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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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Current Races:

ORCV Melbourne to Devonport Race 2014
This 198nm race across Bass Strait for the "Rudder Cup" is organised by the ORCV and is Australia's oldest ocean race and the 5th oldest organised ocean race in the world.
Race #782
Chart by brainaid.de
First 40 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Dec 27th 01:30 Registration Open!
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St Nicholas Island Dash 2014
December’s second sprint takes on a festive feel with a 85nm dash to San Nicolas Island in Class40s. .
Race #780
Chart by brainaid.de
Class40 INFO
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SPRCH-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Dec 21st 16:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Fehmarn Circuit 2014
December’s first sprint race sees us complete a 32nm lap of Fehmarn Island off the coast of Germany in X35 ODs. .
Race #779
Chart by brainaid.de
X35 OD POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SPRCH-SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Dec 20th 08:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

Lake Superior Lights 2014
Welcome to Lake Superior for the annual 572nm race across the length and breadth of Lake Superior. The race showcases the many historic Lighthouses of the lake and will test your open water & close quarter skills.
Race #783
Chart by brainaid.de
J-30 INFO
WX Updates: 0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: SYC
ALT. CLIENT:Classic
Race starts: Dec 17th 22:00 Registration Open!
GO TO RACE

SWR2014-2015 Leg 2 - Cape Town to Abu Dhabi
Welcome to the second of nine legs of the 2014-2015 Sailonline World Race in a 65 foot ocean racer! We sail from Capetown to Abu Dhabi, a journey of over 5000nm across the indian ocean.
Race #770
Chart from brainaid.de
OD65v2 POLAR
WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SWR1415-OCCH-SYC
SOL Classic Client
STATUS: RACING
Race starts: Nov 19th 12:00 Registration Closed
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