This season we’ve been to Sydney, San Francisco, New York and Cowes, and raced in three Pop-Ups – and now, after seven intense challenges, eSailGP will crown the big winner of its inaugural championship tonight on Virtual Regatta Inshore!
The Grand Final will be broadcast live from 21:00 BST on 14th August, on our eSailing Facebook page:
Who made the final?
Both passionate eSailors and professional athletes alike have reached this year’s Grand Final, with all finalists demonstrating their skills at the helm of the eF50 over the past few months. Here’s who will line up in tonight’s final showdown:
cruzolator – ESP
Spaniard Miguel Cruz, 35, was the first sailor to claim his spot by winning the very first stage of eSailGP Sydney in March.
dogarbs – TUR
European Laser Champion in 2012, Turkish racer and eSailor Yasat Doga Aribas, 25, won the first Pop-Up of the season.
Joan Cardona – ESP
Pro sailor Joan Cardona, 22, is as good in eSailing as he is in real life on an F50 – he’s the Grinder for Spain SailGP Team! He qualified by winning the second Pop-Up of the season.
Kaan Mazlumca (Havuc) – TUR
Turkish eSailor Kann Mazlumca, 31, was the winner of one of the tightest acts of the season in San Francisco while in lockdown. Having attended an eSailing World Championship final previously, he’s not a stranger to being in the final eight.
Déjà Vu – GBR
British eSailor Mike O’Donovan, 19, took the lead at the New York racecourse after a breathtaking final to secure his spot!
MCES pepito – FRA
Member of the MCES team, Frenchman Tim Carpentier, 18, kept his cool to triumph in the third Pop-Up of the year.
GRE-9 – GRE
The Greek Yannis Kok, 41, just won the very last stage in Cowes and is ready to go into the final.
Ana Porres – ESP
Spaniard Ana Porres, 23, is the “wildcard” of the season and joins the other finalists at the start line tonight.
In addition to the title of the first eSailGP champion in history, the best eSailor of the season eSailGP will automatically qualify for the final of the eSailing World Championship 2020!
It’s all to play for – so don’t miss tonight’s final!