Hey team, after a few years of detox from virtual sailing, I am trying to catch-up. Now that VR have clearly defined the penalties, has this been applied within the routing calculations?
In races with interpolated winds, heading changes due to fixed TWA are not penalized
In races with fixed constant winds, every heading change is penalized, even it’s done by the TWA function
Any sail change, regardless of manual or automatic, is penalized
Any manual or programmed heading change is penalized
The penalty is a 50% slowdown for two minutes, or 10% slowdown for the 10 minute calculation cycle if easier.
Thanks in advance for keeping this great tool updated !