Sabancı University Sailing Club (SU-SAIL) is hosting the E-Sailing European Cup, Europe’s first intercollegiate e-sailing championship, to revive the competitive spirit of sailors from universities during the pandemic and to bring university students together.
Operating at Sabancı University for 20 years, SU-SAIL breaks new ground by hosting Europe’s first intercollegiate e-sailing championship on April 24 and 25, and May 1 and 2, 2021. Organized to revive the competitive spirit of sailors from universities during the pandemic with further lockdown measures and to bring university students together, the championship is expected to be attended by some 80 students from 20 universities in Europe.
The tournament will be played on VR Inhore, a globally popular gaming platform, and the races will be broadcast live on eSailingTV and online outlets. The races will be held in groups, with 4 participants from each university, and scoring will be done through the SailRanks system.
Among the sponsors and supporters of the tournament are Sabancı University, Redbull, All of Chrome, E-Sailing Club, Reflect Studio, Alize Yachting, and Sailranks.
University students wishing to participate in the competition and learn more about the event will be able to apply through firstname.lastname@example.org by March 21, 2021.