by Rose Point
Coastal Explorer by Rose Point Navigation Systems is a sophisticated and full-featured, yet very easy to use navigation software package designed specifically for the pleasure boater.
With support for more charts and chart formats than any other recreational navigation system, route planning features with multi-level undo capability, integrated gazetteer and guide books, virtual instrument display, and obstacle alerts, Coastal Explorer will help you make your next cruise safer and more enjoyable.
Includes a Complete Set of US Charts in both Raster and Vector Formats
Fast and Clear Raster Chart Drawing
Elegant Vector Chart Presentation
Compatible with Many Electronic Chart Formats
Quilts Vector, Raster, and Photo Charts Together Seamlessly
Multi-level Undo and Redo
Integrated Gazetteer, Coast Pilot, Sailing Directions
Route Obstacle Checking
Integrated Weather Forecasts
Tide Level and Tidal Current Predictions
Import Routes Created with Other Programs
Logbook and online blog
One year free access to the Coastal Explorer Network
Compatible with most GPS Receivers and Auto Pilots
Customizable Full-Screen Cruising Mode
Virtual Instrument Displays
Charted Obstacle Detection
AIS and MARPA Target Display
Day, Twilight, and Night Modes
System Requirments; A PC with Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later operating system. ~ 500 MB or more available hard-disk space (requirements depend on installation options). ~ CD-ROM drive for program installation. ~ DVD-ROM drive for chart installation. ~ Super VGA (800x600) or higher resolution monitor. 1024x768 or higher is recommended.
A GPS with appropriate PC interface required for some features. ~ Internet access required for some features.