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Profile for VIbex



Name VIbex
Email Address Dan@sailonline.org
Website URLhttp://sol.dancostin.com
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Posts24
  • Re: 2 accounts on Sailonline app
    Board » Technical Support
    Hi, will put a fix out for this in the iOS app -- right now there's an issue with some special characters in the password (% # &)
  • Re: Apple iPhone/iPad client
    Board » General Discussion
    Version 2.5.0 of the iOS client is now in beta testing, including DC-aware predictors, some new chatroom features, etc. If you don't already have the beta on TestFlight, download the TestFlight app and click on this link to join: https://testflight.apple.com/join/hHkN9079
  • macOS client now on the App Store
    Board » General Discussion
    Given Apple's further integration of macOS and iOS, the Sailonline client is now available on Macs that are running the latest operating system, macOS 11 Big Sur.

    The link to the App Store remains the same and will redirect you to the appropriate app to the device you're using: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1522091176

    Please let me know if you encounter any issues, or if you see ways to improve the app.
  • Re: iPhone/iPad client now on App Store
    Board » General Discussion
    Hi!
    1) You're welcome
    2) You have to find your phone's IP address on your network. If on Wi-Fi, for example, press the info button in the Settings app under Wi-Fi and check the IP address there.
    If on cellular, though, it might be tricky: mine uses an IPv6 address, which I don't think qtVlm can query, plus your phone company may not allow your phone to be a server! So, go WiFi.

    Also, see the help pages if you want to run qtVlm and Sailonline on same iPad (doesn't work on iPhones): http://sol.dancostin.com/help/nmea/

    --- Last Edited by VIbex at 2020-10-14 18:21:05 ---
  • iPhone/iPad client now on App Store
    Board » General Discussion
    The iPhone/iPad client is now available on the App Store: https://apple.co/3jm9Aus
  • Re: Weather - Brain Storm
    Board » General Discussion
    dtayls:I like it!
  • Re: Weather - Brain Storm
    Board » General Discussion
    Most IRL races certainly have a rule about data used having to be freely available to all once the race start. But that doesn't mean you can't use Expedition, for example. It means you can't use PredictWind routing, or other professional services. So, dtayls, what did you have in mind with the rule? Just cover for-pay weather services? I assume no one's using that now, but you think if the server was using something that was made unavailable through the rules, it would be more like real life? I'd agree. But, the counterargument is that we're not actually living on the boats so you need some measure of predictability.
  • Re: qtVlm thread
    Board » Technical Support
    In Grib->Grib configuration (or the windsock in the toolbar, or ctrl-G), there's a Label configuration item to show a number.

    I don't know that you can control the level of simplification and optimization, other than Optimum/Maximum (the names of my next 2 dogs, and I'll never know which is which).
  • Re: Apple iPhone/iPad client
    Board » General Discussion
    Great! I updated the polar icon anyway, I like the new spidery one, see screenshot.
  • Re: Apple iPhone/iPad client
    Board » General Discussion
    Thanks mfa_wsg for all that.

    - display settings are set on the device, look in the Settings app, Display & Brightness. On my phone I also added that to my Control Center for quick switching (swipe down from top right corner, add controls in Settings->Control Center)

    - the name of that icon in the bottom right is radio waves, so, yes, you're right. I thought it reflected the shape of the polars, I'll try to think of something better, maybe use the Sailonline logo? I'm trying to use built-in icons for a consistent look, and Apple hasn't yet designed an icon for yacht racing polars :-)

    - I need to rework the polar window at some point -- it was the first thing I did in the app, and it's gotten a bit old already, so, yes, I'll add some options for low wind

    - will need to add TWS/TWD labeling

    - there a tag at the bottom of the screen that gives you timing to the next DC, when there is one; do you mean something additional?

    Thanks again for reviewing all the features!

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Jakob's Birthday BBQ Race 2021
Sailonline had two founders and Jakob, the more senior of the two, has his birthday in April and it is therefore fitting that Sailonline's tradition of celebrating this joyous event by racing like loons around the Stockholm Archipelago is upheld. Please join us in a tricky 30nm race in beautiful Linjet33s from Revengegrundet Lighthouse to a birthday BBQ by Baggensfjärden.
Grattis på födelsedagen Jakob!
Lycka till, alla!!
Race #1462
INFO by brainaid.de
Linjett 33 PARTICULARS
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Valletta Sprint 2021
Welcome once again to the Mediterranean and a true SOL perennial. At 588nm in often light Mediterranean airs, to-date no boat – multi or maxi, SOL or IRL – has managed to best the US's Rambler’s time of 47:55:03 for this course set during the 2007 Middle Sea Race. This year, we offer you our Orange 125 catamaran, so the record is on!
Race #1458
INFO by brainaid.de
Orange 125 PARTICULARS
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Ranking: SYC
RACE CLOSE: Monday,
April 19 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Apr 11th 16:00 Registration Open!

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Guadeloupe PYOC 2021
And now… SRC presents…. the PYOC of all PYOC! It is less than 3nm from the estuary of Point-a-Pitre on the south coast of Guadeloupe to the shoal bay directly north of it on the other side of the island, but, alas, a buoyed channel that might take you there is blocked midway by a bridge and a marsh, and anyway, on the SOL chart, that channel ain't there at all. So, expect to have to sail at least 62nm in mercifully relatively nippy Seacart 30s, port- or starboard-round, to win this one, and not to show ahead of boats who just came out to watch the start, until you are nearly home.
Race #1457
INFOby brainaid.de
Seacart 30 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
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SPRQ2 - SPRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Wednesday,
April 14 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Apr 10th 16:00 Registration Closed

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Lima to Honolulu 2021
Welcome to Race 2 in our PAC6 Pacific Ocean racing championship, this a 3780nm leg from Lima to Honolulu in our fast Maxi Trimaran. Hopefully the trade winds will play ball and we should have a speedy trip, with only a small chance of the doldrums testing your light air skills!
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1461
INFOby brainaid.de
Maxi Trimaran PARTICULARS
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Ranking: PAC6-OCQ2-OCCH-SUPERSOL-SYC
Race starts: Apr 06th 21:00 Registration Open!

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Cape Horn TIMED Run 2021
Welcome to Chile, welcome to Cape Horn, and welcome to a course round these inhospitable waters. This is a place with plenty of wind and strong currents. Our 161 nm triangular TIMED RUN goes around two groups of small islands that are an important nesting site for a number of southern seabirds. Last raced in 2018, we are back here in our updated IMOCA 60s to attempt the challenge once more in these wild waters!
RE-REGISTER HERE to race again after finishing a run
Race #1463
INFO by brainaid.de
IMOCA 60 v2 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING:
TRQ2 - TRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Sunday,
18 April at 23:00 UTC
Race starts: Apr 05th 12:00 Registration Open!

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