ESCARGOT CLASS
Post by iconPost by Avontuur | 2021-04-18 | 12:22:41

Zero credit racing with a level playing field

Within our Dutch NVRZG community we established a set of rules to be able to sail without credits and to have the same limitations each race. We created TEAM NVRZG ESCARGOT and most people created a second boat to participate. In the last months we sailed several races and the competition within the team is getting tough. Every race is a new challenge as all have the same options and limitations.

The rules are:
>You are only allowed to spend the credits that you receive for the race on sails and speed improvements.
This means you have to choose 1 of the 4 available options:
Option 1: Only light wind sails
Option 2: Only C0
Option 3: Winches + hull polish
Option 4: Strong wind sails + hull polish

depending on the race length you get more or less credits to spend, however the price of the options changes with the same amount.

>Skins, radio alert, restart and frigate are not included in the calculation, so you can choose them as you wish.

>VIP is not allowed, everybody can only use the 2 waypoints and 2 program points.

>On the dashboard you can see the setup of each boat so it is easy to check if somebody sails in the ESCARGOT CLASS.

>You can follow your position on the ranking list for your team.

We call out to communities to start an ESCARGOT team and follow the rules.

Who can beat us!!!

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Post by iconPost by Mcfly BSP | 2021-04-18 | 12:36:52
Hi,

This challenge has existed for more than 3 years, it is the PDD challenge. Same rules as the ones you explained.

Here the link to the PDD club on the club house.
https://forum.virtualregatta.com/clubs/70-fren-club-des-pdd/

Or directly the link to the registration file:
https://1drv.ms/u/s!AlyW8JbC_FSuhSBlDSEt2JE61PE8?e=VByrQg




Post by iconPost by Avontuur | 2021-04-18 | 17:31:53
That is great!!
Good to see that there is already a competition. We will join your competition with our team.
See you there
Post by iconPost by Pastoo | 2021-04-18 | 18:10:31
It will be a pleasure to welcome you in PDD Challenge
More informations in club PDD at VR clubhouse or Private Message
See you soon ;)

Post by iconPost by DeskSailor | 2021-04-18 | 20:53:47
I race with No Money Sailors (Facebook) who are also allowed to use the credits earned in races. There are also some No Money Sailor teams but I am with another team.

I think managing a second boat would send me over the edge!
Post by iconPost by Avontuur | 2021-04-19 | 05:54:26
on your computer it is easy to manage up to 3 boats without log on and log off. create a short cut to a different language access for each boat:
https://www.virtualregatta.com/en/offshore-game/
https://www.virtualregatta.com/fr/offshore-jeu/
https://www.virtualregatta.com/es/offshore-juego/

I always thought 1 boat is the max I can handle, however 2 is not a big extra effort. 3 becomes challenging :)

Post by iconPost by DeskSailor | 2021-04-19 | 13:25:08
Good tip, thanks.

Are you named GuestXXXX or can you name yourself/boat?
Post by iconPost by Pastoo | 2021-04-19 | 13:25:42
Yes can also use two (or more) differents browsers to manage two (or more) boats
I use 3 browsers with Dashboards (Chrome, Edge and Vivaldi) for ranking boats in PDD Challenge

Post by iconPost by Avontuur | 2021-04-20 | 08:28:23
I manage 3 boats in Edge with the 3 websites from VR.
On each site you can create a boat, only requirement is to use a different email address.
You can open a dashboard for each boat to run the automatic route planning in zezo.
Post by iconPost by BooBill | 2021-04-20 | 12:43:36
I'll give you one thing, I love the name of your class ;)
Post by iconPost by SlyStarLeRetour | 2021-04-20 | 18:37:31
+1 :)
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