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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ginge Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Nov 12 at 6:21pm
It just seems to be blind luck to me.. If you couldn't tell it's not going to well for me.
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R a Dixon,just started but cos it won't run on the iPad, I might not alter course as often,
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Originally posted by radixon

R a Dixon,just started but cos it won't run on the iPad, I might not alter course as often,

Yes, I couldn't get it to work on an IPad on 3 different browsers, which will make it far more likely that I'll hit land. 
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WOOHOO!!!!
I've just broken in to the top 400!!!! Big smile
 
 
*prepares for freak squall/broken spars/keel falling off*
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Originally posted by Bootscooter

WOOHOO!!!!
I've just broken in to the top 400!!!! Big smile
 
 
*prepares for freak squall/broken spars/keel falling off*

You were 700 odd when I saw, how many ays have you got to keep this up for? You will be doing yet his in your sleep, reminds me of the FarmVille days on Facebook, it gets addictive I'm sure
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Post Options Post Options   Quote craiggo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10 Nov 12 at 9:40pm
I'd managed to get up to around 20000th before missing the wind shift while I had my dinner!!! Dropped 30000 places as a result

Its going to be a long few months.


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  Angry impossible to change course on ipad..... I may hit america before turning south!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote tgruitt Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Nov 12 at 11:08am
Originally posted by Bootscooter

the controls on the left of the screen should enable you to judjr angle vs speed. In the current conditions I reckon 40deg is about right.  Bear in mind that this'll change with wind strength, both up and down.


I've managed to find the game boat polars.... How geeky?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Bootscooter Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 Nov 12 at 12:39pm
Originally posted by tgruitt

Originally posted by Bootscooter

the controls on the left of the screen should enable you to judjr angle vs speed. In the current conditions I reckon 40deg is about right.  Bear in mind that this'll change with wind strength, both up and down.


I've managed to find the game boat polars.... How geeky?
 
Very geeky.
 
(any chance of a peek?)
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Its not helping you much at the moment Tom!
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