New Vector Charts for OpenCPN

New Vector Charts for OpenCPN Hubert Kleis, Renate Rossner; o-charts.org oeSENC Charts are Now Supported by OpenCPN 4.6 and Up A Chart Plotter Without Charts Resembles a Fish out of Water Up-to-date and affordable quality charts are fresh water for OpenCPN oeSENC vector chart sets are now available from the same channel as the S-63…

Official App Versions

Official OpenCPN App for Android History Released by Dave Register: Version 1.0.12 – January 23 2017 Version 1.0.10 – July 8 2016 Version 1.0.9 – April 22, 2016 Version 1.0.8 – November 25, 2015 Version 1.0.0 – September 25, 2015 First official beta – July 15, 2015 Read more If you need support for versions…

Overlay GRIB Data on Satellite Images in OpenCPN

Overlay GRIB Data on Satellite Images in OpenCPN by Chris “Tweed” Harris s/v Morgane “I receive NOAA APT weather satellite images which are quite useful when used alone but with GRIB wind and rain data overlaid they can be very useful in checking the validity of the GRIB model’s forecast.” Chris Harris’s article demonstrates all…

How to Sail off the Chart with Confidence Using Satellite Imagery

How to Sail off the Chart with Confidence Using Satellite Imagery by Rory Garland s/v Streetcar Google Earth Navigation on OpenCPN Charts Use a range of techniques to navigate safely in far-flung places that have poor chart coverage. Rory’s article, published in Yachting World magazine, highlights the usefulness of satellite imagery overlays and how to…