Historique des Versions

10.7.7

Fix for ENC updates,
Allow other boat range & bearing channels to time out,
Update to Windows GPS sensor to not require GPS status,
Can send NMEA 2000 PGN 127233 (MOB),
Various performance, interface and reliability updates.

10.7.6

NOAA NAM Caribbean,
Fix for tide station channel in 4D,
Update for meteogram.

10.7.5

Fix for twist and hold wind & current,
Update for weather display time,
Faster ENC cell import,
C-Map 4D update.

10.7.4

Fix for rejecting some ENC cells,
User friendly names for AusENC cells,
Improved ENC lights description text,
Updates for AusENCs.

10.7.3

Improved ENC update handling.

10.7.2

Fix for erroneous ENC cancelled cell warning,
ENC performance and rendering improvements,
Fix drawing optimal route motoring sections,
Meteogram update.

10.7.1

ENC rendering improvements,
More S-63 ENC documentation.

10.7.0

S-63 ENCs,
Stripchart update,
C-Map 4D update (for performance),
C-Map MAX update,
NMEA 2000 PGN 12800 (leeway).

10.6.11

Fix for race notes in route optimisation,
Display Scatterometer data separately from 10m winds,
Improved grib rendering,
Improvements to use cog and sog as hdg and bsp options.

10.6.10

Revert grib contour drawing for small features,
GPX exports from optimal routing and marks & routes now have extensions for Expedition specific data.

10.6.9

Fix issue running on some computers for the first time.
Target twd and polar tws channels,
Extend nearest tide station channel to C-Map MAX.

10.6.8

Fix for hang or crash when drawing some ENCs.

10.6.7

Licence key updates. Old entered keys will still work.

Fix for ENC drawing where some lines may not be drawn,
Race tracking now supports GPX tracks,
H5000 Websocket updates,
Meteogram updates,
VOR position report updates.

10.6.6

Updates for Theyr & Skiron grib downloads,
Update for auto-leg advance,
Update for Volvo race tracking scheduler.

10.6.5

Option to send NMEA 2000 129029 PGN,
Fix for logging data,
Reinstate custom log folder.

10.6.4

YB Tracking update,
Option to update display during isochronal route optimisation,
Fix for rendering mixed grib data,
Option for start distance units in nm.

10.6.3

More Grib 2 support,
Update for H5000 Websocket if acting as navigation source,
Additional My Image items for Transpac.

10.6.2

Updated log file format containing all boats,
Playback now plays back all boats,
Update for H690-H2000 leeway,
Update for H5000 Websocket,
Update for Airmail.

10.6.1

Update for H5000 Websocket,
Option to not update boat handicaps from YB Tracking.

10.6.0

New ENC chart rendering engine,
Updates for route optimisation,
Updates for B&G H5000 GoFree Websocket,
Various performance, interface and reliability updates.

10.5.30

Important update for ENC chart rendering,
Update for data logging,
Fix for drawing some wind barbs on 4D charts,
Fix for not always calculating leeway.

10.5.29

Fix for Follow chart in Auto-chart mode with RNCs,
Update for sending user data to H5000 Websocket,
Update for calculating wind triangle,
Australian IMOS images in MyImage,
Improved Airmail support,
Slave mode.

10.5.28

Fix for sending tags to instruments,
The instruments button is only on the main Application menun now,
Support H5000 long caption names over web socket.

10.5.27

Add US NDFD forecasts to MyGrib,
More grib2 format support,
Improved grib data rendering,
Fix to leeway in TW calculations.

10.5.26

Improved route optimisation,
Fix for drawing some grib data,
Microsoft updates.

10.5.25

Support more Grib2 formats,
Improvements to NDFD grib support,
Support ADCIRC fort.64 current model output,
Fix for Ockam,
Microsoft updates.

10.5.24

Bermuda weather charts in MyImage,
Extend YB Tracking support,
Update for importing Squid images,
Fix for NDFD winds and add to known models,
Split KND Sailing Performance into iDataNet & Onboard Assistant.

10.5.23

Update for B&G and Cosworth HLink.

10.5.22

KND iDataNet update,
Fix for SHOM currents.

10.5.21

Start updates (mainly for downwind starts),
NMEA 2000 PGN 130577,
NKE leeway and air temperature,
Parcel and surface lifted index grib fields,
Time owed column in handicaps,
Updated Skiron areas for Europe in MyGrib,
Updated What-if,
Updated meteogram,
Update to NMEA APB sentence to support Raymarine pilots,
Fix for number box damping.

