From the following press release on the Extreme Sailing Series website:
- Four days of spectacular racing closes in Istanbul with Emirates Team New Zealand snatching victory in the final race on final day.
- The Land Rover ‘Above and Beyond’ Award presented to Groupama sailing team for their persistence, commitment and tactical performance on the water.
- Taking on the Bosphorus Strait: Traffic shut down on one of the world’s busiest shipping channels for an incredible Extreme 40 showdown.
The stunning city of Istanbul has delivered in spades for Act 6 of the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series™ with four days of spectacular action in the Land Rover backed Stadium Racing circuit. Near perfect conditions saw the 12 international teams compete in 31 action-packed races, as the stars of the international sailing world came together in the city where ‘east meets west’ for the sixth Act on the global Series calendar.
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