Superb End of Season for Realteam at Extreme Sailing Series in Brazil

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Superb End of Season for Realteam at Extreme Sailing Series in Brazil
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After four days and 26 races in glorious conditions, the Swiss crew on Realteam finished in style posting two firsts and two second places on the final day of Act 8 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Florianopolis. In keeping with the ongoing crew rotation policy, Realteam had a new helmsman on the Extreme 40 catamaran for the ultimate Act of the season – Arnaud Psarofaghis. "It took us a bit of time to settle in to the new configuration," explained Psarofaghis. "And losing Cédric Schmidt mid-regatta to an injured finger when he went overboard didn't help! But on the other hand, the team adapted very well to my style of helming and we were really happy with the results on the final day – everything went our way!" ...

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