Live Coverage: Extreme Sailing Series St Petersburg

Published on August 31st, 2016

The 2016 Extreme Sailing Series™ fifth Act is scheduled for September 1-4 in St Petersburg, Russia. Live video streaming will be available on September 3 and 4 as well as graphics provided by SAP analytics each day of racing.

The live 90 minute programme, produced by Sunset+Vine, includes fixed onboard cameras delivering the action from the water, shore side cameras and graphics delivered by SAP. The expert commentary team includes Extreme Sailing Series™ former skipper and multihull expert sailor Stevie Morrison and Volvo Ocean Race commentator Niall Myant.

For details on the event, CLICK HERE

The 2016 Extreme Sailing Series travels through Asia, Europe, and Australia, where teams compete using the evenly-matched one design GC32 foiling catamarans.

Note: To convert times for your area, CLICK HERE

Thursday 1 September:
SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1700 GMT+3

Friday 2 September:
SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1700 GMT+3

Saturday 3 September:
Live Video: 1530-1700 GMT+3

SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1700 GMT+3

Sunday 4 September:
Live Video: -1530-1700 GMT+3

SAP Analytics: 1400-1700 GMT+3

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


2016 Schedule
March 16-19 – Muscat, Oman
April 29-May 2 – Qingdao, China
June 23-26 – Cardiff, UK
July 28-31 – Hamburg, Germany
September 1-4 – St Petersburg, Russia
September 22-25 – Madeira Islands, Portugal
October 6-9 – Lisbon, Portugal
December 8-11 – Australia (location TBD)

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