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 Race

 

Shetland Isles Long Race

Saturday 2nd December – 10:00 GMT / 11:00 CST / 03:00 PDT / 19:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 220NM
Est. Race Time: 28 hours
Weather report:⛅ More detail[on.windy.com]

A very stormy race from the Faroe Islands to the Shetland Isles with extreme winds and waves – just try and survive!
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Medium Race

 

Northern Mariana Islands Medium Race

Sunday 3rd December – 04:00 GMT / 05:00 CET / (Saturday 2nd) 21:00 PDT / 13:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 15NM
Est. Race Time: 3 Hours
Weather report: ⛈️ More detail[on.windy.com]

A tricky in-and-out course between the islands of Northern Mariana.

Short Race

 

Lima Short Race

Sunday 3rd December – 20:00 GMT / 21:00 CET / 13:00 PDT / (Monday 4th) 05:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50 mins
Weather report: ⛅ More detail[on.windy.com]

This week we’re near the Peruvian capital of Lima.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

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 some of you more experienced sailors could team up with newbies and spread the knowledge?

Long Race

 

îles Loyauté Long Race

Saturday 25th November – 02:00 GMT / 04:00 CEST / (Friday 24th)18:00 PST / 11:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 160NM
Est. Race Time: 32 hours
Weather report:⛅ More detail[on.windy.com]

A round-and-half-back race through the French Loyalty Islands. The weather is set to remain pretty constant so route planning should be a bit easier.
Badge:

Medium Race

 

Isla Colón Medium Race

Sunday 26th November – 20:00 GMT / 22:00 CEST / 12:00 PST / 13:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 20NM
Est. Race Time: 2 Hours
Weather report: 🌦️ More detail[on.windy.com]

Race around the Panamanian island of Colon, once a haven for Pirates.

Short Race

 

Dar es Salaam Short Race

Sunday 26th November – 12:00 GMT / 14:00 CEST / 04:00 PST / 21:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50 mins
Weather report: 🌦️ More detail[on.windy.com]

This week we’re off the former Tanzanian capital of Dar es Salaam.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

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 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 Race

 

Turtle Head Island Long Race

Saturday 2nd November – 02:00 GMT / 03:00 CET / 19:00 PDT / (Friday 3rd) 03:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 155NM
Est. Race Time: 33 hours
Weather report:☀️ More detail[on.windy.com]

Make your way through the reefs of northern Australia, watch out for the shallow spots!
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Medium Race

 

Apostle Islands Medium Race

Sunday 5th November – 20:00 GMT / 21:00 CET / 13:00 PDT / (Moday 6th) 13:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 15NM
Est. Race Time: 3 Hours
Weather report: ☁️ More detail[on.windy.com]

A race through the newly mapped islands of Lake Superior. North America has recently been remapped and is more accurate than ever!

Short Race

 

Salina Cruz Sunrise Short Race

Sunday 5th November – 12:00 GMT / 13:00 CET / 05:00 PDT / 21:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50mins
Weather report: ☀️ More detail[on.windy.com]

To celebrate our new day/night cycle on the map, this week we’re racing at sunrise off the coast of Mexico – let us know what you think!

Please remember that Sailaway is in Early Access and you may experience bugs during races. We’re doing our best to address any reported issues, but some take longer to fix than others.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

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 Race

 

São Luís Long Race

Saturday 28th October – 19:00 BST / 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PDT / (Sunday 29th) 03:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 115NM
Est. Race Time: 23 hours
Weather report:☀️ More detail[on.windy.com]

A race from the picturesque city of São Luís – the race starts with a long upwind stint in a narrow channel so keep an eye on your waypoints!
Badge:

Medium Race

 

Lake Ladoga Medium Race

Sunday 29th October – 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST / 05:00 PDT / 21:00 JST PDT / 13:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 15NM
Est. Race Time: 3 Hours
Weather report: 🌧️ More detail[on.windy.com]

With strong winds all over Europe we’re taking shelter in this Russian Lake near St Petersburg.

Short Race

 

Wŏnsan Short Race

Sunday 29th October – 04:00 UTC / 06:00 CEST / (Saturday 28th) 21:00 PDT / 13:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50mins
Weather report: ⛅ More detail[on.windy.com]

This week we’re off the North Korean coast, near the port of Wŏnsan.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

 


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 members or boats to sail with. Perhaps some of you more experienced sailors could team up with newbies and spread the knowledge?

Long Race

 

Kihnu Island Long Race

Saturday 21st October – 10:00 UTC / 12:00 CEST / 03:00 PDT / 19:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 120NM
Est. Race Time: 24 hours
Weather report:⛅ More detail[on.windy.com]

A race down the Estonian coast from the island of Osmussaar to the island of Kihnu. The weather is very changeable so keep an eye on the forecast!
Badge:

Medium Race

 

Karaginsky Island Medium Race

Sunday 22nd October – 04:00 UTC / 06:00 CEST / (Saturday 21st) 21:00 PDT / 13:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 15NM
Est. Race Time: 3 Hours
Weather report: ☁️ More detail[on.windy.com]

A loop around the northern peninsula of this protected island.

