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11. Round Palagruža Cannonball 7.4. – 14.4.2018
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ASS-Segeln in Blog 14. April 2011

Categories: Allgemeines @en,RPC 2011 en,RPC 2011 Sailor en —   from: ASS-Segeln @ 14. April 2011

Hello RPC 2011. ASS-Segeln is in the blog there and greet all the participants 2011th.

RPC News 9. April 2011

Categories: Allgemeines @en,RPC 2011 en —   from: Ronald Zeiller @ 9. April 2011

Here are the trophies for the RPC 2011!
Artwork by Stuntstorch, sponsert by PANTAENIUS

Since the first Cannonball Christoph "Stuntstoch" Noehrig creates this wonderfull sculptures.
Last year was the Palagruza-edition, this year it remebers on struggeling yachts in confusing sea.

You want to blog on the RPC Homepage?
Presenting your team or sponsor?
Upload cool images?
It´s very easy, just contact us and let´s get started!

Lust for sailing?
Few teams have room for sailors who have nothing else to do than eat bad food, lot of wind, day and night sailing, much wind, freezing etc.
Give it a try - it´s fun!!!

Michael Hackel from the El Sueno (companiing boat) is sponsering DWD grib-weather datas for all teams!
You will get them on Friday 15.4. until Thursday 21.4.
Thank you Michael!!

Shipshape – Seashape 8. April 2011

Categories: Allgemeines @en,RPC 2011 en —   from: Ronald Zeiller @ 8. April 2011

"Shipshape – Seashape" at the Round Palagruža Cannonball

The race for those who really love the sea:

Solid seamanship in challenging conditions earned competitors in the first three Round Palagruza Cannonball editions wide acclaim.
True, Cannonball competitors are as capable in boathandling, speed and tactics as any raceboat sailor.
But the quality that makes them stand out as a truly special breed is their deep, unyielding love for the sea.
Without this love, trashing a boat through day and night and rain and shine to a lonely rock in the middle of nowhere and back just would not make sense.
Yes, we are deeply in love with our Great Green Mother. And this year, it shows:

Cannonballers go Clean:

Participating yachts will separate their waste and discard it eco-friendly!

Why? Because we have a message for the whole sailing community:

“What can be done during a Round Palagruža Cannonball, can be done on any cruising yacht, in any weather, any day.”

We all want a clean and healthy environment to sail in, and provided everybody makes the necessary contributions, we can have it - and enjoy it.

We have a message for our host countries as well:

“Clean waters and shores are important to us.
We make our contribution. And we appreciate yours.
Thank you for your hospitality!“

This is a voluntary initiative!
16 Crews already announced that they Go Clean)

Further Info download here

Analysis of RPC 2010 with Track-O-Mio 7. April 2011

Categories: Allgemeines @en,RPC 2010 en,RPC 2011 en —   from: Ronald Zeiller @ 7. April 2011

With the new tracking-software it is now possible to rerun the Round Palagruza Cannonball 2010!

Track-O-Mio Download

Annotations to the software:
1. It is a stable beta-version of the RPC-2011 tracking which is able to show the tracks of 2010 Cannonball.
We will provide you with a new software for the RPC2011 before we start. Beneath this software you will see the tracking on a website too.
So stay tuned!

2. Only yachts will be displayed in the playback of RPC2010 where we have got tracking datas.
If a track is missing at the end (before the finishing line) the yacht stops at the last known position.
If just a part of the track is missing then the software interpolates the track to the next known position. So it is possible that yachts are sailing over land or cut a corner, or are drawn faster then others....

Enjoy yourself!

Are you sailing or still cooking? 4. April 2011

Categories: Allgemeines @en,RPC 2011 en —   from: Ronald Zeiller @ 4. April 2011

Trek ´n Eat

Where are Trek’n Eat products used?

Freeze-dried foods are used around the world by expeditions, sailing voyages and outdoor activities. The most important advantages are

* Weight-savings
* Simple preparation
* Fuel-savings
* Protective packaging
* Long shelf-life
* Great taste

Information and product selection:

Tested and recommanded by Volvo Ocean Race Skipper Andreas Hanakamp.
Segelwelt offers -20% special conditions to all RPC participants.

Weather Routing Seminar for RPC 2011 30. March 2011

Categories: Allgemeines @en,RPC 2011 en —   from: Ronald Zeiller @ 30. March 2011

Teammembers of 13(!) Crews came here to Wr. Neustadt, where Andreas Hanakamp, Volvo Ocean Race Skipper and owner of segelwelt helt this very interesting special seminar.

One month left untill….. 18. March 2011

Categories: Allgemeines @en,RPC 2011 en —   from: Ronald Zeiller @ 18. March 2011

Just four weeks left untill the start of the legendary Round Palagruza Cannonball!

The listing of the participants is comleted.
As every year there is a polling at the Yachtrevue-Forum "Who is winning the RPC 2011?"
See here the results of the Bavaria47c and the Bavaria42m class.
We believe that some very strong teams are dealt undervalued....

Frequently asked questions, answeres to equipment of boats, tipps for mobile internet, etc. you might discuss or will find in the RPC-Forum