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Performance Loss

Performance Loss explained forum post by hmm

Practice Racing

Brief description of round-the-cans practice racing

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Sailonline manual in English: The official reference.

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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.

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

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 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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Current Races:

Southern Ocean Dash 2015
Blow off the cobwebs and leave civilisation behind as we have a blast in the roaring forties, furious fifties and screaming sixties of the Southern Ocean. We tour some of the remotest islands in the world as we race past in our fastest boat. The 6000nm race will be a true test of blue water navigation skills.
Race #878
NORfrom brainaid.de
60ft Trimaran INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCCH - SUPSOL - OCQ4 - SYC
Race starts: Dec 01st 12:00 Registration Open!

Bazaruto PYOC Sprint 2015
This is the second PYOC Sprint of Q4 2015.
Race #886
Chart from brainaid.de
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SPRCH - SUPSOL – SRQ4 - SYC
Race starts: Nov 28th 08:00 Registration Open!

Auckland to Gisborne 2015
RAYC welcomes SOLers back to Auckland and the 2015 race to Gisborne - 277nm down the E coast of New Zealand's N Island
Race #887
NOR from brainaid.de
First 44.7 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
RACE CLOSE: Monday, 30 November at 2000utc
Race starts: Nov 25th 20:00 Registration Closed

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