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Date 2008-01-14 19:40:53 2008-01-31 09:26:15
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2008-01-14 19:40:53 by jakob
2008-01-31 09:26:15 by kalle
15*Step 4.* Log in by simply starting your client-pr15*Step 4.* Log in by simply starting your client-pr
>ogram using your name and password.>ogram using your name and password.
1616
17The client (your tool for steering the boat)17The client (your tool for steering the boat)
18--------------------------------------------18--------------------------------------------
19Most of the graphical user interface in the client19Most of the graphical user interface in the client
> software is intuitive even for novice sailors. He> software is intuitive even for novice sailors. He
>re is a brief introduction.  In the map, the green>re is a brief introduction.  In the map, the green
> is land and the off-white is sailable water. You > is land and the off-white is sailable water. You 
>can zoom in and out by using the +/- symbols in th>can zoom in and out by using the +/- symbols in th
>e tool bar above the map. Your boat is bright pink>e tool bar above the map. Your boat is bright pink
>. You can center the map over your boat by pressin>. You can center the map over your boat by pressin
>g the third tool. You steer your boat by setting a>g the third tool. You steer your boat by setting a
> course or a TWA (explained below) either by press> course or a TWA (explained below) either by press
>ing the "steering-wheel" symbol followed by pickin>ing the "steering-wheel" symbol followed by pickin
>g a course on the map or by entering a desired val>g a course on the map or by entering a desired val
>ue in the small window to the right of the map.  S>ue in the small window to the right of the map.  S
>elect the desired steering mode CC/TWA and click ">elect the desired steering mode CC/TWA and click "
>Send Command" button. If you  wanted the command t>Send Command" button. If you  wanted the command t
>o be delayed for some time just enter the desired >o be delayed for some time just enter the desired 
>delay-time (in hours) and check the box to the lef>delay-time (in hours) and check the box to the lef
>t of the text "Delay command" before pressing "Sen>t of the text "Delay command" before pressing "Sen
>d Command". In front of your boat is a "predictor">d Command". In front of your boat is a "predictor"
> showing where your boat would be in 6 hours if th> showing where your boat would be in 6 hours if th
>e conditions where frozen as they are right now. E>e conditions where frozen as they are right now. E
>ach little knot represent one hour of sailing.  Th>ach little knot represent one hour of sailing.  Th
>e blue arrows are showing the wind and the blue co>e blue arrows are showing the wind and the blue co
>ntinuous iso-lines show points on the map with equ>ntinuous iso-lines show points on the map with equ
>al wind speed. Looking at the weather forecasts is>al wind speed. Looking at the weather forecasts is
> done by sliding the forecast-slider in the little> done by sliding the forecast-slider in the little
> window to the right of the map. Try the slider an> window to the right of the map. Try the slider an
>d notice how the weather changes. When new forecas>d notice how the weather changes. When new forecas
>ts are available the new weather automatically app>ts are available the new weather automatically app
>ears in the window. The funny-looking symbol to th>ears in the window. The funny-looking symbol to th
>e right of the steering-wheel in the toolbar is ma>e right of the steering-wheel in the toolbar is ma
>kes the window for the performance curve appear. I>kes the window for the performance curve appear. I
>n this window you can see, as a little black ring >n this window you can see, as a little black ring 
>showing the current sailing conditions. More on pe>showing the current sailing conditions. More on pe
>rformance below.>rformance below.
t20  t20
21Starting procedure
22---------------
23All boats are towed back to the starting line 1 ho
 >ur before race start.   From 1 hours before the st
 >art, until the start, the boats are held at the st
 >arting line.  A command executed during this perio
 >d will be the initial command for the boat at the 
 >start. 
24
25Example: Race starts 18.00 UTC. If a player sends 
 >a command, TWA 55 degrees  at 17.32 UTC, the boat 
 >will sail TWA 55 degrees at 18.00 UTC when the boa
 >ts are released.
26
27Please note that you can also use a delayed comman
 >d to be executed during the prestart phase - it ha
 >s the same effect.
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22The course, rounding buoys and the finish29The course, rounding buoys and the finish
23-----------------------------------------30-----------------------------------------
24The course is defined by a starting point, a numbe31The course is defined by a starting point, a numbe
>r of  rounding marks (buoys) and a finish line. Al>r of  rounding marks (buoys) and a finish line. Al
>l boats start at the starting point. The sequence >l boats start at the starting point. The sequence 
>of the buoys are shown in the leaderboard which yo>of the buoys are shown in the leaderboard which yo
>u can reach e.g. using the link in your client. Th>u can reach e.g. using the link in your client. Th
>en, simply sail around the buoys in the correct or>en, simply sail around the buoys in the correct or
>der and cross the red finish-line as soon as possi>der and cross the red finish-line as soon as possi
>ble. Rounding of the buoys are registered automati>ble. Rounding of the buoys are registered automati
>cally by the server and immediately announced in t>cally by the server and immediately announced in t
>he leaderboard.  The rounding is registered when y>he leaderboard.  The rounding is registered when y
>our boat is "in-the-middle" of last leg and the co>our boat is "in-the-middle" of last leg and the co
>ming next (a leg is the travel between two buoys).>ming next (a leg is the travel between two buoys).
> at the end just cross the finish line anywhere yo> at the end just cross the finish line anywhere yo
>u like. When you do that your boat will be "glued">u like. When you do that your boat will be "glued"
> to the position where you crossed the line. Your > to the position where you crossed the line. Your 
>finish time will also be announced in the leaderbo>finish time will also be announced in the leaderbo
>ard.>ard.
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