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Date 2007-12-21 08:18:01 2007-12-22 06:13:16
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2007-12-21 08:18:01 by jakob
2007-12-22 06:13:16 by jakob
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30The chart and the race bounds30The chart and the race bounds
31-------------------------------31-------------------------------
32The shorelines are supplied by the US National Geo32The shorelines are supplied by the US National Geo
>physical Data Center (NGDC). Resolution may vary d>physical Data Center (NGDC). Resolution may vary d
>epedending on the race type. Important to notice i>epedending on the race type. Important to notice i
>s that what you see is what there is. Be aware of >s that what you see is what there is. Be aware of 
>small islands but all water is deep and sailable. >small islands but all water is deep and sailable. 
>Your boat can naturally only sail on water. If you>Your boat can naturally only sail on water. If you
> collide with land the boat will stop, be pulled o> collide with land the boat will stop, be pulled o
>ut from the coastline some distance and be somewha>ut from the coastline some distance and be somewha
>t damaged. The damage is expressed as a certain dr>t damaged. The damage is expressed as a certain dr
>op in boat speed (performance). This loss in perfo>op in boat speed (performance). This loss in perfo
>rmance is temporary and will vanish in a number of>rmance is temporary and will vanish in a number of
> hours. Since the boat has stopped you need to sen> hours. Since the boat has stopped you need to sen
>d a new command to set the boat on a new course. D>d a new command to set the boat on a new course. D
>ue to the implementation on the server, a boat may>ue to the implementation on the server, a boat may
> actually cut a little land corner at special occa> actually cut a little land corner at special occa
>sions. It can happen to all boats but is nothing t>sions. It can happen to all boats but is nothing t
>o calculate on.>o calculate on.
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n34The boat performance curvesn34The boat performance
35----------------------------35----------------------------
t36The boat performance is expressed in the so calledt36The boat performance is expressed in the so called
> polar curve, which is visible to you. The polar c> polar curve, which is visible to you. The polar c
>urve state the boat speed as a function of wind sp>urve state the boat speed as a function of wind sp
>eed and TWA. Take time and study the plot to learn>eed and TWA. Take time and study the plot to learn
> how to sail the boat efficiently. Different wind > how to sail the boat efficiently. Different wind 
>speeds are shown with different colored curves. Fo>speeds are shown with different colored curves. Fo
>r a certain wind speed follow the corresponding co>r a certain wind speed follow the corresponding co
>lored curve for all various TWA:s around the boat.>lored curve for all various TWA:s around the boat.
> For a certain wind speed and TWA you can read the> For a certain wind speed and TWA you can read the
> corresponding boat speed as represented by the di> corresponding boat speed as represented by the di
>stance from the origin to the colored curve. The p>stance from the origin to the colored curve. The p
>lot does not differ negative from positive TWAs si>lot does not differ negative from positive TWAs si
>nce our boats are symmetric. Your boat gets the po>nce our boats are symmetric. Your boat generally p
>lar curve boat speed (=100% performance in the pol>erforms at the polar curve boat speed (=100% perfo
>ar window) at all times unless you have hit land a>rmance in the polar window) but there are two ways
>nd your boat has some level of damage.> of loosing performnce. If you hit land you loose 
 >quite a lot of performance. After changing TWA you
 > also loose some percent of performance. Preforman
 >ce loss is always temporarely. Depending on condit
 >ions you will regain 100% after a while.
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38Race types38Race types
39------------39------------
40There are basically two kinds of races, fleet-race40There are basically two kinds of races, fleet-race
>s and timed-races. >s and timed-races. 
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