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  • Re: Poetry Saved for Posterity
    Board » General Discussion
    A warning to our Old Poets Society critics.
    (in the form of a 'Tipperary')

    SOL's poets for posterity
    Write rhymes with great sincerity,
    And though their muse may seem obtuse
    With purpose simply to amuse,
    Mockers will be dealt with…
    with great severity!


    --- Last Edited by Jan van der Puil at 2022-01-27 10:43:03 ---
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  • Re: Poetry Saved for Posterity
    Board » General Discussion
    About horthes furthest northest.

    A horth is a horth of course off course
    Off course, up north, oh dear, that's worse
    These ditties have to rhyme you see
    At least so said old Hank Hain-ey
    And Mr Ed spoke too and said "Agree-gh"
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  • Re: Seven Seas of Asia
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Here are the waypoints for OPS set-ups for each of the 7 races. They are also given in the attached doc with course screen-grabs.

    1. Sea of Okhotsk
    Vesjoly (start) 59.70527, 154.74543
    Kunashir Island 43.75808, 145.45926
    Shumshir Island 50.82638, 156.44546
    Magadan (finish) 58.94486, 150.93275

    2. Sea of Japan
    Kiritappu (start) 43.06424, 145.10998
    Cape Ashizuri 32.73184, 133.00984
    Shimonoseki 33.91849, 130.91333
    Kholmsk (finish) 47.04939, 141.79931

    3. Yellow Sea
    Tianjin (start) 38.95118, 118.00432
    Yakushima Island 30.35082, 130.57994
    Taketomi Island 24.31785, 124.09098
    Seoul (finish) 37.60030, 126.32377

    4. South China Sea
    Tainan (start) 22.98992, 120.10918
    Hainan Island 18.71726, 108.95413
    Culion Island 11.79074, 120.03397
    Taitung (finish) 22.83132, 121.22189

    5. Natuna Sea
    Ho Chi Minh City (start) 10.31378, 106.96970
    Palawan Island 10.53767, 119.54232
    Balabac Island 7.88678, 117.02668
    Serasan Island 2.51386, 109.10075
    Dong Yen (finish) 9.97645, 104.93852

    6. Gulf of Thailand
    Pattaya (start) 12.81208, 100.85815
    Panjang Island 2.76014, 108.92320
    Singkep Island -0.56208, 104.37050
    Bangkok (finish) 13.30312, 100.29628

    7. Java Sea
    Jakarta (start) -6.02125, 106.83609
    Selayar -6.83563, 120.80284
    Bangka Belitung -1.66787, 105.52515
    Semarang (finish) -6.88077, 110.42516









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  • Seven Seas of Asia
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    And here's another proposal from bonknhoot.
    Seven Seas of Asia.
    Not oceans (even though The Seven Seas are oceans).
    So not quite ocean racing, but long challenging races nonetheless in all sorts of climates and weather patterns.
    Apologies not quite the precision of kmz files, but enough info for OPS to create a course from.
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  • Re: Santa Monica Nueva Regatta
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Yep, Dan, that's another option and I agree with you on all points:
    - hate marks in the sea
    - more people using routing
    AND importantly
    - Qt Vlm router now uses 'SOL' interpolation (u/v), so wind in router matches wind in SOL exactly.
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  • Re: In Memoriam - Finn Møller Christensen
    Board » In memoriam
    Let Bimmer's record on SOL live on forever
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  • Re: In Memoriam - Finn Møller Christensen
    Board » In memoriam
    So many words said, what can I add? We will miss you, Finn, your always good humour and matter-of-fact approach to life, and all the working together on set-ups, particulars, race descriptions, time lapses and all the rest. In your memory we plan to race a PYOC from Copenhagen to Svendborg. We will all think and talk of you more then. An announcement will be appearing soon.
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  • Santa Monica Nueva Regatta
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    I think the bottle of Ron Miel has fallen by the wayside at this stage, so why not rename this iconic race Nueva, and take the opportunity to make some course changes for longer legs and more strategic choices and less processional races, as per the attached and set up here on the Beta: http://beta.sailonline.org/breezy/run/987/
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  • Re: TeamSailing
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    I am no longer a member of TeamSailing, having participated on said teamboat once in 2015.
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  • Re: Social position sharing
    Board » General Discussion
    Sounds like a great idea, kroppyer.
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Fremantle to Bali 2022
It is time for a revival of one of Australia's iconic races, the 1427 nm long "Fremantle to Bali" race, and it's considered to be a true test of seamanship.
Last raced in 2021 Super Maxi 100, we will do it this year in a Sun Fast 3300 which is considerably slower!
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1632
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Baker Lake Ice Race 2022
Up north, it’s Winter, so time to put your skates on, but first you’ll have to airfreight them, your carbon spars, your mylar sails and your DN hull to Baker Lake, for a 109nm race, the first of 4 (3 to count) at high speed before the ice melts! Well inside the Arctic Circle, this is a cold, cold place, where the wind is rarely benign. No Performance Loss, so put your goggles on, wrap up well, and try to get round as quick as you can!
Race #1615
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Christmas Is (Pac) to Christmas Is (Ind) 2022
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 2022 challenge of racing between Christmas Island in the Pacific to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean! Please have fun! Fair winds!
Race #1629
INFO by brainaid.de
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Race starts: Dec 01st 18:00 Registration Open!

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The Three Kings Race 2022
The Three Kings Offshore Race is a 520 nm challenge, in Farr 38s, from Auckland (Orakei) up and around the Three Kings Islands and then back to Auckland finishing where you started. Manawa Islands (Three Kings) are a group of 13 uninhabited islands about 25 nm northwest of Te Rerenga Wairua aka Cape Reinga. They're also about 250nm due north of Auckland, known also as the world's best diving and fishing locations (although hopefully, you won’t be fishing too much during the race, or diving for that matter) and it is just a beautiful yet rugged place that is a must see for anyone who loves the oceans.
Race #1628
INFO by brainaid.de
Farr 38 PARTICULARS
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Ranking: SYC
RACE CLOSE: Tuesday,
December 6 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Nov 27th 16:00 Registration Open!

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