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Home of the Virtual Loup-de-mer

What is Virtual Loup-De-Mer?

It's a web-based real-time Sailboat-routing simulation. It uses real weather data (data for wind strength and direction are updated every 6 hours - GMT 3h40, 9h40, 15h40 & 21h40). GRIB file is available here: http://grib.v-l-m.org/ GRIB files contains wind info in 3hour steps and 0.5° grid and is interpolated to be used in the game. Boat polar charts are similar to real boats, boat speed and direction are updated every 5 minutes (or less in some very short races). Races will be organised frequently.

In the navigation bar on the left, you will find links toward VLM documentation : Documentation and tools associated with VLM : Tools

As well as links toward the Forum (hosted by La Taverne) or the Chat

One Man, One Race, One Boat
Please observe the limit ONE BOAT PER RACE PER SKIPPER.

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20231130 (IMOCA2015) - Retour a la base

  • Race starting in 1 days 19 hours 44 minutes. - Engaged : 50 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2023/11/30 16:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/12/01 04:00:06 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 3590 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20231203 (VO70) - Les ILES NOEL : Christmas Island - Kiritimati

  • Race starting in 4 days 14 hours 44 minutes. - Engaged : 1 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2023/12/03 11:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/12/05 11:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 5826 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20210101 (BP5) - VLM Practice Run (playground)

  • Race opened since 1061 days 9 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 504 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • The OMOROB rule is NOT applicable for this race !.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/12/31 23:59:59 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 101 %
  • WP(s) - 10799 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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230101 (FIGARO2) - 3 Mers : Thoothukudi - Jaffna

  • Race opened since 330 days 3 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 120 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/12/26 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 120 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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230102 (IMOCA2015) - 3 Mers : Tianjin - Yokosuka

  • Race opened since 323 days 3 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 96 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/12/26 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 1064 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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230103 (MOD70) - 3 Mers : Sagres - Goteborg

  • Race opened since 316 days 3 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 109 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/12/26 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 2924 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20230528 (ULTIM2023SOLO) - Une route des Epices : Panaji - Lisbonne

  • Race opened since 184 days 8 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 99 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2024/05/28 12:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 8595 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20231101 (ULTIM2023EQUIPAGE) - C5 - 2023/24 : Creac'h - les 3 Caps - Creac'h (RECORD)

  • Race opened since 27 days 8 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 80 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2024/02/29 12:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 23910 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20231103 (FIGARO2) - Course des pertuis 2023/24 (RECORD)

  • Race opened since 25 days 2 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 36 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2024/11/03 18:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 300 %
  • WP(s) - 98 nm - crank : 1 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
Server time : 20:15:38 GMT
Last global data update ended 0hour 0 min 32sec ago.
0.25 seconds (9 race(s), 93 boat(s)), 373.04 boat/sec (status page)

There are 13928 registered players in the database. There are 34145 registered boats in the database.

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