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  • Re: SYC Ranking System
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Although not directly related to the previous comments something that I have been giving thought to is the possibility of there being a new category for races held on inland lakes. Obviously this would not affect this Calendar year but perhaps for the future.
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  • San Sebastian-La Rochelle
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    The Calendar & Race description states that this race is 323nm however the the course as it stands now is much shorter, only 171nm.

    Curious considering we have to wait 5 days & then start 2 races only 3 hours apart, n'est pas ?

    --- Last Edited by A2 at 2015-03-03 00:09:50 ---
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  • Re: color of wind arrows below 3 kn
    Board » Technical Support
    While it may not increase visibility but because the blue arrows are so short increasing arrow density is recommended, imho.
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  • To Sleep or Not To Sleep ?
    Board » General Discussion
    How Long Can We Stay Awake ?

    "Many studies have documented the body's parallel decline during sleep deprivation. Stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol increase in the blood, in turn elevating blood pressure. Meanwhile, heart rhythms get out of whack, anxiety increases and the immune system falters."

    http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150220-how-long-can-we-stay-awake
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  • Re: server returned in error
    Board » Technical Support
    Worth Mentioning ~ there have been a variety of issues in the past which I had to delete all cookies from my browser that belong to this site. Perhaps the cookie related to your user account has been corrupted or has you in the wrong state.
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  • Re: The Weather Research & Forecasting Model (WRF)
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Thank you for the additional information. Your terms are more precise, I am glad you understood my explanation.
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  • Re: The Weather Research & Forecasting Model (WRF)
    Board » Technical Discussion
    I really do appreciate this opportunity to have these types of discussions.

    First let me explain that I have little if any real sailing experience and lack the usual vocabulary that would seem natural to those that do. Also I do not employ any routing software to analyze in greater detail weather data as a whole. Let me be clear and state here & now that I have no complaint for those that incorporate such methods as that was the original purpose for the inception of this virtual sailing venue.

    So over the time I have spent here using just the information available in the browser client and the process of careful observation along with my attempt to visualize how to plan my navigational strategy I have identified rectangular areas that I call "quadrants" bounded by, most often, half degrees of lon/lat depending on the Wx resolution. These boundaries are where the isotachs have their pointy edges and if you follow either a 270-90 horizontal or 360-180 vertical line that the wind speed will exhibit its maximal or minimal transitions.

    --- Last Edited by A2 at 2015-02-10 14:40:31 ---
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  • Re: The Weather Research & Forecasting Model (WRF)
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Well if we can resolve the new model so that our translation displays quadrant boundaries per every 1/8th degree then that would be most welcome.

    Also:

    My understanding is that the NOAA Wx is extrapolated from a 3 hour time frame. So what is the time resolution of the new model prior to our adaptation ?

    --- Last Edited by A2 at 2015-02-09 23:12:24 ---
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  • Re: The Weather Research & Forecasting Model (WRF)
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Typically with Our normal resolution Wx grids are organized by every half degree of Lon/Lat & High Def by every quarter degree.

    With this new model, which sounds even better, will the Wx Grid quadrants be even smaller as well ?
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  • Re: Traverse City Traverse
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Wx Box Dimensions:

    In Order to accommodate 6 hr predictor range at Max boat speed.

    43 N - 82 W - 48 N - 90 W
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Current Races:

Iceland TIMED Race 2015
Welcome to a fast-paced TIMEDrace in Orange Cats off Iceland - 150nm for you to race as often as you like over the coming weeks - volcano watching optional!
Race #802
Chart by brainaid.de
Orange Cat POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: TRCH-SUPSOL-TRQ1-SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
RACE CLOSE:Sunday, 22 March at 2300utc
Race starts: Mar 06th 22:00 Registration will open soon
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Virtual Cruise 2015 - San Sebastian-La Rochelle
A group of Polish virtual sailors are sailing round Europe and invite SOL to join them on their Delphia 47 for a 171nm race across the Bay of Biscay, from San Sebastian to Brest.
Race #801
Chart from brainaid.de
Delphia 47 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Mar 06th 19:00 Registration Open!
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Pedro Blanco Race 2015
A zigzag race out to a rock outcrop some 55 n.m. ENE of Hong Kong during the monsoon and hopefully giving us some challenging winds.
Race #777
Chartby brainaid.de for info.
Farr 38 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE:Wednesday, March 4 at 1800utc
Race starts: Feb 27th 12:00 Registration Closed
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SWR2014-2015 Leg 4 - Sanya to Auckland
Welcome to the fourth of nine legs of the 2014-2015 Sailonline World Race in a 65 foot ocean racer! We sail from Sanya, China, to Auckland, New Zealand
Race #797
Chart from brainaid.de
OD65v3 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SWR1415-OCCH-SUPSOL-OCQ1-SYC
SOL Classic Client
Race starts: Feb 08th 06:00 Registration Open!
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