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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
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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.  
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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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