Sunday, 14 April 2013

Extreme Sailing Series : Moving on up for the SAP Extreme Team in Singapore

SAP Extreme Team in Singapore. Image copyright Mark Lloyd/Extreme Sailing Series.

by Jo Uffendell

Another blistering day on the race course in Singapore for the SAP Extreme Sailing Team as they secured their first win of the season in Race 17 of the Extreme Sailing Series. The searing heat and humid atmosphere have not detracted the team from their mission and carefully matching their strategy to the conditions has resulting in them moving up another position on the leaderboard today.

With a win and second place secured on the water at Marina Bay, the SAP Extreme Sailing Team currently lie in 4th place overall and are determined to keep the pressure on during the last day of racing tomorrow. 

Coming off the water earlier, trimmer Mikkel Rossberg, said: “ Overall, today was the best we’ve ever sailed in these conditions, we are really happy, good starts, good tactics and good speed were key factors to our performance.