Take the helm of the yacht Initiatives-Cœur and find out how you measure up against the world’s top skippers on the Transat Jacques Vabre. Experience the magic of a race by embarking on an exceptional adventure of athleticism and solidarity.
As a partner of most major sailing races, Virtual Regatta is an online multiplayer game simulating regattas and ocean sailing races. You can customise your own yacht by creating an account.
You will depart at the same time as the actual race and follow the same course. In addition, you also have to account for real-life conditions, like weather and wind speed, to guide your monohull.
Your yacht’s location is updated every 10 minutes.
To take part in the Transat Jacques Vabre on Virtual Regatta, each player or team must raise at least €100 for Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque. It’s an opportunity to go head-to-head with professional skippers and your co-workers, while supporting a humanitarian organisation.
To sign up, you must create your fundraising page directly on the website before October 23, 2019. You can sign up alone or with a team, depending on your preference.
You can customise your fundraising page and contact your friends and family to meet your solidarity challenge of raising a total of €100 for Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque.
Once you reach your fundraising goal, you will receive your access code for the Virtual Regatta game and you can brave the Atlantic.
teams of skippers involved on Virtual Regatta
solidarity skippers ready to depart
raised to date for Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque
First place: a weekend at the opening of the 2020 Vendée Globe
for 8 employees and a ride aboard Initiatives-Cœur.
Second and third place: a ride aboard Initiatives-Cœur
(for up to 8 employees per team).
Fourth to tenth place: softshell jackets
(a jacket for each employee, up to 8 jackets per team).
We have created a complete fundraising guide to help you meet your solidarity goals.
We have included everything to facilitate the process for you, from creating your fundraising page to reaching your goal: advice and tips from professionals, complete details about how the organisation will use the funds, email templates to send to your friends and family and images to promote your fundraising campaign on social media.
To get you even more motivated to complete your solidarity challenge, remember that 100 fully-equipped yachts will be awarded to the first 50 people (or teams) registered, and the 50 people (or teams) that raise the largest amount of funds.
These fully equipped yachts will enable you to tackle the Transat Jacques Vabre under the best conditions, as you rival the world’s top professional skippers… And maybe even cross the finish line in record time!
Do you have a question about to raise funds or the Virtual Regatta game?
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
by cecile egloff
by Maëlle GERMAIN