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ISLAND SAILOR WINS EXTREME SAILING FINAL


leighmcmillanIsle of Wight sailor and former Olympian Leigh McMillan has taken victory in the Extreme Sailing Series final in Florianópolis, Brazil this weekend.

McMillan entered the competition at the top of the overall series leaderboard with his team The Wave, Muscat. The crew were leading the series by just two points ahead of their closest rivals, Alinghi (famous for being the first European team to win the America’s Cup).

Taking the greatest success in the dying moments of the final race, Leigh is the first skipper to have ever won two series titles.

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