01 October 2014

Extreme Sailing Series, Act 7, Nice, France, Oct 2-5 (video)

Extreme Sailing Series, Act 7, Nice, France, Oct 2-5: preview video above
Just two weeks after the conclusion of Act 6 Istanbul, the Extreme 40 fleet are preparing to meet again for the penultimate Act of the year, in Nice, France. Over four days, 2-5 October, the fleet will go head to head, and with only two Acts remaining of the 2014 Series, everyone has a point to prove, and their eyes on the prize.  Some of world’s best sailors prepare to descend once again on to the shores of Nice, France, for the penultimate Act in the battle for the 2014 crown. The event will be broadcast live online --johnthecrowd.com-- to fans around the world from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th October 1530-1700 local time (GMT+2) daily

Extreme Sailing Series
Overall Results through Act 6
1 Alinghi 55
2 The Wave, Muscat 54
3 Emirates Team New Zealand 43
4 Realteam by Realstone 36
5 J.P. Morgan BAR 29
6 SAP Extreme Sailing Team 24
7 Oman Air 23
8 Gazprom Team Russia 23
9 Red Bull Sailing Team 23
10 Groupama sailing team 20
11 GAC Pindar 6
more info: 2014.sapsailing.com and

About the venue:
A diverse international city rooted in history but looking towards the future, Nice is the capital of the Cote d’Azur nestled between Cannes and Monaco in the heart of the French Riviera.  The city is enjoying a new dynamism under the direction of its Mayor Christian Estrosi, with the fifth largest population in France and the second most popular tourist destination with more than 4.5 million visitors a year who travel to Nice to enjoy the exceptional climate of this Mediterranean city.

Act 7 - Nice, France » Extreme Sailing Series schedule:
Thursday 2 October 11.30 Official skippers press conference at the Extreme Club 12.30 SAP Tech demo 14.00-17.00 Extreme 40 open-water racing window
Friday 3 October 10.00 Race Village opens 14.00-17.00 Extreme 40 stadium racing window
Saturday 4 October 10.00 Race Village opens 10.00 Optimist sailing 14.00-17.00 Extreme 40 stadium racing window
Sunday 5 October 10.00 Race Village opens 10.00 Optimist sailing 14.00-17.00 Extreme 40 stadium racing window 17.30 Optimist sailing prize giving ceremony 18.00 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 7, Nice official prize giving ceremony

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