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Name Karri
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My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Re: Golden Globe Races 2018 - Seat Of The Pants commitment
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    SOTP, just a week late;)
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Re: SOL RULES OF RACING
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Rules and Decisions
    I think just forbidding jumping will solve 99 % of the problem. What will be left are accidental jumps.
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Re: SOL RULES OF RACING
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Rules and Decisions
    Why no forbid SLI jumping immediately and enforce it through the umpire system? I think that would be a good way to test the umpire system, and we would get rid of one of the issues causing disagreement and discussion.
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Re: SOL RULES OF RACING
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Rules and Decisions
    I think it is great the rules get formalised and compiled into one clear document, and the rules look good to me.

    The only comment I have is SLI jumping, the current formulation is quite ambiguous and as such does not provide much additional value. The current formulation gives the impression that SLI jumping is allowed, but not considered recommendable behavior, a mixed message, which should not have a place in a rule book.

    I think it is clear to everyone jumping is done at own risk. If you don't want to forbid SLI jumping, I'd leave that out altogether. On the other hand, as I've stated earlier elsewhere, I would not oppose forbidding SLI jumping, and it could easily be enforced through the umpire system. You either explicitly allow it, explicitly forbid it, or don't mention it in the rules.

    As a side note, so long as SLI jumping is not explicitly forbidden, I will consider it allowed and I will utilise it to the extent I see it useful. I hope I will not be considered a cheater because I do something allowed by the rules.
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Re: Changes to sailonline.org
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Excellent!

    Many big thanks from my side to hmm, these latest improvements are great!
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Panama Canal Challenge
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Course summary: Race from Atlantic to Pacific through the Panama Canal

    Boats: First 47.7

    Distance: 35 nm

    Estimated duration: 4-8 hours

    Race type: Timed

    Description: We take our Firsts from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Panama Canal. Picking the correct time for the traverse is of utmost importance as the canal leaves little room for maneuvering!

    For easier viewing, I included pics of the course both on Google Earth as well as SOL chart.

    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Round Kumlinge
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Course summary: Quick daycruise around the island of Kumlinge

    Boats: Swan 36 for timed races, F18 or Seacart 30 for sprints

    Estimated duration: 2-6 hours

    Race type: Timed or sprint

    Description: We race around the beautiful island of Kumlinge. The trianglish shape of the course should make sure the race is not just about rounding corners and/or marks. Part of the fun is picking your route through the beautiful Finnish archipelago, unfortunately we have limited possibilities to simulate the myriads of underwater rocks on the course!

    For easier viewing, I included pics of the course both on Google Earth as well as SOL chart.


    --- Last Edited by karriv at 2015-01-02 18:36:59 ---
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Re: Changes to sailonline.org
    Board » Technical Discussion
    "Previously there was a small "feature" that when a boat started a race with a command during towback time...
    ...This is why sometimes you would get the first turn after start free of performance hit but it is now fixed."

    Ahh, so this was not an undocumented feature, but a bug;)
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • Re: Sailors with routers
    Board » General Discussion
    I'd be ok to change my name to karriv_R to indicate that I use a router. If that was not clear to everyone sofar;)
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  • Re: Weather
    Board » General Discussion
    My understanding is that the weather comes directly from NOAA.

    Some manipulation is done when a new wx is loaded to the game, namely the firs hour is interpolated from the "old" wx to the "new" wx so there is no discontinuity.

    Maybe someone who knows better the stuff under the hood can explain this better.
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.

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Current Races:

Shackleton Challenge - Leg 2
Endurance leaves the Weddell Sea and sails NW, arriving 599nm later at a bay to be named Endurance. The ice closes in on the ship.
Race #498
INFO by brainaid.de
Tall Ship Class B Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: Shackleton-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Sep 26th 12:00 Registration Open!
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Sailonline’s 11th Birthday Balloon Race
Eleven is an odd number, numerically as well as numerologically. Boastful and extravagant, adding one to the complete and perfect ten, 11/11 is also the day and month WW1 ended, so a number well worth celebrating after all. Whimsically then, in honour of SOL’s 11th birthday, your SRC gives you a re-run of 2013’s Trans-Atlantic Balloon Race. This race to be the first to ‘land’ your balloon in the sea off the Cliffs of Moher is not for the faint-hearted, nor for the serious-minded. Unusually, SOL’s balloon, polarized by past SOLmaster 76Trombones, will not ‘sail’ over land and will actually ‘sail’ in other directions other than straight downwind, although beyond a ‘beam reach’ it will not go. Good luck!!
Race #1174
INFO by brainaid.de
SOL Balloon PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: unranked
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Sep 24th 16:00 Registration Open!
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Carib Rum Run 2018
Welcome to the 2018 running of Sailonline’s annual Pirate PRIZE race run close to International Talk Like a Pirate Day on 19 September. This is a 1759nm slalom through the rum islands of the Caribbean, collecting barrels to bring to the rum-parched beaches of Mexico. If ye scurvy swabs are up ter it, then don a piratical disguise by becoming an SYC Member and requesting to change your boat name for this race only!
Race #1176
INFO from brainaid.de
Orange Cat Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
OCQ3-OCCH-SUPSOL-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
SMPF
RACE CLOSE: Wednesday, 26 September at 2300utc
Race starts: Sep 15th 16:00 Registration Closed
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Golden Globe Race 2018 - Leg 2 Storm Bay to Les-Sables d'Olonne
Welcome to Leg 2 of Sailonline's virtual version of the 2018 Golden Globe Race. After a brief respite in Storm Bay, Tasmania, of a minimum of 90 minutes after arrival, we are now racing across the Pacific, round Cape Horn and home to Les-Sables d'Olonne.
DO NOT START TOO EARLY
If you raced Leg 1 then you MUST wait 90 minutes before starting this leg. The penalty for starting Leg 2 before finishing Leg 1 is NO RANKING. The penalty for starting Leg 2 within 90 minutes of finishing Leg 1 is 5x the time you started too early.
Race #1181
INFO by brainaid.de
Rustler 36 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: GGR
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Sep 15th 12:00 Registration Open!
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Golden Globe Race - Leg 1 to Storm Bay
Welcome, all, to the 2018 Golden Globe Race and Sailonline’s virtual version of this iconic 50th anniversary rerun of 1968’s first ever non-stop single-handed round-the-world race in yachts and with technology in keeping with that historic time.
To reflect the challenge being undertaken by the real racers, as announced previously, SOL invites all who feel so inclined to add their boat name to the post in FORUM declaring you will race by the proverbial "Seat Of The Pants" (SOTP) with no outside assistance from routing software or other external aids, BEFORE THE STARTING GUN IS FIRED.
To simulate the real race which features a 90 minute minimum stopover in Storm Bay, SOL’s online version has been divided into two legs. This first leg then is from Les Sables-d’Olonne to Storm Bay. When the leaders approach Storm Bay, Leg 2 from thence back to Les Sables via Cape Horn, will open. YOU MAY NOT START LEG 2 UNTIL AT LEAST 90 MINUTES AFTER FINISHING LEG 1. The penalty for starting Leg 2 before finishing Leg 1 is NO RANKING. The penalty for starting Leg 2 within 90 minutes of finishing Leg 1 is 5x the time you started too early.
DO NOT START TOO EARLY!
Fair winds and good luck!!
Race #1154
INFO by brainaid.de
Rustler 36 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: GGR
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Jul 01st 10:00 Registration Closed
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