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  • Re: Poetry Saved for Posterity
    Board » General Discussion
    A warning to our Old Poets Society critics.
    (in the form of a 'Tipperary')

    SOL's poets for posterity
    Write rhymes with great sincerity,
    And though their muse may seem obtuse
    With purpose simply to amuse,
    Mockers will be dealt with…
    with great severity!


    --- Last Edited by Jan van der Puil at 2022-01-27 10:43:03 ---
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  • Re: Poetry Saved for Posterity
    Board » General Discussion
    About horthes furthest northest.

    A horth is a horth of course off course
    Off course, up north, oh dear, that's worse
    These ditties have to rhyme you see
    At least so said old Hank Hain-ey
    And Mr Ed spoke too and said "Agree-gh"
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  • Re: Seven Seas of Asia
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Here are the waypoints for OPS set-ups for each of the 7 races. They are also given in the attached doc with course screen-grabs.

    1. Sea of Okhotsk
    Vesjoly (start) 59.70527, 154.74543
    Kunashir Island 43.75808, 145.45926
    Shumshir Island 50.82638, 156.44546
    Magadan (finish) 58.94486, 150.93275

    2. Sea of Japan
    Kiritappu (start) 43.06424, 145.10998
    Cape Ashizuri 32.73184, 133.00984
    Shimonoseki 33.91849, 130.91333
    Kholmsk (finish) 47.04939, 141.79931

    3. Yellow Sea
    Tianjin (start) 38.95118, 118.00432
    Yakushima Island 30.35082, 130.57994
    Taketomi Island 24.31785, 124.09098
    Seoul (finish) 37.60030, 126.32377

    4. South China Sea
    Tainan (start) 22.98992, 120.10918
    Hainan Island 18.71726, 108.95413
    Culion Island 11.79074, 120.03397
    Taitung (finish) 22.83132, 121.22189

    5. Natuna Sea
    Ho Chi Minh City (start) 10.31378, 106.96970
    Palawan Island 10.53767, 119.54232
    Balabac Island 7.88678, 117.02668
    Serasan Island 2.51386, 109.10075
    Dong Yen (finish) 9.97645, 104.93852

    6. Gulf of Thailand
    Pattaya (start) 12.81208, 100.85815
    Panjang Island 2.76014, 108.92320
    Singkep Island -0.56208, 104.37050
    Bangkok (finish) 13.30312, 100.29628

    7. Java Sea
    Jakarta (start) -6.02125, 106.83609
    Selayar -6.83563, 120.80284
    Bangka Belitung -1.66787, 105.52515
    Semarang (finish) -6.88077, 110.42516









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  • Seven Seas of Asia
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    And here's another proposal from bonknhoot.
    Seven Seas of Asia.
    Not oceans (even though The Seven Seas are oceans).
    So not quite ocean racing, but long challenging races nonetheless in all sorts of climates and weather patterns.
    Apologies not quite the precision of kmz files, but enough info for OPS to create a course from.
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  • Re: Santa Monica Nueva Regatta
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    Yep, Dan, that's another option and I agree with you on all points:
    - hate marks in the sea
    - more people using routing
    AND importantly
    - Qt Vlm router now uses 'SOL' interpolation (u/v), so wind in router matches wind in SOL exactly.
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  • Re: In Memoriam - Finn Møller Christensen
    Board » In memoriam
    Let Bimmer's record on SOL live on forever
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  • Re: In Memoriam - Finn Møller Christensen
    Board » In memoriam
    So many words said, what can I add? We will miss you, Finn, your always good humour and matter-of-fact approach to life, and all the working together on set-ups, particulars, race descriptions, time lapses and all the rest. In your memory we plan to race a PYOC from Copenhagen to Svendborg. We will all think and talk of you more then. An announcement will be appearing soon.
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  • Santa Monica Nueva Regatta
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Race proposals
    I think the bottle of Ron Miel has fallen by the wayside at this stage, so why not rename this iconic race Nueva, and take the opportunity to make some course changes for longer legs and more strategic choices and less processional races, as per the attached and set up here on the Beta: http://beta.sailonline.org/breezy/run/987/
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  • Re: TeamSailing
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Races
    I am no longer a member of TeamSailing, having participated on said teamboat once in 2015.
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  • Re: Social position sharing
    Board » General Discussion
    Sounds like a great idea, kroppyer.
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Susan Hood Trophy Race 2022

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing (LOOR) welcomes racers to the second virtual Susan Hood Trophy race. This is a 75nm weekender on western Lake Ontario starting and finishing at the Port Credit Yacht Club (PCYC) via Niagara and Burlington, and is one of two that will count towards special Sailonline's LOOR Series medals. As our Beneteau/First 36.7 managed the course so well last year, we shall race her again!
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Susac X2
Welcome to the beautiful calm waters of the Adriatic Sea for the virtual running of the Susac X2 race which is a real-life race organized by the JK Mornar Sailing Club based in Split, Croatia. Although we, unfortunately, aren’t running this magnificent race with the real fleet this year, we hope to make this possible in the coming editions. This amazing race is a total of 91 nautical miles which consists of rounding the beautiful island of Sušac. Our SOLers will be racing around these amazing waters in none other than our great Seascape 18s. Be sure to bring your binoculars for this one as with such beautiful surroundings you will definitely need them!
Race #1586
INFO by brainaid.de
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Race starts: May 27th 14:00 Registration Open!

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Vasco da Gama Ocean Race 2022

Point Yacht Club welcomes Sailonline to the 2022 running of the classic Vasco da Gama Ocean Race. This race is the oldest established international sailing event in South Africa and traditionally starts in the bay of Maputo, the old Portuguese colonial capital of Mozambique and finishes in Durban. Last year, and now again this year, the race was/will be from Durban to East London - circa 250nm in native Cape 31 speed machines.
Race #1573
INFO by brainaid.de
Cape 31 PARTICULARS
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RACE CLOSE: Sunday,
May 29 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: May 22nd 08:00 Registration Open!

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San Francisco to New York 2022
Cornelius Vanderbilt, who made his money - that his descendants enjoyed to spend sailing and racing yachts - by recognizing that getting from the East Coast to the West Coast of the USA was best done by rail, would have been more than a little amused to see SOL organizing yacht races over the very route by water he made redundant. It's about 13,000 nautical miles, which compares with less than 3000 statute miles by train! Six years ago, the best SOLers managed to complete the passage from San Francisco to New York in around 36 days, sailing our much-used veteran ocean greyhound, the Super Maxi 100. Time to try again, this time on the VO70. If you aim for a SOG of 18kn, it'll only take you a month.
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1567
INFO by brainaid.de
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Ranking:
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Race starts: May 01st 19:00 Registration Closed

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