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  • Re: San Diego Islands Race 2021
    Board » Practice Racing
    WELCOME to the SECOND pre-race PR ahead of the San Diego Islands Race 2021, to be held today, Wednesday, 3 March 2021, as follows:

    TIME: 1900utc

    START:
    SOL Start OR W of an imaginary line between SOL Start and M1

    COURSE:
    Leave M2 to STARBOARD
    Leave M3 to STARBOARD
    Leave M4 to STARBOARD
    Leave M2 to STARBOARD
    Leave M3 to STARBOARD
    Leave M2 to PORT

    FINISH:
    Cross SOL/M1 line from E-W

    DIAGRAM: click here

    RACING

    BImmer (DEN)
    GREATSKUA (ESP)
    Kaganisso (POR)
    RainbowChaser (GBR)
    richeaume (GER)
    robert1 (SWE)
    weekend (CAN)

    FINAL RANKING

    1. GREATSKUA (ESP)
    2. Kaganisso (POR)
    3. richeaume (GER)
    4. BImmer (DEN)
    5. RainbowChaser (GBR)
    6. weekend (CAN

    DNF robert1 (SWE)
    _____________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-03-03 20:49:55 ---
  • San Diego Islands Race 2021
    Board » Practice Racing
    EVERYONE IS INVITED to a pre-race Practice Race (PR)off California's Point Fermin today, Tuesday, 2 March 2021, as follows:

    TIME: 1900utc

    START:
    SOL Start OR W of an imaginary line between SOL Start and M1

    COURSE:
    Leave M2 to PORT
    Leave M3 to STARBOARD
    Leave M4 to STARBOARD
    All the way round M5 to PORT
    Leave M2 to STARBOARD

    FINISH:
    Cross SOL/M1 line from E-W

    DIAGRAM: click here

    RACING

    GREATSKUA (ESP)
    Musigny (SWE)
    RainbowChaser (GBR)
    robert1 (SWE)
    Rod (CAN)
    weekend (CAN)

    FINAL RANKING

    1. GREATSKUA (ESP)
    2. robert1 (SWE)
    3. RainbowChaser (GBR)
    4. weekend (CAN)
    5. Rod (CAN)
    6. Musigny (SWE)
    _________________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-03-02 21:03:22 ---
  • Lake Winnebago Ice Race 2021
    Board » Practice Racing
    AHOY ALL! there will be a pre-race PR (Practice Race) ahead of our zoom around Lake Winnebago tomorrow, today, 12 February 2021, as follows:

    TIME: 1900utc

    START:
    SOL Start or N of LAT44.19N within 0.10nm E/W of SOL Start

    COURSE:
    Follow the race course as far as you can in the time allowed

    FINISH:
    Set a course of 090 for 2100utc

    OR

    Cross the race's Finish line!

    RACING

    brellis (USA)
    GREATSKUA (ESP)
    RainbowChaser (GBR)
    robert1 (SWE)
    Rod (CAN)
    sassy63 (SWE)

    FINAL RANKING

    1. GREATSKUA (ESP)
    2. Rod (CAN)
    3. robert1 (SWE)
    4. sassy63 (SWE)
    5. brellis (USA)
    5. RainbowChaser (GBR)
    _____________________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-02-12 20:11:41 ---
  • NEW In Memoriam FORUM... but first....
    Board » General Discussion
    You may have noticed a new, currently empty, in Memoriam Forum at the very bottom of the board, where threads honouring SOLers for whom 8 bells have rung will be posted.

    BUT

    before we start posting there, we wish to move across relevant posts as much in date order as possible. Please therefore post here the name and date of a Forum thread (or date of death if you haven't time to find the Forum Thread) and this post will keep the list until we are sure we have everyone.

    Thanks.

    AGage, June 2012

    Perenkist, September 2013

    Big_Hammer, February 2016

    Javaboat, March 2016

    NZL_yachtyakka, June 2016

    psail, April 2019

    Bgosh, January 2021
    ________________


    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-02-12 11:58:45 ---
  • How Sailonline will remember...
    Board » In memoriam
    Over the years there have been racers who came and went, some stayed a while and made both a tremendous impression and others also a tremendous contribution. Up to now we haven't had a place to host the threads started in their memories, but we have now.

