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  • Re: CARIB RUM RUN 2012 - PIRATE NAMES
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Har - I be cursed to sail the seven seas on this ancient hulk (no - not me .. the boat!!) which goes by the name
    Hairy Celeste

    Danny

    (Evil forebodings free with every crewmember!)
  • Re: Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012
    Board » In memoriam
    Aaron was one of life's "givers", whether it was help or skill, he offered both willingly. He will be sadly missed by us all. My condolences to his family and friends on one of life's most unfair acts.
    Rest in peace.
    Danny


    --- Last Edited by Danny at 2012-07-14 19:10:30 ---
  • Re: March 2012
    Board » Flag Officers » Race Calendar
    Hi all
    I too, am very keen on the timed races, in fact any race which doesn't interfere too much with reality.

    Having discovered a sure way to diminish my pathetic ranking even further, I have stopped partaking in the "race for X hours, go to bed, run into rock" - or weekend races as they are known! (Looking at the entries, I may not be alone in this thought!)

    Now, given the popularity of RC's 'practice races', it occurs to me that there may be others who might prefer a shorter race, ie 8 to 12 hours, to take place during their normal waking hours.
    To be fair to all parts of the world, it would have to actually be 3 races starting say, 30 hours apart (to allow one race to finish before the next starts).
    Although the course would be the same, the wind would be variable, therefore the sailing time, but with a group start at least there would be fair competition within that group. Someone might even be able to figure out some handicap system to compare each group.

    The races would be identical with one start per group, eg
    Race 1. Monday start 08:00 UTC - finish no later than 20:00 UTC (for Europeans, SA, etc)
    Race 2. Tuesday start 14:00 UTC - finish 02:00 Wed (for the USA, Canada, etc)
    Race 3. Wed start 20:00 UTC - finish 08:00 Thurs (for the Aussies and Kiwis).
    (These could just as easily be juggled round to fit a weekend).

    This way, sleep deprivation is not part of the gameplan, and those with others to consider, do not have to risk divorce or death by setting the alarm for 3 am!

    Does anyone see any potential?

    Danny


    --- Last Edited by Danny at 2012-02-13 20:25:33 ---
  • Re: DECEMBER 2011
    Board » Flag Officers » Race Calendar
    Hi RC
    11th Dec World Race leg 2 starts but 12th says leg 1 Atlantic.

    Oooh - picky me :-)

    Danny
  • Re: General System Spec - to aid SOL development
    Board » Technical Discussion
    System Type:
    Desktop

    System Age:
    5+ years old

    Operating System:
    Windows XP SP3

    Graphics Hardware:
    Low end graphics

    CPU Type:
    Pentium 4 3.4GHz

    RAM (Memory):
    1 Gig

    Screen Size:
    19 inches

    Screen resolution(horizontal):
    1280

    Browser:
    Firefox 8

    Internet DOWNLOAD speed:
    5.56 Mbps

    Danny
  • Re: Poetry Saved for Posterity
    Board » General Discussion
    A song (to the tune of "Streets of Laredo" - sing with gusto ... (or anyone else :-)

    As I sailed down to the straits of Gibralter,
    The wind in my hair, and enjoying the day,
    I spied a young Soler, with tangled up halyards,
    a mast that was broken, sail-ing the wrong way.

    I thought "shall I help him", as he is in trouble,
    his sails were in tatters and looking like lace,
    I threw him a line, which he fastened securely,
    Now back in the race and we're after first place.

    "I thank ewe" :-D
  • Re: *Ahem* Mi Mi Mi
    Board » General Discussion
    This will go down in history - like that poem about daffodils :-)

    Danny

    --- Last Edited by Danny at 2011-11-05 09:01:40 ---
  • Re: Sailonline World Race 2011-2012
    Board » Flag Officers » Races
    Don't worry, these are marks for the practice races held on the last few evenings. They will disappear on recall, one hour from the race start.
    Danny
  • Re: Coastal Classic 2011 - Practice Racing
    Board » Practice Racing
    Yes.
  • Re: Coastal Classic 2011 - Practice Racing
    Board » Practice Racing
    Hi Gator, welcome.
    Just go to the South of the two blue dots (zoom in) and park (twa = 0). Keep watching "sailtalk only" and join in.
    The race start exactly at 18:00 UTC.
    See you there :-)

    --- Last Edited by Danny at 2011-10-19 15:04:48 ---

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INFO by brainaid.de
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INFO by brainaid.de
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