10.5.20

Fix for damping in 10.5.19.

10.5.19

Performance and reliability fix for 4D,
New Meteogram,
New Sail graphic,
South African Weather Surface analysis in MyImage,
Updates to displaying log file data in the polar editing window.

10.5.18

Support B&G H5000 Analogue channels from the websocket,
Option to correct Navico radar for mast rotation,
Update for alternating channels to Ventus.

10.5.17

Himawari satellite images in MyImage,
Update for alternating channels to Ventus,
Count past laylines option,
Extended ASCAT Grib2 support,
Draw heel from log file data in polar editing,
C-Map 4D update,
Microsoft upgrades.

End of support for Windows XP.

10.5.16

Update for new NOAA NAM model,
Grib 2 mercator projection,
Remove obsolete RTOFS GS and Atlantic from NOAA & Saildocs,
Normalise current set & drift,
Option to set course & mark colour.

10.5.15

Updates to chart display and panning,
Improvements to chart quilting including option to disable,
Grib2 ASCAT,
My Image Lambert conformal projection support,
BOM and more OPC products in My Image.

10.5.14

NOAA NCOM currents in MyGrib,
Handicap field option in Exp race schedules,
Fix for NOAA NAM,
Update to boat tracking pane.

10.5.13

Fix for selecting and panning BSB Transverse Mercator charts.

10.5.12

UKMO, Gulf Stream, Mauritius and Fiji options to My Image,
Diverse HLA load cell NMEA 2000 support,
D0, V0, D1 & V1 channels from Diverse load cell or H5000,
Update from C-Map for 4D,
ENC inland waters support.

10.5.11

Extend Gaussian grib support,
More Grib2 support,
Polar stereographic images,
Option to resize course pane text.

10.5.10

Fix for NOAA grib download.

10.5.9

Improvements to avoid vector land in route optimisation,
Sailchart enhancements,
Sample KND Sail chart,
Update for saving screen images,
Windguru for AC Bermuda,
Various other performance, interface and reliability updates.

10.5.8

Route optimisation, number channels etc can now use the KND sail chart.
With these changes, sailchart has been removed from the XP build.

10.5.7

KND Sailing Performance sailchart support (not for XP),
Diverse HLA load cell support for HLink and GoFree,
Bob-stay channel,
Update for My Image,
Various other performance, interface and reliability updates.

10.5.6

Fix for wind streamline display,
Updates for custom images,
ENC safety contour update.

10.5.5

Extend wind and significant wave filters to isochronal routing.
Updated DNMI grib data in MyGrib,
C-Map 4D update from C-Map,
My images downloader for satellite images and weather charts,
Fix for YB Tracking scheduler,
Updated meteogram (no longer available for XP).

10.5.4

Fix for downloading YB Tracking positions,
KNMI grib data to MyGrib,
Update for downloading NOAA data over date-line,
Update for streamlines,
Update for H5000 Websocket data mappings (MWA,MWS,Heel,Trim,ROT),
Enable sending nav and waypoint data to GoFree. Doesn’t seem to be supported on H5000 yet.

10.5.3

Fix for some users experiencing upgrade problems,
Fix for weather animation.

10.5.2

Blue Water Tracks,
Update for custom data folder.

10.5.1

Fix for alternating channels and damping,
Add PWE and PWG as known models.

10.5.0

New licence keys,
B&G H5000 GoFree (not for XP),
Improved and faster isochronal routing,
Extended Grib2 support,
NMEA 2000 and Garmin display update,
Ockam and H2000 support update,
Navico Broadband radar update, also includes HALO radar,
Copy Saildocs email request to clipboard if can’t create email,
Speed and start distance units options,
Radar PPI window update,
Custom data folder location option,
Reconnect network instruments button in instruments menu and QAT,
SkewT diagrams,
Change PredictWind’s PWC to PWE,
Many other performance, interface and reliability updates.

10.4.17

Update for NOAA sourced grib data,
Tidetech update for selecting areas.

10.4.16

Fix for alternating numbers,
Tests comparison option.

10.4.15

Send sails (to mark, next leg etc) for Ventus,
Fix for hold current for start and what-if? etc where it could default to on.

10.4.14

NOAA HRRR download,
Increased Grib2 support,
Refine MOB function with NKE,
Refine new NMEA 2000 modes,
Windria grib downloads, providing free high resolution grib data to NZ, Australia, Brazil, South Africa, Japan etc.

