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By Kirsty HalcrowJanuary 21st 2015

Sailonline.org, the community-owned sailing navsim game, will be racing to Shetland again this year for Up Helly Aa.

Sailonline.org offers online offshore sailracing as you have never experienced it. With super realistic boat performance, state of the art wind forecasts and realtime chat you will have the ultimate online sailracing experience.

The Up Helly Aa race, starting on Sunday 25th January, will leave from Aberdeen and routing via the Moray Firth, SOLers will race through several of the Shetland Islands with the intention of arriving in Lerwick for Tuesday 27th January to take in the Up Helly Aa celebrations (which will be broadcast live on 60N.TV).

The realistic, entertaining and educational platform is ideal for those who love the sea and sailing. Virtual racing practice sessions are now running so sign up and familiarise yourself with online sailing before the event begins. To find out more about the race or to register to take part, click here.