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


Weekend Races – A race down the Estonian coast

Hello Pioneers, Here are this weekend’s races! Don’t forget that in addition to these three races, the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race is taking place in Sailaway too! 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 …Continue reading


Sailaway Update V.0.9.021 – A quick hot fix

Hello Pioneers, Following yesterday’s update, here’s a small update to fix some issues not quite fixed in the last update plus some new additions. Fixes & Improvements Switching boats should no longer cancel a challenge or race. Fixed an issue where improved challenge times were not posted to the leaderboards. Foresail Sheet and Halyard hotkeys should …Continue reading


Sailaway Update V.0.9.020 – Performance updates & a new horizon!

Hello Pioneers, This update focuses on an issue we believe is the main cause of players crashing when a large number of boats are on screen at once, with a particularly large community race to celebrate the Volvo Ocean Race on the horizon we want to get these performance improvements in place to make this as smooth …Continue reading


Weekend Races – Shallow waters in the East Siberian Sea

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


Sailaway Update V.0.9.019 – An increase in weather accuracy and more fixes!

Hello Pioneers, This update brings a host of fixes alongside an increase to the resolution of the weather data currently being used in the game. Weather Update We have increased the resolution for the weather data in Sailaway from 1 degree to 0.25 degree which should make for more accurate locational weather. In addition, the …Continue reading


Weekend Races – Virgin Islands

Hello Pioneers! Here are this weekend’s races – keep your suggestions rolling and let us know where you’d like to race. Long Race Virgin Islands Long Race Saturday 7th October – 18:00 UTC / 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PDT / (Sunday 8th) 03:00 JST Est Distance: 165 NM Est Time: 33hours Weather report (on Windy.com) Race …Continue reading


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