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Grand Final of Virtual Sailing World Championship to be streamed live

by Amando Estela, SailX 30 May 2015 18:58 BST 31 May 2015
SailX Virtual Sailing World Championship announced © SailX

On 26th April 2015, the first-ever Virtual Sailing World Championship kicked off on For the last 5 weeks this event has seen 2,000+ competitors from 70+ countries competing 24/7 and amassing over 130,000 starts between them.

This Sunday at 2000 GMT the World Championship will come to a conclusion with the Grand Final: a single 5-race regatta between the Top-30 ranked competitors - winner-takes-all.

This regatta will be streamed LIVE on (no log-in required) and will include:

  • Commentary from Andy Rice (Editor,
  • Interviews with World Champion contenders
  • Interview with Amando Estela, SailX Founder
  • A live-chat (instant message) session for all watchers

Please put an alarm in your phone - and join us to watch this world-first if you can!

Top 5 Individual Rankings so far:

1. Flow USA - 4,441 pts
2. Beer GBR - 4,231 pts
3. HerbertSailing NZL - 4,007 pts
4. retorno ESP - 3,886 pts
5. NOR-9 NOR - 3,651 pts

Top 5 Countries Rankings so far:

1. USA
2. GBR
3. AUS
4. ESP
5. CAN

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