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Seatrack Limited – Global Marine Software and Hardware. Seatrack Limited has been at the forefront of electronic marine navigation since 1985. Today we offer some of the most powerful and easy to use software programs for the navigator, be they on a powerboat or a grand prix ocean racing yacht.

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seatrack limited global marine software and hardware
Seatrack Limited – Global Marine Software andHardware

Seatrack Limited has been at the forefront of electronic marine navigation since 1985

Today we offer some of the most powerful and easy to use software programs for the navigator, be they on a powerboat or a grand prix ocean racing yacht

We can also provide hardware solutions to enable you to make best use of our programs as well as other technologies such as satellite communications and weather forecasting

This means we can help you bring on board the information you want and display it in a manner to suit you and your crew

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Seatrack Limited – Global Marine Software andHardware

SOFTWARE

Our Philosophy:

Without compromising performance Seatrack focuses on an easy to use interface

Try using any PC program whilst on a rocking chair wearing oilies with a watering can over your head!

seatrack limited the racing and navigation system
Seatrack Limited – The Racing and Navigation System

Modular software - choose to suit your requirements

  • Cruiser
  • Racer
  • Grand Prix
system overview
System Overview
  • Navigation, Courses, Waypoints & Charts
  • Sail Mode, Routing, Analysis & Weather
  • Tides
  • Polars
  • Handicaps
  • Options
  • Instruments
navigation courses waypoints charts
NavigationCourses Waypoints & Charts
  • Courses
  • Estimated Position
  • Magnetic Variation
  • Waypoints
  • Charts

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courses routes
Courses & Routes
  • Round the Cans or Offshore Course
  • Windward Leeward & Olympic Courses
  • Kings Cup Course

Back

round the cans or offshore courses
Round the cans or offshore courses
  • Create from a waypoint file
  • Create directly onto a chart

If you are creating a course from “Sail Mode” then it is suggested that you use the waypoint method.

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creating a course from a waypoint file
Creating a course from a waypoint file
  • Load the relevant waypoint file
  • From the list of waypoints select the next mark
  • Select which side to leave the chosen mark
  • When course is complete Save & Exit

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Example

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Creating a course from a waypoint file
  • Load the relevant waypoint file
  • From the list of waypoints select the next mark
  • Select which side to leave the chosen mark
  • When course is complete Save & Exit

Back

Example

creating a course using waypoint method
Creating a course using waypoint method

Click here then select rounding direction to add mark to course

Add Insert Delete Add Reverse Go To New Print Cancel Save

Mark Mark Mark Lap Course Chart Waypoint

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File

creating a course on the chart
Creating a course on the chart
  • Place the cursor in the correct place on chart and left click
  • Select which side to leave the mark
  • Repeat until course is complete
  • Save & Exit

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Example

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Creating a course on the chart
  • Place the cursor in the correct place on chart and left click
  • Select which side to leave the mark
  • Repeat until course is complete
  • Save & Exit

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Example

creating a course using chart method
Creating a course using chart method

Insert Mark

View Details

Reverse Course

Cancel Function

Save Course & Exit

Add Mark

Delete Mark

Add Lap

Print Course

Move cursor to desired position (Hamstead Ledge) & left click.

Next

Back

which side to leave the mark
Which side to leave the mark?

Leave to port

Leave to starboard

Leave either side

Cancel

Choose which side to leave the mark.

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windward leeward course configuration
Windward Leeward Course Configuration

Cancel & Exit

Reset Start Line

Confirm Start & Set Mark Positions

enter position of windward leeward marks
Enter Position Of Windward & Leeward Marks

Go Back

Set Leeward Mark as Start Line Pin

Set up a Gate Leeward Mark

Enter number of laps

set position of gate marks
Set Position Of Gate Marks

Set Port Gate Mark

Set Starboard Gate Mark

Confirm Position of Gate Mark

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Example

ping boat or on chart
Ping Boat Or On Chart

Type in position

Ping using boat’s position

Ping on chart

Confirm Position of Gate Mark

enter number of laps
Enter Number of Laps

Go Back

Cancel Procedure

Save & Exit

Example

windward leeward example in the central solent
Windward Leeward Example in the Central Solent

Go Back

Clear Course

Cancel Procedure

Save & Exit

Back

leeward gate
Leeward Gate

Data for best gate mark showing wind bias for upwind leg & distance delta from boat

Laylines to both gate marks

Back

navigation estimated position
NavigationEstimated Position

You can type in a position; navigation mode turns to Dead Reckoning.

Ping Button allows you to ping the chart and set that position and navigation mode turns to Dead Reckoning.

