg, a perfect show was laid on with bright sunshine, excited crowds and a lively breeze which propelled Oman Air up the leaderboard and The Wave, Muscat into a position of strength to make a bid for the first ever Russian title in the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ lifts to third in Russia By ETNZblog.com, , 6:53 AM Sat 28 Jun 2014
Day 2 of racing in St Petersburg for the Extreme Sailing Series was about as tough as they come for any race committee or sailing team. If anyone wanted a lesson on the intricacies of wind then today was the day. It came, it went. It was left, it was right. It blew then didn’t blow at all and did it randomly all over again on several occasions. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 - J.P. Morgan BAR plays the waiting game By Sarah Alexander, , 4:51 AM Sat 28 Jun 2014
Day two of Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 and the Extreme 40 fleet struggled to find a rhythm in the light, taxing conditions. Just two races were completed on the Neva River, as the wind played a game of stop – start in the iconic city. Despite their disappointment at the lack of races, J.P. Morgan BAR used the day wisely and played the waiting game. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 - Fickle breeze shuts down proceedings By Extreme Sailing Series, , 4:13 AM Sat 28 Jun 2014
At Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series, the race conditions on the Neva River remained capricious in Saint Petersburg today for the 12-strong Extreme 40 fleet, against the backdrop of the Winter Palace and the gilded dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral, where mastering the light breeze, overcoming the strong current and remaining consistent paid dividends. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 - Oman Sail crews on the rise By Oman Sail, , 2:57 AM Sat 28 Jun 2014
At Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Saint Petersburg, Oman Sail’s two Extreme 40s The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air both moved up the leaderboard today despite another difficult day, compared by skipper Leigh McMillan to a game of snakes and ladders. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ in the top group after Day 1 By ETNZblog, , 7:38 AM Fri 27 Jun 2014
The Extreme Sailing Series’ St Petersburg regatta kicked off on the river Neva today in typical fashion – tight racing on a confined and tricky race area where again consistency was king. Some teams did well, others suffered on the tight race course which is just 300 metres wide at its narrowest point. Testing conditions saw the crews battle massive wind shifts and a four-knot current across th ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 - Tricky first day for J.P. Morgan BAR By Sarah Alexander, , 3:59 AM Fri 27 Jun 2014
The first day of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Saint Petersburg and J.P. Morgan BAR were set up to expect both a demanding venue and difficult racing conditions from the famous Russian city. The wind was highly inconsistent, extremely light, and it eventually forced officials to abandon sailing after only four races. ...[more]


Extreme Sailing Series - Action underway in Saint Petersburg By Extreme Sailing Series, , 3:27 AM Fri 27 Jun 2014
Set against a city backdrop instantly recognisable the world over, the Neva River provided the playground for the first day of Stadium Racing at Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Saint Petersburg, presented by Land Rover, where some teams thrived and others suffered within the confines of the tight stadium racecourse, which is just 300 metres wide at its narrowest point. ...[more]


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