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Discussion: the new design for orienteering control

in: Orienteering; General

Mar 4, 2020 5:23 PM # 
... now being temporarily adopted on the entire planet for the duration of the next 3 months ...

Mar 4, 2020 7:00 PM # 
For anybody who doesn't get the reference ...
Mar 4, 2020 11:11 PM # 
Thanks JJ. I didn't get the reference.
Mar 5, 2020 12:05 AM # 
me either...
Mar 5, 2020 2:47 AM # 
Aye, Ye must nae be a sailor, matey...
Mar 5, 2020 12:17 PM # 
Terje Mathisen:
I have a combined sailing time of many months. Taking just those where I was the navigator it is still a few months in total and I have never tried to remember all those signal flags. I do have a classic ham license (including morse) though. 73 de la8nw.
Mar 5, 2020 3:57 PM # 
btw, a running event, the Rome (Italy) marathon, scheduled for March 29, has just been cancelled
Mar 6, 2020 9:53 AM # 
Flag L has a number of meanings, depending on whether it's used as an international maritime signal flag (in harbour - the ship is quarantined, at sea - you should stop your vessel instantly), or as a signal flag in yacht racing (ashore - a notice to competitors has been posted, afloat - come within hail or follow this vessel).

The "notice to competitors" function is particularly useful if there is a change to the sailing instructions and it could usefully be adopted in orienteering. If flag L is flown ashore, it is competitors' responsibility to be aware of the change to the sailing instructions.

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