Navigation and yacht racing solutions

About Expedition

Expedition is simply the best tactical and navigation software available.

Expedition has been in development since the mid 1990s by veteran Volvo Ocean Race navigator and Whitbread winner Nick White.

Expedition has been used in multiple Volvo Ocean, America's Cup and Grand Prix events and is the most advanced and usable software available - for racing around the world or your local harbour.

System requirements

Windows 10, 8, 7 SP1, Vista SP2 or XP SP3.

Windows 10 is recommended.

Windows XP and Vista are not recommended. The build for Vista and XP is only provided for legacy support. Performance is less and some features are not available.

Expedition 4D requires OpenGL support and is not available for Windows XP or Vista.

Chart-plotter that seamlessly selects, moasaics and rotates charts

C-MAP 4D and MAX/NT+
BSB RNCs (versions 1-5)
S-57 ENCs (not for XP)
Maptech PCX
Visit My Harbour

Advanced weather display and tools

Sophisticated display options
Grib 1 and 2 support
Intelligent merging and display of multiple grib file datasets
Integrated weather reports (ships, buoys and land stations)
Integrated Saildocs, NOAA, Great Circle, Ocens, Theyr, PredictWind & MailASail
Integrated NOAA, Proudman, SHOM & Tidetech tides and currents

Simply the best weather routing available

Multiple routing algorithms
Display multiple optimum routes
Optimal routes for fleet and multiple weather models
Optimal route sensitivity
Wave corrections and avoidance
Reverse isochrone function for graphical interpretation of routing

Start display and advanced buoy racing functions

Windward-leeward course support
Time to marks, laylines, next leg etc
Layline bounds
Start line functions
Rate of turn, acceleration and braking
Time to ends & line
Time to burn
Line bias
Hold wind
Display grid
What if? functionality
Sail chart
Simple handicap support

... and much more

Instrument connectivity with all popular instrument systems

AIS, DSC and AIS-SART receivers
B&G Hercules and Hydra from H390 to H5000
DMK Yacht
Garmin USB
Koden radar
KVH Quadro
Navico Broadband radar
Nexus NX2, FDX and NXR
NMEA 0183
NMEA 2000
Optimizer and XGate
Racing Bravo
Vesper AIS
Various compasses, lasers, MOB and other sensors
Networking support.


Stripchart to plot and analyse any instrument function
Sail chart
YB Tracking
AIS targets tracking
Race schedule functions to track and analyse competitors
Display marks, courses, laylines, track, AIS targets, radar, tracks, race schedule information etc. on the chart
Polar functions to output, analyse and create or modify a yacht’s performance polars
Logging functions to record race data that can be replayed or analysed later to assist with instrument calibration or polar modifications
GPX import and export
Number boxes to display any system number
GPS information window
Full screen mode

... and much more!

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