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  • Re: RIP Yachtyakka - Steve Alloway
    Board » In memoriam
    What a sad news. :(

    We often ended up on nearby BBQ's. He because of his nightsleep and me because i got sidetracked... so he was one of the first SOLers i got to know and one of the very few on Facebook, where he kept me update with Kiwi Sailing.

    RIP Steve, fair Winds and following Seas, whereever you may sail now.
  • Re: Sailonline Android Client Beta test
    Board » General Discussion
    Ok...it's a clear Advantage if one can read!

    But the other Problem still remains.

    Even with sol-client-0.25 it says "Problem while parsing" when opening the downloaded File with the Installer.
  • Re: Sailonline Android Client Beta test
    Board » General Discussion
    I just tried to download:

    sol-client-0.25.apk seems to be missing (Error404)

    sol-client.apk seems to have a corrruption in the File (got an Errormessage saying there was a problem while parsing the File)

    Any suggestions?
  • Re: Aaron Gage Round Australia.
    Board » Flag Officers » Race proposals
    My two cents on this Topic:

    Make it a Series with no drops. Remebering AGages Efforts on SOL, the winner of this series should need to pay maximum efforts too.

    Don't let the gaps between the Stages become too long, to keep the Series together. A Weekend-Race every Month doesn't look much like a connected Series...
    I don't know how fixed the dates have to be according to other scheduled races, but maybe the gaps might match the time the winner spent on the last Leg.

    As it is an Aussie series the Starts shall be during Aussie-daytime which is early morning or middle of the night in Europe and USA, so starts should be scheduled on Weekends as it might be easier to stay awake if there's no Alarm ringing next morning. ;)
  • Re: Aaron Gage Round Australia.
    Board » Flag Officers » Race proposals
    What about including AGage's Tour currently running as Stage 1 into that Series?
  • Re: Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012
    Board » In memoriam
    Hats off! A great Sailor and SOLer had passed away.

    Farewell AGage, sail along in Peace!

    Hendrik (Tazumaki)

    --- Zuletzt bearbeitet von Tazumaki am 2012-07-16 10:11:25 ---
  • Re: Proposal for Performance Handicapping
    Board » General Discussion
    Well... getting an initial Ranking is always difficult because of the fact that it's initial. ;)
    I think no one would take an initial Value that serious to complain about it. Maybe one can mark it as initial or not confident in the Ranking.

    I don't know the formula for getting an initial Ranking. If i would be asked how to get one that's converging relatively fast to a "real" value, i would suggest to take the arithmetical Medium of his ratings so far, until he's sailed a certain amount of races, say fifteen.

    If that's too difficult to do, i would reduce the minimum number of Races to be sailed for an initial ranking, but introducing a Mechanism to lower this ranking afterward, if necessary.
  • Re: Proposal for Performance Handicapping
    Board » General Discussion
    Regarding unlucky SLI's, missed Wx's on TWA or whatever may completly ruin a race. I had a couple of thoughts how to handle that for a Handicap.
    But i didn't get any idea how to judge a wrong but continously and ambitious sailed Strategy from a SLI, an oversleped Wx, a lost connection or even cruising mode.

    Leaving bad races out might lead to frustrated Beginners with one luckily achived good Position unable to get down to more suitable ranking while it simultaniously leads to suitable Handicaps for skilled but lazy Navigators.

    Counting all races will have similar more or less unwanted Sideeffects.

    And at least there will be two Groups of People; one that is willing to see how they are doing against very skilled Sailors with high-power Computers and very expensive Software in one specific Race and another Group willing to get the lowest possible Handicap in order to look like beeing skilled. ;-)

    So i got to the conclusion that there is no right or wrong Formular and no Formular better than others. I would suggest to compute both and let Folks decide which they will use for themselves.
  • Re: General System Spec - to aid SOL development
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Here's what Novabench says about my Desktop on which i use most of the time when racing.

    Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ @ 2394 MHz
    Graphics Card: Radeon X1950 Series

    2048 MB System RAM (Score: 97)
    - RAM Speed: 1826 MB/s

    CPU Tests (Score: 206)
    - Floating Point Operations/Second: 50800166
    - Integer Operations/Second: 138546314
    - MD5 Hashes Generated/Second: 601425

    Graphics Tests (Score: 66)
    - 3D Frames Per Second: 214

    Hardware Tests (Score: 3)
    - Primary Partition Capacity: 24 GB
    - Drive Write Speed: 11 MB/s

    downspeed: 3,85 Mb/s upspeed: 026 Mb/s

    Display: 23" Full HD 19??*16?? px

    Improvements in Queue: additional 2Gb Ram, upgrade to Windows 7 Pro, 16 Mb/s DSL

    Aditional i sometimes use a laptop ~1 year old
    AMD Athlon X2@3Ghz / ATI mobility Radeon 4800 / 4GB Ram running under Linux with a WiFi conection considerably slower at home and even slower elsewhere.
  • Re: Big difference SOL map and Sailplanner
    Board » Technical Support
    Differences in Maps are quite normal and do happen even in official Maps as a Result of Errors in Positiondetection by the original Measurer.

    Did you use the latest SOL-Weather from Brainaids Toolbox (http://sol.brainaid.de/sailonline/toolbox/)?
    If so there might only be small Differences due to different interpolation schemes.

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Manilla to Calbayog 2024

After six years, we welcome you to the race created by sassy63 for the second time. He takes us to the Philippines to race around islands on a 380 nm course. We sail the Italia 14.98 and in Calbayog we'll enjoy our well-deserved Palatan dish and drink it with San Miguel.
Race #1803
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Italia 14.98 PARTICULARS
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ARQ2 - ARCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Apr 22nd 17:00 Registration Open!
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Melbourne to Osaka Prelude 2024

Welcome once again to what these days is Sailonline’s almost annual virtual Melbourne to Osaka Yacht Race. In real life, this double-handed 5500 nm race between these two sister cities, one deep in the southern hemisphere, the other high in the northern hemisphere, is run every four to five years, and is planned to be held again in 2025, so this race is a Prelude in partnership with the Melbourne Osaka Cup 2025 organising committee collaborating with the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV), and the Sandringham (SYC) and Osaka Hokko (OHYC) yacht clubs. On this occasion, we’ll be racing the well-known First 40, a popular size of boat for a long-distance double-handed race. With the doldrums unavoidably lying across the track, you can expect to be at virtual sea for at least a month!
Race #1669
INFO by brainaid.de
First 40 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Apr 20th 00:00 Registration Open!
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St Nazaire Chasse TIMED Race 2024

Welcome to a "chasse" (hunt) from St. Nazaire to La Baule on the west coast of France! This race was designed by SOLer FR_flouflou in 2010. The KER 40 was introduced to SOL in 2016 by SOLer psail, and the Sol-KER was a welcome addition to SOL’s fleet of 40- footers, as it was to the IRL Ker fleet of eponymous - like KERonimo, KukuKERchu and Ice BreaKER. This is a TIMEDrace, so you may RE-REGISTER HERE to try again, after finishing a run. You will have 13 days and 11 hours to show your skill and decision making after the race opens.
Race #1797
INFOby brainaid.de
Ker 40 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
TRQ2 - TRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Saturday,
27 April at 23:00 UTC
Race starts: Apr 14th 12:00 Registration Open!
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Cape Town to Auckland 2024


Welcome to the second leg of this Round The World series 2024. It's also the April edition of this year's ocean race championship. The course is the same as the one sailed in 2023, but this year we sail the iconic Swan 65, as suggested in the concluding RTW race last year.
Prepare yourselves for an epic 30-day journey, navigating through the unpredictable waters of the South Seas. It's essential to take care of provisioning to ensure a smooth and enjoyable race experience. With the longer duration, we anticipate plenty of opportunities for camaraderie, competition, and unforgettable memories.
PRIZE: SMPF
Race# 1789
INFO from brainaid.de
Swan 65 PARTICULARS
WX updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCQ2 - RTW - OCCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Apr 01st 11:00 Registration Closed
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