10.4.13

Fix to decoding some NMEA sentences in 10.4.12.

10.4.12

Support NKE WPL MOB sentence,
YB Tracking API support.

10.4.11

Hong Kong tidal currents
Todter compass support,
Start display updates,
Faster isochronal routing,
Support more Skiron Mediterranean gribs,
NMEA 2000 interface changes to allow BSP selection from heel.

10.4.10

Grib & routing fix for 10.4.9,
Update for NMEA 0183 APB sentence for user requirement.

10.4.9

Update for W/L course creation,
Chart-image toggle,
Fix for displaying ensemble data,
Messina tidal currents,
Various performance, interface and reliability updates.

10.4.8

Updates for Cosworth serial interface,
Saildocs & AirMail updates,
Argentina Grib data.

10.4.7

Sailchart update,
Fix issue in mark management interface,
Update to GMN email interface.

10.4.6

Faster isochronal route optimisation,
Avoid ENC land option for route optimisation,
Increased GPS position logging precision,
Tidal stream updates,
Update for AIS CPA warnings,
Updates for ICAS.

10.4.5

Mark management interface fixes,
Support for GMN email robot,
S-57 ENC rendering, performance and query enhancements,
Improved GPX waypoint and route import,
Cosworth CAN interface update.

10.4.4

Important update for Great Circle/Squid for Newport-Bermuda,
Alarm actions updates,
Americas Cup updates, mainly for gates.

10.4.3

Tinley NMEA 2000 load cell,
S-57 ENC updates,
C-Map MAX and 4D updates,
Dfw2Exp update.

10.4.2

Improved high resolution isochronal route optimisation,
Refinements to GFS from NOAA, Saildocs & Great Circle,
More GND10 navigation support,
Bravo Systems interface enhancements.

10.4.1

Fix for sending to Actisense NGT-1,
Refined GMN FNMOC download options.

10.4.0

New, improved grib downloader,
Garmin GND10 instrument type,
Option to send mark information to GND10,
GMN Grib support,
Update for GLERL Grib 1 files.

10.3.13

Fix to issue with some start line numbers,
NOAA GFS hourly option,
Update to GPX export.

10.3.12

Improved 4D charting,
Better handle some NMEA 0183 and AIS data,
Option to export optimal routes directly to GPX.

10.3.11

Various interface updates by user request.

10.3.10

New User ribbon category that defaults to large QAT buttons unless in AC or Vesper mode,
Updated C-Map 4D system.

10.3.9

S-57 ENC updates,
ICAS DB update.

10.3.8

XGate support,
Update for ICAS DB changes.

10.3.7

Fix for non-mercator images.

10.3.6

Update for Theyr weather,
RNC zoom behaviour update.

10.3.5

NMEA 0183 CUR,
Optimizer dial and hang-up support.

10.3.4

Remember Great Circle, Tidetech, etc. passwords,
Updates to GPX import and export functions,
Option to export marks to csv file,
Minor C-map MAX update,
Minor update for Ventus.

10.3.3

Channels for simple times to line ends (no turning etc),
Better handle Windows device change messages in Garmin2Exp.

10.3.2

Option to specify internet proxy server,
NMEA 2000 updates,
Route optimisation from weather boat data,
Option for .wav file at CPA event,
Load track from GPX,
Update for start time to ends.

10.3.1

Update to AIS incursion messages,
Zoom to wands function in Stripchart.

10.3.0

Updated (and faster) C-Map 4D from Jeppesen.

10.2.20

Fix for searching and reading some BSB charts.

10.2.19

Update to S-57 chart light descriptions,
BSB update to help Visit my Harbour charting,
Arrows showing direction of route,
New xml format for custom images. This is a breaking change for the old georeferencing,
Various performance, reliability and interface enhancements.

10.2.18

Sail chart update,
Can now specify height and clearance units with ENC and C-Map chart displays and object queries. Clearances may be still drawn in metres in C-Map.

10.2.17

Fix for some network connections.

10.2.16

Updated code signing certificate,
Option to draw Inmarsat 4 satellites,
Ensemble winds on meteogram,
Re-enable Start time to a point on the boat end layline,
Times to starboard laylines to line ends,
Great Circle update model list now reflects the user’s subscription.

10.2.15

Fix to drawing some ENC objects.

10.2.14

AIS target pop-up window (not for XP),
Improved Squid satellite image support,
Improved chart scale information in status bar,
Update to GPS window,
Update to What-if? window.

