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  • Re: Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012
    Board » In memoriam
    Well said - Win. My feeling exactly ...I'm still at a loss for words for this, the parting of a friend on SOL..
  • Re: Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012
    Board » In memoriam
    This is such sad news of AGage's passing. He will be greatly missed...

    Jim
  • Goodbye everyone
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Joan and I are leaving in 12 days to go cruising for 6-8 months. Internet will be spotty and probably not good for racing. I will check-in when able to advise on how much RUM is left on board. Its been a fun two years of SOL racing. Hope to pick it back up the summer of 2011. Until then stay off that green stuff it ruins your ranking..

    Jim "Javaboat"
  • Re: Scoring for DNS
    Board » General Discussion
    Problem I'm having with this DNS scoring is, sometimes I'm not in a position to race but would like to join in the chat and watch the race. There needs to be a way to do this without being penalized.
  • Re: Scoring for DNS
    Board » General Discussion
    So Jakob, If I register for a 1000km race and don't start those miles are not added to my total miles and doesn't affect my ranking?
  • Scoring for DNS
    Board » General Discussion
    Guys, I thought you said if we register and don't start the race DNS, this would not go against our overall scores. Looking at the SYC ranking for me, several races where counted even though I didn't start. Sometimes I join a race to chat since I don't have time to make the race.

    Jim
  • Race results with DNS
    Board » Technical Support
    Guys, I thought you said if we register and don't start the race DNS, this would not go against our overall scores. Looking at the SYC ranking for me, several races where counted even though I didn't start. Sometimes I join a race to chat since I don't have time to make the race.

    Jim
  • Re: Chatting without racing
    Board » General Discussion
    Thanks Kalle...
  • Chatting without racing
    Board » General Discussion
    Wish to join in the chat group but not sail. I'm on my boat Fri thru Sun and unable to race. Would love to join into the chat. I there a way to join the race and not have it count against you???

    Jim
  • Steering course heading error
    Board » Technical Support
    Guys, under the latest software. While setting a TWA of -170deg the CC is showing 508 deg. Might have left out the -360 if greater than 360... Like what I'm seeing..

    Jim

    Edit: BTW, I see this when putting in the TWA into the field, not when using the direction tool..

    --- Last Edited by javaboat at 2009-02-13 17:51:03 ---

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SoCal 300 2024

Welcome again to your chance to participate virtually in a second race of the California Race Week calendar, SDYC's challenging 243nm (as the seagull flies) SoCal 300 from Santa Barbara to San Diego. With a broad range of boats entered in the real race, virtual SOLers will have a better chance of hanging in there with the IRL fleet in our mighty Melges 40 than in previous years SOLing the Santa Cruz 52!
Race #1800
INFO by brainaid.de
Melges 40 PARTICULARS
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Ranking: SYC - CRW
Race starts: May 30th 13:00 Registration will open soon
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CA 500 2024


In 2019, the organisers of the California Race Week introduced a new longer distance event for the world’s very largest maxi trimarans in town that year intent on setting new records for the TransPac Ocean Race on its 50th anniversary. This CA 500, 500nm from San Francisco to San Diego, was repeated in 2023, but this year it will be an online only event, as it is a lot more straightforward to get a fleet of Maxi trimarans out on the virtual water, than in real life.
Race #1799
INFO by brainaid.de
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Ranking: SYC - CRW
Race starts: May 25th 17:40 Registration Open!
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Capt Anderson's Resupply TIMED Race 2024

Welcome back to the Pacific Northwest for a race that takes us around the southern end of Vancouver Island and up the west coast as we supply six lights. The leg starts in Victoria, and we sail into the open water of the Salish Sea. After making our way up the west coast we must go up the narrow channel to restock in Port Alberni. 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 #1809
INFO by brainaid.de
11 Metre OD PARTICULARS
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RACE CLOSE: Saturday,
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Race starts: May 19th 12:00 Registration Open!
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Vasco da Gama Ocean Race 2024

Join us at Sailonline for a thrilling adventure in the 2024 Vasco da Gama Ocean Race! This event is the most prestigious and longstanding international sailing competition in South Africa, offering a unique journey steeped in history. Traditionally setting sail from the picturesque bay of Maputo, Mozambique's enchanting old Portuguese colonial capital, the race has charted a new course in recent years. This edition will see competitors navigating a challenging 250-nautical-mile course from Durban to East London. Adding to the excitement, this year our SOLers will harness the speed and power of our fleet of Carkeek 40s!
Race #1807
INFO from brainaid.de
Carkeek 40 PARTICULARS
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Ranking: SYC
RACE CLOSE: Saturday,
May 25 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: May 19th 08:00 Registration Open!
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Neumayer Station to Biscoe Wharf 2024

It’s Autumn now in Antarctica, the sun is permanently below the horizon, but during the day, from c 0900 to c 1700 local time, there is some twilight – nautical twilight, not to be confused with civil twilight which is brighter. The penguins are starting to huddle together to keep warm and the sea ice is growing. Time to get back to Biscoe Wharf then, before the water becomes impassible. Including a detour past Argentina’s main two Antarctic stations, it’s only 1900nm, so, although we’ll be in a hurry, we will take the bigger, better ice-classed Paratii 2 once more, just to be sure!
Race #1766
INFOby brainaid.de
Paratii 2 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: HLAT - SYC
Race starts: May 13th 19:00 Registration Closed
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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 #1798
INFO by brainaid.de
First 40 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
RACE CLOSE: Monday,
May 27 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Apr 20th 00:00 Registration Closed
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