Live Coverage: Extreme Sailing Series, Muscat

Published on March 12th, 2018

The 2018 Extreme Sailing Series™ and 12th year in the history of the ultimate Stadium Racing championship is about to kick off again this week. Seven international teams (details here) will race from Wednesday March 14 in Muscat, Oman (local time zone is UTC +4). This will be the 8th time the Series visits the Sultanate of Oman.

Live video streaming will be available on Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17, as well as graphics provided by SAP Sailing Analytics daily on March 14 through 17.

The 3 hour live streaming programme, produced by Red Handed TV, includes fixed onboard cameras delivering the action from the water, shore side cameras, interviews from the race course and graphics delivered by SAP Sailing Analytics. The expert commentary team includes pro sailing commentators Niall Myant (GBR) and double Olympic gold medallist and Extreme Sailing Series™ former champion, Sarah Ayton OBE (GBR).

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Wednesday March 14:
SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1730 UTC+4

Thursday March 15:
SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1730 UTC+4

Friday March 16:
Live Video: 1400-1730 UTC+4

SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1730 UTC+4

Saturday March 17:
Live Video: 1300-1630 UTC+4

SAP Sailing Analytics: 1300-1630 UTC+4

2018 Extreme Sailing Series™ calendar
March 14-17 – Act 1, Muscat, Oman
May 24-27 – GC32 World Championship, Lake Garda, Italy
June 14-17 – Act 2, Barcelona, Spain
July 5-8 – Act 3, Portugal
August 9-12 – Act 4, St Petersburg, Russia
August 24-27 – Act 5, Cardiff, UK
October 18-21 – Act 6, San Diego, USA
November 29-December 2 – Act 7, Los Cabos, Mexico

Background: The Extreme Sailing Series is in its twelfth season, with this year’s eight event tour travelling through Middle East, Europe and the Americas. The platform used is the one design foiling GC32 catamaran, with the format highlighting ‘stadium’ short-course racing in front of the public.

Source: ESS

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