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.



Tactical Sailing starts automatically on Browsers listed below. Choose the browser you used to install or verify Java; all settings will be set on default!


Following Java files stored in your download folder:
Tactical_Sailing_en.jnlp (ca. 1 KB, to start from CD, stored on CD, that brings you to this website)
TacSailGoto.jnlp (ca. 1 KB, a link to bring you to - FAQ)

Your "Default Browser" may not be prepared for "Java-plug-ins", see Standard settings, options and Add-ins

Firefox Add-ons
MS Explorer
Safari Java, Script

Each browser offers options for "plug-ins, add-ins, add-ons". Use basic settings, so that:
Java, Java-Script, Java-Helper, ..., are activated and 
.JNLP or .jnlp-files are allowed to be executed and are not blocked.
See for more info on menu left for each browser.

You can find information about the basic settings in browsers and how to activate your Java plug-in in a pdf-document from the Tactical Sailing Team; send us an e-mail at:

Mac-Users: Tips for setting up.

Browser Versions

The program was tested and starts with the following browsers:  

· Microsoft Explorer from IE 7.0 Windows 7, Vista, XP
· Mozilla Firefox from 3.013
· Apple Safari from 4.0.1.
· Google Chrome from
· Suse 11.1; from Firefox 3.5.4