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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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The Tall Ships Races 2017 - Race 1 - Halmstad to Kotka
Welcome to the first of the three races in this year's European Tall Ships Races - a race of XXXm from S Sweden to E Finland. The ships leave the festival in Halmstad and make their way to the race start, off the S Coast of Sweden, for a race to Kotka close to Finland's border with Russia NOTE:Starts and Finishes in tall ships racing are offshore to avoid conflict with shipping and shipping lanes.
Race #1061
INFO by brainaid.de
Barque 90 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: Tall Ships - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Jul 03rd 13:00 Registration will open soon
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A3 2016 - Leg 9 - Perth to Adelaide
SOL's gift to AGage's memory is the A3 - Agage's Around Australia Series. This race is Leg 9, the last in the series - a race of 1300nm in VO70v4s from the appropriately named Gage Roads off Fremantle to Adelaide. Let us race with Aaron's spirit back to Adelaide.
Race #1060
INFO by brainaid.de
VO70v4 Particulars
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: A3/SYC
ALT. CLIENTClassic
Race starts: Jun 25th 10:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

2017 40' Series Championship Q1&Q2 Singapore Visit
It's time for the sixth of six races in the 40' Q1 and Q2 Championship!
Welcome to Indonesia and a 365 NM race in one of the 40' available for your choice, from the Island of Natuna Besar to Singapore Harbor. This regatta is based on the course of the Singapore In-Port race back in 2009.
DON'T RISK DISQUALIFICATION!
There are three boat designs to choose from and each one may NOT be used more than twice during the six race Series, according to the NORof the series
The three boat designs are:
40' Particularsand their official polars are here, just recently uploaded by "sailonline":
40' Polars(as a zip file)
IMPORTANT:
Before you choose the boat design, log in with the "Guest" boat (Username=guest/Password=guest) so you can view the predicted winds to help you choose the best boat/polar for the upcoming race. Once you have chosen to register a boat design for this race, it cannot be undone!
REMEMBER:
Choosing the same boat design more than twice will get you disqualified from this race!!

View this list to see what boats you've already used:
USED BOATS
Race # 1059
INFOfrom brainaid.de
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
40Q1&2CH –SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Wednesday, June 28 at 15:00:00 UTC
Race starts: Jun 23rd 02:00 Registration Closed
GO TO RACE

Red Dot 2017 - Leg 3 - Alaska to San Francisco
Inspired by Matt Rutherford's single handed circumnavigation of the Americas, and proposed by SOLer Renegade, Sailonline is racing the course in 5 legs. This is Leg 3 - 2,954nm from Barrow, Alaska to San Francisco, California.
Race #1030
INFO by brainaid.de
SuperMaxi 100 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: OCCH - OCQ2 - SUPSOL - RedDot - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
PRIZE: SMPF
Race starts: Jun 11th 18:00 Registration Open!
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