World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships. World Sailing, the world governing body, has moved into the world of eSports with the launch of the first virtual World Sailing Championships. In partnership with the leading digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the eSailing World Championships will be held every year starting from 2018. The Virtual Regatta platform provides the perfect vehicle for the eSWC, with their established Inshore Regatta games. A new set of World Sailing regulations will be used to allow the sports Racing Rules of Sailing to be adapted to the virtual world. Inshore regattas will be held through the year with players accumulating points that will establish their standings in the eSailing World Rankings. Players in the rankings will have the opportunity to qualify for global play offs, and ultimately participation in the live final. The final of the inaugural eSailing World Championships will be held in Sarasota, USA in November 2018.
World Sailing and Rolex form strategic partnership. World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Rolex, the leading name in prestige watches that includes watches engineered specifically for sailing. Rolex has been the title sponsor of the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards since 2001. As part of the new agreement, Rolex will continue this role, in addition to supporting World Sailing to a greater extent. Rolex have a long running commitment to supporting sailing through their sponsorship of major events such as the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the Rolex Fastnet Race, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup and the Giraglia Rolex Cup, as well as the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards.
Since 2011 Mazu Yachts has been designing, producing and marketing luxury ‘hard-top and open’ motor yachts, known for sleek and aggressive looks and made with cold-molded system. The company stands out for ‘hand-crafted art of superyachts’ due to its building technique, which gives the hulls extra strength and lightness. MAZU 42 WALK-AROUND. The largest Mazu’s model to be shown, the new 42 walk-around, to be delivered early August 2017, has an overall length of 11.99 meters and a maximum beam of 3.7 meters. The center console, perfectly protected by a real modern superstructure, leaves room for two ample lateral walk-arounds. The yacht has a freeboard that is high enough to allow safety movement on deck even while at sea in combination with sportive profile with and military twist overtones.