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Tough yachting and sailing challenges in both domestic and international waters

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Tough yachting and sailing challenges in both domestic and international waters

Series 1 Summary

Eight teams start a European grand prix sailing tour from the French port of Sete on boats that are so powerful that they can achieve speeds in excess of 60 kilometers per hour.

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    Episode 1

    15,000 sailors, from Olympic Gold medalists to those racing for the first time compete in the 2010 JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, a unique race around the Isle of Wight.

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    Episode 2

    The Round the Island Race sees more than 15,000 sailors from Olympic champions to newcomers compete in a race around the Isle of Wight.

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    Episode 3

    Eight teams start a European grand prix sailing tour from the French port of Sete on boats that are so powerful that they can achieve speeds in excess of 60 kilometers per hour.

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    Episode 4

    It is the British round of the series as the eight world class teams and their high speed catamarans take centre stage at one of the world’s most famous regattas - Cowes Week.

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    Episode 5

    It is the Italian round of the series from Trapani, Sicily, with Britain's Paul Cambell James and French Olympic sailor Yann Guichard battling for the overall lead.

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    Episode 6

    Eight world class teams have been competing on some of the world’s fastest sail boats and have now arrived for the finale of the Extreme Series in Almeria, Spain.

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    Episode 7

    Ben Ainslie is Britain's most successful sailing Olympian ever but this year he swapped his dinghy for a 52-foot racing yacht, leading a crew of 12 in the Audi Med Cup.