Expedition

Navigation and yacht racing solutions

Version history

Main feature updates

2017

10.5.20

Fix for damping in 10.5.19.

10.5.19

Performance and reliability fix for 4D,
New Meteogram,
New Sail graphic,
South African Weather Surface analysis in MyImage,
Updates to displaying log file data in the polar editing window,
Various performance, interface and reliability updates.

10.5.18

Support B&G H5000 Analogue channels from the websocket,
Option to correct Navico radar for mast rotation,
Update for alternating channels to Ventus.

10.5.17

Himawari satellite images in MyImage,
Update for alternating channels to Ventus,
Count past laylines option,
Extended ASCAT Grib2 support,
Draw heel from log file data in polar editing,
C-Map 4D update,
Microsoft upgrades.

End of support for Windows XP.

10.5.16

Update for new NOAA NAM model,
Grib 2 mercator projection,
Remove obsolete RTOFS GS and Atlantic from NOAA & Saildocs,
Normalise current set & drift,
Option to set course & mark colour.

10.5.15

Updates to chart display and panning,
Improvements to chart quilting including option to disable,
Grib2 ASCAT,
My Image Lambert conformal projection support,
BOM and more OPC products in My Image.

10.5.14

NOAA NCOM currents in MyGrib,
Handicap field option in Exp race schedules,
Fix for NOAA NAM changes,
Update to boat tracking pane.


2017

My images downloader for satellite images and weather charts,
KND Sailing Performance sailchart,
Diverse HLA load cell,
ENC inland waters.


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
Windria grib files,
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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