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VOR '17-'18 - THE GAME

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Here are the standings.  With the fleet splitting around the islands, things are getting interesting.

Rank Group SA Name Boat Name DTL  
1 A Lat21 Hamachi SA 1849.21 DTG
2 B sailon2 jahmbo SA 6.3  
3 B Mr. Fixit Yodaman 7.7  
4 A HKG1203 HKG1203 12.1  
5 B Milli Blitzquart 12.5  
6 B gary  hschutz 20.1  
7 A Breitling Breitling_SA 20.6  
8 B jacksparrow Malamute 20.8  
9 B Shorthanded Shorty 23.5  
10 C Sambaopreis Sambaopreis 26.5  
11 A prettyhatemachine prettyhatemachine 27.3  
12 C Will Lee Lorraine III 28.7  
13 A Golden Rose Golden Rose SA 29.7  
14 B N/A Walkaround 31.1  
15 A Marty6 Cambodunum 33.8  
16 B   Iluvitar 35.2  
17 C 4010 grimlin 37.0  
18 A Vibroman Vibroman_SA 37.6  
19 C mred mistered 39.7  
20 C Sapphire Girl Sapphire Girl 56.5  
21 B Magool Magool 63.4  
22 B unplugged Dcarr 67.6  
23 A daan62 hutspot77 78.0  
24 A I Sail The Black Boat Thistle1678 78.1  
25 B stanlutz USA644RAVEN_SA 81.3  
26 B hmsmweasel Stay Thirsty M 43 93.7  
27 A Ozzy Ozzy 85 95.8  
28 C rolltak Awkward Turtle 108.8  
29 A Kapt'n Kirk prowler_1-SA 110.5  
30 C JeSa-SA JeSa 118.2  
31 B EquusAsinusDomesticus ON9270 150.6  
32 B kea.nn kea.nn SA 161.2  
33 A From The Rail A-Squared 165.2  
34 A Tunnel Rat Mongrel 173.8  
35 B   spadadua 178.6  
36 A BlueMountainsYC shockwave11 189.4  
37 A Rainbow Spirit Rainbow Spirit II 210.3  
38 A Gybe Turkey Gybe Turkey 210.9  
39 B Gufmiester Gufmiester 212.5  
40 B Rimike rider1982 217.6  
41 A Driftwood Me Rongo Rekohu SA 217.8  
42 B mkgsailor J2B2 217.9  
43 C   Dirty Sea Rag 248.1  
44 B   cg_ 424.7  
45 B   GrandbendOnt 482.8  
46 A Mike G Mike Ventura 494.4  
47 B Alpina ColombaRacing 494.8  
48 C Vin Divided Sky 730.8  
49 A Hike, Bitches HikeBitches 731.9  
50 A Wet Hog WetHog-SA 736.1  
51 C wpbeardsley wpbeardsley 738.9  
52 A Mud Sailor Mudsailor SA 760.7  
53 C   puckhead 838.4  
54 B Swamp Swamp Rat 876.0  
55 C sailingk8 She Wolf 878.9  
56 C Loon Localdog 984.1  
57 A Your Mom Your Mom SA 1277.2  
58 B stufishing Stufishing_SA 1308.4  
59 B Tommmzzz tommmzzz 2883.6  

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Despite my 3 hour beaching on some turd of an island north of Okinawa things are looking up.  Picked up 23k spots in the last day.  Love when that happens. 

WetHog  :ph34r:

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14 hours ago, Shorthanded said:

Right, just read up on that today. 

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Grr I just picked the east route to fiji when it was dished up  2 days ago and Im sticking to it even though it looks crap maybe the forecasters will throw a little cyclone at Samoa again.

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and again zezo in doubt... west or east of the island... (i'm more into east...)

 

Hutspot77

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Hi everyone -

Just returned from a Boy Scouts campout with my son.  Very limited cell connectivity.  Part of my reasoning on the flyer was because I knew I'd be better off in open ocean this weekend.  Very happy that I wasn't dealing with island hopping when my cell would only connect from certain places, very slowly, inconsistently.

