America's Cup World Series- New mobile app for sailing fans
by Jack Griffin on 13 May 2012
Available now from Apple’s App Store, the new, free mobile Real Time Race Tracker is built into the Enthuse app, and lets sailing fans follow all the America’s Cup World Series races as they happen.
Energy Team first training in Venice on Lido race area - America’s Cup World Series Venice 2012 ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget © http://photo.americascup.com/
Introduced by CupExperience.com in cooperation with Seahorse Magazine, the Real Time Race Tracker uses the Emmy Award winning Liveline technology to superimpose the races on Google Maps.
Instructions for getting the free Real Time Race Tracker are available by http://www.cupexperience.com/2012/05/cupexperience-mobile-real-time-race-tracker/clicking_here. At present the full application is not available, however if you want to be a beta tester click the link http://www.cupexperience.com/2012/05/cupexperience-mobile-real-time-race-tracker/!here.
Fans’ first taste of mobile real time race tracking will come from the AC World Series in Venice, Italy, beginning with the informal training races on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 15-16.
Official championship racing runs from Thursday to Sunday, May 17-20. Fans can follow all match races, fleet races and speed trials with the Real Time Race Tracker.
The Enthuse app provides mobile, social and local interaction among fans, allowing them to interact via forums, to post photos and to score points to win prizes. With the Real Time Race Tracker, during the AC World Series in Venice, Enthuse users at the event and around the world can score points to win prizes that will include a high performance PUMA America’s Cup sailing jacket, subscriptions to Seahorse magazine and invitations to CupExperience events.