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Useful Resources provided by SOLers

TOOLS

brainaid's site: Detailed polars, notice of races, SOL weather in grib format, delayed command tool, and much else.

AGage's SOL Tools site: External tools for use with SOL, blog and race course GPX files. Including *Optimal Angles Tool * File for download

AGage's WxInspector: The ultimate SOTP tool for sailonline!

Kipper1258's GRIB Helper tool; a blogpost and link to a GRIB auto-downloader

kroppyer's tools for Sailonline; Online tools, files or links to useful information for racing on SOL

BLOGS

SOLFANS BLOGSITE for all SOLers: blog site by and for SOL fans offering in-depth analysis of SOL-related subjects

Hmm's Technical Blog: excellent explanations of the technical aspects of Sailonline from the Head of the Technical Team

76Trombone's blog 2009-2014: Race comments, handicap systems, VMG and VMC explanations.

Italian Team Academy Lessons: A semi-serious guide with tips and hints on how to SOL.

SWE54's blog: Race comments and analysis.

Tangosailing's site: Comments on races and sailonline developments in Swedish.

Sailonline Communities

Sailonline facebook page: More than 200 SOLers congregate there.

Le forum des marins virtuels: French-speaking forum regarding virtual sailing in general.

SOL Hispano: Community site for Spanish-speaking SOLers.

larubiadebwr: Spanish bwr forum for SOL

Selection of Races NOTE: many of these have official virtual partners so Sailonline cannot always race the sponsored/branded courses at the same time.

The Tall Ships Races A summer series of races in European waters

Vendée Globe: Single-handed non-stop round the world in Open 60s.

Barcelona World Race: Double-handed non-stop round the world race.

Velux 5 Oceans: 4 legs single-handed round the world in Open 60s or Eco 60s.

Volvo Ocean Race: Round the world over 9 Legs in VO70 class yachts, held triennially.

America's Cup World Series: A regular circuit of regattas, bringing Cup racing to top venues around the world, in the exciting AC45 multi-hull class.

Races in Europe

Mini Pavois: 800 NM solo in 2 legs from La Rochelle to Gijon and back in a Mini 650 in May.

Giraglia Cup: A 476 NM race from Toulon to San Remo and back in June.

Skippers D'Islande: A 1600 NM race in 3 legs between Paimpol and Reykjavik starting at the end of June.

Sjaelland Rundt: Traditionally held on the last weekend of June, Denmark's most important race circles Sjaelland Island for 230 NM.

Races in the Americas

The Vineyard, Stamford YC, CT - SOL partners with the Stamford YC in this annual first weekend of September race.

Buenos Aires - Punta des Este: A 170 NM race on the estuary of the Rio de la Plata in January.

Caribbean 600: A 600 NM race among the Caribbean islands in February.

Chicago - Mackinac: One of the great US classics. 280 NM on Lake Michigan in July.

Races in Asia-Pacific

Round North Island: A four-stage race in February around New Zealand's North Island.

Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race: A 308 NM classic in April.

Round White Island: 320 NM from and to Auckland in November.

Sydney Hobart: The most important classic in the Southern hemisphere. 600 NM starting each year on 26 December.

SSANZ Triple Series: A series of three offshore races from Auckland in Jul/Aug/Sep

Rolex China Sea Race: A biennial bluewater race of 565nm from Hong Kong to Subic Bay, Philippines

Melbourne to Osaka Double-Handed Yacht Race: Held every four years - a 5.500nm race from Melbourne, Australia, to Osaka, Japan

Races in Africa/Middle East

Vasco da Gama Race: 300 NM from Maputo to Durban.

Mauritius to Durban Yacht Race: A 1690 NM race through the Indian ocean in September.

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The Tall Ships Races 2017 - Race 1 - Halmstad to Kotka
Welcome to the first of the three races in this year's European Tall Ships Races - a race of XXXm from S Sweden to E Finland. The ships leave the festival in Halmstad and make their way to the race start, off the S Coast of Sweden, for a race to Kotka close to Finland's border with Russia NOTE:Starts and Finishes in tall ships racing are offshore to avoid conflict with shipping and shipping lanes.
Race #1061
INFO by brainaid.de
Barque 90 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: Tall Ships - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Jul 03rd 13:00 Registration will open soon
GO TO RACE

A3 2016 - Leg 9 - Perth to Adelaide
SOL's gift to AGage's memory is the A3 - Agage's Around Australia Series. This race is Leg 9, the last in the series - a race of 1300nm in VO70v4s from the appropriately named Gage Roads off Fremantle to Adelaide. Let us race with Aaron's spirit back to Adelaide.
Race #1060
INFO by brainaid.de
VO70v4 Particulars
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: A3/SYC
ALT. CLIENTClassic
Race starts: Jun 25th 10:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

2017 40' Series Championship Q1&Q2 Singapore Visit
It's time for the sixth of six races in the 40' Q1 and Q2 Championship!
Welcome to Indonesia and a 365 NM race in one of the 40' available for your choice, from the Island of Natuna Besar to Singapore Harbor. This regatta is based on the course of the Singapore In-Port race back in 2009.
DON'T RISK DISQUALIFICATION!
There are three boat designs to choose from and each one may NOT be used more than twice during the six race Series, according to the NORof the series
The three boat designs are:
40' Particularsand their official polars are here, just recently uploaded by "sailonline":
40' Polars(as a zip file)
IMPORTANT:
Before you choose the boat design, log in with the "Guest" boat (Username=guest/Password=guest) so you can view the predicted winds to help you choose the best boat/polar for the upcoming race. Once you have chosen to register a boat design for this race, it cannot be undone!
REMEMBER:
Choosing the same boat design more than twice will get you disqualified from this race!!

View this list to see what boats you've already used:
USED BOATS
Race # 1059
INFOfrom brainaid.de
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
40Q1&2CH –SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Wednesday, June 28 at 15:00:00 UTC
Race starts: Jun 23rd 02:00 Registration Closed
GO TO RACE

Red Dot 2017 - Leg 3 - Alaska to San Francisco
Inspired by Matt Rutherford's single handed circumnavigation of the Americas, and proposed by SOLer Renegade, Sailonline is racing the course in 5 legs. This is Leg 3 - 2,954nm from Barrow, Alaska to San Francisco, California.
Race #1030
INFO by brainaid.de
SuperMaxi 100 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: OCCH - OCQ2 - SUPSOL - RedDot - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
PRIZE: SMPF
Race starts: Jun 11th 18:00 Registration Closed
GO TO RACE

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