27 yacht clubs from 13 European nations are prepared to sail for the prestigious silver trophy in the SAILING Champions League Final 2020, due to take place in Porto Cervo, Italy on 15 to 18 October. Entering the competition are the best national teams of each National Sailing League in 2019 as well as the top teams qualified through the SAILING Champions League Qualifier 2020 at Lake Starnberg. The international field of high performance crews promises a tight outcome of the season final.
Among the favorites are renowned candidates such as the Norddeutscher Regatta Verein from Germany, the Royal Danish Yacht Club and the Akhmat National Sailing Team from Russia. But also the top teams from Austria, Sweden and Switzerland have more than outsider chances to win during the four-day regatta at Porto Cervo.
The full list of finalists can be found on sailing-championsleague.com/participating-clubs-2020.
The iconic Yacht Club Costa Smeralda will be hosting a SAILING Champions League regatta for the sixth time, again having its long-time partners Audi and the One Ocean Foundation on board. Oliver Schwall, Managing Director of the SAILING Champions League, is very pleased to hold the final together with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda: “Our long partnership with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has already created several highlights in the history of the SAILING Champions League. Also this year we are very much looking forward to the broad international field of participants and the thrilling races in front of the Costa Smeralda. This will be an exciting and grand final to the SAILING Champions League season 2020.“
Livestream and results by SAP
The final two days of racing on Saturday and Sunday will be live broadcasted by SAP (Saturday from 12:00 PM CEST, Sunday from 11:00 AM CEST), with expert commentators providing blow-by-blow analysis of the racing, aided by the detail provided by SAP Sailing Analytics. The SAP Sailing Analytics provide 24/7 additional statistics and data for sailors, fans, spectators and media like GPS tracking, real-time analysis, live leaderboard combined with 2D visualisation. You find all results on sapsailing.com.