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2308, 2017

Oman Air team hopes history will repeat itself at Extreme Sailing Series Cardiff

August 23rd, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, News|

Fresh from back-to-back victories in the Extreme Sailing Series, the Oman Air team head to Cardiff this week aiming to maintain a 100 per cent winning streak by Omani crews at the UK venue. In all five previous events on Cardiff Bay dating back to 2012 an Oman Sail entry – either Oman Air or The Wave, Muscat – has emerged as the winner. It

1108, 2017

Team Oman Air crew must bide their time as wind fails to appear for Extreme Sailing Series in Hamburg

August 11th, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, News|

The crew of Team Oman Air were denied the chance to continue their winning streak in the Extreme Sailing Series when the wind failed to appear in Hamburg, Germany, for the first day of racing. Fresh from victory at the previous event in Barcelona, Oman Air was leading the only point-scoring race to be started when the breeze on the

708, 2017

Oman Sail’s Class 40 team in contention after a classic start to the classic Rolex Fastnet Race

August 7th, 2017|News, Offshore|

A day into the renowned Rolex Fastnet Race and Oman Sail’s Class 40 team were locked in a close-fought battle near the front of the record-breaking fleet.   Data from trackers on each yacht showed Oman Sail holding sixth place in the 26-strong Class 40 category early on Monday morning as they approached The Lizard peninsula, the southernmost point of

108, 2017

Rolex Fastnet Race challenge welcomed by Oman Sail’s Class 40 team

August 1st, 2017|News, Offshore|

Stronger, faster and more experienced, Oman Sail’s Class 40 campaign team are gearing up for their next challenge, the Rolex Fastnet Race which starts in The Solent on England’s south coast on Sunday (August 6). The classic 650-mile ocean race has attracted a record entry of 390 boats this year, ranging from 100-foot-plus supermaxi racing yachts to VO65 one-designs tuning

2407, 2017

Team Oman Air win Extreme Sailing Series Barcelona Act 4 in style

July 24th, 2017|Extreme Sailing Series, News|

Team Oman Air claimed their first regatta win of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series with a dominant display in Barcelona, Spain, narrowing the gap to the top spot on the overall leaderboard to just one point. An emphatic victory in the final race, which counted for double points, sealed glory for Phil Robertson and his team after three days of

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