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Name 76Trombones
Email Address matthias_at_borstad.com
Website URLhttp://76trombones.wordpress.com
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  • Re: RIP Yachtyakka - Steve Alloway
    Board » General Discussion
    Cheers Yakka
  • Re: Long race non-Atlantic
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    The next VOR doesn't start until Oct 2014. Class 40 GOR in Sept 2014. BWR (Imoca) Dec 2014.
  • Long race non-Atlantic
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Both the Mini Transat and the TJV are coming up in the fall. We need to do at least one if not both.

    In the meantime!

    Something in the the Pacific?

    A bit like the 50/50 around Cape Horn... Race to start on the North American W coast, finish on the International Date Line (or SOL's "pure" 180E/W version).

    I propose Vancouver CAN to a finish at same latitude 3000nm long, to be named "There'll be sun"

    If we like it next we can go the other way - "SOL was such an easy game to play"

    TP52s

    76
  • Re: Fleet ID Challenge
    Board » General Discussion
    --double post--

    --- Last Edited by 76Trombones at 2013-07-30 23:12:17 ---
  • Re: Fleet ID Challenge
    Board » General Discussion
    Wow - two "real" entries are in (sorry kroppyer, I missed the notification on yours) and some excellent boat recognizing!

    By my somewhat arbitrary answer key (which I edited, as some of their answers were better than mine):

    kroppyer - 51 points! Correctly ID'd almost all of the boats we sail and picked up many of the bonus points for names. Caught a couple of mistakes in the drawing as well :-) I think they're layer issues in the vector original, but 4D has some mast-step/forward beam issues, and 6I should definitely have 3 small oval windows below the sheer.

    Tyger - 81 points!!! That's honestly basically a perfect score. The missing points are mainly in some of the "Easter Egg" boat of various SOLers and a few names of represented boats that nobody but the original race organisers could possibly know.

    I'm impressed!
  • Re: Fleet ID Challenge
    Board » General Discussion
    Wow - I believe we have a new leader! When you're ready, send me your answers and I'll total the score. Maybe give the rest of these laggards something to shoot for.

    Tyger is correct - Jubilant was added after most of the work on the poster was finished, though I do have a tile for her. There are a few more recent boats missing, and a couple of extras that we don't race (yet)/aren't soler's boats (4G, for example).
  • Re: Fleet ID Challenge
    Board » General Discussion
    Sigh forum.. 76T who hasn't been logged in as sol for _months_

    Go figure...
  • Re: Poetry Saved for Posterity
    Board » General Discussion
    (Square Rigger racing) Four more for SOL Collected Works :

    In Estonia's a guy at the bar who
    Made for the fleet some boats that are "new".
    Poor sailors been SOL'd.
    Boat's 200 years old!
    Like crew's age when they get to Pärnu.

    We sail a few boats that are bigger.
    Though none that upwind need such vigor.
    It can't be that hard?
    Brace up that yard!
    Show who's boss of this ^$%# square-rigger.

    O'er the waves sounds a half-muttered chorus:
    "This tacking is starting to bore us..."
    To windward they're clawing,
    the tracks look like drawing
    the teeth of a Tryannosaurus!

    To starboard and port the ships darted.
    These ships are not for the fainthearted.
    It's a challenging rig!
    See them zag and then zig!
    Hoping not to end up where they started...
  • Re: America's Cup AC72
    Board » General Discussion
    A ton of data is going up at http://noticeboard.americascup.com/

    They sail in such a limited range of conditions though...
  • Re: VOTE for your choice of Tall Ship for the 2013 Season
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    *All three boats are "Class A Tallships".

    The original class A/B/C polars do not in any way resemble the performance of the actual boats (or any boats). If we want to sail them because the funky shape is fun, or for nostalgic reasons I say go for it in non-buddied races, but it feels like a disservice to SOL and STI to continue using them when sailing actual events, with tracking, etc.

    We describe ourselves as having "super realistic boat performance".

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Auckland Noumea Yacht Race 2018
Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand and Royal Akarana Yacht Club for the start of the virtual Auckland Noumea Yacht Race 2018. This race is one of four concurrent races and rallies departing from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne at a similar time. Join our run across the Pacific to Noumea - 983 nm in TP52s should be a blast!
Race #1148
INFO by brainaid.de
TP 52 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Jun 02nd 01:00 Registration Open!
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SoCal 300 2018
Sailonline is delighted to welcome you back to San Diego, California Race Week and the 2018 SoCal300 race, hosted by San Diego Yacht Club. As we have learned from experience, we need to race our SC52s pretty smartly to remain in contention with the real fleet here on the US West coast!
Race #1133
INFO by brainaid.de
Santa Cruz 52 Particulars
WX Updates:
0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: May 31st 19:00 Registration Open!
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The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018 - Race 1
Welcome to the first of two races of The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta - a run of 147nm from Liverpool, around the Isle of Man to finish offshore Dublin. A pleasant outing for our elegant Clipper ships.
NOTE:Starts and Finishes in Tall Ships racing are offshore to avoid conflict with shipping and shipping lanes.
Race #1143
INFO by brainaid.de
Clipper 240 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: Tall Ships - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: May 28th 15:00 Registration Open!
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Aegean Rally 2018
"The International Aegean Sailing Rally is a regatta with a long history, organized every year by the HORC (Hellenic Offshore Racing Club). It is the oldest and most splendid sailing event in Greece and is characterized as a marine Marathon", thus write its organisers, The Hellenic Offshore Racing Club, and in 2015 SOL followed the IRL yachts round for all four legs. Marathon, however, lies too far off the beaten track, so, we, at SOL, much encouraged by the great success of our ouzo-fuelled sprint of January this year, have decided to use another of the 2015 legs for sprinting. This one starts in Athens, then rounds Agios Dimitrios Kythnos for Piperi, to finish at the Temple of Poseidon on the tip of the Attica peninsula.
Race #1138
INFO by brainaid.de
GB90 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
SPRCH - SPRQ2 - SUPSOL - SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Tuesday,
May 29 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: May 26th 16:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

SWR 17/18 Leg 9 - Newport to Cardiff
We are back in the northern hemisphere!
After a good rest in Newport it's time to head for Europe, more specifically Cardiff in Wales
"A smooth trip" you might think, but The Atlantic Ocean can offer many surprises. One of them could be The Azores High, which in the late spring can drift north and block your route to Cardiff.
Consider yourself warned.
Race #1146
INFO from brainaid.de
OD65v3 Particulars
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: 2017SWR-2018OCCH-2018SUPSOL-2018OCQ2-SYC
PRIZE: SMPF
SOL Classic Client
Race starts: May 20th 18:00 Registration Open!
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