An advanced but simple to use voyage planning and tidal prediction program for the IBM PC and compatibles running Windows. Written with the user in mind, PC Voyagemaster for Windows give easy selection of functions and extensive on-screen help is available, with user friendly input boxes and buttons. PC Voyagemaster for Windows includes the following:
Voyage (Passage) Planning: Creation of multiple voyage plan files, with comments. Each voyage file contains the waypoints for the voyage and the course between waypoints can be set to be Rhumb Line, Great Circle or Composite Great Circle sailing. Voyage files can be easily viewed, edited or added to. The calculated voyage display shows the course(s) and distances between each pair of Waypoints and the ETA at each waypoint for an entered speed. The calculated voyage plan can be printed or output to a text file. The calculated voyage plan shows the nearest stored tidal port in the program to the end of the voyage. Voyage plans can be exported in PC Sightmaster for Windows or PC Sightmaster for DOS format.
Sailings: Rhumb line sailings. Great Circle sailing. Composite Great Circle sailing. Find Position. (D.R Position).Course & Speed made good. Course to Steer.
Tidal predictions: Memory of all data for tidal predictions. Selection of any time zone by the user, irrespective of the port's zone. Inbuilt tidal data for over 600 European ports. You can add your own ports for anywhere in the world. Calculation of tidal heights at any entered port for any date from 1900 to 2090. Output of heights in metres or feet. Graphic display of the tidal height curve for 2 days with moving cursor and draught line. Real time graphic display of the tidal height curve with moving cursor; automatically updated from the computers clock and calendar. Prediction of high and low water times and heights for 2-31 days. Output of tidal heights at 6 minute intervals for 2 days. Graphic tidal curves can be printed. Text output of tides can be printed or exported to text file. Find nearest port function & rapid search function for port name.
Minimum System Requirements
IBM PC compatible computer , 1MB free disk space. Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 (both 32 bit and 64 bit versions) / Windows 8 operating system.