That jump to HK and back was weird, and I'm very happy it happened while I was sleeping.  I think it was a bug associated with me entering the Western hemisphere (which VR may have not anticipated).  As far as I can tell, they did a decent job of putting my boat back on track in the right place.  They put me in with TWA on, whereas I should have been straight-lining it, but aside from that, it seems ok, and the wind wasn't shifting too much, and I was online 2-3 hours later, so not consequential.  But if my route winds up winning, then I'll have to deal with conspiracy theorists who think VR helped my for some dumbass reason (I can't imagine VR helping an American named Your Mom who already is #1 in the world to win the leg).

I have something like 230 hours to go, and I'm doubtful about the lead pack needing anywhere near that much time (haven't checked), so I'm still not optimistic.  But it's been fun, and I've never seen 4 kts.  I think my route would be a winner without the 4-kt minimum windspeed...  Leaders would be slogging through 0.8-kt winds right now while I'm doing 20.  But I knew about the 4-kt min when I chose this route, so I have no grounds for complaint.  Mostly, I was just really sick of the doldrums.

 

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45 minutes ago, Your Mom said:

Hi everyone -

Just returned from a Boy Scouts campout with my son.  Very limited cell connectivity.  Part of my reasoning on the flyer was because I knew I'd be better off in open ocean this weekend.  Very happy that I wasn't dealing with island hopping when my cell would only connect from certain places, very slowly, inconsistently.

That jump to HK and back was weird, and I'm very happy it happened while I was sleeping.  I think it was a bug associated with me entering the Western hemisphere (which VR may have not anticipated).  As far as I can tell, they did a decent job of putting my boat back on track in the right place.  They put me in with TWA on, whereas I should have been straight-lining it, but aside from that, it seems ok, and the wind wasn't shifting too much, and I was online 2-3 hours later, so not consequential.  But if my route winds up winning, then I'll have to deal with conspiracy theorists who think VR helped my for some dumbass reason (I can't imagine VR helping an American named Your Mom who already is #1 in the world to win the leg).

I have something like 230 hours to go, and I'm doubtful about the lead pack needing anywhere near that much time (haven't checked), so I'm still not optimistic.  But it's been fun, and I've never seen 4 kts.  I think my route would be a winner without the 4-kt minimum windspeed...  Leaders would be slogging through 0.8-kt winds right now while I'm doing 20.  But I knew about the 4-kt min when I chose this route, so I have no grounds for complaint.  Mostly, I was just really sick of the doldrums.

 

170ish hours to the finish for me, but I’m taking the flyer to the SW and coming into NZ on an easterly route. The leaders appear to be heading due south, so they haven’t taken the bait from zezo. I figured what the hell. Got tired of following the leaders. 

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11 hours ago, Rainbow Spirit said:

Shockwave II just popped up in a good spot, unfortunately in front of me!

Yes I probably saw the option you did and after grazing an island lost a few miles to the leaders so thought why not go the flyer. At times it looks brilliant and others not so much. Doldrums lottery coming up soon. 

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Here are the combined rankings for today, at 1:00 UTC:

