The Extreme Sailing Series, now in it’s 8th year, is coming to Sydney Harbour as part of it’s global tour. This high performance catamaran racing series features up to 8 sailing races on Sydney Harbour starting near Farm Cove, on 13th and 14th December 2014.
The boats are race bred high performance, 12m carbon fibre catamarans that can achieve amazing speeds on the water. Light weight boats with high tech Kevlar sails, these cats can get one hull out of the water in just 8 knots of breeze.
The Extreme 40 catamarans has been designed by Olympic champions Yves Loday and Mitch Booth, with the aim to provide the performance-focused multihull.
Catamaran racing is gaining increasing world yachting attention with the astonishing speeds these vessels can achieve. Indeed the recent America’s Cup held in San Francisco featured a new design catamaran with planing hydrofoils. The spectacle of these amazing flying sailing machines is creating a new spectator interests.
For the Extreme Sailing Series, crews battle it out on short courses that are spectator friendly during races that do not exceed 20 minutes – and there can be up to 8 races per day.
Other international destination for this Extreme Sailing Series include, Nice, Istanbul, Singapore, St Petersburg, Cardiff and QingDao.
Eastcoast Sailing can get you up close to the sailing race action on Sydney Harbour with your own private skippered yacht, catamaran or motor cruiser. Call Eastcoast Sailing now to book your charter boat… 1300 883 023.