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· Expedition ·

Tasman Bay Navigation Systems

Supplier of Expedition based navigation and yacht racing solutions

Expedition Designed by sailors for sailors

Expedition is simply the best tactical and navigation software available.

Expedition has been in development since the mid 1990s by veteran Volvo Ocean Race navigator and Whitbread winner, physicist Nick White.

Expedition has been used in multiple Volvo Ocean, America's Cup and Grand Prix events and is the most advanced and usable software available - for racing around the world or your local harbour.


Expedition Features:

Put Expedition conveniently in the hands of your tactician,
in the cockpit
or on the rail,

Call to ask us about our portable wireless handheld outdoor displays!

System requirements

Windows 8, 7 SP1, Vista SP2 or XP SP3.

Windows 7 or 8 with a graphics processor is recommended.

Windows XP is not recommended - the build for XP is only provided for legacy support. Performance is less and some Exp features are not available under XP.

Expedition 4D requires OpenGL support and is not available for Windows XP.



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customizable main display



sample optimized route
with weather overlay


start line view


sample strip chart view

Chart-plotter that seamlessly selects, moasaics and rotates charts
          C-Map NT+ and MAX,
          Maptech PCX.

Advanced weather display and tools
          Sophisticated display options,
          Grib 1 and 2 support,
          Intelligent merging and display of multiple grib file datasets,
          Integrated weather reports (ships, buoys and land stations),
          Integrated Saildocs, NOAA, Ocens & MailASail weather services,
          Integrated NOAA, Proudman, SHOM & Tidetech tides and currents.

Simply the best weather routing available
          Display multiple optimum routes,
          Optimal routes for fleet and multiple weather models,
          Optimal route sensitivity tools,
          Wave corrections and avoidance,
          Reverse isochrone function for graphical interpretation of routing.

Start display and advanced buoy racing functions
          Windward-leeward course support,
          Time to marks, laylines, next leg etc,
          Layline bounds,
          Start line functions,
          Rate of turn, acceleration and braking,
          Time to ends & line,
          Time to burn,
          Line bias,
          Hold wind,
          Display grid
          What if? functionality,
          Simple handicap support,
          ... and much more

Instrument connectivity with all popular instrument systems

AIS, DSC and AIS-SART receivers,
DMK Yacht,
Garmin USB,
Koden radar,
KVH Quadro,
Navico Broadband radar,
Nexus NX2, FDX and NXR,
NMEA 0183,
NMEA 2000,
Racing Bravo,
Vesper AIS,
Various compasses, lasers and other sensors,
Networking support.

  · Stripchart program to graph and analyse any instrument function,

  · Displays marks, courses, laylines, track, AIS targets, radar, tracks, 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,

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

  · GPX file import and export

  · Number boxes to display any system number

  · What-if? window

  · GPS information window

  ·Full screen mode

... and much more! 

and have any
RS232, NMEA 0183 or NMEA 2000 integrated instrument system, such as

· B&G · Ockam · Classic Nexus · NX2 w/FDX · TackTick  · Raymarine · And More... ·

Expedition will help you get to the finish line sooner!

For a 10-Day Demo Trial, or to Purchase Expedition, download:

Please Note:  This is a 57 MB download;
if you do not have a high speed Internet connection,
please email us with your name & address,
and we will snail mail you an Expedition CD.


  1. Unzip the file to a directory such as C:\ExpeditionDownloads, & RUN "setup.exe" to install Expedition;
    then run the program from your new desktop icon.
  2. On your first program run, an authorization window will appear showing your installation code;
    click on
    yachtSOFT as your Dealer.
  3. This will open an email link to us; fill in the requested info, and we will return you either a permanent or 30-day trial code.


With your Expedition purchase, yachtSOFT will provide you with any support you need
to setup and connect to your instrument system, and start using Expedition successfully!

· yachtSOFT.com, LLC · tel: 1(800)483-8100 (outside NY Metro) or 1(516)482-8800 ·  fax: 1(516)482-8801 ·
· web: http://www.yachtsoft.com · e-mail: expedition@yachtsoft.com ·

yachtSOFT.comtm can bundle complete packages for you, including Expedition, marinized laptop or mini computer w/ display, and if you like, pre-installed software including electronic charts, weather & communication systems, yacht management, along with hand-held GPS, etc., and dealer tech support, making marine computing as satisfying as possible. Please contact us to assemble a system that works for you, and within your budget.

Please e-mail or telephone us if you have any questions about or would like to order Expedition Navigation & Performance Systems.


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