Rank Group SA Name Boat Name DTL
1 A,B,C Breitling Breitling_SA 0.00
2 C Will Lee Lorraine III 1.68
3 A Golden Rose Golden Rose SA 6.64
4 B gary  hschutz 8.1
5 B   Iluvitar 12.3
6 B Shorthanded Shorty 23.2
7 B Mr. Fixit Yodaman 25.0
8 A Lat21 Hamachi SA 26.2
9 A prettyhatemachine prettyhatemachine 26.3
10 A Marty6 Cambodunum 27.9
11 B jacksparrow Malamute 33.8
12 B sailon2 jahmbo SA 36.3
13 B Milli Blitzquart 37.0
14 A HKG1203 HKG1203 40.5
15 C 4010 grimlin 51.5
16 B N/A Walkaround 52.1
17 C Sambaopreis Sambaopreis 63.2
18 C mred mistered 69.6
19 A Vibroman Vibroman_SA 70.7
20 A daan62 hutspot77 79.4
21 B unplugged Dcarr 93.1
22 C Sapphire Girl Sapphire Girl 94.7
23 B stanlutz USA644RAVEN_SA 95.6
24 B Magool Magool 104.3
25 A I Sail The Black Boat Thistle1678 104.9
26 A Kapt'n Kirk prowler_1-SA 105.3
27 C JeSa-SA JeSa 106.3
28 A BlueMountainsYC shockwave11 113.0
29 B EquusAsinusDomesticus ON9270 116.9
30 A Ozzy Ozzy 85 117.3
31 B hmsmweasel Stay Thirsty M 43 128.6
32 A Driftwood Me Rongo Rekohu SA 137.2
33 A Tunnel Rat Mongrel 142.3
34 B mkgsailor J2B2 142.3
35 B kea.nn kea.nn SA 147.9
36 B Rimike rider1982 147.9
37 C   Dirty Sea Rag 170.5
38 A From The Rail A-Squared 197.8
39 C rolltak Awkward Turtle 215.2
40 B Gufmiester Gufmiester 234.6
41 A Rainbow Spirit Rainbow Spirit II 247.4
42 A Gybe Turkey Gybe Turkey 248.8
43 B   cg_ 263.0
44 B   spadadua 269.4
45 B   GrandbendOnt 302.2
46 A Mike G Mike Ventura 501.6
47 B Alpina ColombaRacing 546.6
48 A Mud Sailor Mudsailor SA 640.8
49 A Wet Hog WetHog-SA 643.7
50 A Hike, Bitches HikeBitches 690.1
51 C Vin Divided Sky 738.8
52 C wpbeardsley wpbeardsley 754.4
53 C sailingk8 She Wolf 830.2
54 C   puckhead 885.1
55 C Loon Localdog 938.5
56 B Swamp Swamp Rat 980.4
57 A Your Mom Your Mom SA 1057.3
58 B stufishing Stufishing_SA 1071.8
59 B Tommmzzz tommmzzz 3092.2
60 B CaptainSENer CaptainSENer DNS
61 B RunSampRun Samsonite SA DNS

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On 2/13/2018 at 12:38 AM, stufishing said:

You only have enough cards to program two turns in succession or three separately. Cards suck, they cost a lot to buy. I would be in a far better position if I had ponied up for 2 navigation packs near Japan instead of sailing the wrong way for 6 hours..

Was just wondering if anyone will beat me on distance sailed this leg!

 

I just bite the bullet and purchase a full option package....figure it is about the cost of a movie and gawd knows, I spend a lot more time on a LEG than going to one movie! 

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On 2/17/2018 at 2:43 PM, Shorthanded said:

Right, just read up on that today. 

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Thanks!!  This is a new piece of information for me!  No wonder sometimes Zezo is "squirrllie"

!!

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5 hours ago, BlueMountainsYC said:

Yes I probably saw the option you did and after grazing an island lost a few miles to the leaders so thought why not go the flyer. At times it looks brilliant and others not so much. Doldrums lottery coming up soon. 

At least you had a good reason for taking a different route! I was pointing at the mark yesterday in perfect position, with all good options in front of me, and a wire just crossed in my brain and I gybed North East just for kicks. It took me about 8 hours to come to my senses, and by then the only viable option was to track back to where I came from. Bloody Hell! Now all I need is a wall in the doldrums and the breeze to fill in from behind! :P

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1 hour ago, JeSa-SA said:

At least you had a good reason for taking a different route! I was pointing at the mark yesterday in perfect position, with all good options in front of me, and a wire just crossed in my brain and I gybed North East just for kicks. It took me about 8 hours to come to my senses, and by then the only viable option was to track back to where I came from. Bloody Hell! Now all I need is a wall in the doldrums and the breeze to fill in from behind! :P

I wondered what happened to you. 

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12 minutes ago, BlueMountainsYC said:

I wondered what happened to you. 

