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GC32 catamarans in Cardiff Bay, 2016

Renowned for its thrilling Stadium Racing, the adrenaline-fuelled Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to Cardiff Bay for the sixth consecutive year over the August Bank Holiday weekend, as the headline act of the Cardiff Harbour Festival.

From 25 – 28 August, Cardiff will play host to the international fleet of hydro-foiling GC32 catamarans for the sixth stop on the 2017 action-packed global tour, which also visits Oman, China, Portugal, Germany, Spain, USA and Mexico. The world-class line-up includes British squad Land Rover BAR Academy, whose crew are mentored by members of Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team, and Team Extreme Wales, skippered by two-time British Olympian Stevie Morrison, whose team is bolstered by Welsh sailing talent.

As well as the adrenaline-fuelled GC32 Stadium Racing, the 12-strong fleet of high-speed two-man Flying Phantom catamarans will battle for the final time this season, with the 2017 champion to be decided on Cardiff...

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