The Extreme Sailing Series™ Los Cabos competition is held throughout the year in different international venues in Europe, Asia, United States and for the second year in a row, it ends the series here in the bay of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Cristobal González, Director Organizing Committee: "Los Cabos meets a requirements that are essential, it is an iconic place in the world ."
Rodrigo Esponda, Director Tourism Office Los Cabos: "... they meet for the final series here in Los Cabos because the weather is king, resorts that give them many amenities and airlines that makes it easy to get here. At this time of year the whales also arrive, first class quality all around.”
For four days the international sailing teams compete to conclude who is this year’s champion. Up to 7 sailors onboard each high speed catamaran boats power thru the course in up to 7 regattas per day.
The most spectacular moment for these boats is when they practically go air born making minimal contact with the water and at great speed.
The new world champion at the end of the Los Cabos event was the Alinghi team from Switzerland with 141 points; the second position was obtained by the Red Bull Team of Austria with 130 points, and; in third, Oman Air with 126 points. Mexico has been a special host of this final competition.
Arnaud Psarofaghis, Alinghi, Over All Winner : ... "... This year we did everything possible to win and we are happy with what we have achieved throughout the season. Hopefully we will have the opportunity to return to this position in the future.”
It is worth mentioning that each team is integrated by the most prestigious sailors from different countries.
With information by Armando FigaredoTranslation Tony Perez Dillon
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