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If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: SWR 2014-2015 Leg 5
    Board » Practice Racing
    Well, this race was an interesting one. During and after racing we discussed of what should be the correct course.

    In fact, it was not "around the cans" but inside the cans racing. After thinking again about this course the fastest route would have been a short upwind untill crossing the line between M2 and M4 and, after a turn from close hauled stb to reaching stb, thus leaving M3 to stb, a short downwind to cross the finishline.
    The most eastern island did not even had to be rounded.
    I am not sure what any racecommittee would do here, this sure would raise questions in real sailing too.

    Cheers, Arthur.

    --- Last Edited by Arthur at 2015-03-14 21:28:23 ---
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Brainaid page unreachable?
    Board » Technical Support
    We encounter no problems, we find solutions :-)
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Brainaid page unreachable?
    Board » Technical Support
    Maybe you have to replace the . with a , in my csv file, depending on language/international settings in Excel.
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Brainaid page unreachable?
    Board » Technical Support
    I converted the Steinlager polar into a csv file, thanks to Svein for emailing me the raw data.

    Attached the csv file.

    Please let me know if problems occur.

    GW, Arthur

    --- Last Edited by Arthur at 2013-12-31 12:30:57 ---
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Brainaid page unreachable?
    Board » Technical Support
    Am I the only one having problems to login at sol.brainaid.de ?

    Please let me know, I need the polar for Steinlager II in csv format.

    Thnx and a HNY.

    Arthur
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Finland-Sweden Archipelago Raid
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    This is exactly what I wanted; a nice discussion about the races we sail.
    I did announce that I wasn't going to start in this race, but, as always, my addiction won and I started my boat anyway :-)

    Well, being an F18 sailor, I can not imagine how you guys managed to go around the rocks at 20 kts boatspeed, keep the daggerboards in one piece, do 415 miles without sleep and be able to finish with a smile.

    Well done to all the finishers (I quit after 3 hours) and the course designers.

    I like the suggestion to do this kind of races in several legs, somewhat more in line with reality.

    Cheers!

    Oh, btw, on my pic I'm doing 30 kts, that's just before losing control :-)


    --- Last Edited by Arthur at 2013-12-09 21:47:08 ---
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Finland-Sweden Archipelago Raid
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    In my (usually humble) opinion, these kind of races are not suited for SOL, or the other way around.
    SOL is still a navigational simulator.
    Rounding sharp corners at boatspeeds over 20 kts in small waters is simply undoable in SOL.

    However, I always enjoy the longer races. Even more if we can sail virtually against IRL fleets.

    Keep up the good work, SOL is still the best sailing game in terms of strategic sailing.

    Cheers and GW,
    Arthur. (A dedicated F18-sailor :-) )
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Garbage Scow Price : Rules
    Board » Practice Racing
    Hello,

    Somewhere, somehow, I heared that in some race in I think NZ/Aus there is a trophy for the boat that finishes just 1 place before last?

    Anyone?

    Cheers!

    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Bug: DC on predictor.
    Board » Technical Support
    I (also) expected the orange dot to stay on place. Eg: when I set a DC to turn around a corner, the dot remains at that place on the predictor-line(s) and I could tweak the time to get a perfect rounding. I found out it just moves along with the predictorline.

    Now that I know, it's ok :-)

    Cheers, Arthur
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.
  • Re: Sailonline World Race 2011-2012
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    Where to find info on Leg4? I tried these links form the official site, but get only empty pages. No SI or maps that say to go North of Filippines. Not that I care, but I wondered where the course-change-info was coming from?

    Arthur
    If you're still in control, you're not going fast enough.

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ESRW5 Port Noumea to Singapore 2021
For this fifth leg of the ESRW series, we depart the Pacific Ocean and head through a series of tropical seas along the 3937nm between Port Noumea and the busy port of Singapore in our Maxi Trimarans. As a change up to the last leg, there could be a variety of routing options through the many islands and straits that lie between the start and finish lines!
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It is time for a revival of one of Australia's iconic races, the 1427 nm long "Fremantle to Bali" race, and it's considered to be a true test of seamanship.
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Kiritappu to Elfin Cove 2021
We leave the famous wetlands of Kiritappu with their beautiful summer wildflowers and head 2938nm across the northern Pacific in our Volvo70s for this fourth leg of the 2021 PAC6 series. Our destination is Elfin Cove, Alaska. Let's hope one of the twenty odd inhabitants will be there to greet us at the bar!
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