Ocean Tracking is the official supplier of the solution for tracking the positions of the 25 sailboats , with its own fleet of beacons , rented to the organization and installed by the technical team of skippers / the organizing team with the support of the technical team.
Beacon type: SK50 marine
Cartography: entrusted to the company Géovoile
Data management: implementation of the data flow -API- for recovery of positions by Géovoile
Settings: for the first 5 hours of racing frequency of position acquisition every 5 minutes in 2G/4G , then in broad navigation acquisition every 15 minutes via Iridium satellite . 30 nautical miles from the virtual finish line following course reduction, new adjustment of position acquisition every 5 minutes.
Implementation / Specifics
The meteorology of the 1st edition of this nautical event imposed a reduction in the route with the establishment of a virtual finish line close to Iceland. The frequency of acquisition of beacons when approaching this fictitious finish line was reduced from 15 minutes to 2 seconds in order to validate the official arrival times and the final classification of the race.