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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.

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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SoCal 300 2016
Sailonline is delighted to welcome you to the first running of the SoCal300 race, hosted by San Diego Yacht Club. Be on your mettle SOLers, we have stiff competition here on the Pacific's SE coast!
Race #936
INFO by brainaid.de
Santa Cruz 52 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
PRIZE: SMPF
Race starts: Jun 03rd 19:00 Registration Open!
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Corporate Open Gold Championship 2016 - Race 2
Welcome to the second race of Sailonline's Corporate Open Gold Championship 2016. This time we are in the waters off Vancouver, Canada, racing from Bellingham, across the strait and past the islands to Vancouver Island, then via several of the lighthouses in the area to finish in Victoria. NOTE any channel can be used provided each mark is rounded in the correct way and in the correct order.
Race #909
INFO from brainaid.de
F18 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: COGC - SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: May 28th 18:00 Registration Open!
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Jester Azores Challenge 2016
Once in a while a group of intrepid single-handed sailors agree to sail from Plymouth to the Azores - it's a gentlemanly affair and it is called the Jester Challenge. For the first time, Sailonline will be racing her Twister 28 at the same time as the real adventure. Let's see who arrives first in Terceira!
Race #935
INFO from brainaid.de
Twister 28 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCQ2 - OCCH - SUPSOL -SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
RACE CLOSE: Tuesday, 31 May at 2300utc
Race starts: May 15th 12:00 Registration Closed
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