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Board » Technical Discussion » more boat-routes in BWR (and qtvlm)

I'm fiddling around with BWR and since 5 days with qtvlm.

I thought it would be nice if I could get the routing for 2 races on the same screen.

In BWR I create 2 routes... name them to-ny and to-ct for example.. in route options insert the right polars.

make two marks ny-finish and ct-finish
(sf-ny & geraldton-ct races).

Both routes I start at "GPS Position"
From brainaid I download the NMEA proxys and rename them so that I can recognize them.

Download the weather.

start one nmea proxy..
start BWR- gps-instrumentpanel
optimize the route.

then i disable the BWR-instrument-panel-com3: port.
close the nmea-proxy
close the virtual com port

And then wait a about minute

then the start up the nmea-proxy for the other race; open the virtual com3:
in BWR enable com3:
get the weather for this race..
And make the new route

works with me. Confusing can be the gps-track.. I delete that.
Even more confusing when bwr is still reading from the "old" nmea-stream..
(That's why I wait a minute after having closed down the NMEA proxy for the first race.)

In qtvlm this works sort of the same. Simpler. In boat(s)settings choose the right polar.
I only made a new POI named ct-finish besides the POI sf-finish that was already there.

Start the right NMEA-proxy..
get the appropriate weather...
in 'routings'make a new routing and select the POI you want to route too.

Works nicely. Only one crash I had.

Apart from that I seldom are racing and nearly never do two races at the same time.

Just curiosity in what could be done beyond the obvious.

happy sol'ling

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