Live Coverage: Extreme Sailing Series Muscat

Published on March 7th, 2017

The Extreme Sailing Series™ returns for 2017 with Act 1, Muscat on March 8-11, the first stop on an eight-Act global tour that will visit three continents over 10 months.

Nine teams, representing seven nations, with 40 of the world’s finest sailors on board, will compete on the waters in front of the Al Mouj Golf course, as they start their season-long campaigns to claim the coveted Series title, currently held by Swiss team Alinghi.

There will be live video streaming available on Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, as well as graphics provided by SAP analytics daily Thursday to Saturday, March 9 to 11.

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 and Andy Rice.

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Thursday 9 March:
SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1730 GMT+4

Friday 10 March:
Live Video: 1400-1730 GMT+4

SAP Sailing Analytics: 1400-1730 GMT+4

Saturday 11 March:
Live Video: -1330-1700 GMT+4

SAP Analytics: 1330-1700 GMT+4

2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ calendar
March 8-11 – Muscat, Oman
April 28-May 1 – Qingdao, China
June 29-July 2 – Madeira Islands, Portugal
July 20-23 – Europe
August 10-13 – Hamburg, Germany
August 25-28 – Cardiff, UK
October 19-22 – San Diego, USA
Nov 30-Dec 3 – Los Cabos, Mexico

Background: The Extreme Sailing Series is in its eleventh 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.

Source: ESS

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