Version History

Main feature updates

2020

11.2.5

New colour spectrum for weather, optimal routing etc,
Option to not colour sea and/or land in simple world chart,
Enhanced YB Tracking JSON support,
Fix for some tide imports,
Various performance, interface & reliability updates.

11.2.4

Optimal routing update,
Update for interpolating some grib data,
Updates to AIS, Route and Boat tracking windows,
Support 130306 TWA PGN for B&G displays,
Enoshima WRF, even if we have no Olympics,
Added Expedition dll functions for 3rd party apps.

11.2.3

Handle more accumulated rain data types,
Update for polars,
Update tide stations.

11.2.2

Improved NZ WRF,
Updates to animated winds,
Fix for NMEA 2000 in raw data window,
AC updates.

11.2.1

Fix for ICON accumulated rain.

11.2.0

Faster ENCs,
Faster route optimisation,
Navico HALO Dome radar support,
B&G HLink update,
Fix for NMEA 2000 PGN 30578,
Update for badly coded grib data.

11.1.3

Update for YB Tracking scheduler,
Fix for selecting NMEA 0183 sentences to send.

11.1.2

Support XTide .tcd data. This includes additional Puget Sound data.
Support custom PASHR NMEA sentence,
KND Sailchart update.

11.1.1

KND Sailchart update,
Better handle incorrectly encoded grib data,
New default current arrow,
Option to not recalculate bsp% and vmg% in tests window,
Fix for B&G H390.

11.1.0

Interface updates,
Update for User ribbon,
Fix for intermittent C-Map MAX bug that could cause a crash at midnight.

11.0.15

MyImage updates.

11.0.14

Night polar percentage option,
Fix for H5000 linear channels.

11.0.13

Fix NMEA instrument bug.

11.0.12

Animated wind flow,
Colour legend window,
Faster route optimisation,
Radar updates,
Improved weather display colours,
Update for editing KND sail-charts.

11.0.11

Fix for merging some grib files.

11.0.10

H5000 websocket support update,
NKE start timer and active mark,
Fix for not importing some non-WGS84 BSB charts,
Warn if Expedition grib service user-name or password is incorrect,
Stripchart update,
Update for Windows GPS sensors,
Update for ExpDll,
Update for Route window pane.

11.0.9

Work-around for C-Map 4D 2732x2048 display size limit,
Fix for YB Tracking JSON download,
52 Super Series Virtual Eye start marks,
Update to Expedition instrument protocol.

11.0.8

WRF Sardinia and Cagliari.

11.0.7

Fix for licensing checks,
Support more Gaussian grib formats.

11.0.6

Fix for intermittent licence issues for some users,
Update for GLERL in MyGrib,
Update for loading gpx track data,
Option to not compute reverse isochrones - useful if doing a large number of route optimisations,
Updated Proudman licences valid to 2030.
Added ExpDll features.

11.0.5

Fixes an issue in Expedition 4D where the user is not warned if C-Map Maps Manager is not installed.

11.0.4

Update for new Tidetech server.

11.0.3

Updates to laylines,
Updates to calculations,
Option to lock panes,
Caribbean 600 WRF simulation,
Canadian GDPS 0.15° grib data,
Update for NOAA Grib downloads.

11.0.2

Time-on-time table,
Updated What-if? window.

11.0.1

Fix for licensing on some non-western Windows installs,
Updated WMO station list,
Updated NetCDF support.

11.0.0

New interface,
Improved ENC & RNC charting,
Improved isochronal route optimisation,
Fix for importing GPX routes,
User flag system channel.


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,
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.