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Sailonline manual in Italian: translated by WINSTON_4.

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Useful Resources provided by SOLers

BLOGSITE for all SOLers - solfans: 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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Races

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Current Races:

Bay2Bay 2016 - Leg2
Barbie, party, where’s my J80? Anchored!? Did Garry ferry us ashore? Where is he? When’s the start and where are we going? Urangan, 23.3nm?? Aha, see below.
Race #927
INFO from brainaid.de
J-80 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SPRCH - SUPSOL – SRQ2 - SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Apr 30th 23:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Bay2Bay 2016 - Leg 1
To sail this event IRL in a few weeks’ time, your yacht must be trailable and “strongly built, watertight, capable of withstanding solid water, properly rigged, fully seaworthy and meeting the standards of the Yachting Association Special Regulations and the requirements of Queensland Transport, Marine Safety Queensland, Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol and Queensland Water Police”. We’re entering J80s; is that alright then?
Race #926
Chart from brainaid.de
J-80 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
PRIZE: SMPF
Race starts: Apr 30th 00:10 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Viking Longship Race to Iceland 2016
Draken Harald Hårfagre is a replica viking longship about to sail from Norway to America. In celebration of this magnificent endeavour, Sailonline is racing the first leg, from Haugesund, Norway, to Reykjavik, Iceland in our own Longship. Let us sail in the wake of history on this epic adventure!
Race #929
INFO from brainaid.de
Longship DrakePOLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Apr 24th 13:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Melbourne to Osaka Prelude 2016
Welcome to a 5,500nm race from Melbourne, Australia, in the Southern hemisphere, to Osaka, Japan, in the Northern hemisphere – this is the 2016 Prelude to the main event which will run in reality in 2018. This is your virtual opportunity to test navigation and routing skills!
Race #924
INFO from brainaid.de
Class 40 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC - SUPSOL - OCQ2 - OCCH
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
PRIZE: SMPF
Race starts: Apr 03rd 09:00 Registration Closed
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