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Useful Resources provided by SOLers

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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. Including *Optimal Angles Tool * File for download

AGage's WxInspector: The ultimate SOTP tool for sailonline!

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

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

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

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:

2017 40' Series Championship Q1&Q2 Florida Rum Runners Regatta
It's time for the fifth of six races in the 40' Q1 and Q2 Championship!
Welcome to Florida and a 400nm race in one of the 40' available for your choice, from St. Lucie inlet to Paradise Island Bahamas and back to Jupiter Inlet, Florida. This regatta is loosely based on the course of the 2010 Nassau Cup.
DON'T RISK DISQUALIFICATION!
There are three boat designs to choose from and each one may NOT be used more than twice during the six race Series, according to the NORof the series
The three boat designs are:
40' Particularsand their official polars are here, just recently uploaded by "sailonline":
40' Polars(as a zip file)
IMPORTANT:
Before you choose the boat design, log in with the "Guest" boat (Username=guest/Password=guest) so you can view the predicted winds to help you choose the best boat/polar for the upcoming race. Once you have chosen to register a boat design for this race, it cannot be undone!
REMEMBER:
Choosing the same boat design more than twice will get you disqualified from this race!!

View this list to see what boats you've already used:
USED BOATS
Race # 1052
INFOfrom brainaid.de
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
40Q1&2CH –SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: May 05th 18:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Red Dot 2017 - Leg 1 - USA to Greenland
Inspired by Matt Rutherford's single handed circumnavigation of the Americas and proposed by SOLer Renegade, Sailonline is racing the course in 5 legs. This is Leg 1, 2,021nm from Chesapeake, Maryland, USA to Nuuk, Greenland.
Race #1028
INFO by brainaid.de
SuperMaxi 100 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: RedDot - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: May 02nd 10:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Rendezvous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta - Sines to Bermuda
Welcome to the first of three Rendezvous Tall Ships events, where we race our superb Clippers across the Atlantic - a total of 3213nm from Sines, Portugal to Bermuda NOTE:Starts and Finishes in tall ships racing are well offshore to avoid conflict with shipping and shipping lanes.
Race #1031
INFO by brainaid.de
Clipper Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: TS-RDV - SYC
ALT. CLIENT: Classic
Race starts: May 01st 17:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Chile Islands RTI Sprint 2017
Across the Canal Puyuhuapi from Puerto Cines on the Chilean mainland lies the Parque Nacional Isla Magdelena, and further west across the Canal Moraleda from Magdelena lie the islands of the Chonos Archipelago. We find ourselves in vari-charted waters here, with the mapping between physical islands and their names not 1:1 but rather some:some. It’s only 26nm but you could get lost! Good luck.
Race #1048
INFOby brainaid.de
SOTO 30 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING:
SPRCH-SUPSOL-SPRR2-SYC
ALT CLIENT: Classic
PRIZE: SMPF
Race starts: Apr 29th 18:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Bay to Bay Race 2017
Welcome again to the clear sheltered waters of the Great Sandy Strait surrounded by the World Heritage listed Fraser Island. The overnight party at Garry's Anchorage will have fresh fish, prawns and crabs on the menu washed down with cold local beer and rum from the famous Bundaberg Rum Distillery a few miles up the coast.
Race #1045
INFO from brainaid.de
J-80 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Apr 29th 00:10 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Cape Town to Lisbon - Leg 4
In the fourth leg of Sailonline's wrong-way Round the World Race 2016 we will meet the challenge of crossing "The Doldrums"on our way from Cape Town in the southern hemisphere to Lisbon in the northern; a route proven very hard to predict.
Race #1037
INFOfrom brainaid.de
VO70v4 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCCH–OCQ2-SUPSOL-RTWR-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Apr 04th 10:00 Registration Closed
GO TO RACE

Melbourne to Osaka 2017 - Prelude 2
Welcome to the 5,500nm race from Melbourne, Australia, in the Southern hemisphere, to Osaka, Japan, in the Northern hemisphere.
This is the 2017 Prelude to the main event which will run in reality in 2018. This is your virtual opportunity to test navigation and routing skills!
Race #1036
INFO from brainaid.de
Class 40 Pariculars
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT CLIENT:Classic
PRIZE: SMPF
Race starts: Apr 01st 22:00 Registration Closed
GO TO RACE

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