Virtual Regatta Inshore is an online regatta simulation game by Virtual Regatta. It allows its players to compete with online racers from around the world. Virtual sailors skipper their own boat in six-minute tactical courses, while respecting the ISAF rules *. In addition, weather conditions and the behavior of ships are realistic.
More and more race organizers use Virtual Regatta as a communication tool: The RC 44 Championship is one of their newest partners. The eleven teams entered in the actual circuit will also have a virtual boat and will compete with the Virtual Regatta community. Players on VR Inshore will take their best shot at the professionals on the magnificent waters of Portugal, Italy, Malta, Sweden and the British Virgin Islands.
"We are extremely proud of this partnership. This game is unique because it perfectly simulates regattas between two buoys. More than a game, it is a simulator to for training in regattas "said Philippe Guigné, Founder of Virtual Regatta.
To register, simply log in at: www.virtualregatta.com/index_vrinshore.php
The RC 44 Championship
Established in 2007, the RC 44 Championship has quickly become one of the most prestigious world-class regattas. This circuit-designed sailing regatta welcomes the biggest names in sailing for the past 7 years, including: Ian Percy, Russell Coutts, Cameron Appleton, Paul Goodison, Richard Mathieur, etc.
The championship is held on renowned international waters where the crews have to deal with a variety of challenging conditions and winds.
About Virtual Regatta
With over 1 million active players in 2014, Virtual Regatta is the global leader in virtual sailing games. Along with the design and production of online and mobile games, Virtual Regatta's main function is the creation of nautical events on the Internet.
Thousands of sailing enthusiasts can follow the races in a unique and dynamic way: Players virtually join the professional skippers at the start of the race in real time at the helm of their own boat.
The website www.virtualregatta.com allows race organizers, crews and sponsors to create stronger relationships with their audience. Paris-based Virtual Regatta offers three games at the moment: Virtual Regatta Offshore, Virtual Regatta Inshore and Virtual Regatta Arcade.
This company is partners with some of the biggest sailing events: the Vendée Globe, Volvo Ocean Race, America's Cup, Transat Jacques Vabre, Tour de France a la Voile, Fastnet Race, 900 Water St. Tropez, and many more.
Dates to Remember:
March 23 and 24 - RC 44 Cup Valetta Practice racing
From March 25 to 29 - RC 44 Cup Live Online Racing Valetta
From June 17 to 21 - Audi Cup Porto Cervo
From 28 July to 1 August - RC44 Cup Marstrand
From September 30 to October 4 - Cascais RC44 World Championship
From November 25 to 29 - Virgin Gorda RC44 Cup
* ISAF: International Sailing Federation - International Sailing Federation