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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;)
    My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I'm right.
  • 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:

Up Helly Aa 2020
A-OI!!! The dark of winter is beginning to lift and across the Shetland Islands the light of fire festivals hastens the arrival of spring. The Up Helly Aa festival in Lerwick is the biggest of them all and so, as is Sailonline's tradition, we shall be racing to Lerwick to (virtually) take part in the Up Helly Aa festivities there which take place this year on Tuesday, 28 January. SAILING NOTE: Gruney may be approached from any direction but must be passed for rounding purposes as indicated on the chart.
Race #1321
INFO from brainaid.de
Elan 410 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Jan 27th 11:00 Registration Open!
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Martinique Sprint 2020
One of the surprising things about France is that you find nice little departments of it everywhere; here, par example, in the Caribbean Sea's Windward Isles. Yes, Martinique is part of the European Union, and for a few Euro coin you can charter an F18 catamaran to explore the beaches along its eastern coast. There's an online race on here as well on Saturday, January 25; just 21.5nm from Île Cabrits to Le Robert. Why not join in?
Race #1313
INFO by brainaid.de
F18 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
SPRCH - SUPSOL - SRQ1 - SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic

Race starts: Jan 25th 18:00 Registration will open soon
New HTML5 Client GO TO RACE

3CR - Caen Channel Craic 2020
This 975 NM course first run in 2011 mixes challenging coastal sailing through the Solent with a tricky triangular course across the Celtic Sea before finishing in Normandy.
You are provided with our excellent "Club Swan 50" to do it!
Race #1320
INFO from brainaid.de
Club Swan 50 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Jan 19th 16:00 Registration Open!
New HTML5 Client GO TO RACE

South Sandwich Islands TIMED Race 2020
No time to stop off for a quick snack as we hit a truly fire and ice trail round volcanoes and a stationary iceberg in this 93nm TIMEDrace. We sail in our VO70_4's on a course provided by NZL_Scotsman.
RE-REGISTER HEREto race again after finishing a run.
Race #1318
INFOby brainaid.de
VO70_v4 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
TRQ1-TRCH-SUPSOL-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
REGISTRATION CLOSE: Sunday, 26. January at 22:00 UTC
RACE CLOSE: Sunday, 26. January at 23:00 UTC.
Race starts: Jan 13th 12:00 Registration Open!
New HTML5 Client GO TO RACE

Abu Dhabi to Dondra 2020
Almost exactly five years ago, SOL, shadowing a real live ocean race, set a mighty fleet of honed and updated OD65s off on a gruelling voyage from Abu Dhabi to Sanya on the southern tip of China's Hainan Island. A month later, the race closed with half the fleet still out at sea. This year, this January, we re-enact this race, but are putting in a stop halfway, after about 2000nm, at Sri Lanka's Dondra, with the second leg scheduled to start a month later; both to count towards 2020's OCCH series. Fair winds!
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1308
INFOby brainaid.de
OD65v3 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
OCCH – OCQ1 - SUPSOL - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
RACE CLOSE: Sunday,
January 26 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Jan 06th 17:00 Registration Closed
New HTML5 Client GO TO RACE

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