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.
Windows 8, 7 SP1, Vista SP2 or XP SP3.
Windows 7 or 8 with a graphics processor is recommended.
Windows XP is not recommended - the build for XP is only provided for legacy support. Performance is less and some Exp features are not available under XP.
Expedition 4D requires OpenGL support and is not available for Windows XP.
Chart-plotter that seamlessly selects, moasaics and rotates charts
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, PredictWind & MailASail weather,
Integrated NOAA, Proudman, SHOM & Tidetech tides and currents.
Simply the best weather routing available
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,
Start line functions,
Rate of turn, acceleration and braking,
Time to ends & line,
Time to burn,
What if? functionality,
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,
Navico Broadband radar,
Nexus NX2, FDX and NXR,
Various compasses, lasers and other sensors,
Stripchart to plot and analyse any instrument function,
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,
Track AIS targets,
Race schedule functions to track and analyse competitors,
Logging functions to record race data that can be replayed or analysed later to assist with instrument calibration or polar modifications,
GPX file import and export,
Number boxes to display any system number,
GPS information window,
Full screen mode,
... and much more!