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Board » General Discussion » polars for the 5 boats of Augustimånen?

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How would we choose between the 5 boats if they are just names too us? :)

Can we have the polars or at least a general description?

Thanks.
Kalle pointed me to the blog post, polars now found :)
I cannot seem to locate the blog with the polar info for the 5 boats. Can you help a frog out?
Clan of the Hobie-16
Clan of the Hobie-16
is anyone's polar behaving "oddly". the prediction figures seem to be way off on mine and the indicator for speed is way out in the 18knt range yet my boat is only clocking 8knts. using J80

thanks
Ok si I looked at the polars, now what.
without picking a boat I can't look at the race course. Is it a light air race, upwind/downwind, reach ???
I can't see how to pick one boat. Any advice?
Try the new web-client. I think everything is ok there.
...one of the guys behind the game...
I'm sure it's no problem choosing a boat in the client, the problem is how can we know which boat is the best? It would depend on the wind when the race starts but we can't see the weather until we register. So... Catch 22?
But that is a part of the fun. Either wait and register/pick late or join early and hope for the best (as in real life) :-)
...one of the guys behind the game...
That all depends on that we would have any kind of weather forecast to base our decision on. Now the only official weather is in the client and that's not accessible before we choose boats.

Sure, we could use GRIB data but is that really the way to go?

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