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  • Re: Perma redirect (301) for SOL website pages
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Hi,

    Those INFO links are done (currently) manually by ops. It might get better (automatic) in the future but currently it is what it is.

    The http -> https transition that was done only impacts local URLs, not other domains.

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    i.
  • Perma redirect (301) for SOL website pages
    Board » Technical Discussion
    Hi all,

    I've enabled today the HTTP perma redirect (301) for http:// -> https:// . Please let us know if you encounter problems.

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    i.
  • Re: Optimal Angles Solution
    Board » Technical Support
    Hi George,

    Unfortunately Bimmer is no longer with us.

    In the html client, the coordinate formatting can be changed to not include the degree sign through settings.

    You might also want to check if client's built-in max calculator in "tools" (misc tab) is what you need. If you feel the calculator is lacking something from "optimal angles" features that would be useful for you, please let me know so I can see what I can do for the built-in tools.

    The direct copy to clipboard is not something browsers want to freely allow due to security reasons, thus there is the POI step in between.

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    i.
  • Re: Colour of boat track and size of the time marker
    Board » Technical Support
    While I don't fully follow what you refer with what, the predictor color could be changed through settings. In my own terminology "track" would refer past track and "predictor" refers to predicted future positions.

    The problem kind of sounds like you had something to occur for your DC-aware predictor. If it is enabled, COG & TWA predictors are dull colored and only the DC-aware predictor should be the bright one. The DC-aware predictor can visually seem "disappear" e.g. when you add TWA=0 DC (because the boat remains stationary from that point on). It's kind of counterintuitive. ...I can imagine this condition occuring e.g. when nearing PR's finish line. Is it relevant to your case?

    A bug in the predictor calculation is of course also possible but without screenshot or some other evidence it's a bit hard to fathom the cause.

    Another unintuitive DC-aware predictor trap occurs when one has DCs in future and BBQes. The bright track will keep showing the course after the next DC so there might be no visual change in the bright predictor that would alert to the problem.

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    i.
  • Re: Congrats WRmirek on scoring a perfect 10
    Board » General Discussion
  • Subdomain usage/usecases
    Board » General Discussion
    Hi all.

    Is anyone using the "subdomain" feature such as race1.sailonline.org in different browser tabs/windows? Could you please tell me what's your usecase if you're using them?

    I might need to put some restrictions on them in the near future but I'd like to preserve useful use-cases with a set of non-wildcard subdomains, if they're being used by some.

    Thanks in advance.

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    i.
  • Re: Suggestions to extended predictor
    Board » General Discussion
    Hi,

    I've wanted to have the very same feature myself so it should eventually appear. In addition to many others such as aiming from predictor, estimating manouver performance effect, etc.

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    i.
  • Re: Legality of the use of extra zoom on the apparent size of end points of finish line
    Board » Sailonline Race Committee » Rules and Decisions
    All marks and finish line endpoints are singular coordinates on server side. That is, the server thinks their diameter is zero.

    However, I don't believe those "closest" pixels are really necessary in practice anyway as we talk very very small distances per pixel. I'd recommend leaving at least 0.002 degree margin in angle to be on the safe side (it's easy to check that the COG number in the infobox changes when aiming).

    The finish line endpoints are not provided by the server currently but they are calculated by the client(s), which is a potential (small) error source on their position. There was an unfortunate incident not so long ago related to it because html5 client finish line code pre-dated my access to server-side formulas. I'd like to change this among many other things eventually such that the finish line coordinates are provided by the server so such errors would no longer be possible.

    Occasionally pixel rounding related "jitter" may result in different positioning for the very same line so "crossing" is not even well-defined if only considered what is seen visually for a line.

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    i.
  • Re: Public testing new HTML5 client
    Board » General Discussion
    Hi all,

    I've just updated the dev version with lots of changes. It is possible to enable DC-aware predictor already, however, there are a few caveats. The DC-aware predictor does not consider performance losses at turns correctly. Initial performance is consider correctly like previously, however, when firing any DC, the performance gets beamed up to 100% and remains there for the remaining predictor length. In addition, the calculation only runs with 30s accuracy wrt. boat movement.

    There is now BBQ warning sound and a few new ruler related buttons that were requested.

    Some changes are (should be) user invisible library updates but they might introduce new problems (or bring back vanishing fleet problem which has caused me to hold back one particular library update).

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    i.
  • Client Buttons Changed
    Board » General Discussion
    Hi all,

    I've now altered the "GO TO RACE" button so that it leads to HTML5 client (and race registration link likewise leads to HTML5 client).

    If you still want to access the old flash client, a smaller button above it that used to point to HTML5 client is left for your convinience. However, with the demise of Flash support in Web browsers imminent, I'd strongly recommend contacting me if you have strong reasons why you cannot use HTML5 client but need to keep using Flash client so I can see if I can somehow help the situation.

    Happy SOLing.

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    i.

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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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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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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
WX Updates:
0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
ARQ2 - ARCH - SUPSOL - SYC
RACE CLOSE: Sunday,
May 29 at 2300 UTC.
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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
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INFO by brainaid.de
VO70_v4 PARTICULARS
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0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230
Ranking:
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Race starts: May 01st 19:00 Registration Closed

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