Video Highlights: Extreme Sailing Series St Petersburg 2016
Published on September 23rd, 2016
Over four days in St Petersburg on September 1-4, the world-class sailors of the Extreme Sailing Series experienced some of the best racing of the 2016 global tour so far at this Russian venue. After 24 races hosted by the St Petersburg Yacht Club, it all came to a nail-biting climax in the crucial final double-pointer, that saw the two-time winners of the America’s Cup, Alinghi, snatch victory from the hands of Oman Air. Video published on Sep 22, 2016.
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.
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)