SOL leg 5 - Watch out at the start!

sarabande

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Noted, thanks. I have packed the barbecue.



something odd here.

"Next Race: 00d 03h 34m 07s

Current Races:

SOL'S IMOCA Global Challenge 2011 - Leg 5
We're nearly there! Its only a few more thousand nautical miles. Here we traverse the Atlantic from SW to NE (Cape Horn to the Straits of Gibraltar). NOR here. WX Updates: 0430 / 1030 / 1630 / 2230. RANKING: Ocean/Global Challenge/SYC
Race starts: Mar 02nd 16:00 Registration Open! "


A mismatch between the start time and the countdown ?
 

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They always have short races in between the main races. The next short race is SSANZ Round North Island Race 2011 - Leg 3 starting 02:00 tomorrow.
 

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ooops.:eek:: Next Race is the NZ one at 02:00. Not Leg 5. Ahem.

That's what lambing does for the brain.

Tks Dipper
 

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Have not managed to view the forum all day... Using Safari now and all good again..

That timer has caught me out before though... was concerned for a while then was awakened to what was wrong!

With regards to setting a DC for the start of leg 5.. I will make sure I do it as well for this start. I suggested it to others after leg 3 then planned to get up and start leg 4 in the morning - but I woke up late thus setting off 6 minutes behind the fleet!

Good luck to all in Leg 5!!!
 

fisherZ

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You can also set more accurate DC's using Brainaid's Sailonline Toolbox.

Fairwinds to all in Leg 5



Cobblers:)
 

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No, I usually do them pretty well when I remember to set them, just completely forgot about the race, was too busy at work, and got an e-mail from Trevorr reminding me the race had started, missed the start by 33mins, 3rd start in a row I've missed the start, gutted!!!!

Oh well, there's always next year!

Cheers and Happy sailing.

Al.
PS thanks Trevorr. :D
 

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A virtual pint to TrevB for taking the scenic route through the Sound.

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I am making my excuses now for when my boat goes off in an odd direction or I run aground.
I'm off to Centre Parks Longleat so depending on Internet access, swimming, cycling, eating and making merry with the family. I may not do very well from now on.
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Virtually no internet, :(

Anyone fancy tacking my boat now and again???

If you really want to take the risk, PM me your password although I'm doing very badly myself at the moment. :(

I'm down at the boat during the day but I can check before I go and when I get back.
 
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