Look at the bright side: now you and I have a race :P

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On 2/16/2018 at 7:57 PM, Hike, Bitches! said:

K8, come to Mexico with us in two weeks. We'll be diving in Cozumel. :D

Oh, and I am on the wrong side of the slow high spinning around the doldrums. I tried for days to get east and couldn't do it. 

I so need to get my gills wet!!!

Wish I could. Have a blast for me!!:)

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Seemingly everywhere I head, 12 hours later a big hole develops another 12hrs ahead. Then even with the 4 knot minimum I can't go south :wacko:

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Combined results for 2-20-18 @1:00 UTC

Rank Group SA Name Boat Name DTL
1 A,B,C Breitling Breitling_SA 0.00
2 B Mr. Fixit Yodaman 1.1
3 B jacksparrow Malamute 6.1
4 B   Iluvitar 6.9
5 A Marty6 Cambodunum 7.8
6 B Milli Blitzquart 9.3
7 C Will Lee Lorraine III 11.7
8 A Golden Rose Golden Rose SA 14.3
9 A Lat21 Hamachi SA 15.3
10 B N/A Walkaround 18.2
11 C 4010 grimlin 18.5
12 B gary  hschutz 20.1
13 A HKG1203 HKG1203 32.5
14 A Vibroman Vibroman_SA 32.8
15 B sailon2 jahmbo SA 33.5
16 A daan62 hutspot77 53.7
17 B unplugged Dcarr 60.6
18 B stanlutz USA644RAVEN_SA 69.8
19 A Kapt'n Kirk prowler_1-SA 70.0
20 C JeSa-SA JeSa 71.0
21 A I Sail The Black Boat Thistle1678 72.9
22 C Sapphire Girl Sapphire Girl 81.0
23 A prettyhatemachine prettyhatemachine 82.8
24 A Ozzy Ozzy 85 89.5
25 B Shorthanded Shorty 95.0
26 B EquusAsinusDomesticus ON9270 97.7
27 C Sambaopreis Sambaopreis 109.1
28 B Magool Magool 112.8
29 C mred mistered 117.4
30 B hmsmweasel Stay Thirsty M 43 120.1
31 A Driftwood Me Rongo Rekohu SA 120.6
32 B mkgsailor J2B2 128.7
33 B Rimike rider1982 140.8
34 A BlueMountainsYC shockwave11 145.4
35 A Tunnel Rat Mongrel 172.6
36 C   Dirty Sea Rag 206.6
37 C rolltak Awkward Turtle 211.0
38 A From The Rail A-Squared 242.4
39 B kea.nn kea.nn SA 249.3
40 B   cg_ 249.7
41 B Gufmiester Gufmiester 273.2
42 A Gybe Turkey Gybe Turkey 296.7
43 B   GrandbendOnt 299.4
44 A Rainbow Spirit Rainbow Spirit II 301.0
45 B   spadadua 323.6
46 A Mike G Mike Ventura 372.4
47 B Alpina ColombaRacing 562.3
48 A Wet Hog WetHog-SA 582.3
49 A Mud Sailor Mudsailor SA 582.8
50 A Hike, Bitches HikeBitches 695.5
51 C Vin Divided Sky 737.9
52 C   puckhead 796.1
53 C sailingk8 She Wolf 829.8
54 C wpbeardsley wpbeardsley 840.8
55 B stufishing Stufishing_SA 954.0
56 A Your Mom Your Mom SA 958.0
57 C Loon Localdog 969.6
58 B Swamp Swamp Rat 1036.8
59 B Tommmzzz tommmzzz 3296.6
60 B CaptainSENer CaptainSENer DNS
61 B RunSampRun Samsonite SA DNS

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10 hours ago, Tunnel Rat said:

Some impressive manoeuvring by Mr Thistle!

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Sailing with Jesus?

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12 hours ago, I Sail The Black Boat said:

That could happen to anyone! Wait have I checked my boat in the last hour...

quite something to wake up to ;)

 

I'm so done with this. Looking forward to the next leg lol

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daily live volvo oceanrace:

he's talking about drone use inside... and the man in the back puts on a helmet... (I had a bit of a laugh... i'm now going to see the rest of the episode...)

