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.


Linux - Java

Download Java SE Runtime Environment 6 Update 45

1 To install you will need a version of Java on your system. We recommend Java 6 update 45 for Linux. You have to download a Java version according to your hardware yourself. Several alternatives are available (32/64 bit) e.g. at ORACLE.

2 The installation of the Tactical Sailing software is a Java program: "Linux_TS_en_installer.jar". The program components are made ​​available and installed.

3 At the end you can create a link corresponding ICON.


Paul B.: Thanks for the support. I purchased the full version with coaches toolbox and it seems to be working fine on my 4k screen. I dragged the main game screen out to full screen size and it seems fine. This is on Ubuntu 16.04.

Comment from Wouter H.: "I did download Tactical Sailing and installed it. My system is
Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bits; java version "1.7.0_25"; Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_25-b15)"

Comment from Hans S.: "I have it under Linux OpenSuse 13.2 installed, the Installation worked great. The installation should deliver the various icons for the starters".

Comment from Markus O. Installation on runing Linux Mint 18.3 KDE worked fine.

Java Runtime 1.6.45
OpenSuse 12.3_Java7u25
IzPack Installer
OpenSuse 13.2
Linux Mint 18.3 KDE
TS Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Java

Installations notes - from a Linux expert to other expert

Linux (arm) 4.4.9-v7+ (German Screenshot)

I tried the Linux installation on a system which has never Java or specially Tactical Sailing never run. What have I done (without CD, only Web, not even the Java version) follows here: Read my instructions (.pdf) and screenshots. Keep your license key for the full version at hand or try a demo version for free.