Home stretch for eSailing titles
Published on September 29th, 2020
The 2020 eSailing season will reach its peak in October and November with a grand finale that will determine the first edition of the eSailing Nation’s Cup as well as the finals of the 2020 eSailing World Championship with US $10,000 up for grabs for the 2020 World Champion.
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 September 30 at 12 pm UTC until October 3 at 12 pm UTC.
• From September 30 to October 1, eSailors will compete in J/70 on the Auckland waterway.
• From October 1 to 2, the challenge will be played in F50 in San Francisco.
• From October 2 to 3, they will have to master without fail a Laser in Marseille.
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)
Top eight Playoff players compete for 2020 eSailing World Champion title alongside Mike O’Donovan, the first eSailGP champion and the first player to confirm a place in the final.
The first eSailing Nations Cup will start on October 5 on #VirtualRegattaInshore. In this nation-to-nation knockout challenge, teams of 10 will compete in a series of regattas throughout October until the grand final on November 7.