The final act of the very popular Extreme Sailing series will be held in Sydney from 8th to the 11th of December 2016.This news was confirmed by the organizer and Extreme Sailing Series owner OC sport. The final act will be held in association with the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron in December in Sydney.
The organizers of the Extreme Sailing Series look to have a liking on Sydney as this is the third consecutive year that Sydney will be hosting the final act of the eight Act global tours. The locals visiting the event will get to catch a glimpse of the GC32 hydro foiling catamarans for the first time this year.
The race director Phil Lawrence said that the event will be taking place in a new location in Sydney. He said that he was very happy that the event is heading to Sydney for its culmination this year, with the guys at Yacht Charter in Kastela helping to show them how it should be done. This is a very great venue to host the event and everyone knows that Sydney is a great sailing city. The organizers have decided to carry out a small change in the format of the race with the first race day course to be of longer length.
The Extreme Sailing Series will be held in Sydney a few weeks before the much anticipated Sydney Hobart Yacht race. The commodore of Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Richard Chapman, is very happy to welcome the final series of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series to Sydney. This place has a long history of hosting very popular sailing regattas and the club is looking forward to making it a grand success.
The champion of the Extreme Sailing Series, Pete Greenhalgh of Oman Air, says that he loves racing in Sydney and it offers everything that spectators are looking for. The spectators can expect close finishes in the final act of the series.