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.



Can I try the Game Against the Wind out? Yes!

You can test the game out for free on this website under "DEMO". There is a demo version of the game and tactical tips.

Does Tactical Sailing run on Windows XP, Vista, Win 7, 8 and 10? Yes!

Windows XP with Service Pack 3, up to Windows 10 have been tested.

Does Tactical Sailing software run on Linux? Yes!

Suse from 11.1 or higher, e.g. Ubuntu 12.04-64-bits.

Does Tactical Sailing software run on Mac OS X? Yes, but note:

Make sure that you use Version OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or 10.7 Lion, or later and an up-to-date version of Java or you run at least Java-Version 6. 21, see more details on FAQ /Mac.

Is Java free? Yes!

Java is already installed on newer computers (Windows, Mac), but you should download an up-to-date version. Older computers can also support Java without problems; you only need an up-to-date version of Java, which you can download from the Internet HERE.


In the menu on the left are detailed answers. Look there for further information.