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How to Customize the Sycara IV

The Sycara IV is highly customizable.
In Three Easy Steps:

1. Open the Sycara_IV panel folder
2. Select which components to add/delete
3. Double Click and away you go!

Use the 'Configuration 64bit' folder
for 64 bit systems

When you first install and sail Sycara IV she is Maxed Out! Everything is installed.
If you are having trouble with the fps these options may help.
And it's just plain fun to play with.

To Add/Remove the Components:
Open the panel folder for Sycara_IV, and you will see the executable files (explained below).
Double click on whichever executable file you wish in the Sycara_IV panel folder and the changes are done.
Usually located in - C:\Program Files\Virtual Sailor\panels\Sycara_IV

You can make these changes on the fly if you wish.
Just have the Sycara IV panel folder open, then fire up VS and load the Sycara.
Select your changes and there ya go!

These are for Removing the interior in sections as well as removing the Maps and Radar instruments.
These should generally be done in this order, until she's just right for you machine or situation.

1.
Remove Master Furniture.exe

This will remove the Master Suite's furniture.

2.
Remove Master Suite.exe

This will remove the Master Suite and close the door and curtains. And remove one unnecessary boat view.

3.
Best Frame Rates!.exe
This will remove All but the aft Salon, as well as close all doors and tint the windows dark. And remove unneeded boat views.
4.
VERY BEST fps, no Maps/Radars.exe
This will remove all of the interior except the aft Salon, as well as the Radar and Map Instruments. For the Very Best Frame Rates!.
These are for" Restoring' the interior in sections as well as adding the Maps and Radar instruments.
These should generally be done in this order, until she's just right for you machine or situation.
b1.
Add main Interior.exe
This will load the main interior and passageway as well as open the doors in the helm and aft Salon, adn add tthe boat views
b2.
Add Master Suite.exe
This will add on the Master Suite and open the door and curtains. And add boat views
b3.
Add Master Suite Furniture.exe
This will add on the Furniture in the Master Suite.
This Master suite is still under construction.
Free udates will be on the site for Sycara IV.
RESTORE
Maxed Out!.exe The Original Settings from the Download.
Add Radar and Map
screens.exe
This brings back the Radar and map instruments to the 'Best Frame Rates.exe'


You will also have the choice of self extracting files for Windows 64 bit
in the Sycara_IV panel. Configuration 64 bit folder

After making your changes maximize VS7 and reload the boat,
Or he changes will automatically show the next time you run Sycara

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