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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.

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Useful Resources provided by SOLers

SOLFANS BLOGSITE for all SOLers: blog site by and for SOL fans offering in-depth analysis of SOL-related subjects

Hmm's SOL Race Data Centre: Look up race progress, as well as view and compare tracks and boat data.

Hmm's Technical Blog: excellent explanations of the technical aspects of Sailonline from the Head of the Technical Team

brainaid's site: Detailed polars, notice of races, SOL weather in grib format, delayed command tool, and much else.

kroppyer's tools for Sailonline; Online tools, files or links to useful information for racing on SOL

AGage's SOL Tools site: External tools for use with SOL, blog and race course GPX files.

Kipper1258's GRIB Helper tool; a blogpost and link to a GRIB auto-downloader

76Trombone's blog 2009-2014: Race comments, handicap systems, VMG and VMC explanations.

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

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 A summer series of races in European waters

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 Asia-Pacific

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

Rolex China Sea Race: A biennial bluewater race of 565nm from Hong Kong to Subic Bay, Philippines

Melbourne to Osaka Double-Handed Yacht Race: Held every four years - a 5.500nm race from Melbourne, Australia, to Osaka, Japan

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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Current Races:

Baker Lake 2016
It’s been less than a month since we packed up our DN’s on the shores of Lake Khovsgol to ship them half way round the world to Baker Lake in the vastness of Canada’s Nunavut province. Thank goodness, the airport here is a bit closer to our venue for our second ice race of the Winter. Well inside the Arctic Circle, this is a cold, cold place, where the wind is rarely benign. Wrap up well, and try to get round as quick as you can. The moon is full, so no need for nav or floodlights!
Race #986
INFO by brainaid.de
DN PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING:
SPRCH-SUPSOL-SRQ4-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Dec 10th 23:00 Registration will open soon
GO TO RACE

Hormuz TIMED Race 2016
Strait of Hormuz is a really busy and congested waters with shipping and military vessels. For Sailonline however, racing here is with impunity, nothing is off limits!!
This is a TIMEDrace designed by NZL Scotsman
RE-REGISTER HEREto race again after finishing a run
Race #1000
Infofrom brainaid.de
GB90 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
TRCH-SUPSOL-TRQ4-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Sunday, November 18 at 2300utc
Race starts: Dec 09th 16:00 Registration will open soon
GO TO RACE

Abel T. Appreciation Race 2016
In December 1642 after a particularly difficult and rough voyage, the Dutch seafarer and explorer, Abel Tasman, made landfall at a spot he named Staten Landt, believing he had arrived on the coast of Argentina. In fact, he had arrived in modern-day New Zealand. Out of love and respect for this brilliant seaman, Sailonline is retracing his route from Tasmania to New Zealand.
Race #995
INFO from brainaid.de
Steinlager 2Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Dec 04th 21:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Christmas to Christmas 2016
Hands up everyone who knew there were TWO Christmas Islands?! OK, maybe you have sailed this Sailonline course before, but this time the race area has been expanded to the south to make it possible to go through the Bass Strait and even south of Tasmania... so, it's time to get ready for the 2016 challenge of racing the 5,837nm between Christmas Island in the Pacific to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean!
Race #994
INFO by brainaid.de
OD65v3: Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: OCCH-OCQ4-SUPSOL-SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: Dec 03rd 20:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Key Lime Pie-gatta 2016
Rum runners, conch fritters and shrimp Po-boys await as we sail one of the most amazing series of islets in the world in our Mini6.5s. 2010’s special rules remain in force: no shoes (all!) and no shirts (ladies exempt).
Race #982
INFOby brainaid.de
Mini6.50 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
RACE CLOSE: Friday, 9 December at 1800utc
Race starts: Dec 01st 18:00 Registration Closed
GO TO RACE

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