Questions and answers

The most commonly asked question: Will this program run on my computer?
Yes, with Windows on your PC, Linux or Mac OS X and Java, see FAQ - Computer.


Java 7

Java 7
Java Version 7 Update verified

New Java 6 Standard Edition must be available

The Java 6 version will be delivered during installation of Tactical Sailing automatically, no updates requiered.

Mac users receive an updated version of Java from Apple free of charge with each new software update package. You can place a check by Java(!) to only download Java, without updating the entire system or the OS X.

A written guide from the Tactical Sailing Team with further tips and screenshots is available, please send an e-mail to:

What is Java?

Java is a standard piece of software for your PC, laptop (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris). With Java you can play online games, chat with people from all over the world, and play and sail with the program from Tactical Sailing.

Why I should download Java software?

"You can work and play in a safe computer environment with Java technology. Java software supports the built-in computers in toys, cars, airplanes, rockets, and even NASA’s Mars Rover. Java enables interaction on the internet, real-time graphics for the television, instant pictures on cameras and cell phones as well as multi-player games on desktop PCs." See: