Remote Anchor Drift Alarm connected with DSC (please refer
to the AIS/ASN/ARPA module documentation)
New source for Waves Gribs: Support of the MFWAM model issued by Meteo France
Miscellaneous Improvements and corrections
New pack covering Croatia
Last update of packs: October 2016
Version 16 History
New features to pilot your Icom DSC VHF, to enable you to call
remote stations, send Position Requests, or Positions Reports, as well
as an automatic tracking function based on DSC capabilities. These new
features are enabled with the AIS optional module, although they do
not need AIS hardware, but just a DSC VHF (refer to the updated AIS documentation
for more details).
Several other new features and enhancements in
the AIS module, including MMSI
lists management, display improvements with possibility to
tune targets names and/or colors , to distinguish ships
according to their status or inclusion in lists, automatic creation of
MMSI database, support of SAR and text messages, ergonomics
improvements, etc... (refer to the updated AIS
documentation for more details)
General improvements on ergonomics, especially on the
different context menus, visual choice of waypoint symbols,
memorization of default values on route creation, KML and other formats
Possibility to visualize
received/sent NMEA sentences in a window for each individual
SHOMAR Edition: SNTides
now includes the SHOM's latest Shomar engine for tides heights
(edition 2016/2017 valid up to 31/1/2018)
Correction of issues reading Navionics charts,
especially when corrupted files are present in the folder.
A few other minor bugs fix
ScanNav is now available
Improvements of the NMEA
module: Recent files, possibility to configure the network with IP
masks for UDP connexions, better positionning inside a log file by
visualizing the corresponding dates... See documentation
New April 2016
edition of SnMap Chart Packs
to check packs coverage and latest updates
1/12/2015:Version 16.0 (released for the Paris Boat show, December 2015)
Playback module: This
new module, lets you replay NMEA logs or ScanNav track files, with the
to tune the replay speed, and/or jump at specific times in the
documentation in pdf
Enhancements of GRIB and
Support of precipitations from Grib files issued from the
High resolution AROME and ARPEGE models of Meteo-France
Improvements of display performances of transparent
layers of Grib and currents modules.
The Grib Download interface is now launched in another
process, letting you continue interacting with ScanNav while
downloading. The User interface remains unchanged, apart from a new "On
Top" option that lets you keep the download dialog on top of the main
Version 15 History
Enhancements of GRIB and
New Grib service providing high resolution models AROME and ARPEGE issued by MeteoFrance
Support of new data types (Wind Gust, Water temperatures,
Support of multi-level Grib files
New Grib service providing Mediterranean currents issued from
Display Performance improvements
New Compas Heading line in addition to the Ground Heading
Improved ergonomics to choose/enter class names
Memorisation of settings of Web Layers between sessions
Check for existing updates directly from the menu "?"
Uninstallation directly from the Windows start menu
without having to go in control panel
Display issue on the interface buttons that could
"squeeze" when changing Windows display settings
Display issue of some Waypoints imported from GPX format
Issue on graphic properties of routes not memorized when
created from a waypoints list.
Loss of the Tracks Analysis window when switching from
mullti-screen to single-screen.
New October 2015
Edition of SnMap Chart Packs
to check packs coverage and latest updates
Support of Window 8.1
tablets internal GPS
enhancements for better accessibility on tablets and touch screens
Touch Interface with 2 fingers Zoom and Pan, and
Long press to emulate the mouse right click
Better accessiblity in touch mode for the
different interface elements (buttons, lists, etc ..) as well as
objects in the map (selection of objects etc ...)
Adaptation of the size of different components
depending on the resolution, to be more visible on high resolution
screens (size of the boat and AIS targets, line thickness, etc ...)
Fixed inaccessibility of tooltips without the mouse.
Corrections on the positioning of repeaters and
other windows after rotating tablets between landscape &
Smoother display on tablets with touch screen.
Improvements in the management of toolbars
The GPS status is reflected in the background color
of the GPS button.
Better distinction of the buttons' active state by
customizing the background color and borders of active buttons.
Fixed refresh issues of toolbars when in vertical
Improved usability of floating toolbars (not docked
to an edge of the screen).
service for Noaa WW3
model (swell) with a grid step of 0.5Â°
Improvements in the screen rendering engine for increased
HotFix to support April
2015 Edition of SnMap Charts
Fixed display issue of some light sectors
on ENCs: Some light sectors of less than 1Â° could under
rare circumstances be
displayed as a complete circle. (The query with "S57" tool was
WiFi Instruments Interface: You can interface the wireless stations by
creating one or UDP or TCP ports, reception or transmission.