Hutspot77

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Here are the rankings for today:

Rank Group SA Name Boat Name DTL  
1 B Milli Blitzquart 1315.3 DTG
2 A Marty6 Cambodunum 6.1  
3 A Breitling Breitling_SA 10.8  
4 A Vibroman Vibroman_SA 14.9  
5 B jacksparrow Malamute 21.3  
6 B Mr. Fixit Yodaman 26.1  
7 B gary  hschutz 27.2  
8 B stanlutz USA644RAVEN_SA 38.3  
9 A HKG1203 HKG1203 38.8  
10 B unplugged Dcarr 39.2  
11 C Sapphire Girl Sapphire Girl 45.5  
12 B sailon2 jahmbo SA 50.5  
13 B N/A Walkaround 50.9  
14 A Golden Rose Golden Rose SA 60.0  
15 C 4010 grimlin 61.6  
16 C Will Lee Lorraine III 68.6  
17 B Magool Magool 73.4  
18 B   Iluvitar 78.6  
19 B mkgsailor J2B2 86.8  
20 A Kapt'n Kirk prowler_1-SA 93.5  
21 A BlueMountainsYC shockwave11 101.4  
22 C JeSa-SA JeSa 102.3  
23 A daan62 hutspot77 120.0  
24 B Rimike rider1982 131.8  
25 C Sambaopreis Sambaopreis 137.9  
26 A Ozzy Ozzy 85 138.3  
27 B Shorthanded Shorty 139.3  
28 A Driftwood Me Rongo Rekohu SA 141.4  
29 C mred mistered 145.1  
30 A prettyhatemachine prettyhatemachine 147.2  
31 B Gufmiester Gufmiester 149.3  
32 B EquusAsinusDomesticus ON9270 155.3  
33 A Gybe Turkey Gybe Turkey 157.6  
34 A I Sail The Black Boat Thistle1678 161.5  
35 B kea.nn kea.nn SA 172.9  
36 A Rainbow Spirit Rainbow Spirit II 174.9  
37 A Lat21 Hamachi SA 181.3  
38 B hmsmweasel Stay Thirsty M 43 186.5  
39 C   Dirty Sea Rag 201.7  
40 A Tunnel Rat Mongrel 212.4  
41 C rolltak Awkward Turtle 221.8  
42 A From The Rail A-Squared 239.3  
43 B   cg_ 265.0  
44 B   GrandbendOnt 306.5  
45 B   spadadua 397.9  
46 B Alpina ColombaRacing 421.9  
47 A Mike G Mike Ventura 462.2  
48 A Mud Sailor Mudsailor SA 473.7  
49 A Wet Hog WetHog-SA 497.5  
50 A Hike, Bitches HikeBitches 639.4  
51 C Vin Divided Sky 737.3  
52 C   puckhead 769.6  
53 C wpbeardsley wpbeardsley 800.1  
54 C sailingk8 She Wolf 802.5  
55 A Your Mom Your Mom SA 849.9  
56 B stufishing Stufishing_SA 853.3  
57 C Loon Localdog 887.3  
58 B Swamp Swamp Rat 1140.9  
59 B Tommmzzz tommmzzz 3417.6  

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18 hours ago, HKG1203 said:

quite something to wake up to ;)

 

I'm so done with this. Looking forward to the next leg lol

I agree - totally over this leg. At least I’ve had a pleasant distraction with the RORC Caribbean 600

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3 hours ago, Sapphire Girl said:

I agree - totally over this leg. At least I’ve had a pleasant distraction with the RORC Caribbean 600

Im going to see if I can get through the Panama Canal

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On 2/20/2018 at 7:52 AM, HKG1203 said:

I'm so done with this. Looking forward to the next leg lol

This is why I took my extreme route.  After the last Volvo leg and the Clipper leg, I couldn't stand another doldrums run.

