Dinghy Sailing Race Control

Dinghy Sailing Race Control APK

About Dinghy Sailing Race Control

Dinghy race starts, timings capture, instant results calculation and display


- Stores and manages competitor information, including:

Fleet, Helm, Crew, Class, Sail No & PYN

- Built-in Ratings system, that can be updated manually to add club specifics, and 'on mass' when new PYNs are released (overwrite or merge)

- Can build a list for single fleet or multi-fleet, multi-start racing. Either:

- From imported competitor information (overwrite or merge)

- Fleets manually defined

- 'Restart Sailing' changes made to competitor import from web based sign-on Sail Event

- Manages single fleet main start sequence (5, 4, 1, Go, 3, 2, 1, Go, Custom, or RC Countdown), provides flag reminders (optionally custom), plus optional 'horn' reminders, and voice or beeps at 10s, 5s ,4s, 2s, 1s prior to next horn/flag

- Optional pre-start countdowns (0, 10s, 30s, 1m, 2m, 5m, or custom) prior to main start sequence

- Manages multi-fleet rolling starts sequences based on fleet/start sequences defined by user

- Manages starts for pursuit races, including both advance and delayed starts

- Pursuit start interval can be either 60, 30, or exact seconds

- Manages RC single fleet races, with reduced single class info displayed

- Includes single fleet race abort to reset starting sequence e.g. general recall, followed by full restart when ready

- Includes multi-fleet race abort, individual recall, general recall of each fleet, and termination of rolling starts i.e. 'All Clear' after last planned start

- Optional 'Pause' between planned starts for All, or GR only

- Captures and displays individual boat last lap times (up to 10), plus number of laps completed (adjusted to fleet start for multi-fleet). Plus To be Assigned (TBA) to allow capture and assign later...

- Uses differing colours for each increasing lap to aid identification of whose have not yet crossed the timing line (also monochrome)

- Includes search by Sail No and Helm name, and now in race mode, allows lap capture and new competitor additions (restart sailing)

- Allows for incorrect lap timing via long press, which reduces lap count by one and reversion to previous lap time

- Optionally allow the 'instant undo' of the last timings capture by pressing the same entry a second time

- Allows assignment of race code (RET, DSQ, etc.) to individual competitor

- Allows corrections to be made during or post race, including adding competitors

- Applies PYN handicaps in real time to calculate corrected times, and from these, finishing positions

- Optionally displays elapsed and corrected times in mm:ss or seconds

- Can automatically or manually save race results for post race or later review, and file management

- Multi-fleet results are displayed by fleet, and the final position with each fleet (Coded competitors are listed last)

- Preliminary Series results (appendix A)

- Allows race number to be defined, displayed at race time, and used as part of results filename

- Can optionally, export results in:

Postscript .pdf

HTML .html

Sailwave compatible .csv (including series)

HAL compatible .xls

- Displays previous race results, which can also be shared externally (pdf viewer, email, drive, etc). And with Lollipop upwards, display pdf results internally

- Custom Prep/Class and Fleet flags

- Settings saved at Exit, and restored when next used

- Contains help text on operation and options

- Contains 'hint' popup on initial use to get you started (can be turned On/Off)

- Has Help/Results text zooming to aid readability on smaller devices

- Has competitor import via .txt or .csv file, so you can 'swap' fleets if required

- Includes 'experimental' use of Bluetooth or WiFi remote relay module as 'slave' of sound

- Also (via WiFi) control of signal lights and NeoPixel style timer displays

Note Wifi modules requires specific code installed (see FB group)


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