10.2.13

Option to draw log file data on the polar edit window,
Fix for drawing weather arrows 2.

10.2.12

Update for isochronal route optimisation,
Support multiple rudders and toe with NMEA 2000,
Options to draw trails on sail chart,
Option to draw wind vectors over route optimisation domain.

10.2.11

Various performance, reliability and interface enhancements.

10.2.10

Add inner forestay channel (B&G #286),
Fix to What-if? when Exp is in true mode,
Fix labels for tide varying laylines.

10.2.9

Fix for reading some BSB charts.

10.2.8

Support SHN BSB charts,
Updates for Grib shading,
Updates for BSB chart support,
Various performance, reliability and interface enhancements.

10.2.7

Fix for intermittent port layline issue.

10.2.6

NOAA RTOFS Hi-res.

10.2.5

Polar percentages for individual boats,
Much faster RNC and ENC charting.

10.2.4

Race schedule updates.

10.2.3

Update to optimal routing tooltip for Hobart.

10.2.2

Minor update for Hobart request,
Refine NOAA Grib download,
Trap issue after being unable to perform route optimisation,
Update for C-Map MAX,
Upgraded installer.

10.2.1

Fix for incorrectly reading some Grib2 files.

10.2.0

Polar stereographic grib projections,
Updates to route optimisation,
Support ZCD, VBW and PGN 130578,
Rudder port, starboard & toe,
Transverse bsp,
Nearest tide station,
Alarms,
Select Kvaser interface in Cosworth2Exp,
Support for Visit My Harbour charting,
Updated Microsoft libraries.


2015

10.1.11

Update for 4D on Windows 7.
Specify Internet Explorer compatibility mode for C-Map/Jeppesen web store.

10.1.10

Update for NOAA Grib download,
S-57 chart optimisations.

10.1.9

Fix for issue accessing test database for some users.

10.1.8

DLL update for FaRo to access held wind and current,
Update to optimal routing tooltip,
Accept Id_Maxsea.txt for identifiant.txt for TGV position reports.

10.1.7

Optimise use of race notes in route optimisation,
Option to ignore GPS data from the Exp DLL,
Option to archive YB Tracking downloads,
Fix for ICAS position.

10.1.6

Improve use of race notes in route optimisation,
Update for optimal route output filter.

10.1.5

Updated Great Circle interface, now includes more ECMWF and MyOcean products as well as the Arome and Arpege models.

10.1.4

Improvements to integration of the two route optimisation algorithms,
Update for the route optimisation motoring option,
Deflector channel.

10.1.3

Improve isochronal route optimisation for multi-leg routes,
24 hour run analysis function,
Extend Expedition communication protocol for new Ventus features.

10.1.2

Fix issue in new isochrone route optimisation,
Enhancements to route optimisation interfaces.

10.1.1

Can select which optimised routes to draw,
Update to route optimisation algorithms,
Update for drawing track labels and colours,
Update to NOAA grib download.

10.1.0

Isochronal routing option enabled,
Delta polar bsp channel,
Updates to overcome H5000 issues.

10.0.13

Start line updates,
C-Map 4D update for Windows 10,
Track depths on XP build.

10.0.12

Update for Actisense NGT-1,
Update for Saildocs NDFD downloads,
Support ASCAT grib data,
Wind streamline option,
Beaufort wind scale colouring option,
Updates to meteogram.

10.0.11

Updates for HLink, including work-around for H5000 leeway issue,
Update to race notes,
Option to draw depths on track.

10.0.10

Updated heel and leeway for HLink, FDX & Ockam.

10.0.9

Refinements to Theyr grib downloads,
Enable motor option in route optimisation,
Filter export option for individual optimal route solutions.

10.0.8

Turn to mark channel,
Support more complex NOAA Grib2 data files.

10.0.7

Actisense NGT-1 update,
Theyr weather support,
Update for Windows 10,
Option to send PGN 129284 in magnetic and/or true.

10.0.6

Various improvements from the 2015 Transpac race,
Updated Microsoft libraries,
Update to PGN 129284,
Update to Navimail interface,
Trip log channel (HLink, NMEA 0183 VLW and NMEA 2000 128275).

10.0.5

Support bz2 compressed grib files,
Navimail2 support,
Events on Stripchart tooltip,
Update to UDP broadcast to be able to select network,
NMEA 2000 update,
NMEA 0183 networking update,
Improved support for custom images,
Add SailWx Chicago-Mac and NOA Greece to MyGrib,
Update for C-Map MAX time zones.

