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Performance Loss

Performance Loss explained forum post by hmm

Sailonline Tutorials

Sailonline manual in English: The official reference.

Sailonline manual in Italian: translated by WINSTON_4.

Sailonline manual in Spanish:translated by GREATSKUA.

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 Communities

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.

The Tall Ships Races

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.

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Scandinavian Tour 1 - Finland
Jepsom invites you to the first of three legs in the "three-different-boats competition" he designed for SOL in 2011. This is a 631nm race in cold water in small but fast IMOCA 60s. We sail - hopefully without ice!! - from Hamina, south-east Finland all the way up to Kemi close to the Swedish border.
Race #679
NOR from brainaid.de
IMOCA 60 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: STCS-SYC
ALT. CLIENT Classic
Race starts: Apr 24th 16:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Flinders Island TIMED Race
This TIMED RACE takes us around Flinders Island, an Aussie paradise between Tasmania and the mainland. However we won't have time to admire the flora and fauna as we rocket round in our V070_V4s on the 106nm loop. Thanks to NZL_Scotsman for the course.
RE-REGISTER HERE to race again after finishing a run
Race #672
NOR from brainaid.de
VO70v4 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230.
RANKING: TRCH-SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
RACING
REGISTRATION CLOSE: April 29 at 2100utc
RACE CLOSE: April 30 at 0900utc
Race starts: Apr 23rd 21:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Cape Town - Abu Dhabi
A challenging race across 5,227nm of the Indian Ocean from Cape Town, South Africa, to Abu Dhabi, UAE. Keep your VO70 safe from pirates off the Somali coast, don't beach on your way through the Hormuz Strait and you will find a truly warm welcome awaiting you in Abu Dhabi!
Race #680
NOR from brainaid.de
VO70 v4 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCCH-SYC
ALT. CLIENT Classic
RACING
Race starts: Apr 21st 09:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Sailonline RTW 2014 - Leg 3 - Australia to New Zealand
Welcome to the third leg of Sailonline's race in the footsteps of Steinlager's Whitbread RTW Race of 1989/1990 - this Leg is from Fremantle, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand - 3,013nm
Race #669
NOR from brainaid.de
Steinlager 2 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC-SRTW
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
RACING
RACE CLOSE:Saturday, 26 April at 0600utc
Race starts: Apr 04th 06:00 Registration Closed
GO TO RACE

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