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Good idea. We will consider something in that line. Thanks!
...one of the guys behind the game...
On the North Sea Open last week, and on the Manila Race this week, there is confusion about how the waypoint has to be passed: to port or to starboard?

Longer-term suggestion: waypoints should be shown as arrows, clarifying on which side they have to be passed.

Short-term suggestion: this should be specified in the race presentation.

--- Last Edited by Incognito at 2009-05-01 09:24:15 ---
I aggree, ı still dont know which side is the island in manila race? NOR says leave at port, map diagram looks like it should stay on starboat side!
I agree that we should make some sort of graphics showing the correct rounding. However, why on earth do you think we put waypoints there if you are not required to round it on the outside? Simple rule: all waypoints shall be rounded on the outside :-)
...one of the guys behind the game...
dear jacob, english is not our mother language:) please be specific do not speak like a engeener:) is the mark need to be left port or starboat? first the mail said port but your explanation above makes me think starboat! my understanding looking the drawing is also mark has to be left in starboat too! which one please:)
...but I am an engineer :-) The buoy must be left to starboard. Mail is wrong. I will change the course in the client. Sorry.
...one of the guys behind the game...
:)thank you:)
The divider/measure tool works a bit funky as it lays down a route but when clicking on the tool again the route disappears. This is not conducive to planning ones strategy easily. It would be better if the route you just placed down would stay there until you double clicked the tool or single clicked to add to the existing route set down or being able to set a second route to compare with the first.


I support this feature request very much.

--- Last Edited by dunbur at 2009-05-02 05:12:34 ---
What about adding waypoints where delayed course commands come into play?
So instead of saying "turn to 180° in 2 hours", have a command that says "turn 180° once you have reached point A". It is what navigators instruct when they go to sleep or programme autopilots.

I'm still miffed that I missed marker 4 in the suursaari race by 2 Nm, 25 minutes after going to bed (i'm in a GMT+6h country here, throw a dog a bone).
Waypoints, which I deemed would be released "soon" in december 2007 :D

The answer is - waypoints would be very nice, but implementing it in an interface that a novice can understand without reading a manual - hard! We will probably have waypoints one day though...

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