Sotic has been working with World Sailing since 2007, supporting them as their digital partner through three Olympic Games, 2008, 2012 and 2016.
As a the World Governing Body for the sport, the website is an essential tool for World Sailing through which they communicate with members, sailors and fans in many countries around the world who use the site to access information and to follow the big events.
Users can easily access a wide range of news, features, and technical information from the many sailing disciplines. The site also makes best use of all the news stories and photographs sent in by World Sailing’s worldwide team of contacts and volunteer reporters.
It is incumbent upon World Sailing to store the huge amount of data needed to clarify issues that can occur from challenges and decisions in races.
In addition to World Sailing’s main website, www.sailing.org, Sotic has also worked with the Federation to produce an specific sites for both the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games matching the online needs of competitors at the games and the wider sailing community with the best technology available.
www.sailing. org/olympics offers fans unrivalled coverage of Olympic Sailing competitions and visitors to the site were able to view comprehensive coverage of the Olympic sailing events including live, mark-by-mark roundings and results from every race, as well as daily galleries featuring the best photography from the Games, full details on every competing sailor, nations and event, a complete database of Olympic sailing results and all the latest news and features direct from the courses.
Sotic have also developed the World Sailing’s Sailor Registration Platform which was upgraded in 2016. This invaluable tool tracks every single elite sailor in the world.