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  • Re: Sailors with routers
    Board » General Discussion
    Kroppyer: Very good, thank you! I have to read your comment some more times to understand it fully. But I like your approach to the subject, and your brilliant thinking about this eternal problem.
  • Re: Sailors with routers
    Board » General Discussion
    The line between to calculate future changes, or just looking at predictor, wind arrows or present isochrones should divide the SOLers so easily that it should not be hard to define two classes. ???
  • Re: Sailors with routers
    Board » General Discussion
    Calculate change of direction in advance. That is a huge advantage for those who are able.

    Maybe I'm way off, because everything will be figuring out by the math, I know.

    But I think it would be more fair to us who can't / bothered / have time / will pay for a software router to get a greater chance of getting a place on the podium.

    There will always be someone that defend the routers in a sailing game: Among other things that it is used IRL, and the difficulty of putting a definition between using it, or not. And more.

    This is expressed almost always by those using a router...because of course everyone wants to win! But...

    I think it would not be that hard to identify the "R" sailors and the "L" sailors!
    I've not used any router (yet...) but I think the advantage is that it is possible to predict cog or twa changes in advance, and put them into a delay command, so you can go to sleep or work or whatever. Am I right?
    That is not possible using the Wx Inspector, you have to check it quite often and do the changes "live", not in advance. Also, the isochrones is almost impossible to use as a strategic help just by looking at them. About the predictor line, it is a part of the game so I think we don't have to discuss if that is a router or not.

    Not all races have to be divided in R & L class, but the long ones I think.

    In a race with R & L class you have to decide if using a software router or not. If you register to the R class you may use the router as often or seldom as you wish during the race. If you register to the L class you promise to never use other tools than the "official and free" like Wx Inspector, or brainaid Tools, and those not calculate change of direction in advance. Quite simple roles. Agree?

    I think we can trust people doing a honestly choice.

    If there is doubt, why not testing it by start a non-router-use race without any implementation of changes in the interfaces and databases, to see how people react? Then we can decide to proceed or not.
  • Re: Sailors with routers
    Board » General Discussion
    Sorry, I was inlogged as Husse (my friend). Last comment was from me (Mega30). We without router help each others!
  • Re: Christmas to Christmas Race 2013
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    Hi!
    Mega30 request: Mommy24

    done!!

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2013-11-24 18:32:47 ---
  • Re: Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012
    Board » In memoriam
    In memory for AGage & his family
    Sorry Jen, for you & your daughters loss. I never knew him as a person, but i am confident that if he was as good father as he was as a sailor he was the best :-)
    When he was sailing SOL i allways kept a´n eye for the course AGage was taking, AGage was the first name that i learned in SOL, he was the spirit for me & for lots of other sailors.
    I´m very sad for you & our loss.
    He is an outstanding sailor & i will allways have him in my mind.
    Take care of you Jen

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Pantaenius Shetland Race 2022 - Leg 2
As always, we don't spend much time in Lerwick, Shetland and after some brief but excellent celebrations we are rapidly heading back to Bergen, Norway, for the second leg of the Pantaenius Shetland Race 2022. The North Sea always provides with some exciting racing and we are sure that this race will be no different!
Race #1581
INFO from brainaid.de
First 40.7 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC - SHE
Race starts: Jun 26th 09:00 Registration Open!

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Isla St George Sprint 2022
The Bass Islands, in western Lake Erie, are a mere couple of miles west of the southernmost boundary of Canada. In this 21nm PYOC sprint, we will set off from East Harbor in our RC 44s and leave North Bass Island (historically Isle St. George) to port before quickly returning to East Harbor.
Race #1584
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RC 44 PARTICULARS
NAM_AWIP WX Updates:
0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: SPRQ2 - SPRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Jun 25th 18:00 Registration Open!

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Pantaenius Shetland Race 2022 - Leg 1
Welcome back to outer Korsfjorden, Norway, for the first leg of two in
Pantaenius Shetland Race 2022 from Norway to Shetland. Sailonline is extremely excited to be buddying-up for this amazing series which is a classic that Sailonline has had the honour of presenting to its community for some years now. We will be competing in our ever so exciting First 40.7’s which will in no doubt cater for some exciting racing. We look forward to seeing you at the start line!
Race #1580
INFO from brainaid.de
First 40.7 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC - SHE
Race starts: Jun 22nd 08:00 Registration Closed

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Newport Bermuda Race 2022


The 635-mile biennial Newport Bermuda Race is one of the oldest regularly scheduled ocean races, and with the Fastnet Race and the Sydney to Hobart Race, it is one of the three great classic races of the yachting world. Founded in 1906, this the 52nd running of the Bermuda Race can also be participated in online.
Entries are invited for one of the four divisions:
Double-Handed Division:
Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300
St. David's Lighthouse Division:
First 44.7 Asymmetric
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division:
Reichel Pugh 64
Finisterre Division:
Delphia 47
Details for each yacht are available in the ‘Particulars’ links below and be sure to register your online choice on the Bermuda Race Online link – there are some fine prizes to be won.
As in real life, you can only sail one boat in one division, so choose your virtual yacht carefully, and because of the unusual (for SOL) 4-division nature of the event, please note results will not count towards ANY Sailonline Rankings.
Race #1568
INFOby brainaid.de
Sun Fast 3300 PARTICULARS
First 44.7 A PARTICULARS
RP 64 PARTICULARS
Delphia 47 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: None
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RACE CLOSE: Saturday,
July 2 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Jun 17th 17:00 Registration Closed
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Geraldton to Cape Town 2022
A race in the Southern Indian Ocean is always entertaining, especially in a Riptide 50. Traditionally the course would be West to East, to take advantage of the prevailing winds, but this time the SRC is challenging us to an E-W course, from Geraldton in Western Australia to Cape Town in South Africa. A brief 4800nm!
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1575
INFO by brainaid.de
Riptide 50 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
OCQ2 - OCCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Jun 12th 05:00 Registration Closed

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