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Extreme Sailing Series Begins Today in Singapore

It’s like motor racing on water — deafening music blares out in the countdown to races, and fans flock to the water’s edge. Welcome to the Extreme Sailing Series, extreme by name and extreme by nature. Expect capsizing, high-speed wipeouts … Continue reading

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Cartwheeling Catamarans in the Extreme Sailing Series

We can’t imagine that a lot of these guys ever thought they’d be clinging to nets several stories in the air when they signed up for sailing. The physical strength they need to have is certainly evident here. Who knew … Continue reading

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Emirates Takes the Extreme Sailing Series in Boston

We’re thrilled to see that Americans came out in full force to see this sailing event and that they got a good show. Hopefully, it will draw even more major international sailing events to our ports. Dean Barker’s Emirates Team … Continue reading

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Extreme Sailing Series and Boston Harborfest Coincide for Ultimate Fun

The Extreme Sailing Series is making one North American stop in Boston from June 29-July 4, which coincides with the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Boston Harborfest. Eleven international teams will compete in the Extreme Sailing Series daily races, which have … Continue reading

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Alinghi and Team Extreme Crash Big

We know you all love a good crash! Day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 3 Istanbul produced the biggest crash since the Ecover crash in Almeria in 2009. In gusty conditions, approaching the top mark, Alinghi piled into … Continue reading

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Crashes and Capzises: Extreme Sailing Series Lives Up to Its Name

Never in four years of the Extreme Sailing Series has there been so much drama in one day. In almost unprecedented conditions in Qingdao, China, the public witnessed extraordinary “stadium” racing, first viewing a major collision between The Wave, Muscat … Continue reading

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