eSail4VR V.1.14 Update

A new version of eSail4VR has just been published in the Windows Store online stores, Google Play, App Store (macOS), AppStore (iOS/iPadOS). It brings the following improvements since the major release 1.11 (¹) :

  • Adjustment of the "VMG max tolerance" option increased from 0° to 20° (5°previously).
  • Improved routing algorithms.
  • Improved stability.
  • Correction of the passage of the antimeridian.
  • Fixed various bugs

(¹eSail4VR 1.11 Available on the platforms [Update]

eSail4VR 1.11 Available on the platforms [Update]

In gestation and intensive tests for several months, The new version 1.11 is available on all platforms (¹). On the menu a large number of novelties, including "Expert Mode", A new routing engine, The support of the "boost" effect well known to specialists. The improvements mainly concern the user interface to meet the many requests and feedback from users. Let's see the details below…

[Update 29/01/2022] Fixes have been made to fix crashes on some platforms. See the latest versions on eSail4VR's page.

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eSail4VR for Virtual Regatta is available on all four stores

Cross-platform applicationeSail4VR dedicated to routing for Virtual Regatta, about I wrote a few days ago (¹), is available for download on online storesMac App Store (macOS), App Store (iOS/iPadOS), Google Play (Android), Windows Store. Just in time for the Route du Rhum!

To know everything in one click on this revolutionary application, It's on its website to install in your favorites. The application also has its FaceBook page, and its FaceBook Users Group. Read more …

eSail4VR The cross-platform revolution

In a few days will be released the new application for Virtual Regatta eSail4VR. Developed jointly by Olivier Bouyssou (Weather4D) and Henri Laurent (SailGrib), Currently in intensive beta testing, The application will be available for the mythical race : the Route du Rhum. The real revolution lies in the fact that it works on all media ! Read more …

Inflation does not spare yachting

Everything increases ! The 5 Apple has made the decision of an overall increase of its App Store pricing list about near 20%. So this applies to apps and some in-app purchases., such as services provided by the developers themselves, including cartography. This doesn't seem to be about auto-renewing subscription in-app purchases, like the "Navionics Plus" option in Boating, in example. Read more …

Share GRIB files with Air Share [Update]

You are more likely to have adopted the Iridium GO! for its easy way to request GRIB files, directly from Weather4D and some other applications. But some also want to transfer these files to PC to import them into Windows software (as you know, nobody is perfect !). An easy solution is available : the messaging app Air Share, compatible iOS/iPadOS (¹). [Update 30 March 2022] Warning : the app has changed its ID code on the AppStore. Read more …