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Designed by sailors for sailors.

Expedition is a complete tactical and navigation package developed by Volvo Ocean Race navigator and Whitbread winner Nick White. Two-time America’s Cup winning navigator Peter Isler has consulted closely during the development of the system.

The first versions of Expedition were used successfully by Nick aboard the Volvo 60, NewsCorp in the 2001-2 Volvo Ocean Race and then aboard Stars & Stripes in the 2002-3 Louis Vuitton Cup. Expedition also managed all data capture, logging and display for the Stars & Stripes test and weather programs. Expedition has been continually enhanced since, with further testing in all the major races of the world.

Expedition has been specifically designed from the ground up to fulfil all the requirements of the modern racing navigator and tactician, whether on deck or in the navigation station. Throughout the development process, versatility and ease of use as well as the attaining best possible performance and reliability have remained key goals. Part of the reason that new users can quickly become proficient with Expedition is because the program was designed for the Windows environment.

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Features

Requires Windows 2000, XP or Vista

  • XP or Vista preferred.

Chart-plotter that seamlessly rotates, mosaics and moves between charts

  • C-Map NT & MAX
  • Maptech PCX
  • Bsb charts, including v4 and v5
  • Softcharts
  • NV-verlag
  • Day, dusk and night display modes


Advanced weather display and tools

  • Integrated PredictWind, Saildocs and Ocens weather services
  • Sophisticated display options
  • Intelligent merge of multiple grib file datasets

Simply the best weather routing available

  • Display multiple optimum routes
  • Optimal routes for fleet
  • Reverse isochrone function for graphical interpretation of routing

Start display and advanced buoy racing functions,

  • What if? functionality
  • Instrument calibration
  • Time to marks, laylines etc
  • Start line functions
  • Time to ends & line
  • Time to burn
  • Hold wind
  • Display grid
  • Rate of turn and acceleration
  • Line bias

Tides and currents,

Instrument input and output functions to exchange data with all popular instrument systems, including polars and calibration values.

  • AIS receivers
  • B&G,
  • Navico Broadband Radar
  • Koden radar,
  • KVH Quadro,
  • Nexus NX2, FDX and NXR,
  • NKE
  • NMEA 0183,
  • NMEA 2000,
  • Ockam,
  • Racing Bravo (as used by the leading Americas Cup teams),
  • Tacktick,
  • Various compasses, lasers and other sensors.

Stripchart program to graph and analyse any instrument function

Displays marks, courses, laylines, track, AIS targets, race schedule information etc. on the chart

Polar functions to output, analyse and create or modify a yacht’s performance polars

Race schedule functions to track and analyse competitors

Simple handicap support

Logging functions to record race data that can be replayed or analysed later to assist with instrument calibration or polar modifications

Google Earth interfacing

Networking support

... and much more!

 

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