SHOMAR Edition 2014/2015: SNTides
incorporates new data from water level
SHOM, edition 2014/2015 (valid until 15/01/2016)
SHOMAR Edition 2012/2013: SNTides
includes new data from the water level of
the SHOM, edition 2012/2013 (valid until 01/15/2014)
for a new map offers Raster:
A new range of raster maps from directly printing SHOM films, will be available soon.
This version is already now compatible with this new offering.
Repeaters caps could
go negative (specific bug in version 12.0)
Dynamic links were miscoded in
the export waypoints in GPX format
Export: the export file was truncated roads.
Tooltips: on rare occasions the info bubbles were
pdf documents in Internet Explorer (works well with Firefox)
loss windows Grib control and currents, and / or repeaters, when
positioned on a 2nd screen, and that it is disconnected or down the
1/12/2011:Version 12.0 (released for the Paris Boat show, December 2011)
New analysis module
traces depth: This module provides graphic
displays of parameters and performance of the boat (determining
averages, performance analysis, optimization ...).This module is available in the
basic version ScanNav free of charge. See
pdf document for a detailed
of database marinas STW: Partnership with the
Association Sail The World ( stw.fr ) to integrate their
database assessments marinas, allowing directly from ScanNav to consult
existing assessments and to add, without requiring an Internet
connection, except to perform the updates. See
pdf document for a detailed
Various ergonomic improvements: Zoom improved scale indication
on the menu cards, progress bars, masking passwords, multi-denÃªtrage
installation of ENCs, performance cooling, etc ...
Version 11 History
New / Improvements:
This new feature allows to stabilize and make it
more readable various repeaters. A new "Amortization
setting is available in the preferences tab "Navigation".It allows to absorb the
values â€‹â€‹of the instruments (vane / anemometer, speeds and headings
background / area) indicating the number of seconds of averaging.
Each map object contained in an ENC may have an
attribute (SCAMIN), indicating no longer see the object below a certain
level, in order to lighten the display zoom.A new
option "Use SCAMIN"
in the preferences to disable this feature to continue to view all
The opening of preferences is now on the
last used tab.
Some updates ENC could not be taken into account
(very rarely delete attributes to a tag without further modification)
AIS: Integration of
new types of phrases to see details (name and size) of Class B AIS
targets, as well as the target class A
Support the display of information in the national language for the
country with specific (Unicode) characters, such as Greece, China, etc
additional information contained in text files directly in the info
window (it is no longer necessary to open a separate window)
Support new format activation key online.
module to easily install ENCs and updates directly from ScanNav.
procedure is greatly simplified.
See documentation: DocInstallENC.pdf
Display objects Cliffs
Dunes or type for even better rendering of ENC.
Possibility of using Navionics Navionics without
requiring specific USB drive, with a validation on the Internet (cards
must be recent enough to support this feature)
on receiving bad frames AIS (incomplete) that could cause malfunctions
for setting simplification traces.In
the Navigation tab of the preferences for the automatic simplification,
or in the dialog explicit simplification traces, click the "Recommended
values" to choose the kind proposed configurations button: navigation
offshore, coastal navigation, Operation, Anchorage.or Default.
Parameters explicit simplification traces are
saved from one call to another, and the default values â€‹â€‹are more
"minimum time" in the preferences indicated in minutes when it was
seconds, so confusing ...
Shift an hour was on some garmin gps Garmin
on simplification trace when it was made â€‹â€‹from the box trace analysis
on using the wrong menu to insert the ENCs
in the library (see FAQ for the proper procedure)
Mode: Fixed bad backup cards in the new format in the "Optimization for
navigation" function with parameters cutting too big.
a glitch module installation heights water SNTides (the version of the
application is 11.1)
crash on cache usage maps, and other more
rare in workshop mode after opening 24 bit images.
problem displaying objects in S57 ENCs when
the screen display is set to 16-bit (but not recommended)
Fix miscalculation of the true wind on areas of
riffles UKHO: Data streams UKHO (Officce
Columbia river) have been incorporated into a new ScanNav time zone
The coverage area is the UK, Belgium, the
Netherlands, the North Sea, as well as a few scattered points in
Iceland, Gibraltar, Portugal.
These measurement points (dots on the maps), the area contains 41
files, each file corresponding to a reference port.
Edition 2011/2012: Included SNTides new data
from the water level of the SHOM, edition 2011/2012 (valid until
card format (extension
snmap.) ScanNav adopts a new native format single-file cards with
extention "snmap." File.This
format facilitates the transfer maps between computers over the old
"map." File needed to copy several related files.
Note:. The old format map is of
course still supported.
