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Railmeat
11-30-2002, 12:08 PM
I downloaded it a while ago, and have been hooked ever since. Good graphics, tons of different boats, different weather conditions, and cruising in different parts of the world. Pretty cool. I've been sailing a Colin Archer cutter in the Pacific NW area - it's getting me through the Michigan winter.

Virtual Sailor 6.0 (http://www.hangsim.com/vs/)

CReid
12-02-2002, 03:27 PM
Ive tried it out. Pretty cool. Not complex enough for my tastes. It seems like a "racing training simulator". I want a simulation of the Spray going around the world. The north sea might be fun too hehe

Bruce Taylor
12-02-2002, 05:12 PM
I want a simulation of the Spray going around the world.But do you have three years, two months and two days to spend completing it?

Peter Kalshoven
12-03-2002, 08:47 AM
What other sailing sim programs are out there, and how good are they?
Curious,
Pete

Hughman
12-03-2002, 11:02 AM
Try these:
http://home.wxs.nl/~pdavis/

http://www.navalwarfare.org/

http://bfc-online.com/

these found on the "mother"
http://bfc-online.com/

ALSO: I once found a freeware game in which one maneuvered Nelson era ships in battle. Anyone know this one? I can't remember where I found it, but I'd like to revisit the site.

Bpolk
12-04-2002, 07:13 AM
I have one from Vivid Simulations, SAIL 2000 which is a racing SIM. Several different courses and you can rate your opponent to make it easier to win. (Called cheating).

Old Bob on the Beach in Oregon

Greg H
12-05-2002, 09:06 AM
Hughman,
You might find it here:

Form line of Battle
http://www.btinternet.com/~david.manley/naval/formline/formline.html

Alas, most of these are PC, and my old Mac won't play them.

kpenokie
12-05-2002, 02:38 PM
Yes but do any of these race sims have a lawyer sub routine so you can contest the race properly when you lose? :D

Wild Wassa
12-06-2002, 01:42 AM
I like Virtual Skipper 2. There is a demo available. The demo is missing a few features, but is still usable.

Warren.

ps, I practice with the original VSK. Excellent for starting practice. On race days I don't feel cold going on the water, after a bit of a practice with VSK.

[ 12-06-2002, 01:51 AM: Message edited by: Wild Wassa ]