Explore the immersive, inspiring sailing experience that awaits you on the open seas. Veterans of sailing and newcomers alike are invited to discover the relaxation and exploration at Akalana Islands.
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Jan 30, 2018
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June 18

Smooth sailing - 1.1beta patch notes


Ahoy!

VR Regatta 1.1beta has just shipped with some major engine improvements and bug fixes!

Changes
  • Performance optimizations - We've optimized the game in various places and overall it should run much smoother.
  • Fixed minor issues with 3D text in levels
  • Ability to setup private "Daily Race" for events ( contact us ahoy@marineverse.com for more details )
  • Made "Fastest" quality water infinite
  • Added Oculus controller models in the multiplayer
  • Game engine update ( Unity ) - This is actually a big change, if you notice any issues, please let us know on the forum

This is a beta update in preparation for cross-play with Oculus Home. Proper 1.1 is expected with future Oculus Home release. If you want, you can opt-in into stable_1_0 branch if you prefer to stay on the old version.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7KtnxppP_U
If you experience any problems or issues with the update, please let us know on the forum and we will try to fix: https://steamcommunity.com/app/468240/discussions/1/

Best regards,
MarineVerse team
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April 19

Feel the Wind - SOUND improvements!




We’ve just shipped a new update with improved sound including totally redesigned directional wind sound system. You can hear it in action here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzPxgWkhWgc
Improvements:
  • Improved sailing sounds
  • New "flag" animation
  • Bug fixes ( including teleport fix in Easy Race )
Thank you for sailing with us!

MarineVerse Team
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Reviews

“My kids are incredibly interested in the whole sailing thing so I put the Vive on my 8 yr old and loaded up VR Regatta to teach her some of the basics (tiller use, mainsail adjustment, tacking, sail luffing). We went out on the water this morning and she was able to immediately recognize when my sail was luffing because of the distinctive sound it made. She also got the hang of the tiller pretty quickly.”
1 – Haeriphos

About This Game

VR Regatta is the leading VR sailing game for HTC Vive. Explore the the immersive, inspiring sailing experience that awaits you on the open seas.



Veterans of sailing and newcomers alike are invited to discover the relaxation and exploration at Akalana Islands. Journey through the sunrise and sunset as you compete in challenges and races to progress your career, or simply enjoy a peaceful moonlit sail.

Your VR Regatta experience can inspire, relax and educate you about the world of sailing. Join the global community of players, exploring your dream seascape in a sailor’s paradise.


  • Explore Akalana Islands, an idyllic Caribbean location offering sunrise, daytime, sunset & night sailing around bays, explorable islands and open seas
  • Learn the basics of sailing, including steering and speed management
  • Explore career mode, multiplayer exploration, races, challenges and more
  • A variety of models and accessories, including a small boat and a yacht style craft
  • Features for novices and pros alike, from beginner sailing academy to demanding long races



MarineVerse is an international team of creatives and advocates for sailing and emergent technology. Our mission is to inspire, train and connect sailors, and share the feeling of this amazing sport with a wide global audience.

Through our debut project VR Regatta - The Sailing Game, we bring entertainment and education together through virtual reality (VR). We create experiences to enable more people to sail through the creation of games, training experiences and more.


"I believe virtual reality can greatly enhance sailing training, be a great way for all ‘landlocked’ sailors to stay connected to their hobby and introduce more people to sailing,"
Greg Dziemidowicz, Co-Founder of MarineVerse

"What excites me about VR Regatta is how it can be used in an educational setting. For those who have never been sailing before, using VR Regatta allows them to learn the basics and put them into practice without introducing any potentially dangerous elements. This approach will give them confidence to take the next step in their sailing, whether it’s as a recreational or competitive sailor."
Stu Gilfillen, Director of Education, US Sailing

"VR Regatta is an exciting new development for the sport of sailing. We have utilised this technology as part of our Discover Sailing offerings at a number of events including the Australian Grand Prix, The Volvo stopover and Club opening and Discover Sailing Days. It has proven to be a successful platform to introduce new people to the sport of sailing in conjunction with real life on water experiences,"
Gavin Wall, Manager at Australian Sailing

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970
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