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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:

Southern Oceans Dash 2014
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 #765
NOR from brainaid.de
60ft trimaran INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCCH-SYC
SOL Classic Client
STATUS: PRACTICE
Race starts: Nov 02nd 17:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

3CR - Caen Channel Craic 2014
This round of the SYC Championship series revives the old 3CR race which sees our Mini 6.5s experience some challenging coastal sailing through the Solent with a tricky triangular course across the Irish Sea before finishing in Normandy in 975nm later.
Race #766
NOR from brainaid.de
Mini 6.5 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYCCH-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
STATUS: PRACTICE
Race starts: Nov 01st 18:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Mistli's BBQ Race 2014
November 1 is the birthday of SOLer Mistli and it has become a SOL tradition around this time for SOLers and their Seacarts to race a short, high-energy course through the islands of the Stockholm Archipelago!
Race #763
NORfrom brainaid.de
Seacart 30 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
STATUS: RACING
Race starts: Nov 01st 08:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

ORCV Melbourne to Portland Race 2014 ALTERNATE COURSE
Due to extreme wx conditions in the Bass Strait, ORCV has announced that the Alternate Course will now be sailed. This alternate course is a 100nm course from Queenscliff, to and from Apollo Bay to finish at HMAS Canberra.
Race #767
NOR from brainaid.de
First 40.7 v2 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
STATUS: RACING
Race starts: Oct 31st 15:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Aleutian Cruise TIMED Race 2014
The weather may be turning chilly but we can dodge the ice on this TIMED race through the Aleutian Islands created by SRC Member NZL_Scotsman - 30nm in Seacarts!
Re-register here to race again after finishing a run
Race #764
NOR from brainaid.de
Seacart 30 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC-TRCH
SOL Classic Client
STATUS: RACING
REGISTRATION CLOSE: 5 November at 0500utc
RACE CLOSE: 5 November at 1700utc
Race starts: Oct 29th 17:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

SWR2014-2015 Leg 1 - Alicante to Cape Town
Welcome to the first of nine legs of the 2014-2015 Sailonline World Race in a new 65 foot ocean racer! We sail from Alicante to Capetown, a journey of over 5000nm, crossing the equator.
Race #756
NOR from brainaid.de
OD65 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SWR1415-OCCH-SYC
SOL Classic Client
STATUS: RACING
Race starts: Oct 11th 12:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

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