Founder, Virtual Regatta

Philippe Guigné

Born in La Rochelle, aged 47. Philippe is a French former pro-sailor and Internet pioneer. After winning several national and international sailing competitions, Philippe started working for major internet and gaming companies. He founded VIRTUAL REGATTA with a simple idea: “Before, people could follow sailing events, now everyone can participate with our games”. With over 1 million players, Virtual Regatta is the biggest sailing community in the world.

As the market leader, Virtual Regatta has been chosen as official game of all major sailing events like the Vendee Globe, Volvo Ocean Race, Fastnet, Route du Rhum, ESS, RC44, WorldSailing, etc.