Added improved undo/redo capability and file autosaving. Extended optimization to routes in lakes and ponds.
Planning chart updated to GSHHS Version 7. Added political boundary, river, and world port index data to the planning chart. By default only ports are shown. Optimizations can now be canceled while running. Made performance code reentrant, to avoid bug
This is the first major release to the public.
To communicate with the GPS, you have to tell Bluewater Racing where the GPS is plugged into the computer, and what communication protocol the GPS is using. The communication port and protocol can be set from tools->preferences->gps. The GPS will
The software doesn’t directly support routes that span the date line. To work around this, you can split your route into two portions, one on each side of the date line. You are forced to chose the point on the
Yes. Bluewater Racing uses GPSbabel to import and export routes into many different formats. GPSbabel is a stand-alone freeware program created by engineers at Google, and it is included in Windows installations of Bluewater Racing. Mac OSX users are required
The easiest way is to choose “Edit Mode” by pressing the “Edit” button on the top left side of the window, and then right-clicking on the chart at the location you wish to start the route. This will add the
Prior to version 1.30, you could only view images stored as gifs or bitmaps. As of 1.30, you can view any image file with one of the following extensions: gif bmp jpg,jpegpngtif,tiffxpmxbmtgasunsgipsppmpixmappcxico Of course, the data inside the file has
Isochrones, reverse isochrones, sensitivity analysis, and routing trees are all derived from gridded binary data, so we let the Grib Manager handle them. Open up the Grib Manager: you’ll see them appear under the heading “Internal”. Click on a light
Andrew Hamilton drove his Moore 24 Barb-a-loot to victory in Division 2 of the 2008 Pacific Cup, using Bluewater Racing. Barb-a-loot finished 7th in the overall fleet of 59 boats. Andy writes: “the program is great, was a huge help and kept me busy.”