Next stop: the eSailing World Championship PlayOffs!

The 2020 eSailing season will reach its peak in October and November with a grand finale that promises to go down in history: the first edition of the eSailing Nation’s Cup as well as the finals of the eSailing World Championship.

This year, the 2020 eSailing World Champion will receive a cheque for US $10,000 from our partner Virtual Regatta!

1,000 eSailors have qualified for the PlayOffs – the eSailing World Championship finals – based on the world ranking results.

The PlayOffs will take place from 30 September, 12pm UTC until 3 October, 12pm UTC.

  • From 30 September to 1 October, eSailors will compete in the J/70 on the Auckland waterway.
  • Then from 1 to 2 October, the challenge will take place in San Francisco in the F50.
  • Finally, from 2 to 3 October, players will have to master a Laser in Marseille.

You can follow the competition live in ‘spectator mode’ on Virtual Regatta Inshore!

The current top 10 ranked eSailors to look out for in the PlayOffs are:

  1. GRE-9 (GR)
  2. MCES valentinelisa (FR)
  3. Filippo Lanfranchi (IT)
  4. MCES_winds98 (FR)
  5. Donnie Gillies (GB)
  6. Bandido274 (ES)
  7. Kissmya** – USA 472 (US)
  8. Alessandro Merlino (IT)
  9. tommytamble (IT)
  10. epicure (FR)

The eight best players from the PlayOffs will compete for the eSailing World Championship title alongside Déjà Vu (GB), the first eSailGP champion and the first player to confirm his place in the Final.

Elsewhere, the first eSailing Nations Cup will start on 5 October on Virtual Regatta Inshore.

In this nation-to-nation knockout challenge, teams of 10 will compete in a series of regattas throughout October until the grand final on 7 November.

The eSailing season is nearing its exciting conclusion – don’t miss it!

You can play Virtual Regatta Inshore now on DesktopiOSAndroid.

Please contact esailing@sailing.org with any questions.