Short Race

 

Toronto Short Race

Sunday 22nd October – 20:00 UTC / 22:00 CEST / 13:00 PDT / (Monday 23rd) 05:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50mins
Weather report: ☀️ More detail[on.windy.com]

This week we’re near the Canadian city of Toronto.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

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 Race

 

Anzhu Islands Long Race

Saturday 14th October – 03:00 BST / 04:00 CEST / (Friday 13th) 19:00 PDT / 11:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 210NM
Est. Race Time: 32 hours
Weather report:☁️ More detail[on.windy.com]

A race around the freezing Siberian island of Anzhu, watch out for running aground as some of the waters are very shallow.
Badge:

Medium Race

 

Santos Medium Race

Sunday 15th October – 21:00 BST / 22:00 CEST / 13:00 PDT / (Monday 16th) 05:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 15NM
Est. Race Time: 3 Hours
Weather report: 🌧️ More detail[on.windy.com]

A nice course that ends in the Brazilian port of Santos.

Short Race

 

Perpignan Short Race

Sunday 15th October 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST / 05:00 PDT / 21:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50mins
Weather report: ☀️ More detail[on.windy.com]

This week we’re near the French city of Perpignan.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

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 from the US Virgin Islands, around St Martin and on to Nevis in the Caribbean.

 

Medium Race

Hell-Ville Medium Race

Sunday 8th October – 12:00 UTC / 14:00 CEST / 05:00 PDT / 21:00 JST

Est Distance: 15 NM

Est Time: 3 hours

Weather report (on Windy.com)

A race around the Madagascan island of Nosy Ambariovato, which way around will you go?

 

Short Race

Darwin Short Race

Sunday 8th October – 04:00 UTC / 06:00 CEST / (Saturday 7th) 21:00 PDT / 13:00 JST

Est Distance: 5 NM

Est Time: 50 mins

Weather report (on Windy.com)

This week we’re off the coast of Darwin in Northern Australia.

 

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

Weekend Races – A trip through the Spratly Islands

Hello Pioneers!

Here are this weekend’s races – and a shout out to all our community race creators who are making great events, if you’ve not already had a look at the Player Created Races already then take a look in the Races section of Activities.

Long Race

Spratly Islands Long Race

Saturday 23rd September – 02:00 UTC / 04:00 CEST / (Friday 22nd) 19:00 PDT / 11:00 JST

Est Distance: 155 NM

Est Time: 31 hours

Weather report (on Windy.com)

A race in variable winds though these beautiful yet contentious atolls.

 

Medium Race

Isla Alta Medium Race

Sunday 24th September – 20:00 UTC / 22:00 CEST / 13:00 PDT / (Monday 17th) 05:00 JST

Est Distance: 20 NM

Est Time: 4 hours

Weather report (on Windy.com)

A there-and-back race in strong winds around a small island in the south Chilean archipelago.

 

Short Race

Antsiranana Short Race

Sunday 24th September – 12:00 UTC / 14:00 CEST / 05:00 PDT / 21:00 JST

Est Distance: 5 NM

Est Time: 50 mins

Weather report (on Windy.com)

This week we’re at the northern tip of Madagascar.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

Weekend Races – Race to Grise Fiord in Canada

Good day Pioneers!

Here are this weekend’s races, we hope you’re enjoying the new 50’ Performance Cruiser and using it to post fastest times in the Challenges!

 

Long Race

Grise Fiord Long Race

Saturday 16th September – 18:00 UTC / 20:00 CEST / 11:00 PDT / 03:00 (Sunday 17th) JST
Est. Race Distance: 80NM
Est. Race Time: 20 hours
Weather report:
 More detail[on.windy.com]
A race to the largest Inuit settlement on Ellesmere Island. You’re going against a nasty storm, find your way around the worst of it and head for the safety of the inlet.
Badge:

 

Medium Race

Punta de Gando Medium Race

Sunday 17th September – 12:00 UTC / 14:00 CEST / 05:00 PDT / 21:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 15NM
Est. Race Time: 3 Hours
Weather report:
 More detail[on.windy.com]
A race off the coast of Gran Canaria in the shape of a flag.

 

Short Race

Port Blair Short Race

Sunday 17th September – 04:00 UTC / 06:00 CEST / (Saturday 16th) 21:00 PDT / 13:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50mins
Weather report: ☀
 More detail[on.windy.com]
This week’s is off the capital of the Andaman Islands.

 

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team

 


Weekend Races – Race round the South Korean island of Jeju

Hello Pioneers,

Here are this week’s races! We’re working on an update right now so look out for that in a few days time.

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 Race


Jeju Island Long Race

Saturday 2nd September – 03:00 BST / 04:00 CEST / 19:00 (Friday 1st) PDT / 11:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 90NM
Est. Race Time: 24 hours
Weather report:☀️ More detail[on.windy.com]

A race around the South Korean island of Jeju, make sure you go around the buoys the right way and keep an eye on the upcoming weather!
Badge:

Medium Race

 

Islas Bajas Medium Race

Sunday 3rd September – 21:00 BST / 22:00 CEST / 13:00 PDT / (Monday 4th) 05:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 15NM
Est. Race Time: 3 Hours
Weather report: ⛅ More detail[on.windy.com]

A tricky trip around the islands of Maddalena, watch out if you take the route through the islands as it gets very tight half way through!

Short Race

 

Sharm El-Sheikh Short Race

Sunday 3rd September – 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST / 05:00 PDT / 21:00 JST
Est. Race Distance: 5NM
Est. Race Time: 50mins
Weather report: ☀️ More detail[on.windy.com]

This week we’re off the coast of the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Share your progress on Twitter and Facebook, and the Steam Forums – we’d love to hear what you think and how you got on!

Enjoy and safe sailing!

The Sailaway Team