25 August 2014

Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 Cardiff, Video Highlights

Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 Cardiff, Video Highlights Above - Cardiff has delivered a festival atmosphere at Act 5 of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series global tour presented by Land Rover, making the half way stage of the season. With the pressure on the whole fleet to deliver a strong performance. Cardiff Bay threw everything at the fleet of 11 high-performance carbon fibre catamarans in front of 90,000 spectators over four days, that saw the teams jostle for every point, until a three-way final race shoot out between the leading pack – The Wave, Muscat, Alinghi and J.P. Morgan BAR - with all three leaning on each other hard as they fought to gain an advantage.

Three-way shoot out at the top as Oman fly the flag on British waters at the Extreme Sailing Series™ » Extreme Sailing Series: "Cardiff Bay saved the best for last for the 11-boat Extreme 40 fleet, where Alinghi, The Wave, Muscat and J.P. Morgan BAR battled it out until the bitter end for the top positions, in one of the closest – and most exciting – three-horse fights seen in the Series, which resulted in a three way collision and three consecutive penalties to boot in the final race. You couldn’t have scripted a better final, with the three leaders leaning on each other hard as they tried to gain the upper hand and The Wave, Muscat took advantage of the tussle to sail away with the win at Act 5 presented by Land Rover - and importantly homing in on Alinghi on the overall 2014 Series leaderboard...."

Extreme Sailing Series™ CARDIFF Results
The Wave, Muscat 210
2 Alinghi 205
3 J.P. Morgan BAR 203
4 Red Bull Sailing Team 186
5 Realteam by Realstone 182
6 Oman Air 175
7 SAP Extreme Sailing Team 174
8 Gazprom Team Russia 154
9 Groupama sailing team 154
10 GAC Pindar 153
11 Emirates Team New Zealand 151


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