An introductory course in Expedition routing software. The course covers: Using the Settings buttons and Tool bar, installing charts, navigating around the charts, changing predictor lines, and using dividers. Installing polars, getting grib files, setting up a course, editing a course, optimizing the course, comparing courses of different weather models. Using the results from the optimized route. Showing tidal currents. Setting up instrument boxes. Using strip charts, and updating polar files from sailing tests. Using sail charts. MOB.
John Jourdane is one of the most experienced offshore navigators in the world, having sailed over 350,000 miles, and in every major offshore race in the world. He has used Expedition on races and deliveries for over 10 years, and teaches “Weather for Sailors” at O.C.C. School of Sailing and Seamanship.