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  • Re: RIP Yachtyakka - Steve Alloway
    Board » In memoriam
    What a sad news. :(

    We often ended up on nearby BBQ's. He because of his nightsleep and me because i got sidetracked... so he was one of the first SOLers i got to know and one of the very few on Facebook, where he kept me update with Kiwi Sailing.

    RIP Steve, fair Winds and following Seas, whereever you may sail now.
  • Re: Sailonline Android Client Beta test
    Board » General Discussion
    Ok...it's a clear Advantage if one can read!

    But the other Problem still remains.

    Even with sol-client-0.25 it says "Problem while parsing" when opening the downloaded File with the Installer.
  • Re: Sailonline Android Client Beta test
    Board » General Discussion
    I just tried to download:

    sol-client-0.25.apk seems to be missing (Error404)

    sol-client.apk seems to have a corrruption in the File (got an Errormessage saying there was a problem while parsing the File)

    Any suggestions?
  • Re: Aaron Gage Round Australia.
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    My two cents on this Topic:

    Make it a Series with no drops. Remebering AGages Efforts on SOL, the winner of this series should need to pay maximum efforts too.

    Don't let the gaps between the Stages become too long, to keep the Series together. A Weekend-Race every Month doesn't look much like a connected Series...
    I don't know how fixed the dates have to be according to other scheduled races, but maybe the gaps might match the time the winner spent on the last Leg.

    As it is an Aussie series the Starts shall be during Aussie-daytime which is early morning or middle of the night in Europe and USA, so starts should be scheduled on Weekends as it might be easier to stay awake if there's no Alarm ringing next morning. ;)
  • Re: Aaron Gage Round Australia.
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    What about including AGage's Tour currently running as Stage 1 into that Series?
  • Re: Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012
    Board » In memoriam
    Hats off! A great Sailor and SOLer had passed away.

    Farewell AGage, sail along in Peace!

    Hendrik (Tazumaki)

    --- Zuletzt bearbeitet von Tazumaki am 2012-07-16 10:11:25 ---
  • Re: Proposal for Performance Handicapping
    Board » General Discussion
    Well... getting an initial Ranking is always difficult because of the fact that it's initial. ;)
    I think no one would take an initial Value that serious to complain about it. Maybe one can mark it as initial or not confident in the Ranking.

    I don't know the formula for getting an initial Ranking. If i would be asked how to get one that's converging relatively fast to a "real" value, i would suggest to take the arithmetical Medium of his ratings so far, until he's sailed a certain amount of races, say fifteen.

    If that's too difficult to do, i would reduce the minimum number of Races to be sailed for an initial ranking, but introducing a Mechanism to lower this ranking afterward, if necessary.
  • Re: Proposal for Performance Handicapping
    Board » General Discussion
    Regarding unlucky SLI's, missed Wx's on TWA or whatever may completly ruin a race. I had a couple of thoughts how to handle that for a Handicap.
    But i didn't get any idea how to judge a wrong but continously and ambitious sailed Strategy from a SLI, an oversleped Wx, a lost connection or even cruising mode.

    Leaving bad races out might lead to frustrated Beginners with one luckily achived good Position unable to get down to more suitable ranking while it simultaniously leads to suitable Handicaps for skilled but lazy Navigators.

    Counting all races will have similar more or less unwanted Sideeffects.

    And at least there will be two Groups of People; one that is willing to see how they are doing against very skilled Sailors with high-power Computers and very expensive Software in one specific Race and another Group willing to get the lowest possible Handicap in order to look like beeing skilled. ;-)

    So i got to the conclusion that there is no right or wrong Formular and no Formular better than others. I would suggest to compute both and let Folks decide which they will use for themselves.
  • Re: General System Spec - to aid SOL development
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Here's what Novabench says about my Desktop on which i use most of the time when racing.

    Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ @ 2394 MHz
    Graphics Card: Radeon X1950 Series

    2048 MB System RAM (Score: 97)
    - RAM Speed: 1826 MB/s

    CPU Tests (Score: 206)
    - Floating Point Operations/Second: 50800166
    - Integer Operations/Second: 138546314
    - MD5 Hashes Generated/Second: 601425

    Graphics Tests (Score: 66)
    - 3D Frames Per Second: 214

    Hardware Tests (Score: 3)
    - Primary Partition Capacity: 24 GB
    - Drive Write Speed: 11 MB/s

    downspeed: 3,85 Mb/s upspeed: 026 Mb/s

    Display: 23" Full HD 19??*16?? px

    Improvements in Queue: additional 2Gb Ram, upgrade to Windows 7 Pro, 16 Mb/s DSL

    Aditional i sometimes use a laptop ~1 year old
    AMD Athlon X2@3Ghz / ATI mobility Radeon 4800 / 4GB Ram running under Linux with a WiFi conection considerably slower at home and even slower elsewhere.
  • Re: Big difference SOL map and Sailplanner
    Board » Technical Support
    Differences in Maps are quite normal and do happen even in official Maps as a Result of Errors in Positiondetection by the original Measurer.

    Did you use the latest SOL-Weather from Brainaids Toolbox (http://sol.brainaid.de/sailonline/toolbox/)?
    If so there might only be small Differences due to different interpolation schemes.

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Tour Down Under 2022
It will be 694nm of killing racing on an amazing route created by SOL'er AGage. In the chat of the first edition of this race, Tyger wrote "Only an Aussie (and a crazy one) with intimate knowledge of these waters could have come up with such a racecourse". Well maybe AGage was a bit crazy, but he was also a genius when he made it, inspired by the great cycling race "Tour Down Under". Instead of bikes we will use fast 60ft Trimarans. So rest well and prepare large amounts of coffee. You will have at least two days without sleep. 😊
Race #1595
INFO by brainaid.de
60ft Trimaran PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
ARQ3 - ARCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Sep 25th 02:00 Registration Open!

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Hong Kong to Auckland 2022
It's time to test your ocean racing skills in a variety of weathers as we head the 6400 NM between Hong Kong and Auckland in a fast Super Maxi 100. We'll be heading from a northern summer to a southern winter so keep plenty of cold weather gear and warm rum on board!
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1597
INFOby brainaid.de
Super Maxi 100 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
OCQ3-OCCH-SUPSOL-SYC
RACE CLOSE: Wednesday,
September 28 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Sep 01st 04:00 Registration Closed

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