Expedition

Navigation and yacht racing solutions

Version history

Main feature updates

2017

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,
Various performance, interface and reliability updates.

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.

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,
Bobstay channel,
Update for My Image.

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).


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
Windria grib files,
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.

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.

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