    This Forum will soon become that place. Please don't post here yet, though - look at the General Discussion post I have just made first!

    Thank you :-)
  • Re: SOLer newsartist got hit with COVID
    Board » General Discussion
    Oh brellis... I'd been keeping an eye on the absence of newsie and was really hoping that someone would have word of him! Please give Paul the biggest virtual hug possible from me and tell him I have been willing him well, even before knowing he was battling #COVID19.

    So glad he is home!
  • Haifa to Sao Vicente - 2021 ESRW - Leg 1
    Board » Practice Racing
    AHOY ALL! Welcome to a pre-race Practice Race in Haifa being held today, 4 February 2021, as follows:

    TIME: 1900utc

    START:
    SOL Start OR W of an imaginary line between SOL Start and M1

    COURSE:
    Leave M2 to PORT
    Leave M3 to PORT
    Leave M2 to PORT
    Leave M4 to STARBOARD
    Leave M5 to STARBOARD
    Leave M2 to PORT

    FINISH:
    Cross SOL/M1 line from E-W

    PR DIAGRAM:click here

    RACING

    armenistis (GRE)
    calmxy (SIN)
    GREATSKUA (ESP)
    RainbowChaser (GBR)
    robert1 (SWE)
    Rod (CAN)***

    FINAL RANKING

    1. robert1 (SWE)
    2. GREATSKUA (ESP)
    3. RainbowChaser (GBR)
    4. armenistis (GRE)
    5. calmxy (SIN)

    Rod (CAN)***
    _________________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-02-04 20:33:54 ---

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-02-04 20:35:49 ---
  • Re: 2021 Lake Winnebago - Bgosh Memorial
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    Dear Derek/zowee/NNYC_Scooter - thank you so much for writing this note. It was very sad to hear of Bgosh's death.

    From my first "meeting" him in race chat with an "Oshkosh b'gosh" question - little realising he was in the vicinity IRL, to him opening the Eureka Landings Bar n' Grill and having that year's Lake Winnebago Race showing on a large screen in the bar, he was a larger than life character and I am sure will be sadly missed by his community.

    Thank you for letting us know and, absolutely, we'll be remembering him during this year's iceboat race around Lake Winnebago.
    _______________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-01-31 14:07:48 ---
  • Race the Ditch 2021
    Board » Practice Racing
    AHOY ALL! Welcome to a PR (Practice Race) being held in Sydney before the race to Auckland today, Thursday, 28 January 2021, as follows:

    TIME: 1900utc

    START:
    SOL Start OR W of an imaginary line between SOL Start and M1

    COURSE:
    Leave M2 to PORT
    Leave M3 to STARBOARD
    Leave M4 to STARBOARD
    Leave M2 to PORT
    Leave Shark Isl. to STARBOARD
    Leave Clark Isl, to PORT
    Leave M2 to PORT

    FINISH:
    Cross SOL/M1 line from E-W

    DIAGRAM: click here

    RACING

    armenistis (GRE)+
    AsanteFS (RSA)
    calmxy (SIN)+++++
    GREATSKUA (ESP)
    RainbowChaser (GBR)
    robert1 (SWE)
    Rod (CAN)

    FINAL RANKING

    1. GREATSKUA (ESP)
    2. Rod (CAN)
    3. RainbowChaser (GBR)
    4. AsanteFS (RSA)
    5. robert1 (SWE)
    6. armenistis (GRE)

    DNF calmxy (SIN)
    _______________


    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-01-28 21:35:04 ---
  • Re: Shetland Winter Race 2021
    Board » Practice Racing
    WELCOME AGAIN to Aberdeen - tomorrow we'll be on our way to Shetland! Here are the details for the PR to be held today, Saturday, 23 January 2021, as follows:

    TIME: 1900utc

    START:
    SOL Start OR W of an imaginary line between SOL Start and M1

    COURSE:
    Leave M2 STARBOARD
    Leave M3 to PORT
    Leave M4 to PORT
    Leave M2 to PORT
    Leave M4 to STARBOARD
    Leave M3 to STARBOARD
    Leave M2 to PORT

