Version History

Main feature updates

2019

10.11.7

Updates for race tracking,
Update for Image support,
Update for optimal routing,
More WRF weather model options, esp Auckland,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

10.11.6

Updates to LogPlayer,
Updates for Saildocs,
Updates for National Blend of Models,
Fix for issue drawing start line,
Support more Grib2 formats,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

10.11.5

45-90-45 Olympic course option,
Update for NBM mean winds,
Fix for Predictwind,.

10.11.4

Olympic triangle course generator.

10.11.3

Fix for issue displaying some race notes,
Updates for eGrib, Saildocs and NOAA grib interface.

10.11.2

Race notes drawing update,
GoFree Traffic (although NMEA 0183 and 2000 are still recommended).

10.11.1

Expedition eGRIB weather server with GFS and DWD ICON data,

Update for Grib2 support.

10.11.0

New starting algorithms.

Update for YB Tracking,
Support more Grib data.

10.10.18

Fix for start display in 10.10.7,
Handle mag var in start black flag option.

10.10.17

Microsoft fix for resizing the main Exp window,
Orthographic chart projection option,
Update for MOB events,
Update for sorting AIS targets,
Update for CSIRO NetCDF current data,
Update for Grib1 surface winds,
Update for B&G H390,
Update for NMEA 2000 PGN 130311,
Update for manual position reports,
Update for importing NKE log files,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

10.10.16

Colour dangerous AIS targets red,
Dfw2Exp update,
GPX import to user defined mark folders,
Grib weather times list on weather ribbon,
H5000 Websocket voltage,
Select model in meteogram,
Update for SMHI Grib data,
Update for YB Tracking changes,
Option to automatically go to start display when start timer.

10.10.15

Update for Garmin custom data,
Fix for not drawing some routes on C-Map 4D charts,
More Grib2 support,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

10.10.14

Fix issue with ENCs and zlib that could cause crash,
Extend ECMWF Grib support.

10.10.13

Fix for not damping some channels,
Moving forecast option for NOAA grib data,
Race tracking is now in an xml file instead of the database.

10.10.12

Additional custom NOAA and Norwegian Grib1 tables,
Grib display updates,
Weather default display options,
Shade detail in layline bounds.

10.10.11

Performance update for C-Map MAX,
ENC support update,
Expedition WRF model support update,
Updated English Channel and Irish Sea WRF models.

10.10.10

Fix for downloading Great Circle grib data in 10.10.9.

10.10.9

Support Grib currents below surface (BSH),
Update for MyGrib (BSH),
Update for log file player.

10.10.8

Fix for intermittent crash in MyGrib,
Update for sending NMEA PGN 130306,
Update for sails in optimal route output filter.

10.10.7

Update to Dfw2Exp.

10.10.6

Option to send damped vars to NMEA 2000,
Improved chart/image Toggle function,
Fix for SkewT plots,
Optimised Grib1 lookup tables.

10.10.5

Update for custom Grib1 tables,
Updates to optimal routing filter output.

10.10.4

Update for isochronal route optimisation,
NMEA 0183 4.11 XDR updates,
Tooltips for race tracking,
Option to rename custom polars and vars,
Delta polar heel channel,
ECMWF mean wave direction.

10.10.3

Fix for loading race notes xml files.

10.10.2

Fix for ensemble route optimisation,
Autoscale option for grib rendering.

10.10.1

Fix for reading Grib2 ocean currents,
Improved weather shading.

10.10.0

Updated World Magnetic Model.

Because of extraordinarily large and erratic movements of the north magnetic pole, an out-of-cycle update to the WMM was released in February 2019. 

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00007-1


2019

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,
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.

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.