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Swiss side Alinghi takes opening leg of Extreme Sailing Series in Singapore

Published on Feb 23, 2014 6:07 PM
 
TEAM ALINGHI continued its dominance at Singapore leg of the Extreme Sailing Series (ESS), cruising to victory at The Promontory @ Marina Bay on Sunday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

TEAM ALINGHI continued its dominance at Singapore leg of the Extreme Sailing Series (ESS), cruising to victory at The Promontory @ Marina Bay on Sunday afternoon.

Swiss outfit Alinghi, which also won the Singapore leg last year, were uncatchable in the opening stop of the Series after four days of racing, with 217 points from 29 races.

The California's team had reigned supreme atop the 12-team standings since the second day and won the leg with one race to spare.

Last year's Series winner The Wave, Muscat, were 24 points behind, while Realstone, another Swiss team, were third with 178 points.

 
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