October 10, 2012

Netco Sports returns to port creating a sailing app for the Vendee Globe

As 20 skippers set sail for a tour around the globe, Netco Sports gives fans the mobile tool they need to follow the boats 24/7


Get onboard via smartphone and tablet (iPhone, iPad and Android) and tune in everyday at noon for one hour of Live content broadcast direct. The app also included a boat tracker, locating each sailor as they made their way across the globe, weather updates, live standings and more.

The App, in line with the Vendee Globe’s central digital strategy, was a huge success on land. The mobile application – which occupied the first place of the Apple Store free apps for several days – was downloaded 300,000 times on iPhone, iPad or Android, and generated 26% of the 286 million pages viewed” about the race.