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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) – the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Volvo Ocean Race-winning team – has finished the ninth and final leg of the gruelling round the world competition with a fifth place finish in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Extreme Sailing Series – After another day of adrenaline-fueled Extreme 40 racing in winds that topped well over 25kts in the gusts, defending champion Leigh McMillan and his team on The Wave, Muscat put in another solid performance to claim overall victory in Cardiff for the third consecutive year.

2015 Extreme Sailing Series - Cardiff has proved a happy hunting ground over the years for Oman Sail’s teams with three back to back wins between them but the pressure is now on to defend this winning streak and steal a march at the top of the Extreme Sailing Series leaderboard.

The emirate’s entry in the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR), finished leg six of the epic race around the world in second place after 17 days at sea on the way from Itajaí in Brazil to Newport, Rhode Island on the USA’s east coast.

Dongfeng Race Team (Charles Caudrelier/FRA) breathed a huge sigh of relief on Monday after the boat arrived in Itajaí right on schedule ready for the refit of a new mast.

(April 5, 2015; Day 20) – After full focus and concentration for 18d 23h 30min 10s, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing skipper Ian Walker led his team to win the 6,776 nm fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, from Auckland, NZL to Itajaí, Brazil.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Executive Board (EB) has today confirmed that the 1964 Games legacy venue of Enoshima Yacht Harbour will host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition.

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is to campaign for Disabled Sailing's inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and has appointed VERO Communications to advise and support its campaign. 

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is to give grants totalling seventy one thousand, four hundred and seventy five pounds (£71,475) to not-for-profit sailing projects in South Africa, Bermuda, Scotland and England.

With less than a week to go until the Land Rover Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 3, Qingdao, there is a palpable tension in the air, as the nine-strong Extreme 40 fleet head to China’s Olympic sailing city, 30 April – 3 May.

Last year, Extreme Sailing Series™ generated €44 million in global media value, reports independent media evaluation agency Havas Sports and Entertainment, reaffirming the Series position as the leading, sponsor-funded global circuit.

On one of the world’s busiest waterways, the Huangpu River, in the Bund area of Shanghai, hundreds of thousands of passers-by were stopped in their tracks today by the unique sight of the Land Rover Extreme 40 sailing on this iconic waterway alongside cargo ships, tankers and passenger ferries.


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