Track Vendée Globe progress on Windy.com
@idefix37 thx - those posts suggest that it can be fixed in the plugin by breaking lines crossing the anti-meridian into two segments. Maybe @kbsali can look into that; but since this is relatively easy for lines but more difficult for other shapes perhaps @ivo has another idea.
With other packages I've been able to either change the longitude range from [-180, 180] to [0, 360] or extend the range (wrapping over the anti-meridian) to [-360, 360]. These eliminate the discontinuity at the anti-meridian but I don't know if Windy's API allow either of these methods.
I’m not a programmer, I don’t know.
kbsali last edited by
thanks for the hint. I was proposed the same solution by the routing provider, but I haven't had the time to work on it just yet. I'll do this ASAP, it will affect the boats markers/lines & routing tracks starting tomorrow I believe.
@kbsali I like the update, but it's not quite what we're after. Is the source on github somewhere? I found only the version from the last edition.
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MUCH better then the official tracking! thanx guys! /markus
Nothing to do with the Vendée Globe race, Gitana 17, a flying trimaran 32m (104ft) long, took a second start yesterday in an attempt to beat the record for sailing around the world. The weather briefing was presented by Marcel van Triest, the Gitana router, using Wind and Waves forecast on Windy.
Unfortunately as @kbsali said, they are not willing to share their position data to allow using it with the Windy tracking plugin.
WMO (World Meteorological Organization) says thank you
to all the Vendée Globe skippers for Sailing for Science.