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Navigation and yacht racing solutions

Version history

Main feature updates

2018

10.8.4

Support B&G nav data in the next H5000 update,
Fix for instrument leeway,
DWD ICON grib data in MyGrib
More DNMI Norway data in MyGrib,
OpenGrib data for the UK in MyGrib,
Update for leeway in Exp and Cosworth,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

10.8.3

Fix for time to start line end,
Support 19 Garmin custom channels,
Update for Actisense NGT-1,
New NMEA 2000 source selection interface.

10.8.2

Updated time to line ends,
Update for Bravo Systems,
Updates for CPA warnings,
Option to select whether to send or receive H5000 start timer and line ends.

10.8.1

AIS target crossing ahead or behind in AIS toolitp, AIS Pane ad AIS target properties window.

10.8.0

New C-Map 4D charting. Resolves many existing issues with 4D.

Option to search for ENCs and RNCs by name,
Auto-reconnect to H5000 websocket,
New simple world vector chart.

10.7.29

Fix for avoiding race notes in 10.7.28.

10.7.28

Fix for not accepting some licence keys,
NMEA 2000 enhancements,
Improved Yacht Devices support,
Improvements to simple vector chart,
User defined sound for radar guard zones.

10.7.27

Navico radar guard zones,
Fix for contouring some grib data,
Improved radar overlay and PPI rendering.

10.7.26

Fix for NMEA 2000 issue in 10.7.25,
Save screen option in Stripchart,
Simulator inputs can be in degrees true,
Fix for issue loading KND sail charts.

10.7.25

Update for Diverse HLA loadcell,
Fix for loading KND sail charts.

10.7.25

Update for Diverse HLA,
Update for B&G H2000 configuration.

10.7.24

Fix for editing basic sail chart.

10.7.23

Yacht Devices NMEA 2000 USB Gateway.

10.7.22

NOC Proudman 1.8km UK tidal model,
Updated Actisense for faster NMEA 2000,
Fix for saving tests,
Fix for damping some channels.

10.7.21

Fix for drawing tidal data streams,
Increased time to line options,
NOAA H+72 charts in MyImage,
GDAS FNL in NOAA Grib download.

10.7.20

Fix for 4D issues on some computers,
More NOAA NAM grib options,
Plot weather observation data,
Option to only use starboard laylines in start numbers.

10.7.19

Send to Yacht Devices NMEA 2000 Wifi gateway,
Fix for Hold TWD,
Updates to Volvo Ocean race scheduler,
Updates for NOAA NAM download.

10.7.18

C-Map 4D performance and reliablity update,
Extend Garmin GND10 custom channels to 16,
Yacht Devices NMEA 2000 Wifi gateway,
Improved Navico radar support.

10.7.17

Fix for B&G H5000 Websocket in 10.7.16,
Timed transmit & standby for Navico radars.

10.7.16

Force sense of leeway from H5000 websocket,
Select multiple Great Circle models for download or email request,
Can save meteogram to image file,
Limited KND Sailchart editing.

10.7.15

16 Garmin custom channels,
Race notes updates, including bsp%,
Great Circle email grib requests,
Updates to MyImage,
Grib2 updates,
Volvo position report updates,
Maretron USB 100 XDR voltage.


2017

S-63 ENCs,
My images downloader for satellite images and weather charts,
KND Sailing Performance sail chart,
Diverse HLA load cell,
ENC inland waters,
New sail graphic,
New Meteogram,
Support ADCIRC fort.64 current model output,
Chetco Seasmart NMEA 2000.

End of support for Windows XP.


2016

B&G H5000 Websocket (GoFree),
Polar stereographic grib projections,
Draw log file data on polar edit window,
Visit My Harbour charting,
XGate,
GMN optimizer,
GMN Grib downloader,
NOAA HRRR grib files,
NMEA 2000 heel switch,
Todter compass,
Tinley NMEA 2000 load cell,
Hong Kong tidal currents,
Messina tidal currents,
YB Tracking API,
User QAT Ribbon category,
Blue Water Tracks,
SkewT diagrams,
Navico HALO radar,

2015

Isochronal route optimisation,
S-57 ENCs,
NMEA 2000 and 0183 MOB,
Tack analysis,
C-MAP MAX Safe route check,
Theyr, Navimail and Skiron gribs.

2014

AIS MOB and EPIRB SARTs,
AIS target tracking for racing,
AIS CPA Warnings,
C-MAP 4D charting,
C-MAP Safe route & Guardian Alarm,
B&G H390 & H5000,
GEFS Ensemble support,
Great Circle satellite images,
YB Tracking.

2013

Touch-screen,
Draw multiple grib model and ensemble data,
Great Circle weather downloads,
Stowe load-cells,
Windows GPS sensor,
MOB button.

2012

Use GPU for all rendering (not for XP),
Bsb chart updates.
Garmin USB interface,
Ventus,
Nexus adBox,
Cosworth CAN interface,
DMK Yacht wireless,
Weather observations,
Enhanced weather graphics,
NOAA NAM Weather forecasts.

2011

Graphics processor support,
GPX import/export,
Lambert conformal grib files,
Marks undo/redo,
Race notes,
AIS aids to navigation,
AIS SART,
Cosworth,
Navico 3G and 4G Broadband radar,
Stowe displays,
VOR Wave sensor,
VSPARS.

2010

Expedition 7 with ribbon,
Navico BR24 radar,
DSC,
New interface to waves in optimal routing,
Reintroduction of multiple sail polars for optimal routing,
Tasman Bay Navigation Systems Ltd licensed to sell Exp licences.

2009

Actisense NMEA 2000,
Proudman tidal currents,
Sailchart reintroduction.

2008

NV-Verlag charts,
US Tidal currents,
PredictWind.

2007

Koden radar.

2006

AIS,
NKE,
Bravo Systems,
B&G H3000,
KVH Quadro,
Ocens WeatherNet,
North Sails seminars,
Reseller network expanded to the USA.

2005

C-MAP,
Tacktick,
Saildocs,
Expedition Performance Systems Ltd licensed to sell Exp licences,
Ockam Europe licensed to sell Exp licences in Europe,

2004

Tides and currents,
Exchange calibration values with B&G,
B&G Hydra.

2003

Silva Nexus,
Softcharts,
Reverse isochrones,
Encrypted Bsb charts.

2002 - Expedition

Ockam,
Start and W/L courses,
Multiple boats,
Chart mosaicing,
Laser range finder.

2001

New grib and optimal routing,
Maptech/Bsb chart licence,
Volvo position reports.

2000

Volvo developments - test database updates etc.

1999

Kiwitech and some Explorer components sold to Raytheon.

1998 - Tasman Explorer

Magnetic field model,
Race schedules,
PCX charts,
Tiff, Bmp and MrSid images,
Trimble GPS support.

1997

Tracer (precursor to Stripchart),
Logging,
NMEA 0183 instrument support,
B&G 790 support - receive data, linear channels, update polars, send performance data to displays etc,
Test database,
Alternating numbers concept,
Advanced sail chart concept.

Some components retailed as part of Kiwitech.

1996

Tides and currents.

1995 - Navigator

Polars,
Vector charts,
Isochronal optimal routing.

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