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Deckman for Windows
Manual Basic version 7.09
Deckman for Windows 32Bit CPU only, V9 (BGH1400001-V9) w/dongle.
Includes Weather GRIB Routing $1,595.00 Discontinued
The world's most advanced Tactical Racing Software - used on winning yachts from local regattas to ocean races and the America's Cup.
Deckman has numerous functions to assist the racing navigator and improve performance:
Simple waypoint and course management
Quick and easy zoom and pan controls
Complete predictions for future legs
Dedicated start display
Flexible data logging and plotting
Control of instrument system
Wind calibration facilities
Easy control of polar tables
Calculation of Laylines
Tracking competitors and time-on-time handicap calculations
Display of wind and current data
Compatibility with most major chart systems
The program comes in a CD and a license dongle allows installation to any PC/Laptop, the dongle can be used with C-Map License CD (call for more info)
C-Map version supports: C-MAP, BSB, Maptech, PCX and REML charts
Euronav version supports: ARCS, Livechart, BSB, Maptech, PCX and REML charts
Alternatively use any image file as a chart for a powerful planning or analysis tool
(e.g. satellite photo, aerial photograph or ocean current chart)
Marks and courses
Positioning of waypoints by a choice of methods:
Latitude and longitude
Range and bearing from boat
Range and bearing from previous waypoint
Olympic triangle course
Flexible data facilities:
Vertical wind plot of TWS and TWD
Time series plots of any data
Next and leg information
Output any data directly to displays and toggle data shown
Continuous logging of all data for later analysis
Customizable logging for specific analysis
Record set-up using custom boat parameters (e.g. Sails, helmsman)
Speed test comparison tools including 3-D graphs
Track positions of competitors in longer races, either by manual input or from files from race organizers
Deckman will calculate the optimum route between two points or for a whole route:
Graphical or tabular presentation of optimum route
Tidal database for popular areas
Optimum routes taking into account land masses around land
Supports standard GRIB* weather files or create your own for wind and current
In-built tools for OCENS WeatherNet and Saildocs downloads
Compatible with SHOM tidal data (Channel and Biscay) and Local Knowledge Current models
Unique reverse routing algorithm to analyze competitor positions and effect of leaving optimum route
*GRIB is the standard meteorological digital file format which includes wind, pressure and sea state information which can be viewed in Deckman for Optimum routing.
Enhance standard instrument systems using Deckman's calibration of true wind speed and direction, with facilities to recalibrate the wind data to correct for upwash and wind shear.
Special display giving you all the information you need for the start:
Time and distance to each end and nearest point on the line
Time to burn option - shows positive when early or negative when late
Set ends of line by pinging, range/bearing, latitude/longitude and then adjust with simple nudging
Flexible countdown timer including synchronize function
Flexible input of Polars information including VPP targets which is also easy to adjust on the water while sailing.
Separate Polars for navigation calculations, performance targets and start routines.
Advanced polar curve algorithm for more accurate VMG target tracking
Upload polar information from your compatible instruments and send back the altered values.
Supports input of speeds in "seconds per mile
Advanced user calibration of data variables
Time to turn and accelerate in start display
Laser range finder interface to set positions of marks or track other competitors
Support for Microsoft .NET framework allows users to develop their own bespoke add-ins
Networking of multiple PCs using Deckman connected to one instrument system
Optional additional modules
SHOM tidal data
TT Reporter for auto data transmitting via Thrane & Thrane terminal
Alarms Relay for light alarm, audible alarm or sheet release
Two Boat Telemetry for two-boat testing
Deckman is compatible with the following instrument systems:
System Requirements:Deckman requires the following minimum Software and hardware to run satisfactorily (recommended values in brackets):
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