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Title Sailonline manual Sailonline manual
Date 2010-03-18 13:02:54 2010-03-18 18:09:29
Editor Jeroen Jeroen
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2010-03-18 13:02:54 by Jeroen
2010-03-18 18:09:29 by Jeroen
3Sailonline is a strategy simulator for ocean saili3Sailonline is a strategy simulator for ocean saili
>ng which challenges both the novice and the expert>ng which challenges both the novice and the expert
>. It lets you sail your boat over oceans around th>. It lets you sail your boat over oceans around th
>e globe easier than you can imagine. But, as in re>e globe easier than you can imagine. But, as in re
>al life, in order to sail fast and to ultimately w>al life, in order to sail fast and to ultimately w
>in races requires full dedication, extensive pract>in races requires full dedication, extensive pract
>ice, knowledge and working skills. The simulator r>ice, knowledge and working skills. The simulator r
>uns in real time which means that a race can be on>uns in real time which means that a race can be on
>going for days or even weeks. Luckily, there are a>going for days or even weeks. Luckily, there are a
>utopilots installed in all boats so that you do no>utopilots installed in all boats so that you do no
>t need to steer manually all the time. Small adjus>t need to steer manually all the time. Small adjus
>tments of your autopilot setting a couple of times>tments of your autopilot setting a couple of times
> per day is often sufficient. To enable realistic > per day is often sufficient. To enable realistic 
>sailing the weather in which the boats sail is aut>sailing the weather in which the boats sail is aut
>hentic along with both the charts and the boat per>hentic along with both the charts and the boat per
>formance.  Hence, Sailonline lets you race the boa>formance.  Hence, Sailonline lets you race the boa
>ts you otherwise just see from a distance. >ts you otherwise just see from a distance. 
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5Full manual5Full manual
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n8You can find a more complete manual in pdf format n8You can find a more complete manual in pdf format 
>[here] (http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/624348/sailonli>[here] (http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/624348/sailonli
>ne_manual_revised_v3.pdf)>ne_manual_revised_v4.pdf)
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10Getting started10Getting started
11------------11------------
12*Step 1.* [Register  here](http://www.sailonline.o12*Step 1.* [Register  here](http://www.sailonline.o
>rg/accounts/register/ ) to create a user account. >rg/accounts/register/ ) to create a user account. 
>Your user account will be used in all races you ch>Your user account will be used in all races you ch
>oose to participate in. >oose to participate in. 
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30The course, passing marks and the finish30The course, passing marks and the finish
31-----------------------------------------31-----------------------------------------
32The course is defined by a starting point, a numbe32The course is defined by a starting point, a numbe
>r of  marks (floating buoys or land marks) to be p>r of  marks (floating buoys or land marks) to be p
>assed and a finish line to cross . All boats start>assed and a finish line to cross . All boats start
> at the starting point and are then to pass the bu> at the starting point and are then to pass the bu
>oys in the correct order and finally to cross the >oys in the correct order and finally to cross the 
>red finish-line as soon as possible. The next wayp>red finish-line as soon as possible. The next wayp
>oint to pass is indicated by the text e.g. "pass n>oint to pass is indicated by the text e.g. "pass n
>orth", "pass south" etc. Passing of the marks are >orth", "pass south" etc. Passing of the marks are 
>registered automatically by the server and immedia>registered automatically by the server and immedia
>tely announced by changing the color of the previo>tely announced by changing the color of the previo
>us leg and signaling next mark to pass.  >us leg and signaling next mark to pass.  
3333
n34The passing of the mark is registered as your boatn34The passing of the mark is registered as your boat
> is "in-the-middle" of last leg and the coming nex> is "in-the-middle" of last leg and the coming nex
>t (a leg is the travel between two marks). Passing>t (a leg is the travel between two marks). 
> may be done in any direction. A registered pass i 
>s never reclaimed which means that you may immedia 
>tely turn back after a pass is registered if you l 
>ike.   
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t36We now have the new waypoint server rules ready fot36We now have the new waypoint server rules ready fo
>r release. These new rules enforces rounding of wa>r release. These new rules enforces rounding of wa
>ypoints according to the arrows shown in the clien>ypoints according to the arrows shown in the clien
>t. The new rules will be effective from approx. 21>t. The new rules makes the rounding of the buoy di
>.00 UTC tonight (18th March 2010). >rectional. This means that from now on a correct r
 >ounding direction must be followed.
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38At the end just cross the finish line anywhere you38At the end just cross the finish line anywhere you
> like. When you do that your boat will be "glued" > like. When you do that your boat will be "glued" 
>to the position where you crossed the line. Your f>to the position where you crossed the line. Your f
>inish time will also be announced in the leaderboa>inish time will also be announced in the leaderboa
>rd. >rd. 
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40Steering40Steering
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A to A Easter Offshore Race 2020
Welcome all to SOL's fourth race in this year's twelve race SYC Championship, and to another prestigious buddy-up with RHKYC for their A to A Easter Offshore Race 2020 which is a replacement for the deferred 2020 Rolex China Sea Race. This 400nm race will take boats from Hong Kong to Pratas Reef, Pedro Blanco before finishing back in Hong Kong waters.
Race #1332
INFOby brainaid.de
J130 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
SYCCH - SYCQ2 - SUPSOL - SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Apr 10th 03:30 Registration Open!
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Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race 2020


The Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race has been an annual event since 1949 and has become Australia’s #2 classic – 2020 marks its 72nd anniversary but due to COVID19 it will be a virtual classic only this year.
Race #1339
INFO by brainaid.de
Super Maxi 100 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
All Times in UTC
Race starts: Apr 10th 01:00 Registration Open!
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Hook Island TIMED Race 2020
Welcome to Australia and the first race of Sailonline's 2020/Q2 TIMED Race Championship. We'll be racing Farr 38s some 64nm between the islands of Hook and St Bees.
RE-REGISTER HERE to race again after finishing a run.
Race #1331
INFO from brainaid.de
Farr 38 Particulars
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: TRCH – TRQ2 – SUPSOL - SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: 19 April at 2300utc
Race starts: Apr 06th 12:00 Registration Open!
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Captain Bartholomew Gosnold Memorial Race 2020


Welcome to the second of three races arranged between Sailonline and SailNewport. This time we are heading out of Newport in a race around Nantucket Island in TP52s to celebrate the life of Capt. Bartholomew Gosnold who, among many other things in his short life, "named Cape Cod for the teeming fish he encountered there, and Martha’s Vineyard for his daughter."
Race #1347
INFOby brainaid.de
TP52 Particulars
WX Updates:
0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: None
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
RACE CLOSE: 9 April at 2300utc
Race starts: Apr 04th 21:00 Registration Closed
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Sailonline's Race Around Vancouver Island 2020
Welcome back to Vancouver and the 525nm delightful course designed by SOLer fastpassage39. This is a tricky race, combining tight channels and open water which our seldom sailed and elegant Dufour 40 will love.
Race #1336
INFO by brainaid.de
Dufour 40 Particulars
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Sunday, 12. April at 23:00 UTC
Race starts: Apr 01st 17:00 Registration Closed
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