Back

navigation magnetic variation
NavigationMagnetic Variation

Magnetic variation can be entered manually; but if you are using C-Map charts then the value is gathered automatically from the chart.

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waypoints
Waypoints
  • Create New File
  • Edit Existing File
  • Import / Export

Waypoint files (with a .Wpt suffix) are used to create course files and can be transferred to and from most common GPS systems. They can be created directly from a chart or from text files or Excel files or by typing in names and positions.

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charts
Charts
  • Chart Types
    • Vector
      • C-Map
      • Navionic
    • Raster
  • Facilities
  • Properties. These are selected in Options - Settings

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chart facilities control buttons
Chart facilities & control buttons

Zoom In either on screen centre or on selected point

Zoom In either on screen centre or on selected point

This button has 3 purposes: (Only visible in sail mode)

  • Centre boat on screen
  • Show boat to next mark
  • Show whole course

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More

more control buttons
More control buttons

Show range & bearing from point to point

Display or remove waypoints

Create a new course or load an existing one

Go to Optimum Routing

Connect to instruments to enter Sail Mode

Display or remove grib data

Display or remove tidal stream

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run menu
Run Menu
  • Sail Mode
  • Routing
  • Start Line Configuration
  • Race Analysis
  • Weather

This section links together all the instrument & GPS data and integrates this information with all the polar, tidal, navigational and chart functions to give the navigator / tactician unrivalled information for safe and fast sailing.

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Windward Leeward Course Configuration

Cancel & Exit

Reset Start Line

Confirm Start & Set Mark Positions

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Enter Position Of Windward & Leeward Marks

Go Back

Set Leeward Mark as Start Line Pin

Set up a Gate Leeward Mark

Enter number of laps

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Set Position Of Gate Marks

Set Port Gate Mark

Set Starboard Gate Mark

Confirm Position of Gate Mark

Back

Example

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Ping Boat Or On Chart

Type in position

Ping using boat’s position

Ping on chart

Confirm Position of Gate Mark

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Enter Number of Laps

Go Back

Cancel Procedure

Save & Exit

Example

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Windward Leeward Example in the Central Solent

Go Back

Clear Course

Cancel Procedure

Save & Exit

Back

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Leeward Gate

Laylines to both gate marks

Data for best gate mark showing wind bias for upwind leg & distance delta from boat

Back

sail mode charting
Sail Mode - Charting

Digital Displays

Start Line

Warning Gun

Windward Leeward Course

AIS

Trends

Man Overboard

Tactics

Start Line Config’

New Course

Targets

Tidally Adjusted Laylines

Digital Displays

Advance Waypoint

Tidal Stream Data

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sail mode tactics screen
Sail Mode - Tactics Screen

Laylines

Split Times & Distances

Course Made Good on each tack

Velocity Made Good Course “ “

NextLeg wind & course data & split times

Back

trends screen
Trends Screen

Timings

Mean Value & Line

Scale

Back

targets screen beating or running
Targets Screen – Beating or Running

Target Boat Speed

Actual Boat Speed & VMG

Target VMG

Quick text input to log file

Back

Reaching

targets screen reaching
Targets Screen – Reaching

Target & Actual Boat Speeds

Polar curve showing direction of mark. optimum VMC course & current course; all related to True Wind Angle

Details for Direct & Optimum Courses

Back

start line setting either end
Start Line Setting Either End

Ping from boat’s position

Ping on Chart

Cancel Save

Line Details

Back

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Start Line Setting Either End

Ping from boat’s position

Ping on Chart

CancelSave

Line Details

Back

sail mode start line
Sail Mode – Start Line

Range, Bearing & Timings to 1st mark from boat & Line Ends

Synchronise Time Button

Back

sail mode ais
Sail Mode - AIS

Colour codedthreat symbols with attached text field showing name, position, COG & SOG. (Hover the mouse over the symbol to display the text)

Ships heading NE at about 22.5 Kts, 15 Kts & 17.5 Kts The size & number of arrow heads on each symbol denote approximate speed

Back

sail mode man overboard
Sail Mode – Man Overboard

See Detail

This is only visible in Simulated mode

Back

race analysis
Race Analysis
  • View single boat analysis – See Logging
  • View two boat analysis – Obtain the log file from another yacht doing the same race.
  • View Race Cutter – Analyse selected part of a particular leg.

Back

race analysis single boat
Race Analysis – Single Boat

View track of your yacht with access to logged data to analyse performance and the tactical decisions which were made.

