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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.
solfans blogsite: blog site by and for SOL fans offering in-depth analysis at SOL-related subjects
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
Selection of Races NOTE: many of these have official virtual partners so Sailonline cannot always race the sponsored/branded courses at the same time.
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 Triple Series: A series of three offshore races from Auckland in Jul/Aug/Sep
Races in Africa/Middle East
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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Newport to Ensenada 2015
SOLers are invited to join the members of Newport Ocean Sailing Association (NOSA) in the 68th running of the classic Newport to Ensenada Race. Virtual sailors will be able to race against "Lucky Duck", the Santa Cruz 52 in the real fleet.
Chart by brainaid.de Santa Cruz 52 POLAR
WX UPDATES: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Race starts: Apr 24th 19:00 Registration will open soon
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SWR2014-2015 Leg 6 - Itajaí to Newport
Welcome to the sixth of nine legs of the 2014-2015 Sailonline World Race in a 65 foot ocean racer! We sail from Itajaí to Newport crossing the equator for the last time this series.
Chart from brainaid.de
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
SOL Classic Client
Race starts: Apr 19th 17:00 Registration Open!
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Jakob's Birthday BBQ Race 2015
Another year and time for the 2015 running of the 30nm Jakob's birthday BBQ race from Sandhamn to Jakob's mooring in Stockholm's Archipelago. A splendid Sailonline-style bbq party awaits! SOL's home waters are always challenging so... the race is on in our X35s! Grattis pa fodelsedag 2015 Jakob!
Chart by brainaid.de
X35 OD POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
ALT. CLIENT Classic
RACE CLOSE: Tuesday, 21 April at 2300utc
Race starts: Apr 18th 11:00 Registration Closed
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