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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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20210121 (BP5) - VLM Cup: Final

  • Race starting in 0 days 11 hours 59 minutes. - Engaged : 63 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2021/01/28 20:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2021/01/28 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 1918 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20210201 (IMOCA2015) - Imoca World Race #6

  • Race starting in 4 days 10 hours 59 minutes. - Engaged : 22 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2021/02/01 19:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2021/02/02 07:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 3920 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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210101 (FIGARO2) - 3 Mers: Kiel - Copenhagen

  • Race opened since 30 days 15 hours 0 minutes. - Engaged : 99 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2021/12/27 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 128 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20210101 (BP5) - VLM Practice Run (playground)

  • Race opened since 26 days 21 hours 0 minutes. - Engaged : 88 (unlimited)
  • 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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210102 (IMOCA2015) - 3 Mers: Lisbonne - Toulon

  • Race opened since 23 days 15 hours 0 minutes. - Engaged : 89 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2021/12/27 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 929 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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210103 (MOD70) - 3 Mers: Miami - Cancun

  • Race opened since 16 days 15 hours 0 minutes. - Engaged : 55 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2021/12/27 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 3009 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
Server time : 08:01:04 GMT
Last global data update ended 0hour 0 min 57sec ago.
1.78 seconds (7 race(s), 382 boat(s)), 214.19 boat/sec (status page)

There are 13277 registered players in the database. There are 33287 registered boats in the database.

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