Extreme Sailing Series comes to Muscat this weekend


Starting Wednesday, Muscat will kick off the first stage of the Extreme Sailing Series for the 3rd year in a row. It runs between the 6th and the 8th and will be based at The Wave by Oman Sails HQ.
8 teams with 40 of the world ́s best sailors from 10 countries will line up on the starting grid on Tuesday 5 March for four days of intense competition. The fleet will start racing at 2pm every day and from Wednesday, 6 March the event opens to the public (Free Entry).



The map above shows the Race Village, which will include Red Bull Free Runners, motored para-gliders, live commentary in Arabic and English, a football tournament supported by the Oman Football Association with 100 teams competing for a cash prize donated by Oman Sail going to the winning team and a charity of the team´s choice, resident DJ, food and beverage stalls, as well as many activities for children. The on-water entertainment will be complemented by a windsurfers exhibition and a Try Sailing programme for everyone.

Heres the schedule for the week:

Weekly schedule:
Tuesday 5 March
11.00-12.00 - Official Press conference at VIP Area
14.00-20.00- Football tournament
14.00-17.00 - Open water racing Extreme 40
Wednesday 6 March
10.15 – Muscat city and coastal races
14.00-20.00- Football tournament
14.00-17.00 - Stadium Racing Extreme 40
17.30 - Public presentation to the top boat of the day
Thursday 7 March
11.00-17.00- Try Sailing
14.00-20.00- Football tournament
13.45-16.45 - Stadium Racing Extreme 40
17.30 - Public presentation to the top boat of the day
18.00 -18.45- Evening Racing Extreme 40
Friday 8 March
11.00-17.00- Try Sailing
14.00-20.00- Football tournament
14.00-17.00 - Stadium racing Extreme 40
17.30 - Act 1 Prize Giving


There's also a fun little video on You Tube below, and a Facebook event page here.


And dont forget to support your local Extreme champions! 

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Extreme Sailing Series comes to Muscat this weekend Extreme Sailing Series comes to Muscat this weekend Reviewed by Sythe on Monday, March 04, 2013 Rating: 5

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