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  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2016
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Too Much Rum make me want the name: Three sheets to the wind, Thank You RC

    Too_Much_Rum it is laddo!

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2016-09-19 16:48:21 ---
  • Re: Christmas to Christmas Race 2013
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    Respectfully request: FortDrummerBoy

    done!!

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2013-11-26 22:39:34 ---
  • Re: Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012
    Board » In memoriam
    I was introduced to SOL by NEWSARTIST...still my number one mentor, but quickly learned who to watch, Agage was always on my radar. News still tells me don't sail follow the leader style, but sailing in Agage's wake allowed me to learn many things about wind and sailing.
    When Beta was introduced my favorite feature was creating boat lists. Agage was always on that list....To Aaron's family: I LOVE SOL because of Agage!!!!
  • Re: Client Update (5 Feb 2012)
    Board » Technical Support
    GHOST SHIP ICON???

    While sailing in "BETA" in the BMW Black Sea Virtual Race 2012 - Leg 2

    I see two icons representing my boat.

    1. a pinkish color boat icon & wake like I always have seen. but

    2. right behind it is a brown colored boat icon & wake ( I logged on as SOL on another PC to check and sure enough
    that was me.

    The first Icon will advance with each update and then the second Icon will catch up ... sometimes the first boat icon will advance two times adding more distance between the two boat icons but then the trailing boat icon will catch up.

    This seemes like it could be a problem when rounding marks... which boat Icon do I use??? I am sailing S.O.P. so my tacks are visual and not coordinate driven.
  • Re: 5 Feb Client is BACK! - available as a 'Beta'
    Board » Technical Support
    In my short adventure so far with the wonders of SOL I've witnessed some pretty creative things come out of pratice sailing, as for this "fort" my sails are still green. **practice 2 learn** Thank you for checking my wake in the Perth ISAF Fleet Race Practice.
    It was a situation I had yet to see and since I just started to explore BETA SOL I thought I'd bring it up.

    My ships log went overboard...uggg
    I'm not sure what time I passed the mark
    But Friday around that time could very well put me within a reboot.

    Thank You again.
  • Re: 5 Feb Client is BACK! - available as a 'Beta'
    Board » Technical Support
    When I sailed north again and rounded the mark this time it changed to "rounded" even during practice sailing. So my mystery of why I didn't round it the first time still stands???
  • Re: 5 Feb Client is BACK! - available as a 'Beta'
    Board » Technical Support
    Do you mean to say that it still shows as 'Leave to Port' ??
    That is because mark roundings are only scored in the real race.
    The other client version will be the same

  • Re: 5 Feb Client is BACK! - available as a 'Beta'
    Board » Technical Support
    Once again as I sail south... my DTF is increaseing. wouldn't this suggest that I didn't round the mark? Other boats on the same heading are decreasing DTF.
  • Re: 5 Feb Client is BACK! - available as a 'Beta'
    Board » Technical Support
    Thanks Aaron, Your work is outstanding!!!!

    I was concerned as I sailed south past the mark that my boat position(in the standings) was climbing and I was losing positions. That is what made me think I hadn't rounded the mark and then as I sailed north back toward the mark my boat position started to drop again.

    Thanks again for your help.
  • Re: 5 Feb Client is BACK! - available as a 'Beta'
    Board » Technical Support
    Can you look at my wake and tell me why the "Two Rock" mark in the "Perth ISAF Fleet Race" practice sailing was Not rounded. If I zoom in it seems like I met my "port requirements... is this a problem with the beta client???

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Galveston to Galway 2022
For the second time, we will be able to test our navigational skills in this massive ocean race across the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean! You can navigate the 4980 NM to Galway, Ireland in any direction, of course within the designated race boundary area. Your only task is to reach the finish line in the best place, preferably at the highest podium. Prepare your C2R 74 well for the race and take advantage of all its opportunities. Good luck!
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Sines to Bermuda 2022
Another race with the finish line in Bermuda. This time we will start from Sines in Portugal. There is 3213nm ahead of us across the Atlantic Ocean. Previously, this race was one of the stages of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. This time we will use this route in the race played as part of the SOL All Round Championships and we will use our Orange 125 fast catamarans to cover it. We invite you to participate.
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PIC Insurance 2022 - Race 1
Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand! Sailonline is happy to provide our SOLers with the virtual version of the brilliant three-race SSANZ two-handed series which will be sponsored by PIC Insurance Brokers this year. We will be racing around the beautiful waters of the Hauraki Gulf off New Zealand’s North Island. Our first race of the Series is a 50-miler out to Motuora Island and back. Our direct competitors as always in our Young 88s will be the real racers of the Young 88 Association who will be participating in the Railblaza fleet in the real life race!
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Geraldton to Cape Town 2022
A race in the Southern Indian Ocean is always entertaining, especially in a Riptide 50. Traditionally the course would be West to East, to take advantage of the prevailing winds, but this time the SRC is challenging us to an E-W course, from Geraldton in Western Australia to Cape Town in South Africa. A brief 4800nm!
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Race #1575
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