Navigation and yacht racing solutions


Last updated 31-Mar-15

Expedition 9


With C-Map MAX/NT+ charting.

v9.4.5 XP

With C-Map MAX/NT+ charting for Windows XP or older computers.

v9.4.5 4D

With C-Map 4D charting. If not using 4D charts, one of the above options will be better.

C-Map 4D charting requires Jeppesen's Maps Manager and OpenGL support. It also requires Internet Explorer 8 or higher to be installed. See the graphics driver links below. Please confirm Exp4D works with your computer's graphics before purchasing C-Map 4D charts. 4D may not work with GeForce graphics processors.

 Important notes

Windows 7 requires SP1
Windows Vista requires SP2 and the update supplement.
Windows XP requires SP3

Expedition mirror site.

The Navico Broadband radar interface requires vcredist_x86.exe.

Expedition help

A complete help file is included with Exp. It is also available as a PDF file, although this is not always up to date.

Solent racing marks

Download from Winning Tides. Use at own risk. Click on 'Waypoint download' and import Expedition marks 2011 - Alphabetical v2.csv.

See also SCRA for marks in GPX format.

Sample log files

San Francisco


USB drivers


WeatherNet 4.07


Jeppesen Maps manager

Maps Manager 2.12.2 is required by Expedition 4D.


Handbook page 1 and page 2 - description and presentation of objects on C-Map NT+ and MAX electronic charts.

NT+/MAX Drivers

Multimedia reader USB 2.0 driver - orange USB2 C-Map reader
Multimedia reader USB driver - orange USB C-Map reader
USB reader driver - old gray C-Map USB reader
FP card reader
Eutron dongle

Graphics drivers

Expedition uses your computer's graphics hardware and requires support from the graphics drivers for optimum performance. Graphics drivers that are supplied with Microsoft Windows or that are downloaded from Windows Update typically are not the latest supplied by the hardware manufacturers.


Intel Graphics drivers
Intel OpenGL support 


NVidia OpenGL driver support
GeForce drivers


AMD Driver autodetect
AMD Grahpics Driver and Software


Service packs

Windows 7 SP1
Windows Vista SP2
Windows XP SP3
Windows Vista Update Supplement

Fix it
Fix it uninstall

vcredist_x86.exe 2013 - used by Expedition
vcredist_x86.ex2 2012 - used by Expedition for 4D
vcredist_x86.exe 2005 - used by the Navico radar interface

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