28 April 2014

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme Two, Muscat, Oman (video)

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2014, Programme Two, Muscat, Oman (video above)
Programme two of the official 2014 TV series comes to you from the stunning Muscat, Oman, where the 11-strong Extreme 40 fleet raced from the 19-22 March. The Arabian waters threw very different challenges at the teams over four days, testing their skills and tactical ability, and after 29 races, it came down to a big breeze, final race shoot out for the winner to be decided. Watch the highlights from a spectacular Act. Next up: Land Rover Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3 Qingdao, for the 'Double Star Mingren' Cup, 1-4 May

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