Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to Cardiff Bay over August Bank Holiday NEWS
Renowned for its thrilling Stadium Racing, the adrenaline-fuelled Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to Cardiff Bay for the seventh consecutive year over the August Bank Holiday weekend, as the headline act of the Cardiff Harbour Festival.
From 24 27 August, Cardiff will play host to the international fleet of hydro-foiling GC32
catamarans for the UK stop on the 2018 action-packed global tour, which also visits Oman,
Italy, Spain, Portugal, USA and Mexico. The world-class line-up consists of Olympians, World
Champions and Americas Cup superstars.
As well as the fast and furious GC32 Stadium Racing, a fleet of high-speed two-man Flying
Phantom catamarans will battle for the final time this season, with the 2018 champion to be
decided on Cardiff Bay.
The free entry Fan Zone offers front row seats to the exhilarating on-water action alongside
on-shore activities to keep the whole family entertained. Located near the Norwegian
Church, it will be open to the public from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 August.
There is a whole host of family-friendly activities going on inside the free entry childrens
entertainment zone, located at Britannia Park, including storytelling, arts and crafts and
circus workshops, a play area and lawn games. Visitors can also join us for the prize giving
ceremony to officially close the event, located outside the Norwegian Church on Bank
Holiday Monday just after racing.
For a truly unique experience, including the chance to jump on board the flying GC32
catamarans during racing, the Extreme Sailing Series offers a range of VIP packages. More
information can be found on the official website at extremesailingseries.com/tickets.
Visit the official event page for everything you need to know about the UK leg of the
ultimate Stadium Racing championship, here: extremesailingseries.com/Cardiff.
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