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  • Performance loss Traverse Race
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee
    Hi All
    Im not one to complain and with routers so in abundance and still a STOP Sol competitor I do think the Performance loss on the RP 66 is so unrealististic I am just staggered. Yes whe you bbq but not a tack 2 or 3 mins to build up speed but this is silly.
    Im struggling with this along with such an unlevel playing field as it is.
    Please dont loose the heart of SOL.
    Tim PR just not happy at where we are going here
  • Re: RIP psail - Joao Malafaia
    Board » In memoriam
    A special friend who will be sadly missed....always kind thoughtful and helpful.
    Fair winds and a safe passage we will always be in your wake....lest we forget.
    Tim (Pocket Rocket)
  • Re: Golden Globe Final Race Results
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    Many many thanks and I missed all that silly me but very happy with the result thankyou and indeed to you all for your tireless efforts with all the hard work that you do and the results.

    Tim (Pocket Rocket) :-)
  • Golden Globe Final Race Results
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    Hi All,
    I have searched everywhere and can see the final overall standings for this race, have they been published yet or is this still WIP as I know you had a lot to do to finalise.
    Just after such a long race dying to know how I finally did.
    Many thanks for all your hard work.
    BR
    Tim (Pocket Rocket)
  • Re: Golden Globe Races 2018 - Seat Of The Pants commitment
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    SOTP for me please I dont have never and never will use a router hence I never do very well but its the taking part. Maybe it should be considered mandatory to take part ?? hard to impose I know but levels the playing field a bit Fair winds all the SOTP's
  • Re: Golden Globe Races 2018 - Seat Of The Pants commitment
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    ALL I have always since joining SOL sailed by SOP and will always continue to do so and have never has a router or any outside assistance. So its BAU for me as a SOTP sailor. Fair winds to all PR
  • Re: RTW 2017/18 Courses
    Board » General Discussion
    Hi all and many thanks for the replies and the detailed info given and I can fully understand the dilema that was faced before the start. Please dont see my comments as a moan as it was not I (and im sure I speak for all SOLERS) are very very grateful for the time and dedication that you give to make sure we have a SOL and without you it would not exist. It was however as im sure you agree a horrible leg where the weather just went against going anywhere. Great news on the balance of the legs and I look forward to the usual fun and competitive racing. Thanks again for all that you do. PR
  • RTW 2017/18 Courses
    Board » General Discussion
    Just a question as I know there has been some discussion around this but the course for the first leg seemed to be very protracted in comparison to the IRL course. Whilst I fully appreciate legal variations need to be implemented im not sure that it needed to be quite as protracted as it was. Is it possible to indicate if the next legs and following ones will (even if our start is delayed) be more following the IRL race or additional variations will be added. SOl is great and I will do every race but this leg rather put a dampner on something I was looking forward to doing. Many thanks Tim (Pocket Rocket)
  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2016
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Thanks for the name change RC alll full and bye me hearty all full and bye
    PP (nee PR)
  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2016
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr RC can you be changin me name to something more Piraty like Pocket Pirate if you please me hearty ho ho ho
    Thankyee

    PR

    ye have yer name, be seein' yer on the 'Main!

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2016-09-19 15:01:24 ---

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Galway Redux TIMED Race 2022
As we last did in 2017, we come to Galway for another TIMED race. Starting from Acaill Bheag, we sail around the coast of County Galway for around 90nm to finish in Galway City. While the weather is generally mild, it gets the occasional severe windstorm which is key to setting a quick time in our Seacart 30s. Feel free to try as much as you want - that is, once you have brought your boat to Galway City first.
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Race #1618
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Seacart 30 PARTICULARS
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0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
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RACE CLOSE: Sunday, 16 October at 23:00 UTC
Race starts: Oct 03rd 12:00 Registration will open soon

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Round Britain and Ireland 2022
We invite you to participate in the 1780 nm race according to the clockwise movement around Ireland, Scotland, Shetland Islands and England. We will have four waters: the North Atlantic Ocean, the Celtic Sea, the North Sea, La Manche Channel. Each of them has its own specific navigation conditions but we will not exchange them here. Watch out for cyclones forming in the vicinity of Iceland and wandering in the south - east. The wind speed at this time of year can reach up to 40 kts and even more. Let's hope that sailing experience and our Sunfast3600 will safely lead us to the finish line.
Race #1625
INFO by brainaid.de
Sun Fast 3600 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
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Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Oct 01st 18:00 Registration Open!

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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 CLOSE: Monday, 3 October at 23:00 UTC
Race starts: Sep 25th 02:00 Registration Open!

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