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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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20234401 (FIGARO3) - Record SNSM - Figaro

  • Race starting in 7 days 7 hours 3 minutes. - Engaged : 0 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2023/04/01 06:00:06 GMT.
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/10/01 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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20234402 (IMOCA2008) - Record SNSM - Imoca 60

  • Race starting in 7 days 7 hours 3 minutes. - Engaged : 0 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2023/04/01 06:00:06 GMT.
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/10/01 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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20234403 (BP5) - Record SNSM - BP5

  • Race starting in 7 days 7 hours 3 minutes. - Engaged : 0 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2023/04/01 06:00:06 GMT.
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/10/01 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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20210101 (BP5) - VLM Practice Run (playground)

  • Race opened since 812 days 11 hours 56 minutes. - Engaged : 435 (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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20221016 (C5G3) - Route de la Decouverte : Record 22/23

  • Race opened since 159 days 10 hours 56 minutes. - Engaged : 88 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2023/05/16 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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230101 (FIGARO2) - 3 Mers : Thoothukudi - Jaffna

  • Race opened since 81 days 5 hours 56 minutes. - Engaged : 81 (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 74 days 5 hours 56 minutes. - Engaged : 61 (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 67 days 5 hours 56 minutes. - Engaged : 69 (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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