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Name Paradise
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  • Re: NOVEMBER 2012
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Hi SOL friends
    I did update my document for comparison of virtual sailing sites with the new knowledge on the SOL beta player. see https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VgeYoRS3o2-pkfOuuAgRk8F3i7kDltXzE-sGjAZ9ONE/edit

    Sail on , fair winds and take care for fishing boats at the Portuguese coast :)

  • Re: NOVEMBER 2012
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    hi Sol friends

    thanks for all information on the revised SOL player. I have missed this complete.

    Now I found the manual for the Beta and with a quick screening saw some very interesting improvements. I am now sailing onthe Lake and hope to apply the new features.
    I will adjust in a positive way my comparison report but this weekend is a little busy with Vendee start and the normal ongoing stuff.
    fair winds and I did rate SOL already 2nd in my ranking based on the older player. :)
  • Re: NOVEMBER 2012
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Hi RainbowChaser.

    I played SOL some year back, I made the comparison somewhere in June2012.
    I will make the changes you indicated, as the development of SOL has continued, maybe sail a race as then you learn the features the best.

    No SOL is not the only site where players can make their own races or cruises. It happens a lot in LiveSkipper; the LS challenges are continuous available and allow groups to start in their own time and decide their own route. I have also in VORG2012 participated in alternative routes, but that lastest only as long as a leg lasted. In VR, I understand that groups of players also organise their own races/ cruises. So it seems that there is a need for some own organisation of race/ or cruises by players.
    Thanks for your comments that can only improve my comparison and as volonteers, I am even more impressed by your virtual SOL player. ard.
  • Re: NOVEMBER 2012
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Good to see that SOL is sailing around the world in company of so many other virtual sailors :)

    Mr. Misterqu are you the misterqu sailing alongside me in LiveSkipper?

    Neuroman, I like to set up a discussion on your statement "SOL is always the best". I have done a comparison of 4 virtual sailing games, SOL among them and SOL has some positive points as other games have. My document is available in my blog http://paradise49.blogspot.com/ under TAB "virtual sailing"
    fair winds :)

    --- Last Edited by ard sur at 2012-11-08 07:29:34 ---
  • Re: NOVEMBER 2012
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Hi sol friends
    I noticed that the VendeeGlobe will start soon, 10th November.
    I don't see anything like it in the SOL November calender.

    Does SOL has a plan for a similar sailing race around the globe?

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Abel T Appreciation 2020
In December 1642 after a particularly difficult and rough voyage, the Dutch seafarer and explorer, Abel Tasman, made landfall at a spot he named Staten Landt, believing he had arrived on the coast of Argentina. In fact, he had arrived in modern-day New Zealand. Once again out of love and respect for this brilliant seaman, Sailonline is retracing his route from Tasmania to New Zealand.
Race #1401
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RP 66 PARTICULARS
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ASTO SSR1 2020


Welcome to the waters of The Solent off England's south coast and the first SSR (Small Ships Race) organised and designed by ASTO - your gaff rigged schooner will be expected to sail a tricky 21nm in the shortest possible time!
Race #1398
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Uruguay to Cascais - 2020 RTW - Leg 4
The last leg of Sailonline's Round the World Race 2020 takes racers from Punta del Este, deep in the South Atlantic, to Portugal's Cascais on the North Atlantic seaboard. More than 5000nm of almost only open water, bar three easily avoidable, well-known island groups and Fernando de Noronha and Madeira, in our much-loved Orange 125ft catamaran for your leisurely enjoyment of only wind, wind and wind and maybe some wine, chat and cheese!
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Race #1399
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Orange 125ft Particulars
WX Updates:
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Ranking: OCQ4 - OCCH - SUPSOL - SYC - RTW20
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Race starts: Oct 02nd 20:00 Registration Open!
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The Odyssey 2020 - Leg 1
According to Homer, after the Greeks sacked Troy, one of their heroes, Odysseus, had a particularly fateful journey home. Sailonline now invites you to relive his epic tale, journeying in a virtual ancient trireme, modelled on the Hellenic Navy's real live replica Olympia. The legend tells Odysseus was immediately blown off course, north to the land of the Cicones, perhaps making landfall near Cape Maroneais. When the winds abated and after pillaging the people, he made good progress south, undoubtedly rowing some of the way, to exit the Aegean at Cape Maleas, where this virtual first leg ends. Take your seats for 360nm of tragedy!
Race #1388
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Trireme PARTICULARS
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Ranking: SYC - ODY
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San Francisco Bay 2020
Many a Sailonline race has started or finished at San Francisco's Golden Gate, but never have we raced inside The Bridge on The Bay. This 27nm sprint corrects that oversight with a fine sight-seeing tour past Alcatraz, Yerba Buena, Brooks and East Marin Island. Our rarely raced Fox 9.50 is your boat of choice. She's a nippy little thing. Enjoy!
Race #1369
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ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Wednesday,
September 30 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Sep 26th 19:00 Registration Closed
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A3 2020 Leg 8 - Darwin to Perth
In 2012 Sailonline lost one of its more remarkable racers, Aaron Gage, the creator of the Flash client and all-round awesome human being. In his memory, Tyger created a superb series of races around the island of Australia - the A3 (Agage's Around Australia) Series. This race is Leg 8 of the series - a race of 1860nm in Orange 125ft Catamarans from the laid back north to the booming mining capital and yachting centre of Perth in the south of the state of Western Australia.
Race #1386
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Orange 125ft Catamaran Particulars
WX Updates:
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Ranking: A3 - SYC
ALT CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Sep 22nd 21:00 Registration Open!
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Carib Rum Run 2020

Welcome to the Caribbean and Sailonline's 2020 Pirate Name PRIZE race, running with Bart's Bash and ahead of International Talk Like a Pirate Day on 19 September. This is a 1759nm slalom through the rum islands of the Caribbean, for the first time in a Clipper, collecting barrels from the region's distilleries and carrying them to the rum-parched beaches of Cancun, Mexico. If ye scurvy swabs are up ter it, then ye be invited to attire yerselves in a piratical disguise by becoming an SYC Member and requesting to change your boat name for this race only!
Race #1384
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Clipper 240 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Thursday, 1 October at 2300utc
Race starts: Sep 10th 17:00 Registration Closed
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