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Title Sailonline manual Sailonline manual
Date 2008-09-24 09:13:26 2008-11-11 09:41:16
Editor kalle Jeroen
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2008-09-24 09:13:26 by kalle
2008-11-11 09:41:16 by Jeroen
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11Getting started11Getting started
12------------12------------
13*Step 1.* [Register here](http://www.sailonline.or13*Step 1.* [Register here](http://www.sailonline.or
>g/accounts/register/ ) to create a user account. Y>g/accounts/register/ ) to create a user account. Y
>our user account will be used in all races you cho>our user account will be used in all races you cho
>ose to participate in. >ose to participate in. 
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t15*Step 2.*  [Sign up](http://www.sailonline.org/ract15*Step 2.**  Go to the the [list of active races](h
>es/all/)  for a specific race. There might be one >ttp://www.sailonline.org/races/all/)  and click "E
>or several active active races. For most races you>nter race now" on the race you wish to enter.
> can only choose one type of boat but in some you  
>choose a boat depending on class.  
16
17*Step 3.*   [Download the client](http://www.sailo
>nline.org/wiki/show/Download/ ) (program) you need 
> to be able to steer the boat. There is both a Win 
>dows-version and a Mac-version.  
18
19*Step 4.* Log in by simply starting your client-pr
>ogram using your name and password.  
2016
21The client (your tool for steering the boat)17The client (your tool for steering the boat)
22--------------------------------------------18--------------------------------------------
23Most of the graphical user interface in the client19Most of the graphical user interface in the client
> software is intuitive even for novice sailors. He> software is intuitive even for novice sailors. He
>re is a brief introduction.  In the map, the green>re is a brief introduction.  In the map, the green
> is land and the off-white is sailable water. You > is land and the off-white is sailable water. You 
>can zoom in and out by using the +/- symbols in th>can zoom in and out by using the +/- symbols in th
>e tool bar above the map. Your boat is bright pink>e tool bar above the map. Your boat is bright pink
>. You can center the map over your boat by pressin>. You can center the map over your boat by pressin
>g the third tool. You steer your boat by setting a>g the third tool. You steer your boat by setting a
> course or a TWA (explained below) either by press> course or a TWA (explained below) either by press
>ing the "steering-wheel" symbol followed by pickin>ing the "steering-wheel" symbol followed by pickin
>g a course on the map or by entering a desired val>g a course on the map or by entering a desired val
>ue in the small window to the right of the map.  S>ue in the small window to the right of the map.  S
>elect the desired steering mode CC/TWA and click ">elect the desired steering mode CC/TWA and click "
>Send Command" button. If you  wanted the command t>Send Command" button. If you  wanted the command t
>o be delayed for some time just enter the desired >o be delayed for some time just enter the desired 
>delay-time (in hours) and check the box to the lef>delay-time (in hours) and check the box to the lef
>t of the text "Delay command" before pressing "Sen>t of the text "Delay command" before pressing "Sen
>d Command". In front of your boat is a "predictor">d Command". In front of your boat is a "predictor"
> showing where your boat would be in 6 hours if th> showing where your boat would be in 6 hours if th
>e conditions where frozen as they are right now. E>e conditions where frozen as they are right now. E
>ach little knot represent one hour of sailing.  Th>ach little knot represent one hour of sailing.  Th
>e blue arrows are showing the wind and the blue co>e blue arrows are showing the wind and the blue co
>ntinuous iso-lines show points on the map with equ>ntinuous iso-lines show points on the map with equ
>al wind speed. Looking at the weather forecasts is>al wind speed. Looking at the weather forecasts is
> done by sliding the forecast-slider in the little> done by sliding the forecast-slider in the little
> window to the right of the map. Try the slider an> window to the right of the map. Try the slider an
>d notice how the weather changes. When new forecas>d notice how the weather changes. When new forecas
>ts are available the new weather automatically app>ts are available the new weather automatically app
>ears in the window. The funny-looking symbol to th>ears in the window. The funny-looking symbol to th
>e right of the steering-wheel in the toolbar is ma>e right of the steering-wheel in the toolbar is ma
>kes the window for the performance curve appear. I>kes the window for the performance curve appear. I
>n this window you can see, as a little black ring >n this window you can see, as a little black ring 
>showing the current sailing conditions. More on pe>showing the current sailing conditions. More on pe
>rformance below.>rformance below.
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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
INFO by brainaid.de
J-130 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
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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