Version History

Main feature updates

2021

11.7.2

NetCDF update,
Option to check for updates at start-up,

Optimal routing interface update,
Optimal routing shortcut with tack and gybe preferred at routing steps option on and off,
Microsoft updates,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

11.7.1

Allow searching charts by ENC cell name,
Updates for isochoronal route optimisation.

11.7.0

Much faster optimal routing, especially isochronal.
Improved isochronal routing graphics,
Update for C-Map 4D charting range selection,
Update for Stripchart in true mode,
Update for weather display,
NMEA 2000 fuel level,
NMEA 2000 engine and transmission oil temperature and pressure.

11.6.3

Fix for NOAA ENC coverages,
Update to start display.

11.6.2

Improvements to isochronal routing,
Updates for AC.

11.6.1

Much improved ENC charting,
Saildocs updates to RTOFS, HRRR and WW3,
Actisense W2K-1 (receive only),
Can now damp weather boat data,
Update for incorrectly coded ensemble data from Squid,
Fix for some passwords,
Fix for tide laylines outside tide data areas.


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.