05 September 2014

Extreme Sailing Series, Video Preview of Act 6 Istanbul

Where East meets West: Istanbul welcomes Extreme 40 fleet back -
Extreme Sailing Series, Video Preview of Act 6 Istanbul above

Less than two weeks after the conclusion of Act 5 Cardiff, presented by Land Rover, the Extreme 40 fleet is due for arrival in Istanbul, where the historic city will play host to the 12 competing international teams. Over four days, 11-14 September, the fleet will go head to head, including a passage race on the notorious Bosphorus strait. With only three Acts left on the 2014 calendar, the pressure cooker is close to boiling over as the fleet head into the business end of the season, with 40 points still up for the taking, and less than that separating the top 10 boats. Watch the preview for Act 6 Istanbul, above.

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: "September 4, 2014: A crucial part of any yacht race or regatta is the expertise of the organizing body. Top class events, featuring cutting-edge, expensive yachts and the cream of international sailing talent, demand the highest professionalism in their race management. Competitors require racing to be fair, enjoyable, well managed. Such an event is the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup: one of the most illustrious and complex regattas in the world. The stakes are high, participants ultra competitive, the wind capricious...." more at regattanews.com
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