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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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20190721 (IMOCA2015) - Fourmi Polaire 2019

  • Race starting in 5 days 14 hours 58 minutes. - Engaged : 20 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2019/07/21 16:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/07/22 16:00:06 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 29195 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20190727 (TRANSPAC52) - Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

  • Race starting in 11 days 1 hours 58 minutes. - Engaged : 1 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2019/07/27 03:00:06 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/07/27 09:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 368 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 1740 days 3 hours 31 minutes. - Engaged : 1338 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • The OMOROB rule is NOT applicable for this race !.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/12/31 23:59:59 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 300 %
  • WP(s) - 14337 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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190101 (FIGARO2) - 3 Mers: Los Angeles - San Diego

  • Race opened since 195 days 8 hours 1 minutes. - Engaged : 163 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/12/18 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 133 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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190102 (IMOCA2015) - 3 Mers: Agadir - Dakar

  • Race opened since 188 days 8 hours 1 minutes. - Engaged : 146 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/12/18 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 1057 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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190103 (MOD70) - 3 Mers: Melbourne - Osaka

  • Race opened since 181 days 8 hours 1 minutes. - Engaged : 121 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/12/18 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 4600 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20194401 (MONO650) - Record SNSM - Mono 650

  • Race opened since 104 days 19 hours 1 minutes. - Engaged : 74 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/10/01 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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20194402 (IMOCA2008) - Record SNSM - Imoca 60

  • Race opened since 104 days 19 hours 1 minutes. - Engaged : 32 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/10/01 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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20194403 (BP5) - Record SNSM - BP5

  • Race opened since 104 days 19 hours 1 minutes. - Engaged : 26 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2019/10/01 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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