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  • Re: BWR Route Helper Tool
    Board » General Discussion
    that is a wicked picture UC ! 12 footer ?

  • Re: BWR Route Helper Tool
    Board » General Discussion
    New sails are usually more expensive :)

    Hehe I used to have thousands of pounds in cash stashed in the headlining for new sails so the wife could not find it ! LOL :)

    ahhh those were the days :(

    --- Last Edited by chris leamon at 2011-03-01 17:54:58 ---
  • Re: BWR Route Helper Tool
    Board » General Discussion
    Are you guys kidding me ....... I just looked at Expedition 1400 USD ! do you know something I dont ?

  • Re: BWR Route Helper Tool
    Board » General Discussion
    Hmmm Cvetan told me that the market is too small ... I'll dig out the email LOL.


    Exactly my point....... everybody has access or nobody !

    --- Last Edited by chris leamon at 2011-02-28 19:10:21 ---

    sweet looking boat that africa, What is it please ?

    --- Last Edited by chris leamon at 2011-02-28 19:12:14 ---
  • Re: BWR Route Helper Tool
    Board » General Discussion
    Completely agree with you Antonio,router will kill SOL.I quit racing in Virtual last year as almost half of them were using routers,actually the robots interfaced with computer.You are actually racing against robots and those using it without shame are joying for big placements.
    Even here many start to follow the steps.I am not talking about SAILPLANER but much more sophisticated robots.
    There is no chance to win the robots


    --- Last Edited by Capt.D.P. at 2011-02-28 17:10:06 ---
    Damir I am also a big VR player, as far as I know there are no bots used on VR but I do use Zezo.org which really is only handy as a rough guide to be honest. And I would add that most of my better results have been whilst ignoring zezo ! Also zezo is free (other than donations) and works across all Platforms (Windoze and Mac anyway) If there were a similar programme that worked on SOL the playing field would be somewhat leveled in my opinion ...... oh and trust me I have tried to get the owner of zezo interested in doing the same thing for SOL but he says no :(


    BillynoMates SA
  • Re: BWR Route Helper Tool
    Board » General Discussion
    I'm a realist …. these guys now have the software and it is impossible to stop them using it as it would be futile to try to prove that they were using it (not to mention that such attempts and accusations would just cause ill feeling) therefore I believe that we just have to accept that there will always now be a sort of superleague..... much as it hurts. :(
  • name change please ?
    Board » General Discussion
    Hello please can I change the name of my old tub ?

    thanks... Billy no Mates SA


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