Weekend Races – In and Out of the Bahía Blanca in Argentina

Hello Pioneers, Finally here are this weekend’s races, sorry for the wait! We love hearing about what you’re up to, let us know how your race is going on the forums or on twitter @SailawayWorld!   Long Race Bahía Blanca Long Race Saturday 9th December – 18:00 UTC / 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PDT / …Continue reading


Weekend Races – Take on the rough sea around the Shetland Isles in this weekend’s long race!

Hello Pioneers, Here are this weekend’s races! Remember, if you don’t want to sail alone, you can look for a crew in the Multiplayer Forum, there are plenty of sailors looking for crew members or boats to sail with. Perhaps some of you more experienced sailors could team up with newbies and spread the knowledge? Long …Continue reading


Weekend Races – Race around the beautiful Loyalty Islands in the Coral Sea

Hello Pioneers, Here are this weekend’s races! The îles Loyauté long race kicks off tonight in the US so make sure you’re ready. Remember, if you don’t want to sail alone, you can look for a crew in the Multiplayer Forum, there are plenty of sailors looking for crew members or boats to sail with. Perhaps …Continue reading


Sailaway Update V.0.9.027 – More hot keys plus controller support!

Hello Pioneers, Updates have been on the quiet side recently due to ongoing work getting the new game server up and running but this is coming along well and hopefully soon we can move everyone over to it. In the meantime we have just added the following new features: Extra Hot Keys A much requested …Continue reading


This Weekend’s Races – Out In The Open Sea

Hello Pioneers, Here are the weekend races! This week’s long race is out in the Pacific Ocean with no land to help guide you – as ever, keep an eye on the weather and see if you can spot an advantageous route!   Long Race South Pacific Long Race Saturday 18th November – 18:00 UTC …Continue reading


This Weekend’s Races – Find The Wind To Tripoli!

Hello Pioneers, Here are this weekend’s races!   This week’s long race is taking place across a tricky weather system so make sure to look at how the wind will change to keep yourself moving (try using windy.com, the link is below) – the shortest route is not always the fastest.   Long Race Tripoli …Continue reading


Weekend Races – Race in the newly updated US Great Lakes

Hello Pioneers, Here are this weekend’s races! The Apostle Islands Medium Race takes place in the US great lakes that have just been remapped to be more accurate! Also, the Short Race should take place during the sunrise to welcome in the new sunrise/sunset functionality on the map. Remember, if you don’t want to sail …Continue reading


Sailaway Update V.0.9.024 – Updated US height map data plus map day/night indicator

Hello Pioneers, Here are the patch notes for today’s update! New US Map data is now live Following on from Richard’s developer blog about ocean depth accuracy, the updated US height map data is now live! You can read how that is done at the link below: https://www.sailawaysimulator.com/2017/10/30/developer-blog-improving-sailaways-ocean-height-map-accuracy/    Day/Night added to the map! We …Continue reading


Developer Blog – Improving Sailaway’s Ocean Height Map Accuracy

Hello Pioneers, This is Richard Knol, the developer of Sailaway. I’ve been behind the scenes more recently as I have been busy working on some big changes to Sailaway. The biggest of these tasks has undoubtedly been improving the accuracy of the map data so I thought I’d give you an insight into this process …Continue reading


Weekend Races – Three more races to keep you sailing this weekend!

Hello Pioneers, Here are this weekend’s races! Remember, if you don’t want to sail alone, you can look for a crew in the Multiplayer Forum, there are plenty of sailors looking for crew members or boats to sail with. Perhaps some of you more experienced sailors could team up with newbies and spread the knowledge? Long …Continue reading


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