VIDEO: Behind the scenes with SAP Extreme Sailing Team

Published on December 12th, 2013

The SAP Extreme Sailing Team provides a behind the scenes look at the the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series.

The video offers a glimpse of the team’s preparation, led by Danish co-skippers Jes Gram-Hansen and Rasmus Køstner and featuring a wealth of talented and highly experienced European sailors including British yachtsman Pete Cumming, Portuguese Renato Conde, Danish sailors Nicolai Sehested and Kent Dalsbo.

Viewers gain an insight into the team’s preparation for competition and reviews the highlights of what has been an action-packed year. The team responded well to pressure, executed some outstanding moves and have utilized every ounce of their experience to deliver solid results throughout the year, securing 3 podium finishes in Singapore, Qingdao and Cardiff.

However, the Series podium still remains the team’s goal after this year’s competition came to a dramatic close for the team with a spectacular capsize on the penultimate day of racing in Brazil.

As title sponsor of the SAP Extreme Sailing Team, SAP supports the team through the implementation of innovative technology solutions that deliver cutting-edge analytics to the team in order to improve overall race and training performances. Data is at the heart of the SAP Extreme Sailing Team’s on and off water performance enabling the team to optimize their racing strategy, simplify the logistics of competing on a global tour and improve race results.

Source: Gillian Clarke, SAP Extreme Sailing Team


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