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Navigation and yacht racing solutions

Version history

Main feature updates

2018

10.9.9

Update for NCOM currents in MyGrib.

10.9.8

Meteogram update,
More eGrib areas in MyGrib,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

10.9.7

MyImage option in pop-up menu,
My Grib updates,
BOM weather observation download update,
Hamilton Island, Perth, Brisbane & Hong Kong eGribs,
Enable ICAS.

10.9.6

Expedition NZ and Sydney eGribs in MyGrib,
DWD COSMO in MyGrib.

10.9.5

Enhanced B&G H5000 Websocket support,
Fix for selecting routes in mark management.

10.9.4

Fix issue where the chart database could be deleted on exit,
Trap missing NMEA 2000 data from Yacht Devices.

10.9.3

Basic NetCDF support,
Stripchart updates,
Fix for C-Map MAX tide height times.

10.9.2

Fix for downloading Great Circle grib data,
Stripchart updates.

10.9.1

Fix for not always drawing nav aids in C-Map 4D,
Option to colour boat tracks by colour.

10.9.0

C-Map 4D update for speed and reliability,
More mark and route GPX export options.

10.8.20

Fix issue in Expedition dll when used by Faro,
Fix loading GPX trackpoints,
Restore tidal layline update to 1Hz.

10.8.19

Support more grib formats,
Improved grib data rendering,
NMEA 2000 PGN 130316,
Fix to PGNs 129285 and 130074,
Import Yacht Devices Recorder data.

10.8.18

Fix issue with logging frequency in 10.8.17,
Predicted MSLP channel,
Send PGN 129285 automatically,
Update for PGN 129284,
Update for downloading weather observations

10.8.17

Predicted TWD & TWS channels,
Stripchart updates,
BOM weather observations,
Add Trip log to received H5000 websocket data.

10.8.16

Update for changed NOAA HRRR source,
Update for MyImage,
Additional grib formats support.

10.8.15

TWD & TWS plot window,
Stripchart updates,
AIS table update,
Fix for Navico radar with intermittent heading,
Tiny logger for logging instrument data,
Additions to MyImage for Pacific Cup.

10.8.14

Stripchart fix for specifying polar when loading log files.

10.8.13

Fix for MyGrib NCOM download,
KND Sailchart update,
Update for NMEA 2000 PGN 127250 (heading).

10.8.12

Updates to optimal routing,
Updates to Dfw2Exp,
Updates to the Expedition calibration interface,
Option for higher resolution simple world chart,
Can save race notes in xml format.

10.8.11

New optimal routing results window,
Updates to boat tracking window,
Updates to damping,
Updates to current set and drift calculations.

10.8.10

Update for new Ventus features,
Improvements to damping.

10.8.9

Fix for disabled H5000 websocket in 10.8.8.

10.8.8

Update for time to line ends,
Larger start display,
Update to MOB alert window,
New damping,
Extend MyGrib grib download options.

10.8.7

Support more grib formats,
Updates to Saildocs,
Update for race tracking.

10.8.6

Fix for ENC updates,
Update for C-MAP 4D zoom in & out,
Updated start time to burn graphic,
Bravo remote channels now use Exp display units.

10.8.5

Update for Boat Tracking window.

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.

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.


2018

Yacht Devices NMEA 2000 USB and Wifi gateways,
NOC Proudman 1.8km UK tidal model,
Navico radar guard zones.

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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