Back

race analysis two boat
Race Analysis – Two Boat

View tactical differences between two boats with synchronised time stamps. The data seen on the right relates to the positions of the two coloured crosses.

Back

race analysis race cutter
Race Analysis – Race Cutter

Data from selected section is displayed with mean values

Click on End Point

Click on Start Point

Update Update

Polars Calibration

Back

Next

race cutter calibration
Race Cutter – Calibration

Calculate calibration data from logged data

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weather grib files
Weather – Grib Files
  • Seatrack can access a wide range of weather (grib) files typically giving seven day forecasts at three hour intervals covering large areas.
  • This data can be displayed on the chart and interpolated down to 15 minute intervals.
  • The data can also be used for advanced optimised routing.

Back

grib file display
Grib File Display

Colour coded wind fields – grey to black denotes rain

Wind fields with data display

Facility to scroll through the duration of the grib file

Back

routing configuration
Routing Configuration

Integration of polars, grib file, tides & course to give optimum route, displaying isochrones and best course.

Select Method

Calculate Optimum Routing & View

Back

optimum routing
Optimum Routing

Isochrones Possible Routes Optimum Rout

Integration of polars, grib file, tides & course to give optimum route, displaying isochrones and best course.

Back

tides
Tides
  • Seatrack Tidal Modes
    • GPS Tide
    • Bespoke tidal files
    • C-Map tidal data
  • Full tidal integration for all calculations
  • Tidal flow displayed on charts
  • Tidal Almanac

Back

tidal almanac
Tidal Almanac

The tidal almanac data is gathered automatically whenever a C-Map chart and Seatrack tide file is loaded. Simply right click on a symbol to display the data.

Back

tidal flow display
Tidal Flow Display

Date / Time for display & time before HW

Move cursor over tidal arrow & tidal data is displayed in blue text field.

Back

polars
Polars
  • Seatrack has unrivalled polar functionality.
  • They can be created from:
    • VPP data.
    • IMS data.
    • Data gathered during sailing trials.
  • Polars can be edited using logged data.

Back

polar edit
Polar Edit

Tool for adjusting data

Polar curves for 15, 17.5 & 20 Knots

Back

RawData

raw data polar edit
Raw Data - Polar Edit

Tool for adjusting data

Filters to cut out extreme or random data

Raw data plotted over polar curve

Back

selecting raw data for polar edit
Selecting Raw Data for Polar Edit

Selected Log Files

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handicaps
Handicaps
  • With Seatrack you can create handicap files to allow you to see at a glance your handicap position relative to any other boat at any stage during the race.
  • This feature caters for:
    • Time On Time systems such as IRC
    • Time on Distance systems such as PHRF
    • IMS

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options
Options
  • Default Settings This section allows you to make all the configuration settings, which will be used by Seatrack every time you start the program
  • Colour OptionsThis allows you to set screen colours suitable for day, twilight or night time conditions
  • Log FunctionsThis allows you to select which items will be logged automatically and at what frequency

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colour options
Colour Options

Day

Dusk

Night

Show

Back

settings common navigation
Settings – Common - Navigation

GO

GO

GO

GO

GO

GO

GO

GO

GO

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settings start up files
Settings - Start Up Files

Use these buttons to select start up file

Back

settings digital display selection
Settings – Digital Display Selection

Items available for use with the Digital Displays

Selected Items

Back

settings initial chart properties
Settings - Initial Chart Properties

Sets all chart display properties either ON or OFF

Back

chart course waypoint display
Chart Course & Waypoint Display

Sets colour for the course display

Sets properties for waypoint display

Back

log functions
Log Functions

With Seatrack you can log any data, which is on the instrument data stream or calculated by Seatrack.

The logging interval is preset according to the length of each leg and the user has the facility to enter free format text.

Back

Example

instruments
Instruments
  • Instruments & Communications Settings
  • Calibration & Damping
  • Wind Gradient & Shear

Back

instrument settings
Instrument Settings

In this section of Seatrack you select the instrument system applicable to your yacht and make any adjustments to the settings. The following adjustments can be made:

  • Instrument Type
  • Communications Port
  • GPS Port
  • Instrument Settings
  • Data & Impellors
  • Talk Back
  • AIS Settings

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calibration damping
Calibration & Damping

Accurate calibration and damping will greatly increase the efficiency of your system. You can adjust the calibration values for all the sailing instrument data inputs to Seatrack & depending on your instrument type can send values back to the instruments

Back

More

wind gradient shear
Wind Gradient & Shear

Temporary adjustments can be made to instrument calibration values to compensate for wind shear or gradient effects. These changes are not saved so that when you close down Seatrack the original values are restored.

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