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Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar » AUGUST 2010 CALENDAR DISCUSSION

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Post annotated by RainbowChaser :
This thread was moved from the category Race proposals.
Hi all

Attached is the current draft of the August calendar - please let me know here or in chat if you see any problems with it!!

As attachments can't be deleted, newer versions will bear a succeeding letter of the alphabet!

The attachment called Aug0809 is a screengrab of races run in August during 2008 and 2009 for reference.
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1-21Aug10B = updated with distances and boat names
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1-21Aug10C and 22-51Aug10B revised
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--- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2010-08-09 08:47:51 ---
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Updates posted again to make em easier to find!!
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Latest version!

--- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2010-07-25 11:36:41 ---
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As a direct result of comments made in the General Discussions Forum, the August Calendar is undergoing revision. The two attached pics represent the latest model - hopefully closer to a fun calendar for ALL SOLers!!!

As always... please don't hesitate to voice your "constructive" comments!!
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New file for 1-21 August, now showing the August TransAt.

CLARIFICATION: Please note that the Round Britain and Ireland race is starting on SATURDAY, 31 July 2010 at 1000utc in line with the information posted on the SOL homepage and NOT as in the August Calendar.

--- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2010-07-29 22:27:05 ---
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RC, I like the proposed format. There seems like a good mix of long and short races.
Personally, when the timing is right, shorter races suit me. But, that timing can change from day to day let alone week to week and I like the mix of short & long races running together.
I appreciate the changes made so quickly, response times like this for the group will make SOL (if not already) the premier online racing platform.
Sadly, in my line of work my available time is limited. If there is something I can offer to help the team please let me know. I am not tied to a desk or computer, however I can access one at various times during the day/night. Unless I lose satellite connection (which accounts for most of my beachings during racing).
Keep up the good work.
Bear.
REVISION IN LINE WITH RECENT DISCUSSIONS!
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ALTERNATIVE style of calendar - using a simple spreadsheet.

What do you think?
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Much easier to read. I like it.
The spreadsheet is a plus. This is very good. Keep up the great work!
_/)_/)_/)
The sea is lovely, dark, and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to sail before I sleep, And miles to sail before I sleep.

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