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Hi, I think that a discussion about what races to run in the future would be nice. All users with a constructive opinion is welcome in the thread. When shall we race, where from, where to, what boat types etc?

--- Last Edited by Jakob Kuttenkeuler at 2007-12-24 05:32:57 ---
...one of the guys behind the game...
Why not have a TP52 race circus. Short fleet race. One day race, 5 days..

--- Last Edited by Ulf Zschüttig at 2007-12-24 02:16:01 ---
Part owner of Britt-Marie
(http://www.brittmarie.se)
The rolex cirquit we are doing at the moment is quite good. Im not sure if we have enough weather detail for "part of day" racing.
I would love to do a longer atlantic leg or a dive in the southern ocean.

I had mentioned the Round of Texel and maybe the archipelago raid, but then we have to fit in some sort of paddle mode :)
I am a ex-admin of SOL who joins in from time to time.
Some ideas (these would perhaps be attractive for possible US players):

Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Race
(http://www.stormtrysail.org/, 408nm, April 23rd @ 1400 EDT)

Newport to Bermuda
(http://www.bermudarace.com/, 635 nm, June 20 @ 1300 EDT)

Transpac Tahiti Race
(http://www.transpacificyc.org/, 3.571 nm, June 22 @ 1300 PDT, Honolulu next race 2009)

Volvo Suursaari Race
(http://www.espoosuursaarirace.org/, 160 nm, June 6 @ 1800 UTC)

Gotland Runt preliminary race in 40 feet "normal" boat
(so that those that a participating in the real race can fine tune our skills ;-)

This one looks like fun, perhaps a little long though...6-9 days in an open 60'.
Take a look at: www.calaisroundbritainrace.com/index-uk.php.html

This could perhaps be fun, in an exotic kind of way: CIRCUITO ATLÁNTICO SUR ROLEX CUP, Olivos/Buenos Aires - Punta del Este, Argentina/Uruguay, 14th Jan 2008.(http://www.yca.org.ar/Gallery/674.pdf)

Approximately 175 nm (those guys seem to have preetty shallow waters there).

Maybe we could even attract some South American players with us?

--- Last Edited by Laiska Kettu at 2007-12-31 12:47:44 ---
Would this be even better: 02-XXIIº Regata Oceánica Rolex Buenos Aires - Río de Janeiro 9 feb 2008 15:00 Argentinian time, approx. 1.123 nm
Why dont we challenge Francis Joyon from the equator to finish?
Why not Venerrace;-)
180Nm whith a Sunfast 3200!
or make it shorter so we dont have to spend all weekend at the computer! As an alternative.

or

Make a new race "scandinavian open" from Copenhagen to Luleå and back
eddiemiller9000 said:
Round the world. Can it be done? I'd like to see live races running alongside real race events such as fastnet.
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We're doing it all the time (races alongside real races)! Last race was Sydney Hobart, we've also done Middle Sea Race, Fastnet etc.

Stay tuned - more races are coming!

Regarding Around the world, we might do it sooner or later...

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