    FINISH:
    Cross SOL/M1 line from E-W

    DIAGRAM: click here

    RACING

    armenistis (GRE)
    AsanteFS (RSA)
    brellis (USA)
    pipona80 (ARG)
    RainbowChaser (GBR)
    Rod (CAN)
    Tjaldur (SWE)

    FINAL RANKING

    1. AsanteFS (RSA)
    2. pipona80 (ARG)
    3. brellis (USA)
    4. Rod (CAN)
    5. RainbowChaser (GBR)
    6. armenistis (GRE)
    7. Tjaldur (SWE)
    ______________



    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-01-23 20:23:31 ---

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It should be a great time of year to sail the third Ocean race of this Quarter in our luxurious Xp55 from the Canaries 2865nm down to the lush Caribbean island of Grenada, famed for its rum, spices and chocolate. Serious chocoholics can even sign up for a tour, which includes a scrumptious three-course lunch spotlighting chocolate in every course.
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San Diego Islands Race 2021

Sailonline is partnered with San Diego Yacht Club for the 2021 Islands Race. This year we are racing TP52s to compete against the real crews in the 132nm course from Long Beach, around the Catalina Islands to San Diego.
Race #1435
INFO by brainaid.de
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Ranking: SYC
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San Sebastian to La Rochelle 2021
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Race #1441
INFOby brainaid.de
Delphia 47 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
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Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Mar 05th 17:00 Registration Open!

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Naples Triangle 2021
It's back to the Mediterranean again for round 3 of our SYC Championships over a 342nm course designed by our very own ita10267 who also is our organizing source for the super detailed hires wrf forecasts we are using to power our Carkeek 40s… from Naples, round the islands of Ustica and Stromboli and back to Naples to finish off the island of Capri. Divertiti!
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INFOby brainaid.de
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Race starts: Mar 02nd 14:00 Registration Open!

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Bora Experience 2021
Visit the Adriatic Sea for Bora Experience 2021.
Bora winds are feared by local sailors and tend to blow most strongly during the winter months, reaching record speeds above 200 km/h (125 mph). In our virtual Seascape 18 we fear not, and you are invited to race from Venice to Dubrovnik, navigating between the islands along the Croatian coast.
Race #1448
INFO by brainaid.de
Seascape 18 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
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Ranking: SYC
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March 7 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Feb 27th 16:00 Registration Open!

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New Hebrides Slalom 2021
Welcome… back to the carved-out coastal backdrop of New Caledonia’s opencast nickel mines, for a quick getaway in elegant Italia 14.98's to the islands of the Coral Sea across the Loyaute Basin and on via a mazy zig-zag north to a finish line in exotic Vanuatu's Big Bay. Only 578nm; enjoy!
Race #1425
INFOby brainaid.de
Italia 14.98 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
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RACE CLOSE: Thursday,
March 4 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Feb 23rd 18:00 Registration Closed

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CCA Delivery Cruise 1 2021 - Sandwich MA to Halifax NS

The Cruising Club of America invites you to join them on a (virtual) delivery cruise starting from Sandwich, Massachusetts, the oldest town on Cape Cod in the USA to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, some 354nm away. Once we clear the tip of Cape Cod at Race Point our rhumb line course will be 70 deg T for 225nm across the Gulf of Maine to Cape Sable NS, so the best delivery departure window for sparing the crew and gear pounding into a northeast winter gale across Browns Bank will likely be following a frontal passage with strong favorable westerly winds. You may choose one of two boats, both tailored for cruising and new to Sailonline's boathouse, so flip a coin, study their Particulars sheets and make ready! You may start at any time after 1900utc on 8 February 2021 and you must arrive in Halifax by 4 March at 2300utc.
Race #1417
INFO by brainaid.de
Santa Cruise 52 PARTICULARS
Passport Cruise 40 PARTICULARS
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RANKING: NONE
Race starts: Feb 08th 19:00 Registration Open!

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Haifa to Sao Vicente - 2021 ESRW - Leg 1
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Race #1427
INFO by brainaid.de
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