Muscat: Oman Air announced return to action in the upcoming international inshore sailing circuit, the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series, according to a press release issued by Oman Sail on 15 January, 2014.
Celebrating its eighth edition, the world tour will be hosted in nine iconic venues spanning three continents, and will see a competition between nine elite teams representing seven nations to win the series coveted title. The fleet will start the curtain raiser in Singapore on the February 20, continue in Muscat for Act II from March 19 to 22, before heading to Qingdao, Saint Petersburg, Cardiff, Istanbul, the Mediterranean and Sydney. After an acclaimed staging of the Laser World Championships in the past few months, Oman Sail is proud to be hosting yet another act from the series, and field two teams this year, Oman Air and defending champions, The Wave Muscat.
Wayne Pearce, CEO Oman Air, said: "We are excited to be returning back to the Extreme Sailing Series this year and linking our name to this successful event. We would like to wish fair winds to Rob Greenhalgh and the whole Oman Air team.
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|Extreme 40's racing, photo courtesy Extreme Sailing Series|