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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

hmm's SOL data for some Sailonline races; compare your track vs other racers in selected races

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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Races

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Current Races:

PIC Coastal Classic Yacht Race 2019
Welcome back to Auckland on New Zealand's North Island and the 2019 running of the classic annual race from Auckland to Russell. This can be a tricky race, with pretty much all conditions possible - from flat out spinnaker rides, speedy reaching and even dying breezes before sunrise! As always, arriving yachties will find a traditional welcome of bacon butties and rum.
Race #1286
INFO by brainaid.de
60ft Trimaran Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Oct 24th 21:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Key Lime Pie-gatta 2019
Rum runners, conch fritters and shrimp! You don't race this, you're a whimp.
Or a Po-boy, thinks it's cold; just get a shirt on, go, go, go!
170 nautical miles
criss-cross the causeway,
in Far Easts, a tad far west,
would you not say?
And mez-res NAM wind,
Eh? Okay?
Race #1292
INFOby brainaid.de
Fareast 28R Particulars
WX Updates:
0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Oct 21st 18:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Galloo Islands Sprint 2019
There is so much more to New York than that collection of towering skyscrapers at the mouth of the Hudson river. Upstate, it is rolling pastures, mountain ranges and lakelands, stretching all the way to the U.S. border with Canada – the St Lawrence Seaway and the waters of two great inland seas, Lakes Erie and Ontario. This race takes you right to the top of this bucolic wonderland for a 24nm sprint in classy Club Swan 50s out to the historic lighthouse on the southern tip of Galloo Island on the eastern reaches of Ontario, round the island and back to Henderson Bay. Enjoy!
Race #1291
INFO by brainaid.de
Club Swan 50 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING:
SPRCH-SUPSOL-SPRQ4-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Thursday,
October 24 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Oct 19th 18:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Itajai to Newport 2019
While we are waiting for the next edition of our Sailonline World Race (SWR) why not refresh the memory by re-racing the 17/18 leg from Itajai in Brazil to Newport, USA.
Do you remember all the different hurdles on the route?
Well, here they are in order of occurrence:
St Helena High:
The Trade Winds S:
On the beach:
The Doldrums:
The Trade Winds N:
Azores High:
The Westerly Stormtrack:

That's it folk's.
Now you know what to expect!!!
Race #1288
INFO from brainaid.de
OD65v3 Particulars
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCCH-OCQ4-SUPSOL-SYC
PRIZE: SMPF
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Oct 03rd 18:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

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