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6 hours ago, Your Mom said:

Well, I think I'm finally ahead of the escort frigate...

Sounds like Brothel Boat

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4 hours ago, stufishing said:

Flying down the outside but you guys in the islands have all got decent breeze now.

Actually seems to be shaping up really nicely on the inside of the islands the further west you go.  Chance to catch a nice slingshot to the finish. 

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Rule 2 Don't run aground. Seems the games updates got bugs iOS is looping between open app in the Apple Store and  you shell not pass update screen in the app. Good thing the android app up dated or I'd be on dirt by now. Have a nice day  VR.

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If you want to feel good about yourself after having a horrid time recently, look at XC Race. I thought i had a bad time but woah gotta feel for him

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1 minute ago, HKG1203 said:

If you want to feel good about yourself after having a horrid time recently, look at XC Race. I thought i had a bad time but woah gotta feel for him

i know how it feels... i got stuck on an island for 3.5 hours... looking back it shows me lifting the boat over the island in 3.5 hours when i actually sailed around it...

 

hutspot77

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What’s with rhe app update? I can’t get past it and onto the game! This is crazy, and as my PC monitor won’t lock onto the computer I’m stuck with playing on the phone. OK, working now, dosen’t look any differnt to me.

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1 hour ago, Rainbow Spirit said:

OK, working now, dosen’t look any differnt to me.

Noticed different design for cards,  social button instead of only search back in the race screen (and not only on the home screen) and now it seems the first race where you only can enter if you pony up real money.

Finally made it almost through the doldrums. What a mess.

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That’s just side showing his stuff... don’t feel bad he did that to me and won a ride to the start or was it a Volvo - both?  so many races, so many miles, so few brain cells,,,,

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WTF is this? Spin the boat like mad in circles in 3D and this overlay pops up. Boxes at the top are active. 3D is active..... Mommy help mommmmmeeeeee

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Ruuuudy.....Ruuuudy......Ruuuudy......Ruuuuudy.......

 

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9 hours ago, DRIFTW00D said:

WTF is this? Spin the boat like mad in circles in 3D and this overlay pops up. Boxes at the top are active. 3D is active..... Mommy help mommmmmeeeeee

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Sorry...  can't help with that...  No idea what that is.

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28 minutes ago, unplugged34 said:

Really Really need that HPS west of NZ  to stall or drift south.  I'm showing the west group (ex. Holly Place) with a 16h lead.  Ouch

 

Cool, I’m ahead of Holly Place. But there are a lot of boats ahead of me based on the zezo pings. 

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A whale ??

I'm really bored about this stupid rounded appoach. Strategy is no longer in place, everything can happen in the next two days. Lotto tickets on sale.

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So near yet so far, down to 1300th place, but coming in from due north, all we have into the finish is crap light winds, grrrrr.

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5 hours ago, Shorthanded said:

Cool, I’m ahead of Holly Place. But there are a lot of boats ahead of me based on the zezo pings. 

Love your position, Shorty. It paid to stay west! I've got 'the gnou' about 40 NM ahead of you there, go and get him!

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Ugh. couldn't (still) get far enough east...if we are west of NZ and sailing west of south will we have to tack? 

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can somebody move Auckland to the vicinity of Cairns ?

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Just now, Mid said:

can somebody move Auckland to the vicinity of Cairns ?

actually make that Byron Bay ..............

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58 minutes ago, JeSa-SA said:

Love your position, Shorty. It paid to stay west! I've got 'the gnou' about 40 NM ahead of you there, go and get him!

Will (Lorraine III) has inside position on me and is looking pretty good. Once we’re heading east, he’ll be ahead. 

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59 minutes ago, Mid said:

can somebody move Auckland to the vicinity of Cairns ?

I like it where it is.  :-)

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gotta admit , I'm hoping you come out smelling like a rose :)

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rate I'm going I'll be approaching from the south :o

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2 hours ago, Mid said:

rate I'm going I'll be approaching from the south :o

I haven't been checking the main pack's routing, but the forecast makes me wonder if they might all be sailing up to the West coast of NZ and then up and around the northern end.  That would be fun to watch from the other side.

