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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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20211032 (C5G3) - La Route de la Decouverte

  • Race starting in 3 days 4 hours 50 minutes. - Engaged : 46 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2022/05/21 12:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/12/31 12:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 3879 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20220521 (FIGARO2) - Le Havre Allmer Cup 2022

  • Race starting in 3 days 6 hours 50 minutes. - Engaged : 2 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2022/05/21 14:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/05/21 20:00:06 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 394 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20210101 (BP5) - VLM Practice Run (playground)

  • Race opened since 501 days 20 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 335 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • The OMOROB rule is NOT applicable for this race !.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/12/31 11:59:59 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 101 %
  • WP(s) - 10799 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20220101 (BP5) - Route de l'Or

  • Race opened since 136 days 20 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 108 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/12/31 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 12893 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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220101 (FIGARO2) - 3 Mers: Messina - Palermo

  • Race opened since 134 days 14 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 101 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/12/26 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 134 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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220102 (IMOCA2015) - 3 Mers: Yokohama - Hong Kong

  • Race opened since 127 days 14 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 90 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/12/26 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 1526 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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220103 (MOD70) - 3 Mers: Port Louis - Ho Chi Minh

  • Race opened since 120 days 14 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 54 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/12/26 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 3911 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20224401 (MONO650) - Record SNSM - Mono 650

  • Race opened since 47 days 1 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 67 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/10/01 18:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 200 %
  • WP(s) - 297 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20224402 (IMOCA2008) - Record SNSM - Imoca 60

  • Race opened since 47 days 1 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 28 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/10/01 18:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 200 %
  • WP(s) - 297 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20224403 (BP5) - Record SNSM - BP5

  • Race opened since 47 days 1 hours 9 minutes. - Engaged : 23 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2022/10/01 18:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 200 %
  • WP(s) - 297 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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