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Name Jan van der Puil
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  • Re: Santa Monica Nueva Regatta
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Yep, Dan, that's another option and I agree with you on all points:
    - hate marks in the sea
    - more people using routing
    AND importantly
    - Qt Vlm router now uses 'SOL' interpolation (u/v), so wind in router matches wind in SOL exactly.
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  • Re: In Memoriam - Finn Møller Christensen
    Board » In memoriam
    Let Bimmer's record on SOL live on forever
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  • Re: In Memoriam - Finn Møller Christensen
    Board » In memoriam
    So many words said, what can I add? We will miss you, Finn, your always good humour and matter-of-fact approach to life, and all the working together on set-ups, particulars, race descriptions, time lapses and all the rest. In your memory we plan to race a PYOC from Copenhagen to Svendborg. We will all think and talk of you more then. An announcement will be appearing soon.
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  • Santa Monica Nueva Regatta
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    I think the bottle of Ron Miel has fallen by the wayside at this stage, so why not rename this iconic race Nueva, and take the opportunity to make some course changes for longer legs and more strategic choices and less processional races, as per the attached and set up here on the Beta: http://beta.sailonline.org/breezy/run/987/
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  • Re: TeamSailing
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    I am no longer a member of TeamSailing, having participated on said teamboat once in 2015.
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  • Re: Social position sharing
    Board » General Discussion
    Sounds like a great idea, kroppyer.
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  • Re: What Happened to ... ?
    Board » General Discussion
    You mean the root URL http://www.sailonline.org/ mid? Never knew there was such a link, but...
    1/ click on 'Race Leaderboard' then click on 'HOME' (two clicks instead of one), or
    2/ edit the URL of your open browser window by deleting everything after .org/
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  • Re: SOLer newsartist got hit with COVID
    Board » General Discussion
    Thanks Brellis for sharing this bad news. Hoping his recovery continues positive.
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  • Re: Excel for Graduate Dummies
    Board » Technical Support
    https://mega.nz/C!kpg0UC4b I believe is 'the public content link'
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  • Excel for Graduate Dummies
    Board » Technical Support
    Here's my Excel workbook at https://mega.nz/fm/J5RXgaTQ
    for navigating the OD65 from the pre-AGL days. Mega is a free 50MB Cloud store from NZ. I'm just trying it out. Could be I need to share it with others case by case, but perhaps you can just pretend to be me - jan.vanderpuil@gmail.com with pw sa1lonl1ne.
    I still use this workbook and its many sisters if I'm sailing Qt-informed but 'by hand'. DON'T UPDATE LINKS, but do allow macro's.
    The tab PerfLoss works out PL solutions for you.
    The tabs vgprecis and vhprecis give you a read-out of your upwind, downwind and hopping angles. Click the button in cell B1 to toggle from up- to downwind and edit the TWA in cell B1 to pick up different hopping ranges. If you reduce your browser window by bringing in the left margin, you can check your angles as you race.
    The tab PerfLoss works out PL solutions for you. How you use that, and the other sheets (WhichEndAgain is quite good)I leave you to figure out yourself.
    Nothing is protected, so if you are going to use it, be sure to keep an original copy (which of course you can always go fetch at Mega).
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Gulf Run 2021
It is 550nm on a course of 175 true from Dingle to Vigo, and from Pensacola to Yucatan as well, across the Gulf Stream and The Gulf respectively. It's warmer down in The Gulf, so we return to its azure waters for a re-run in J-130s of a course designed by RainbowChaser back in 2012, but only first run in 2018. Bring your deck chairs and the barrier cream.
Race #1513
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Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Oct 26th 21:00 Registration will open soon

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Isla del Sol Re-Run 2021
Scanning the globe for special sprint locations, our intrepid course designer Renegade came across Isla del Sol in the middle of the world's highest navigable body of water, Lake Titicaca. We tried to race around it last month, but at 3812m above sea level, comms to our boats broke down for a little while, and our SRC decided to abandon the race, so we are running it again: 26nm RTI in "how-did-we-get-them-here?" Fox 9.50s.
Race #1512
INFO by brainaid.de
Fox 9.50 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
SPRQ4 - SPRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Oct 23rd 16:00 Registration Open!

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China Coastal Race 2021


Racing in reality around the world is tough during a global pandemic and RHKYC's calendar is having to be flexible too so instead of a run to Vietnam, welcome to a competitive coastal race inside Hong Kong waters - 97nm in TP52s against the local fleet!
Race #1519
INFOby brainaid.de
TP52 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Oct 23rd 03:00 Registration Open!
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Virtual PIC Coastal Classic Yacht Race 2021


Welcome! Kia Ora! to Auckland, New Zealand, and Sailonline's annual multihull race against the NZ Multihull Yacht Club competitors over 118nm from Auckland to Russell. Sadly, COVID19 restrictions mean the real race will not be running, but we welcome real racers to our virtual event where we are racing our 60ft trimarans in this testing event in the endlessly varying conditions off the east coast of North island. As is tradition, a hearty breakfast of bacon butties and rum will welcome yachties on their arrival.
Race #1515
INFO by brainaid.de
60ft trimaran PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Oct 21st 21:00 Registration Open!
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ESRW6 Singapore to Kuwait 2021
Join us as we embark on our final leg(6) of the fabulous ESRW round the equator race series, this time onboard the speedy 90 foot Monohull as we wind our way out of the Malacca Strait and across the Indian Ocean 3000nm to Kuwait. It'll be steamy all the way!
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1508
INFOby brainaid.de
90 foot Monohull PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: ESRW-OCQ4-OCCH-SUPERSOL-SYC
RACE CLOSE: Tuesday,
October 26 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Oct 01st 03:00 Registration Closed

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