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8 minutes ago, Your Mom said:

sailing up to the West coast of NZ and then up and around the northern end.

for where they are that would be a good outcome , round the bottom and up east ain't that far removed currently .

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30 minutes ago, Your Mom said:

I haven't been checking the main pack's routing, but the forecast makes me wonder if they might all be sailing up to the West coast of NZ and then up and around the northern end.  That would be fun to watch from the other side.

That’s where I am at the moment. Currently heading in a southeasterly direction which will take me south of the northern tip of NZ, then back up and over. Should be rounding the tip of NZ in about 43hours. The current leaders are up north heading in a southerly direction.  I don’t think they will be at the top of the standings too much longer. 

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4 hours ago, Shorthanded said:

Will (Lorraine III) has inside position on me and is looking pretty good. Once we’re heading east, he’ll be ahead. 

You are on my screen! ;)

I also like our current position. It's an interesting leg, first to go far west after passing the Solomon Islands, now moving quite far to the south. A lot of patience is needed, but it's no lottery, imo. Lost some miles by trying to cross the doldrums straight to the south before I decided to turn west...

Good Winds to All!

Will Lee

 

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20 minutes ago, Shorthanded said:

Should be rounding the tip of NZ in about 43hours.

Ok.  That seals it against me.  I'm ~98 hours from the finish.

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Ruing my decision to try outdo zezo. Learned my lesson hard. Will be interesting to see how it all pans out as there was a considerable split in the fleet last time we had accurate results. 

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3 hours ago, HKG1203 said:

Ruing my decision to try outdo zezo. Learned my lesson hard. Will be interesting to see how it all pans out as there was a considerable split in the fleet last time we had accurate results. 

I’ll probably post standings this evening. My rankings cohorts have become busy with life and haven’t been able to post their groups. I have two additional boats to keep track of groups A and B, but I haven’t had time every day to capture all three. I should be able to today, but the postings will be more sporadic. I will make sure we get the final standings for this leg. 

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4 minutes ago, Shorthanded said:

I’ll probably post standings this evening. My rankings cohorts have become busy with life and haven’t been able to post their groups. I have two additional boats to keep track of groups A and B, but I haven’t had time every day to capture all three. I should be able to today, but the postings will be more sporadic. I will make sure we get the final standings for this leg. 

thanks for taking care of us so well!

 

Hutspot77

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looking at the logs i should have a vmg to finish of about 15 knts... (that would be awesome...!)

 

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5 hours ago, Shorthanded said:

I’ll probably post standings this evening. My rankings cohorts have become busy with life and haven’t been able to post their groups. I have two additional boats to keep track of groups A and B, but I haven’t had time every day to capture all three. I should be able to today, but the postings will be more sporadic. I will make sure we get the final standings for this leg. 

sorry wasn't having a go at you there was commenting on the DTF is all mixed up due to the westerly  boats going round the outside. Was meaning that i'm looking forward to when the results accurately portray the true placings (i.e sideshow 1st)

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6 minutes ago, HKG1203 said:

sorry wasn't having a go at you there was commenting on the DTF is all mixed up due to the westerly  boats going round the outside. Was meaning that i'm looking forward to when the results accurately portray the true placings (i.e sideshow 1st)

No worries at all. I knew you weren’t having a go at me, but your post reminded me that it would be cool to see updated standings with the split fleet. All is good. I went from top 150 to somewhere around 3500 Andy now I’m back in the top 1000. It will be interesting to see how this all falls out. 

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I'm pretty sure my hours to finish were 93 when I went to bed last night..  93 when I got up this morning, and 93 now.  That sucks.

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18 minutes ago, Your Mom said:

I'm pretty sure my hours to finish were 93 when I went to bed last night..  93 when I got up this morning, and 93 now.  That sucks.

Ouch. But how is hat possible? It’s not like you haven’t made progress since last night. Zezo seems like it can give some odd info at times.