Version History

Main feature updates

2021

11.8.14

Improved interpolation for some grib data,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

11.8.13

Update for grib data (esp NBM).

11.8.12

Fix for grid optimal routing algorithm.

11.8.11

Update for grib file downloading.

11.8.10

New tablet mode option,
Improvements to the grid routing algorithm,
User channels are now included in Analyse log file,
Fix for test results window.

11.8.9

Improved YB Tracking,
Improved grib, Sailflow and Rainviewer downloads,
Refinements to isochronal routing,
Disable ICON on Expedition grib server as now available from Saildocs and Great Circle-Squid.

11.8.8

Fix for YB Tracking.

11.8.7

Bermuda WRF,
Improved grib, Sailflow and Rainviewer downloads,
Update for Optimizer.

11.8.6

Updated grib downloader,
Improved Rainviewer,
Update for C-Map 4D tides,
Update for Saildocs HRRR,
Fix for Squid ensemble downloads.

11.8.5

Option to hide Rainviewer images,
Fix for C-Map 4D on high DPI displays,
Support more NetCDF data,
Improved grib downloads.

11.8.4

Fix for Rainviewer.

11.8.3

Update for polar editing window,
Fix for displaying BOM weather observations,
Handle bad Rainviewer images.

11.8.2

Rainviewer updates,
Stripchart updates,
Fix for showing some grib data over the date-line,
Option to use damped H5000 Websocket data.

11.8.1

1/108 degree Melbourne WRF,
Fix for grid route optimisation,

Updates for SailGP,
Support more NetCDF data,
Faster and smaller Rainviewer data option.

11.8.0

Rainviewer weather radar,
Race tracking update,
RNC performance update,
C-Map 4D performance update,
Option to set tooltips for weather settings buttons,
Increased grid optimal routing resolution.


2021

New and improved isochronal and grid route optimisation,
Much improved ENC charting,
Actisense W2K-1 (receive only),
Rainviewer weather radar.

2020

Expedition 11.

UK Met Office global model (UM-Global),
SailFlow weather observations,
AC36 support,
Animated wind flow,
Asymmetric polars for route optimisation,
Canadian GDPS 0.15° grib data,
Navico HALO Dome radar support,
New log file analysis function,
Night and port/starboard polars,
Route builder mode,
Time-on-time table,
XTide .tcd data, including additional Puget Sound currents,
YB Tracking kml.

2019

Expedition grib server for GFS, ICON and GDPS,
1/108º WRF,
Updated route optimisation,
Orthographic chart projection,
Direct2D 1.1 and DirectX to 11.1,
Mer Agitée eTellTale.

2018

Yacht Devices NMEA 2000 USB and Wifi gateways,
NOC Proudman 1.8km UK tidal model,
Navico radar guard zones,
Wind window,
NetCDF,
WRF weather models.

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.

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.

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.

1996

Tides and currents.

1995 - Navigator

Polars,
Vector charts,
Isochronal optimal routing.