Geogarage, the mapping platform of raster charts derived from official services, today introduced two ENC-S57 rasterized charts layers for Weather4D Routing & Navigation, covering Spain and Croatia. The recent update June, 12 June … Continue reading
Many AIS tracking networks broadcast over the Internet are available. Among the best known : Marine Traffic, Vessel Finder, SiiTech, LocalizaTodo, and many others. One of these networks especially stands out, AIS Hub, a data sharing center … Continue reading
A new transponder generation (¹) AIS Class B + claims to make them more visible pleasure boats. here's how…
Navigation applications are full of acronyms. This coded and cryptic language was originally developed for electronic navigation instruments, GPS mapping and other chartplotters. These acronyms, in the form of three letters most often, are contracting … Continue reading
At all times the sailors had the fear of the sea fall. Even with a trained crew, the operation of recovering a crew water fallen is risky, Already with the engine, even more with the sail. … Continue reading
Christmas comes soon, and Apple Books Store will close its doors for the holidays. Publishers are required to send their works according to a prescribed schedule. So I updated ahead textbooks users in French and English … Continue reading
The last update of the three applications Weather4D (Lite, Routing, Routing & Navigation) several user-requested improvements in the display of meteograms. But what is less obvious is a big job on our maps in … Continue reading
Hear, hear ye, hardy boaters, new Weather4D applications come up !
I have written “the” in the plural. Both historical applications of Sarl APP4NAV, Weather4D (March 2011) et Weather4D Pro (November 2011 ), change to the user interface of the now famous application … Continue reading
Among the many new features provided by iOS 11, I particularly enjoyed the improved multitasking functions. The addition of a “Dock” retractable in MacOS way, function “SlideOver” associated with the function “SplitView” already present in iOS 10. This will greatly improve … Continue reading
[Update December 3 March 2019]
With the multiple charts disappearances during the successive updates of iNavX, I received a number of requests for assistance in the recovery of the said charts.
Regardless of the fact that I am not the … Continue reading
We hoped for months, were expected, We waited - or we grew impatient, it depends - Well, here it is : last update Weather4D 2.0.20 is finally available ! On the menu a major improvement : on … Continue reading
[Update December 15 rd 2019] The recent update of the Iridium Mail app & Web gives me the opportunity to refresh the ticket originally written in December 2011.
WiFi Optimizer gateway RedPort the company allows owners of a … Continue reading
The french and English of Weather4D tutorials 2.0 have been recently updated.
The main novelty was to include subtitles in videos to improve understanding of “gesture”, Frenchified English word that sums in the context … Continue reading
No holiday for developers ! I mentioned the upcoming new features tests during our long journey from Corsica to Normandy last May. After several weeks of finalization, and especially to early adaptation to future … Continue reading
Conveying a boat from Corsica to Normandy in May, It's a bit like making around the world backwards from East to West, in more modest. Two thousands nautical miles on the water against winds and tides, four weeks … Continue reading
Delivered in AppStore this morning after two weeks of revisions and contre-revisions of Apple services, still more picky, the new version is finally available. On the menu and in bulk : AIS by internet with AISHub, and direct access to Geogarage … Continue reading
Weather4D 2.0 offers a choice of raster charts from many international hydrographic services . Charts folders are available for application on the French web server Geogarage. Charts are subject to an annual subscription by Publisher directly … Continue reading
Weather4D 2.0 is available on the Apple AppStore (*). After the success of the first two versions, APP4NAV company just revisit chart navigation on iPad and iPhone by integrating the timing dimension. With simulations and weather routing, … Continue reading
iPolar 2.0 comes with several improvements, which one expected from the origin : the ability to export the polar by mail. Done, and more export of polar (simple or multi-voiles) is done systematically in 3 file formats : CSV, … Continue reading
Since its announcement in February, the GO! is expected to come from dealers at the beginning of this month. The company E - SAT in gave me one to conduct some tests. Although too late to perform … Continue reading
With the basic 1.3.3 and PRO versions 1.3.9 delivered in November, Weather4D had replaced the GRIB files fine mesh Great Circle by its own files based on the American model WRF (¹), based on its own … Continue reading
In this age of globalization, Navigation Mac is a duty to make its contribution to French balance of payments.. While many navigation applications are designed beyond our borders, we can all … Continue reading
A comprehensive multimedia user guide of Weather4D and Weather4D PRO : how to create weather areas and request GRIB weather files, customize displays, advanced routing features, satellite phone request, weather files management. A stepper … Continue reading
The relationship of a recent experience of an iNavX user and Weather4D PRO routing function invites me to bring a warning to the attention of novices boaters in computer use.
A regatta course, departure to … Continue reading
No respite for this application : two and half months after joining the currents in the routing calculation, this latest version provides significant advances on this function. The improvements provide greater accuracy … Continue reading
With version 1.3.2, Weather4D PRO allows to get and display currents as GRIB data. At first, currents available on subscription are provided by the company Tidetech, I mentioned there are already some … Continue reading
You dreamed of it since Weather4D Pro has featured its powerful routing module. He did !
Our Toulousian crazy developer, Olivier Bouyssou, just sent Apple a new app : iPolar.
Developed in collaboration with - and on behalf of - … Continue reading
During the morning of the Vendée Globe 2012, highly publicized (The palms à the>TELE for retransmission from 9:00 until 14:00 without interruption, immediately behind BFMTV) routing options weather raining on all sides.
With Weather4D PRO allows analysis … Continue reading
After several months of intensive development and testing, under the conditions mentioned in a previous post, Olivier Bouyssou propose to the date of the last Grand Pavois PRO version Weather4D 1.3.0. No additional cost, the routing module will … Continue reading
The new application for iOS Weather4D PRO (iPhone / iPad), developed by Olivier Bouyssou, was submited yesterday to Apple. It provides advanced features associated with GRIB files for demanding users. It complements the Weather4D application that has got to be … Continue reading
The new version Weather4D 1.2 features a new weather parameter : CAPE
Convective Available Potential Energy, in French : Available potential energy of convection. Behind these names barbarians hiding a powerful tool for predicting storms. CAPE is measured … Continue reading
Weather4D 1.2 will be introduced by the designer, Olivier Bouyssou, at Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle from 15 to 17 September's stand iPadNav.fr.
This new version 1.2, which will be available update on iTunes App Store … Continue reading
Two months after out for iPhone, Weather4D (¹), by surprising Olivier Bouyssou, comes with a fully optimized version for iPad, with the modest release number 1.1.
This unique version of the iPhone / iPad is a simple free upgrade … Continue reading