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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.virtual-loup-de-mer.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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20160809 (MONO650) - Les Acores - Les Sables

  • Race starting in 10 days 13 hours 24 minutes. - Engaged : 4 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2016/08/09 13:00:00 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/08/10 01:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 1270 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20160826 (MONO650) - Mare Nostrum

  • Race starting in 27 days 13 hours 54 minutes. - Engaged : 3 (unlimited)
  • Start line opened on : 2016/08/26 13:30:00 GMT.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/08/27 01:30:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 468 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 659 days 2 hours 5 minutes. - Engaged : 735 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • The OMOROB rule is NOT applicable for this race !.
  • Start line closing on : 2017/06/30 18:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 300 %
  • WP(s) - 14337 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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160101 (FIGARO2) - 3 Mers: St-Malo - Granville

  • Race opened since 214 days 6 hours 35 minutes. - Engaged : 440 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/12/18 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 98 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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160102 (IMOCA2008) - 3 Mers: Barcelone - Athenes

  • Race opened since 207 days 6 hours 35 minutes. - Engaged : 322 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/12/18 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 1010 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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160103 (MOD70) - 3 Mers: Hong Kong - Bangkok

  • Race opened since 200 days 6 hours 35 minutes. - Engaged : 230 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/12/18 23:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 150 %
  • WP(s) - 3179 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
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20164401 (MONO650) - Record SNSM - Mono 650

  • Race opened since 119 days 17 hours 35 minutes. - Engaged : 132 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/10/01 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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20164402 (IMOCA2008) - Record SNSM - Imoca 60

  • Race opened since 119 days 17 hours 35 minutes. - Engaged : 46 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/10/01 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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20164403 (BP5) - Record SNSM - BP5

  • Race opened since 119 days 17 hours 35 minutes. - Engaged : 36 (unlimited)
  • This is a permanent/record race.
  • Start line closing on : 2016/10/01 18:00:00 GMT
  • Finish line closing condition : 200 %
  • WP(s) - 297 nm - crank : 5 minutes - Spectator
  • Race Instructions on the forum
Server time : 23:35:54 GMT
Last global data update ended 0hour 0 min 48sec ago.
0.58 seconds (9 race(s), 245 boat(s)), 419.55 boat/sec (status page)

There are 8607 registered players in the database. There are 27806 registered boats in the database.

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