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Performance Loss

Performance Loss explained forum post by hmm

Practice Racing

Brief description of round-the-cans practice racing

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.

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 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

Selection of Races NOTE: many of these have official virtual partners so Sailonline cannot always race the sponsored/branded courses at the same time.

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 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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Races

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Current Races:

Carib Rum Run 2014
Rum is a pirate's drink. September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Combine the two with Open 60s and you have SOL's annual Pirate prize race - 1759nm through the rum islands of the Caribbean, collecting rum to bring to the rum-parched beaches of Mexico. You can even race in disguise (become an SYC Member and change your boat name for this race only)!
Race #746
NOR from brainaid.de
Open 60 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic SYCCH-
Race starts: Sep 17th 16:00 Registration Open!
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Tiree to Cairn of Coli Sprint 2014
This next instalment of the sprint race series sees us flying along the 23NM from Tiree to the Cairn of Coli in a Pick Your Own Course race in 11m ODs. .
Race #741
NOR from brainaid.de
11m OD INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SPRCH-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE:Tuesday, September 16 at 0800utc
Race starts: Sep 14th 11:00 Registration Closed
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Around American Samoa 2014
The first of this months editions of the Sprint Race Championship sees us tackle a 41nm lap of American Samoa in our F18s. .
Race #725
NOR from brainaid.de
F18 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SPRCH - SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACING
RACE CLOSE:Monday, September 15 at 1200utc
Race starts: Sep 13th 06:00 Registration Closed
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Okinawa to Tokai 2014
This time of year sees some good winds in the far west Pacific Ocean. For a change of scenery, join us in a race through the Japanese islands to the mainland.
Race #737
NORfrom brainaid.de
Santa Cruz 52 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACING
Race starts: Sep 10th 01:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Sailonline RTW 2014 - Leg 6 - Fort Lauderdale - Southampton
Welcome to the sixth and final leg of Sailonline's race replicating the record round-the-world race of yacht Steinlager between 1989 and 1990 - this Leg is from Fort Lauderdale, USA to Southampton, England - 3,797nm
Race #730
NOR from brainaid.de
Steinlager 2 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC-OCCH-SRTW
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
RACING
Race starts: Sep 01st 18:00 Registration Open!
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