10.0.4

New SKIRON weather areas,
AIS update for issue with CPA warnings,
Option in Extract log data function to use Stripchart or right-click wands.

10.0.3

Send NMEA 2000 PGN 130074,
S-57 ENC refinements,
C-Map MAX tool-tip,
Trap possible AIS memory error,
Various performance, reliability and interface enhancements.

10.0.2

Work-around for Actisense NGT-1 initialisation issue.

10.0.1

S-57 dusk and night palettes,
AIS updates,
Update Stripchart to better handle true mode,
Option to export mark group as a table or fanges & bearings.

10.0.0

 S-57 ENC support.

9.4.11

Update for Garmin2Exp,
Update for 4D chart auto-scale.

9.4.10

Update for Garmin GNX120 display support,
Support ECMWF grib table 140,
Saildocs email request update,
Minor Stripchart & Sail report updates.

9.4.9

Update for Actisense NGT-1.

9.4.8

Update for Squid satellite images,
Update for Garmin GNX120 displays.

9.4.7

Update for Actisense NGT-1,
Option to not draw other boat tracks,
Update for US East coast tide heights,
C-Map option updates.

9.4.6

C-Map option updates.

9.4.5

Update to start display,
Update for C-Map 4D reference depth shading

9.4.4

Update to C-Map MAX libraries, mainly for new dongle support.

9.4.3

Update for Actisense NGT-1,
Simplify C-Map settings interface,
Start display update if in true mode,
Trap bad longitudes when importing marks from GPX sources.

9.4.2

Optimal routing update for Volvo,
C-Map MAX Safe route check,
Update to BSB charting,
Option to under-zoom C-Map charting. Experts only.

9.4.1

Update to start line calculations.

9.4.0

Change to C-Map panning mechanism. This should help with missing chart data as in the Vestas Wind incident,
Update for drawing custom images.

9.3.1

Fix to time to burn,
Option to enable PGN 129285 for sending,
Attempt to reconnect dropped TCP connections.

9.3.0

Updates to Actisense NGT-1 and NMEA 2000 support,
Update  to optimal routing,
Updated C-Map 4D maps manager.

9.2.13

Update for Sail Polars,
Update to What-if?

9.2.12

MyGrib supports SKIRON Meditteranean and SMHI Sweden west coast.

9.2.11

Fix for clicking on some Transverse Mercator BSB charts,
Update Great Lakes GLERL grib downloads,
Right-click for MyGrib downloads.

9.2.10

Raster chart and image additions per user request,
Minor Grib updates.

9.2.9

Update for C-Map 4D,
Tack analysis,
Update to optimal routing filter summary,
Option to not use logged mark in log file playback,
Update to SHOM tidal currents.

9.2.8

Revert C-Map MAX Library due to issue starting. This is faster starting.
Support NMEA 0183 MOB sentence.

9.2.7

Update NOAA download for new GFS models,
Support NMEA 2000 MOB PGN.

9.2.6

Fix issue not calculating TWA for Tacktick,
Improved avoid land in route optimisation.

9.2.5

Optimised Gaussian grib file support,
Update for editing optimal route colours,
NMEA 2000 update.

9.2.4

Support Gaussian grib files,
Refine C-Map, raster, vector and image zoomng and selection,
Enable sail polars for all users,
Route optimisation refinements,
Update for Great Circle satellite images.

9.2.3

Updates from Hobart feedback,
Race schedules single click sync button,
Update to vector world chart display.

9.2.2

Fix bug drawing C-Map charts in follow boat mode,
Simulator and LogPlayer are now on the Playback ribbon.

9.2.1

Bravo Systems update,
Updated C-Map MAX to 7.7.61,
Open Best chart mode now controls C-Map MAX chart scaling,
Improvements to YB Tracking and race schedules,
AIS CPA Warnings,
Additions to the Exp dll.


2014

2015-2020 magnetic model,
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,
Windows scaling.

2012

New route optimisation,
Windows 8 support,
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,
Expedition 8,
Tasman Bay Navigation Systems Ltd licensed to sell Exp licences.

2009

Actisense NMEA 2000,
Proudman tidal currents,
Sailchart reintroduction.

2008

Expedition 6,
PredictWind,
NV-Verlag charts,
US Tidal currents,
Koden 50R radars.

2007

Koden radar.

2006

AIS,
NKE,
Bravo Systems,
B&G H3000,
KVH Quadro,
Ocens WeatherNet,
North Sails seminars,
Dealer 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.