Avalon Offshore Basic V1.0, an evaluation version of Avalon Offshore

Faced with the difficulties encountered by some users in using Google’s free trial codes and the bugs encountered with those from Apple, we have decided to launch an evaluation version (free of course): Avalon Offshore Basic.

The objective of this application is to give sailors the opportunity to try Avalon Offshore before purchasing it. and thus ensure that the ergonomics and possibilities offered by Avalon suit them.

This version contains the vast majority of Avalon Offshore features but is “restricted” to a single weather source: NOAA GFS 0.25 over 24 hours. Thanks to the extension of the winds, it is however possible to test routing on a transatlantic liner and to see the effectiveness of the Avalon routing engine. Of course, this routing will have no real meaning, given too much wind extension.

Availability in stores:

iOS: Available. To install, search for “avalon offshore basic” in the appstore.
Android: Week of January 7

Below is an Offshore vs Basic comparizon:

FunctionalityBasicOffshoreComment
Weather RoutingYesYesLimited by the weather model
Bathymetric routingYesYesFrance, USA, Carribean, South of England
Easy routing (harbor to harbor)YesYes
Advanced routingYesYesWeather Routing advanced user
Automatic waypoints positioningYesYes
VPP (standard)YesYes
Customized VPPYesYes
VPP acquisition at seaYesYes
Best start calculationNoYes
ETA based calculationNoYes
Racing Option and multi scenariiNoYes
WeatherYesYes
Premium weatherNoYes85 wind, weather, current and wave models
Free weather modelNOAA GFS 24 hoursNOAA GFS 3 weeks
Wind grib importNoYes
Meteograms and weather analysesYesYes
NavigationYesYes
NMEA 0183 supportYesYes
AIS AlarmYesYes
Augmented Reality glassesYesYes
Navionics® supportNoYes
SHOM® pack puchasesYes (Avalon e-Shop)Yes (Sores and Avalon e-Shop)Keep map purchases when upgrading to Offshore
Public maps (USA, NZ, etc…)YesYes
mbtiles importNoYes
Display beacons and lighthouses FR (SHOM®)NoYes
Display harbor info FR (SHOM®)Noin development
Display tides (SHOM®)Noin development
Anchoring alarmNoYes
Avalon CloudYesYesData transfer when upgrading to Offshore

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