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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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20201226 (TRANSPAC52) - Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

  • Race starting in 27 days 5 hours 44 minutes. - Engaged : 12 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2020/12/26 02:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2020/12/26 14:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 622 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20210101 (BP5) - VLM Practice Run (playground)

  • Race starting in 33 days 14 hours 44 minutes. - Engaged : 8 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2021/01/01 11:00:06 GMT.
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • The OMOROB rule is NOT applicable for this race !.
  • Start line closing on : 2021/12/31 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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20141009 (BP5) - PSDB > Perth - San Diego - Brisbane (playground)

  • Race opened since 2241 days 22 hours 45 minutes. - Engaged : 1576 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • The OMOROB rule is NOT applicable for this race !.
  • Start line closing on : 2020/12/31 23:59:59 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 101 %
  • WP(s) - 14337 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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200101 (FIGARO2) - 3 Mers: Gemlik - Istanbul

  • Race opened since 334 days 3 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 310 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2020/12/21 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 142 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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200102 (IMOCA2015) - 3 Mers: Sydney - Auckland

  • Race opened since 327 days 3 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 298 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2020/12/21 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 1242 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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200103 (MOD70) - 3 Mers: Djibouti - Singapore

  • Race opened since 320 days 3 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 208 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2020/12/21 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 3669 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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2081 (BP5) - C5 - 2020/21 : Creac'h - les 3 Caps - Creac'h

  • Race opened since 3 days 11 hours 15 minutes. - Engaged : 138 (unlimited)
  • Start line closing on : 2020/12/02 09:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 23910 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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Last global data update ended 0hour 0 min 17sec ago.
7.72 seconds (8 race(s), 964 boat(s)), 124.80 boat/sec (status page)

There are 13115 registered players in the database. There are 33084 registered boats in the database.

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