21 October 2012

Extreme Sailing Series victory for Groupe Edmond de Rothshchild

Fine French victory on French waters for Groupe Edmond de Rothshchild [ENG] » Extreme Sailing Series: "The French team Groupe Edmond de Rothschild ended the day where they started it – at the top of the Act 7 leaderboard in Nice with a win in the penultimate Act of the year on home soil. Spurred on by the cheers of support from an estimated 27,000 strong local crowd over the three days of racing, Pierre Pennec led his men to an impressive four race wins on the final day and with it secured third place on the overall Series leaderboard as the fleet heads to the 2012 finale in Rio de Janeiro (6th - 9th December)."

Extreme Sailing Series, Nice, France, results
1 Groupe Edmond de Rothschild 173
2 The Wave - Muscat 161.3
3 Oman Air 159
4 GAC Pindar 134
5 SAP Extreme Sailing Team 121
6 Red Bull Sailing Team 120.7
7 Alinghi 102
8 ZouLou 69

Extreme Sailing Series overall standings:
1 The Wave - Muscat 61.5
2 Oman Air 54
3 Groupe Edmond de Rothschild 51
4 Red Bull Sailing Team 48.5
5 GAC Pindar 38.5
6 SAP Extreme Sailing Team 33
7 Alinghi 28
8 ZouLou 23.5

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Mystic Seaport says 'thanks'
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