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2009年11月23日 (月)

Extreme Sailing Series ASIA, Hongkong, Singapore and Oman

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初のExtreme Sailing Series Asia200911月から20103月の間に展開される。Asian Seriesの最初の年は、4番目となる可能性がある会場を含めてHong Kong, SingaporeおよびOman4大会が開催予定である。各大会は、定められたショート・フォーマットである、レースを理解し易くするためのメディア・デイ、VIPセーリング・デイおよび特別行事を組み合わせ、5日間のレースで構成される。

Hong Kong : 20-24 November 2009

41718 The first event in the Extreme Sailing Series Asia will take place over the 20th-24th November in Hong Kong, supported by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, to coincide with their annual ‘Around the Island Race’ on the 22nd November. With over 200 entries the Around the Island Race is Hong Kong’s largest and most inclusive sailing event. The RHKYC is well equipped to support the series given its long time presence in Hong Kong waters as the premier sailing club.

香港大会の主催団体はRoyal Hong Kong Yacht Club1122日には200艇以上参加の当地ビックレガッタ‘Around the Island Race’と併催。

Singapore : 11th-15th December 2009

The second event will be staged in Singapore from 11th-15th December where sailing has become synonymous with sporting excellence in the region, after multiple medal success at the Asian Games and the ISAF Youth World Championships. One of the country’s key objectives is to make Singapore a key hub for sailing competitions.

Asian GamesおよびISAF Youth World Championshipsの成功を受けて、国家の目標の一つにシンガポールがセーリング競技のキイ・ハブとなることを掲げている。

Muscat, Oman : 1st-5th February 2010

Muscat, Oman will host the third event over the 1st to 5th February just before the America’s Cup in the neighbouring United Arab Emirates, subject to the current legal dispute. The Sultanate of Oman, home to the legend of Sindbad, is known throughout the Gulf for its spectacular beauty and hospitality.

オマーン大会は、現在法廷で論争中であるが、隣国アラブ首長国連邦におけるAmerica’s Cupの直前に開催。伝説のシンドバットの本場である、オマーンは人を惹きつける美観とホスピタリティーのGulf湾岸で有名である。

Teams

Six top flight teams announced for inaugural Extreme Sailing Series Asia

24 of the World's best sailors will meet on Victoria Harbour on 20 November for the first event in the Extreme Sailing Series Asia.

41958_3 41964_3 The six teams will be:

BT - Nick Moloney (AUS)

China Team - Thierry Barot (FRA)

Oman Sail Masirah - Pete Cumming (GBR)

Red Bull Extreme Sailing Team - Roman Hagara (AUT)

Rumbo Almeria - Shirley Robertson (GBR)

The Wave, Muscat - Paul Campbell-James (GBR)

Between them they have:

2 Olympic Silver Medals (Ian Walker)

6 Olympic Gold Medals (Roman Hagara, Hans Peter Steinacher and Shirley Robertson all have two Gold Medals apiece)

8 Round the World Navigations

12 America's Cup sailed at

17 Sailing Records

23 World Championship Titles

28 European Championship Titles

102 National Championship Titles

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Official website: http://www.extremesailingseriesasia.com/

The inaugural Extreme Sailing Series Asia will be staged between November 2009 and March 2010. The first year of the Asian series will include events in Hong Kong, Singapore and Oman with the possibility of a fourth venue to be confirmed. Each event will consist of five days of racing, combining the established format of short, easy to understand races, a media day, VIP sailing days and special events.

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