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Useful Resources provided by SOLers
76Trombone's blog: Race comments, handicap systems, VMG and VMC explanations.
AGage's SOL Tools site: External tools for use with SOL, blog and race course GPX files.
brainaid's site: Detailed polars, notice of races, SOL weather in grib format, delayed command tool, and much else.
Hmm's SOL Race Data Centre: Look up race progress, as well as view and compare tracks and boat data.
Italian Team Academy Lessons: A semi-serious guide with tips and hints on how to SOL.
SWE54's blog: Race comments and analysis.
Tangosailing's site: Comments on races and sailonline developments in Swedish.
Sailonline facebook page: More than 200 SOLers congregate there.
Le forum des marins virtuels: French-speaking forum regarding virtual sailing in general.
SOL Hispano: Community site for Spanish-speaking SOLers.
larubiadebwr: Spanish bwr forum for SOL
World races NOTE: many of these have official virtual partners so Sailonline cannot race the sponsored/branded courses.
Vendée Globe: Single-handed non-stop round the world in Open 60s.
Barcelona World Race: Double-handed non-stop round the world race.
Velux 5 Oceans: 4 legs single-handed round the world in Open 60s or Eco 60s.
Volvo Ocean Race: Round the world over 9 Legs in VO70 class yachts, held triennially.
America's Cup World Series: A regular circuit of regattas, bringing Cup racing to top venues around the world, in the exciting AC45 multi-hull class.
Races in Europe
Mini Pavois: 800 NM solo in 2 legs from La Rochelle to Gijon and back in a Mini 650 in May.
Giraglia Cup: A 476 NM race from Toulon to San Remo and back in June.
Skippers D'Islande: A 1600 NM race in 3 legs between Paimpol and Reykjavik starting at the end of June.
Sjaelland Rundt: Traditionally held on the last weekend of June, Denmark's most important race circles Sjaelland Island for 230 NM.
Races in the Americas
The Vineyard, Stamford YC, CT - SOL partners with the Stamford YC in this annual first weekend of September race.
Buenos Aires - Punta des Este: A 170 NM race on the estuary of the Rio de la Plata in January.
Caribbean 600: A 600 NM race among the Caribbean islands in February.
Chicago - Mackinac: One of the great US classics. 280 NM on Lake Michigan in July.
Races in Australia and New-Zealand
Round North Island: A four-stage race in February around New-Zealand's North Island.
Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race: A 308 NM classic in April.
Round White Island: 320 NM from and to Auckland in November.
Sydney Hobart: The most important classic in the Southern hemisphere. 600 NM starting each year on 26 December.
SSANZ Simrad Series: A series of three offshore races from Auckland in Jul/Aug/Sep
Races in other countries
Vasco da Gama Race: 300 NM from Maputo to Durban.
Mauritius to Durban Yacht Race: A 1690 NM race through the Indian ocean in September.
Next Race: 00d 00h 00m
Gasparilla Raid 2013
Follow in the steps of Jose Gaspar, the legendary Floridian Pirate, in a 90ft monohull - raid the treasure ship, evade capture by running to Isla Perez and then head for home - a total of 1106nm.
Race #636 NOR / POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC/SYC Week
Race starts: Dec 10th 18:00 Registration Open!
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Christmas to Christmas Race 2013
'tis the month before Christmas and all through SOL, not a SOLer is stirring, except those getting their VO70s ready to race the 5,837nm between Christmas Island in the Pacific to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean in the VO70v4s!
Race #534 NOR/POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC/SYC Ocean
Race starts: Nov 26th 20:00 Registration Open!
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