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  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2022
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    I call to be GetaPatch as in years gone by. Did me no good then but I am used to it!
  • Tall Ships Race - Lisbon to Cadiz
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    As you may be aware, this Tall Ships race was interrupted by a server failure at 22.26 UTC on 6th September 2023 that lasted about 30 minutes, until it was resolved by our Tech Team.
    An e-mail request for removal of race rankings from this race was received by SRC and an internal report was prepared by SRC Chairman.
    This report discovered that four boats approaching Cape St Vincent TS mark at that time had been adversely effected by the outage such they missed the correct rounding of that mark because their delayed command (DC) fired prematurely as the DC system cannot account for server outage.
    One of the four boats affected was Go4iT (my boat) and so my report was limited to establishing the facts for SRC to debate, discuss and decide but I recused myself from that phase because I was an interested party.
    I am aware that the SRC considered a number of solutions prior to abandoning the result of the race because they concluded that it was not possible to reinstate the impacted boats in a manner that was fair both to the unaffected boats and to the affected boats.
    So the SRC concluded to schedule a resail. This resail will happen at the beginning of October 2023 as the new Calendar for Q4 is being finalised as I write.
    It was unfortunate that this outage impacted at or near the time of a rounding and this rendered any evaluation of its impact on affected boats as a very judgemental exercise and so a re-run was selected as the most equitable solution.
    Let us hope for favourable wind.
    To fully conclude this server outage, SRC did not consider the incident to have had any material impact on the Maryland to Alaska Ocean Race or the Foveaux Strait Timed Race.

    --- Last Edited by Go4iT at 2023-09-10 11:33:03 ---
  • New SRC Chairman
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee
    Please review the attached file and consider if you are ready to assist the management of Sailonline in the role of Sailonline Race Committee Chairman. Thank you.

    --- Last Edited by Go4iT at 2023-05-08 16:15:05 ---

    --- Last Edited by Go4iT at 2023-05-08 16:15:25 ---
  • New SRC Chairman
    Board » General Discussion
    Please read the attached file and consider if you want to assist in the management and direction of SailonLine.
  • Re: Calendar 2023 Q1
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Hi NNYC MarkJohnson My OPS colleague advises me that our contact at Winnebago now runs a full winter VR series with others and so would not be interested in us. Whence we have ventured to new ice locations.
  • Re: Netiquette in SOL Chat and Forum
    Board » Sailonline Policy
    In accordance with 2021 updated Corporate guidelines and as discussed by Management, please find below the 2023 procedure that will be followed in a case of alleged Race Chat misbehaviour.
    Sailonline Race Committee - Chairman
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Rules and Decisions
    Herewith the latest edition of the Sailonline Racing Rules 2023 effective 1st January 2023.

    Please also read the attachment above SRR January 2022 Rev1.pdf

    --- Last Edited by Go4iT at 2022-12-18 17:07:00 ---
  • Re: Calendar 2022 Q2
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Thanks Zorba. Will be part of any next update.
  • Re: Sušac X 2
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Slight change. Start is now on 27th May.
  • Re: Sušac X 2
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    srce. Your time has come and Susac X2 in a Seascape 18 is scheduled for in 2022 Q2 on 15th May 2022. Thank you for your patience.

    --- Last Edited by Go4iT at 2022-02-17 06:52:26 ---


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SOL's Bermuda Triangle TIMED Race 2023
Inspired by the America’s Cup racing in Bermuda, this is a fun triangular course of 90nm, which we originally raced with psail and bonkhoot’s collaborative polar for the AC72 foiling catamaran. Having tried the course in the more pedestrian Open 60 in 2021, this year we return to the AC72, in fact to the MODIFIED AC72v2, modified to remove the inconsistencies that obtained from the original interpolation of the limited data issued by the AC 2003 Principal Race Officer in connection with penalties determination. This is a TIMED race, which means you get multiple chances to try out the ramifications of the revisions. Be careful though, the polar remains a handling challenge with major stall-out potential!
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Race #1704
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Race starts: Dec 02nd 12:00 Registration Open!

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Christmas to Christmas Island 2023
Two waypoints, start and finish, and between them 5827 NM of two oceans. Not much time if we want to sit at the Christmas Eve table. You will need to maintain an average speed of over 10 knots, so prepare your Volvo70s well and choose the best of the many possible routes. Hands up everyone who knew there were TWO Christmas Islands?! OK, maybe you have sailed this Sailonline course before... but it's time to get ready for the 2023 challenge of racing between Christmas Island in the Pacific to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean! It also marks the conclusion of our prestigious Ocean Race Championship 2023. Please have fun! Fair winds!
Race #1745
INFO by brainaid.de
WX Updates:
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Ranking: OCQ4 - OCCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Dec 01st 23:00 Registration Open!

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