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  • Calendar 2024 Q1
    Board » Flag Officers » Race Calendar
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  • Testing Multi-Uploads
    Board » Technical Support
    1sRepeat 3x
    Then Pot Try
    Choose file 4x times
    Then Upload File
    Then Post

    2nd Try
    Delete existing file
    Post
    Choose file
    Then Upload File
    Repeat 3x
    Then Post

    3rd Try
    Delete existing files
    (only 2, but more than 1 uploaded)
    Post
    Choose file
    Then Upload File
    Then Preview (has it actually uploaded)
    Repeat 3x
    Then Post

    Conclusion
    Choose file
    Then Upload File
    No need to Preview (doesn't reveal uploads made)
    Wait to see comms bottom left clear (to confirm upload complete)
    Repeat 3x
    Then Post

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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 » Flag Officers » 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 » Flag Officers » 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 » Flag Officers » 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 » Flag Officers » 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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Lac Manicouagan Ice Race 2024


Back in 2013, SOLer FR_cirrus introduced us to the meteor-impact crater lake of Manicouagan in northern Quebec province, at 100km diameter the 5th largest such geological feature on the planet. We speculated then that the impact was perhaps the one responsible for the dinosaur extinction, but at 215m years ago that is wrong, and generally that result is attributed to the 65m year old Chicxulub impact on the tip of the Yucatan peninsula. Last time, we raced the 138nm ‘rond la lac’ in Platu 25s, but it’s winter and there’s ice, so let’s take our no-performance-loss so no-holds-barred DNs instead, and get back indoors quickly.
Race #1769
INFOby brainaid.de
DN PARTICULARS
NAM_AWIP WX Updates:
0245 / 0845 / 1445 / 2045
Ranking: DN - SYC
Race starts: Feb 28th 15:00 Registration Open!
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Simonstown to St Helena 2024

Since the weather in the northern hemisphere is not pleasant, we stay in the climate of southern Africa to hold another race from the All-Round Championship series. Our Gunboat_90s will have to cover the 1700nm route from Simonstown to the island of Saint Helena, which became the last haven of Emperor Napoleon.
Race #1785
INFO by brainaid.de
GB90 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
ARQ1 - ARCH - SUPSOL - SYC
Race starts: Feb 26th 17:00 Registration Open!
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San Diego to Puerto Vallarta 2024

Set sail for adventure with Sailonline's third epic voyage, in collaboration with the San Diego Yacht Club! Prepare for the ultimate challenge: a 1000-nautical-mile race to Puerto Vallarta along the stunning Mexican Riviera. As the real fleet ventures forth, we'll be right beside them, guiding our Santa Cruz 70s toward the sun-soaked shores of Puerto Vallarta! Are you ready to join the excitement?!
Race #1784
INFO by brainaid.de
Santa Cruz 70 Particulars
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: SYC
Race starts: Feb 24th 20:00 Registration Open!
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Buenos Aires to Punta del Este TIMED Race 2024

Hello Argentina! Hello Uruguay! We are back after fourteen years, on the brown waters of the Rio de la Plata to race from the shores of Buenos Aires to the beaches of Punta del Este. This is a TIMED race, so be sure to re-register using the link below after you have finished a run, so that you can be ready to go again if fairer winds present themselves!
RE-REGISTER HERE to race again after finishing a run.
Race #1783
INFO by brainaid.de
Carkeek 40 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
RANKING:
TRQ1 - TRCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Saturday,
March 2 at 2300 UTC
Race starts: Feb 18th 12:00 Registration Open!
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Perth to Mombasa 2024


Embark on an exhilarating maritime odyssey - the second leg of the 2024 Ocean Race Championship. This daring expedition charts a 4500nm course from the shores of modern Perth to the historic port city of Mombasa. Braving the vastness of the Indian Ocean in our high-performance OPEN 60, this voyage promises to be not only a test of skill and strategy but an immersive experience in the untamed beauty of the world's oceans. Join us as we push the boundaries of seafaring prowess on this epic adventure, where every wave will tell a tale of determination and triumph.
PRIZE: SMPF
Race #1762
INFOby brainaid.de
Open 60 PARTICULARS
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking: OCQ1 - OCCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Thursday,
February 29 at 2300 UTC.
Race starts: Feb 05th 11:00 Registration Closed
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