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Menu opens slowly on Mac

The menu display and structure's animations are very slow.

This effect only occurs with some Mac OS X operating systems: The menu display opens very slowly. Cause: Much storage space is being used and not being freed up afterwards (heap allocation). The error has been reported to ORACLE and Apple as a Bug Report.

Bug fixed on 12.09.2013: Download update latest version

Recommendations for a work-around:
Restart: Avoid changing the game mode in the main menu: Games - "Game Change - Boat Parade." Instead, end the game first, restart it and on the greeting page, choose either "Against the Wind" or "Boat Against Boat." This will open up storage space.
Start - "Play Against the Wind" - End.
Start - "Boat Against Boat" - End.
Keep Window size to standard 1024x768 pixels as displayed after start.

Options : Reduce the number of Display Options. In the "Options" menu, you can reduce the selection and turn off options. Ex: Turn off "the sailed path." It requires a large amount of performance on the system's part and much storage space, and can lead to the boat stuttering. In the "Sound" menu, turn the sound off.

Boats jitter and Voice stutter

Boats jitter and Voice stutter is mentioned in some cases, if:

Mac OS X:
-  Window size larger than the standard size of 1024x768 pixels
-  too many windows are open
-  too many programs are running at the same time
-  Webcam is active
-  Video, film, or music are running at the same time
-  Notebooks, laptops or old PCs do not have a powerful sound card

Tactical Sailing Game:
- Game mode "Against the Wind" and "boat against boat" opened at the same
- To many options turned on at the same time, e.g. "Path sailed" switched to on

Remedy for Mac:
Restart the program and use one game mode only, stop program to select the other mode.
1 Choose a game mode " Against the Wind ".
2 Exit program and restart.
3 Choose game mode "Boat Against Boat".
4 Reduce options to display. In the "Options" menu reduce the number of options to display, e.g. the "Path sailed," he requires large system performance and can lead boats to jitter.
5 Switch the sound off in Menu "Sound" (unchecked).

Keep Window size to standard 1024x768 pixels as displayed on start.
Try to up size the window as much as the power of the system is able to handle.
Shut down windows and programs AND restart your system.
Every computer game needs all the resources of your system (graphics power and memory). You may use a large display of up to 27", but your window size for Tactical Sailing is limited to 1024x768 pixels. You may increase window size up to the maximum size that your system is able to perform. Tactical Sailing runs fine on a window size of 1024x768 pixels.External screens or TVs can be connected via HDMI or XVGA interface, large screens of size > 26" have been tested.
On Notebooks, Laptops or older PCs without a powerful sound card boats may jitter. The loudspeaker draws power, thereby limiting power for the boats to move smoothly. Switch the sound off in Menu "Sound" (unchecked) and restart the program.