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Name RideTheWind99
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  • Re: REPORTING TECHNICAL ISSUES
    Board » Technical Support
    having been away I have tried this evening and the race is now operating correctly. Can you please advise me what was done and was I the only person to have been affected?
  • Re: REPORTING TECHNICAL ISSUES
    Board » Technical Support
    Thanks for your help. I have done the steps you suggested but to no avail. The problem is only on the 1 race, the Lisbon & timed race both operate normally.
    That said this race does work ok on my laptop - the only difference is the laptop is Win7 32 bit & the PC is Wn7 64 bit - not sure if that is a factor?
    Rgds RTW99
  • REPORTING TECHNICAL ISSUES
    Board » Technical Support
    I am having serious problems with the Santa Monica race it that the messages posted will not clear so I am unable to steer my ship or in fact do anything.
    However this does highlight a problem that there is no (appears) way to report a technical fault to be looked at quickly and reported back.
    This is the second problem recently and it is destroying my enjoyment of SOL - I'm not prepared to spend hours racing just to be told that because someone has been disadvantaged teh race ius scrubbed, yet never seems to happen when I havea problem
  • Finland Sweden Archipelago Raid 2018
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    I was very disappointed in the decision making process by which, because of the outage, the results were nullified. As far as I can see it, no-one gained an advantage because of the outage, it just affected some more than others. I have also been in a position where previous outages have affected my race, but i would not expect special treatment, which seems to be the case here. Consider a yacht demasting, would all the rest of the racers have been penalised? I think in future that, unless it is proven that one player gained an advantage then the races should be left to run. RTW99.
  • Re: Golden Globe Races 2018 - Seat Of The Pants commitment
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    i'M always SOTP and no buddy sailor either.
  • Re: RSL/FLEX error when loading latest client - post HERE
    Board » Technical Support
    Hello. I am getting an RSL Error 1 of 2, Error#2046 when signing into a race normally.

    Works OK on Classic, have tried changing address line to "beta=true" but error comes back.

    Rgds RidetheWind99
  • SOL Improvements - Radar
    Board » General Discussion
    If anyone is looking for improvements to SOL then a radar system would be great - I'm fed up of running into rocks I can only see on maximum magnification!

    As SOL knows where the rocks are and where the boat is and the course that is headed then perhaps a "collision alarm" at say 5nm? I would not suggest any form of auto system, you might be deliberatly aiming to crash into those rocks for a BBQ or something!
  • Re: DECEMBER 2011
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Cheers - thanks for info
  • Re: DECEMBER 2011
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race Calendar
    Hi. Is the race on 9th Dec going ahead?

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Current Races:

Pantaenius Shetland Race 2022 - Leg 2
As always, we don't spend much time in Lerwick, Shetland and after some brief but excellent celebrations we are rapidly heading back to Bergen, Norway, for the second leg of the Pantaenius Shetland Race 2022. The North Sea always provides with some exciting racing and we are sure that this race will be no different!
Race #1581
INFO from brainaid.de
First 40.7 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING: SYC - SHE
RACE CLOSE: Thursday,
June 30 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Jun 26th 09:00 Registration Open!

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Isla St George Sprint 2022
The Bass Islands, in western Lake Erie, are a mere couple of miles west of the southernmost boundary of Canada. In this 21nm PYOC sprint, we will set off from East Harbor in our RC 44s and leave North Bass Island (historically Isle St. George) to port before quickly returning to East Harbor.
Race #1584
INFOby brainaid.de
RC 44 PARTICULARS
NAM_AWIP WX Updates:
0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: SPRQ2 - SPRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Wednesday,
29 June at 2300 UTC
Race starts: Jun 25th 18:00 Registration Open!

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Newport Bermuda Race 2022


The 635-mile biennial Newport Bermuda Race is one of the oldest regularly scheduled ocean races, and with the Fastnet Race and the Sydney to Hobart Race, it is one of the three great classic races of the yachting world. Founded in 1906, this the 52nd running of the Bermuda Race can also be participated in online.
Entries are invited for one of the four divisions:
Double-Handed Division:
Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300
St. David's Lighthouse Division:
First 44.7 Asymmetric
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division:
Reichel Pugh 64
Finisterre Division:
Delphia 47
Details for each yacht are available in the ‘Particulars’ links below and be sure to register your online choice on the Bermuda Race Online link – there are some fine prizes to be won.
As in real life, you can only sail one boat in one division, so choose your virtual yacht carefully, and because of the unusual (for SOL) 4-division nature of the event, please note results will not count towards ANY Sailonline Rankings.
Race #1568
INFOby brainaid.de
Sun Fast 3300 PARTICULARS
First 44.7 A PARTICULARS
RP 64 PARTICULARS
Delphia 47 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: None
Sponsors:

RACE CLOSE: Saturday,
July 2 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Jun 17th 17:00 Registration Closed
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Geraldton to Cape Town 2022
A race in the Southern Indian Ocean is always entertaining, especially in a Riptide 50. Traditionally the course would be West to East, to take advantage of the prevailing winds, but this time the SRC is challenging us to an E-W course, from Geraldton in Western Australia to Cape Town in South Africa. A brief 4800nm!
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1575
INFO by brainaid.de
Riptide 50 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
OCQ2 - OCCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Jun 12th 05:00 Registration Closed

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