– Independent media evaluation agency Havas Sports & Entertainment Ignition confirms best ever global media value of almost €35.1million for 2013, the seventh year of the original Stadium Racing series.

– Figure reflects over €9million growth in TV coverage, including the official seven-part TV series, and almost €1million increase in online coverage compared to 2012.

– Host Venue Tender and Selection process for the 2015-2020 seasons begins with two slots available in 2015, and more in 2016 and beyond.

– Organiser OC Sport anticipates the global media exposure is set to grow again in 2014, following a successful Series launch event and a spectacular opening Act, as the 11 elite level teams prepare for Act 2, Muscat, 19-22 March.

Full article : http://www.extremesailingseries.com/news/view/series-announces-26-increase-in-global-media-figures-as-2015-2020-host-venu#.UybJlXk5v1o

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