New User’s guide

A weather router is extremely powerful and complex software. It integrates millions of information on the weather, the boat, the cartography to be able to produce a route that meets your needs in terms of safety, performance and comfort. We developed Avalon with the goal of making it as simple as possible, while addressing the …

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Hybrid routing with TWS limit, improved route view, POI entry in batch, … in version 5.5.1

Version 5.5.1 brings the following improvements: Better display of the calculated route Possibility to add a TWS limit when calculating hybrid routes (mix sailing and motoring) Insertion of POI in batches via Avalon Cloud Export calculated route via csv (was only via GPX previously) Waypoint transformation (gate to circular zone and reverse) Improved display of …

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Free trial of Avalon Offshore on iOS, if you are already using a weather routing system

This offer is applicable to users of a weather routing  app on iOS tablet If you are using a weather routing software on an iOS tablet, we are offering you to test Avalon Offshore full options during one month. (unfortunately and unlike Google, Apple does not allow free trials beyond 1 month) At the end …

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If you are using a weather routing app on Android, you can get a free trial of Avalon Offshore until year end 2022 !

This offer is limited to users of a weather routing software on an Android device. We offer you to test Avalon Offshore, with Premium subscription and racing option until year end 2022. This will give you compare Avalon Offshore to your current system.u At the end of the trial, we may ask you to tell …

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Iridium Go (new method), export grib2 files and competitors positions in offshore regattas. Version 5.3.2

Version 5.3.2 improves the following: Weather data download via an Iridium Go!: The management of the communication with the Iridium Go is now 100% controlled from the Routing module within Avalon. The downloading of the weather data only starts when the Iridium Go is fully connected to the Internet. There is no more possible confusion …

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Avalon Offshore on MacBook M1 and 2021 versions of UKHO derived packs of maps

Hello, This post covers 2 topics: Update of our packs of maps with 2021 data Availability of Avalon Offshore on MacBook M1 (latest generation of MacBook with the ARM chipsett) 2021 packs of UKHO derived maps The 2021 versions of our packs of maps derived from UKHO are available on the stores. We have also …

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Get full benefits of your Iridium Go! with Avalon Offshore.

Hello, This simple process works on Avalon for iOS version 3.8.4 available on the AppStore and also on Android. It supercedes the manual process described in our web site as it is much simpler. It works with 6 “Special Iridium” sources already included in our Premium Option: NOAA GFS 1 degree (for transoceanic passages) NAM …

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Analyzing multiple route options simultaneously with Avalon

From version 4.1 onwards on Android and on iOS, a new and powerful route comparrizon facility has been added: the Multi Scenarii Route Analysis. This capability enables you to: Compare several geographical routes  Compare results from several weather models Compare differents wind options (time lag, different strength and angle) Compare results with different VPP efficiencies  …

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March 2020 news: Education, Iridium, GPX, Web Router, Virtual Regattas

Here are the latest improvements: Online education program We have recently added 2 education modules on Avalon Offshore that can be found here: 2 modules are already available Initial settings: weather sources, boat and sail sets Easy Routing: Calculate your first route in less than 1 minute 3 additional modules are in development: Advanced Routing …

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Avalon Offshore is compatible with Navionics charts

Since version 3.7 for both iOS and Android, you can display Avalon Offshore optimized routes on Navionics Marine and Lakes maps. If you have an active subscription to Navionics, you can choose to use Navionics maps within Avalon Offshore by: Selecting “Navionics” instead of “Raster” in the settings of Avalon main menu Register your Navionics …

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Avalon Offshore divides by up to 95% your data transmission time via sattelite (Iridium , Inmarsat, etc)

New weather data compression algorithm Version 3.7 for Android and 3.7.1 for iOS are now available on Google Play and AppStore.  Of course you can upgrade your existing version to this new one free of charge. We added a  very efficient weather data compression to those new versions. Thus, we have decreased by 6 the …

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