20 August 2014

Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff, August 22-25 (video)


Extreme Sailing Series, Cardiff, August 22-25 (promo video above)
Excitement in the Welsh Capital is building, as the fleet of 11 high-performance Extreme 40 catamarans are preparing to flex their giant sails, fine tune their speed machines and bring Stadium Racing to Cardiff Bay, as the headline Act to the Harbour Festival, 22-25 August, presented by Land Rover. [coverage August 22-25 here at johnthecrowd.com ]

Freddie’s form guide: Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts Act 5 Cardiff, presented by Land Rover » Extreme Sailing Series: "With the mid-season Extreme Sailing Series™ transfer window well and truly alive, there is every chance the event in Cardiff could be a real leveller on the leaderboard, as the world-class sporting spectacle prepares to land in the Welsh Capital this August Bank Holiday weekend. With the UK leg of the global Stadium Racing tour just 24 hours away, David ‘Freddie’ Carr gives his dockside views from Cardiff Bay...." (read more at link above)

Times of Oman | News :: Oman Sail’s The Wave, Oman Air gear up for Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 in Cardiff: "The two Oman Sail teams participating in the Extreme Sailing Series (ESS), Oman Air and The Wave, Muscat, are gearing up for the fifth Act of the global circuit, taking place in the United Kingdom from August 22 to 25. To be held in the heart of Cardiff Bay, more than 120,000 spectators are expected to come to the public village to witness the elite level stadium racing between 11 teams representing seven nations...."


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