Have you tried 'Virtual Regatta' sailing yet? I am planning to get a series of Hansa events up and running very soon, but in the meantime, download the app here and get practising! You will need to select the 'Inshore' option.
Useful EXTRACT from the Hansa VR Series - Login document (above)
EXTRACT from the Notice of Race. (See Notice of Race on the link above for full race details)
|Race No.||Date||Time (CST)||Info||Results|
|Practise||Saturday 30th May||3:00pm||Practice||Here|
|1||Tuesday 2nd June||3:00pm||Event No 1|
|2||Tuesday 9th June||3:00pm||Event No 2|
|3||Tuesday 16th June||3:00pm||Event No 3|
|4||Tuesday 23rd June||3:00pm||Event No 4|
|5||Tuesday 30th June||3:00pm||Event No 5|
|6||Tuesday 7th July||3:00pm||Event No 6|
|7||Tuesday 14th July||3:00pm||Event No 7|
|8||Tuesday 21st July||3:00pm||Event No 8|
|9||Tuesday 28th July||3:00pm||Event No 9|
|10||Tuesday 4th August||3:00pm||Event No 10|
The event will be sailed using one of the boats available in Virtual Regatta.
Boats we will be using: - Star (non-spinnaker) or J70 (spinnaker), but we reserve the right to introduce other boats.
Further extract from Notice of Race. (See Notice of Race on the link above for full race details)
ALL TIMES ARE CENTRAL STANDARD TIME (i.e. Sth Aust).
SCHEDULE for each Tuesday event.
Tuesday 2:00pm: Sailing Instructions will be sent by email to all entrants, including the race schedule and codes.
Tuesday 2:30pm: Link will be sent out for Zoom group
Tuesday 2:55pm: For those in the first race enter the necessary code to access the race in Virtual Regatta
Tuesday 3:00pm: First race
Tuesday Soon after previous race: Next races will follow on according to the race schedule. If there are 2 pools you will be racing alternate races
Tuesday 4:30pm: Target time for completion.
See how to participate below
Dear Hansa sailor
We hope that you are all keeping well during these strange times. To keep us amused Hansa have put together a series of 10 races and one practice race to keep us entertained. Notice of Race above.
Practise race – Saturday 30th May @ 3:00pm
1st Event starts Tuesday 2nd June @ 3:00pm,
then every Tuesday at the same time.
10th and final event will be Tuesday 4th August.
How to participate:
Create a user on Virtual Regatta - inshore. Go to https://www.virtualregatta.com/en/inshore-game/ You can download apps for iPhone and Android. You can also play directly from your internet browser from your laptop or pc.
Attached is a guide for how to sign up for a Virtual Regatta account – Hansa VR Series 2020 - How to create a Virtual Regatta Account or watch it on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFPc-dA6x-w
For a quick guide on how to use Virtual Regatta there is this from the RYA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_s2Ujk5VYI.
Most importantly, there is a sailing school in the app itself. Use this to get used to controlling the boat.
Hansa will run races according to the schedule in the NOR. Prior to the races you will be issued with a code by email.
To join a Custom Race follow the attached instructions: Hansa VR Series 2020 - Login
What to do next:
If you get stuck, you can call Bob on 0429 043045 or email to Regatta Contact