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  • Re: Joao - psail
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee
    I don't SOL much these days - but this championship I would make sure I enter- Great idea!
  • Re: RIP psail - Joao Malafaia
    Board » In memoriam
    Joao was one of life's true gentlemen. I 1st met him here in SOL and we became good friends. He helped me immensely from setting up Fifi to improving my general navigation technique.

    After I stopped sailing here we continued to stay in touch. He gave me every encouragement he could with my photography. I have pages and pages of PMs of advice and suggested re-edits - all so supportive.

    His heart was huge. He care for our society and would often vocalise injustices - particularly to disabled people.

    I am sorry we never got to meet but Joao will be an influence on me and my photography for a long time to come. My respects to Miguel and his family.

    Big Hugs Joao. Big hugs my friend.
  • Re: Golden Globe Races 2018 - Seat Of The Pants commitment
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Im SOTP as well - MustangMark
  • Re: QTVLM Bug Report
    Board » Technical Support
    Thanks Bimm
  • Re: QTVLM Bug Report
    Board » Technical Support
    Im not a tachie but Kippers point that making the grib denser (to under 0.5)and the problem being resolved seems to suggest its the way QT is handling less dense files.

    The conversion is a process few of us (me included!) can do!!

    Thank you for looking at this
  • Re: QTVLM Bug Report
    Board » Technical Support
    It is the Brainaid grib and the SailDocs gribs :)
  • QTVLM Bug Report
    Board » Technical Support
    How do all

    Further to discussions in the RTW chat Odyss pointed out that QT had some annoying bars across the screen. I had initially put it down to a shortage of memory on my computer and the bars being nothing but a drawing issue - but on closer inspection it seems to be affecting the routing - screen shot Odyss posted in chat

    Version 5.3.7

    The problem occurs when using saildocs and Brainaids gribs

    Update- Issue is also occurring in 5.3.5
    Update - from Kipper All, just tracked down the Qt bug. If the grib grid resolution is 1 degree or greater, the problem occurs. Of the resolution is less than 1 degree, it goes. I've just reprocessed the Brainaid grib down to 0.5

    --- Last Edited by Mark at 2016-07-05 10:37:24 ---

  • Re: Shortened WX Downloads from Brainaids Site Update
    Board » Technical Support
    Eddies emailed me to say the issue is fixed :D Thanks for all your help Eddie
  • Re: Shortened WX Downloads from Brainaids Site Update
    Board » Technical Support
    It seems (for at least 3 of us) that the grib files are not being loaded by QTVLM - Ive sent Eddie another email and will update here as and when I hear anything (if Eddie doesn't post 1st!)
  • Re: Shortened WX Downloads from Brainaids Site Update
    Board » Technical Support
    Thanks for sorting that out and for posting it Eddie!

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After celebrating Christmas and New Year it is time for the second run in this year's Ocean Race Championship. After leaving Melbourne on this (about) 5.500 NM course, we will leave the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines, all to port. And remember, once again we'll have to choose the best way to cross the Doldrums
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Buenos Aires to Rio 2023

This year's second ARCH series race will run from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on a route designed by SOLer Vida_Maldita (under his former alias of zero) in 2013. This is a replica of a classic triennial race of 1200nm, first run in 1947. More information about this IRL race can be found here.
So, Bemvindo/Bienvenidos in this coastal classic and prepare your 90ft Monohulls well.
Race #1662
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Up Helly Aa 2023
A-OI!!! The cry should soon be ringing out in the streets of Lerwick as the Guizer Jarl and his crew, along with the other teams in the Up Helly Aa parade complete their preparations for the biggest fire festival in Europe. As is Sailonline's tradition, we shall be racing the 383nm from Aberdeen to Lerwick to (virtually) take part in the Up Helly Aa festivities there which take place for the first time since 2020 on Tuesday, 31 January. SAILING NOTE: Gruney may be approached from any direction but must be passed for rounding purposes as indicated on the chart.
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