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San Diego Chosen Once Again to Host the USA Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in 2018

August 8, 2018

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 8, 2018--Renowned for its intense racing, the adrenaline-fueled Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to San Diego, CA, for the second year, from 18-21 October. The only US stop on the action-packed seven-Act global tour will play host to a fleet of elite-level international sailing teams, including one USA squad, in an event presented by SAP, all racing in identical flying hydrofoil catamarans: GC32.

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A fleet of elite-level international sailing teams, including one USA squad, will be racing in identical flying hydrofoil catamarans: GC32 (Photo: Lloyd Images)

As well as breathtaking racing, the penultimate event of the 2018 season will provide shore-side entertainment for the whole family. Spectators can enjoy live music, entertainment, bars, food stalls and expert commentary of the racing, and also take advantage of the perfect viewing spot from the free-to-enter public Race Village located on Harbor Island.

Alternatively, spectators can watch the exciting Stadium Racing from the comfort of the VIP Extreme Club, which offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the event in style. With unrivalled views of the racing, five-star catering, refreshments, and exclusive entertainment and behind-the-scenes access, it promises to deliver an unforgettable experience. Watch the San Diego promo here.

Spectators can also experience the Stadium Racing from the best seat in the house with the Guest Sailor spot. Guests can ride on board the flying catamarans during racing for a truly memorable experience, for more information visit San Diego Extreme Sailing.

For those coming from out of town we have some fantastic packages and hotel rates just for us. Book your accommodation at one of the participating hotels before September 18 and be entered for a chance to win 2x Silver VIP packages.

San Diego State University estimated that last year’s event generated $2.5 million for the local economy and independent media valuation agency Nielsen Sports calculated a media value impact of $26.5 million.

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CONTACT: c3 Communications, Inc.

Joice Truban Curry, 858-794-6974

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SAILING ENTERTAINMENT GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT GENERAL SPORTS EVENTS/CONCERTS CONSUMER SPORTS FAMILY MEN

SOURCE: Extreme Sailing Series San Diego

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