GeoTIFF Format: ScanNav enriched the number
of supported formats read by integrating geotiff projection Mercator
(UTM projection used land was already supported)
funds global maps default on construction of a new library (menu "File"
-> "New" from the library card), the library is initialized with
the base maps World and Europe, which avoids go get them.(In previous versions,
they were added as when opening ScanNav with an empty library)
contains some bug fixes
Version 10 History
01/12/2010:Version 10.1 (released for the Paris Boat show, December 2010)
Support target radar
ARPA / MARPA: AIS module features from version
10.1 can view the target radar with ARPA interface (or MARPA) on the
screen, with equivalent functionality Monitoring and burglar alarms
collision.ARPA supported NMEA sentences are:
target message) or "TLL" (latitude and longitude Target) for
positioning radar targets on ScanNav
"RDS" (RADAR Data System) for the postponement of the cursor on the
vectors CPA (AIS module): It is now possible
to filter the display vectors CPA (Closest Point of Approach) to display only those targets that provided the minimum
distance is less than a defined threshold to alleviate the display.
20/09/2010:Version 10.0(released for the Grand Pavois, September 2010)
Expands the number of sources available for downloading grib files.
Version 9 History
Navionics: Correction for consideration of the 1XG card, and stability
problems when many cards were loaded
ENCs: Fixed a display issue on the ENCs limits of 180Â° meridian
Gribs: An estimate of the file size is specified when downloading
Gribs and COMMON: Ability to use
tooltips showing different values â€‹â€‹under the cursor.
Workshop: Proposal to add the card to the
library backup in the workshop.Especially helpful
for GoogleEarth interface
setup the position accuracy (decimal) in the "Navigation" tab of
Repeaters: simplifying the activation / deactivation of repeaters.
now lets bring back the same repeaters if they had been closed.
Double-click on the button opens directly selector provisions saved,
without having to go through the menus.
Fixed problems on bearings and roads straddling the 180Â° meridian.
reprojection in a bad georeferencing
occur when GPS tracking is active and the objects window is open on the
details of the current track
Tooltips on the trail:
differentiation of information sampled information calculated between
two track points
Tooltips on the roads Ortho: Correction of the value of instantaneous
heading (under cursor) was wrong on major segments.
When first opening repeaters, the waypoint
is not displayed in the corrector cap (it was reselect the destination
Changes in GPX export structure by ScanNav to
compensate for bugs other software
1/12/2009:Version 9.0 (released for the Paris Boat show, December 2009)
GPX format: The GPX format is a format for exchanging
waypoints, routes, tracks, etc. ... which is supported by a growing
number of software and plotters, and enables interoperability between
Module: Improved opening of current zones that are now
accessible via the context menu via right click on the map button
Water level Navionics:
water heights integrated into Navionics charts are now viewable as
curves.Allows a comparison with the source WXTide
(use the context menu right click on the map then "Heights of water",
which will open the nearest station)
Simplification of the registration of
the license with the possibility of automatic online registration
Load optimization of the Objects window and library cards
support specific Saildocs
(Precipitation (prate) Period Swell: WVPER, "Mean period of wind waves")
Correction Request MailaSail
Fixed crash in the workshop after using the "Explode" function
Version 8 History
(Navionics Support, Improvements on AIS and GRIB)
construction of the library card
AIS: Visualisation target full size
(configurable in the preferences tab AIS)
choose the display unit positions (DÂ° M'S "/ d.dddÂ° / DÂ° M.mmm ')
preferences (tab navigation)
Definition of Great Circle routes and
differentiation information Ortho / Loxo information on bubbles
passwords for downloading gribs (prevents an authentication return).
username and password must be entered in the connection settings
("Edit" button for download by fixed areas and hammer icon in the
download by selection)
Gribs: support for the direction of the wind
wave (sent by Saildocs) in addition to the cumulative Houle
shift an hour of the time shown
Gribs: Removing access links to Gribs Raymarine no longer updated
Fixed automatic loading maps to high latitudes in
crash related to a specific Windows configuration
Correction danger zones systematically charged with filling
Viewing CPA (Closest Point of Approach: 2 points
or boats will be the closest)
Considers the position
of the target no longer emitting
Access to download is via download by selection on the screen.Configuration must first be
performed by clicking the button with the hammer.You can choose the mode of recovery gribs by
email or direct connection.You must enter a valid
The URL access and email service access are also configurable as
subject to change, but it is strongly recommended not to change.
In case of error, you can click on the "Default"
button to return to the default values.
Note: This new service operated by ScanNav is
currently in Beta mode and subject to change.It is about the functioning of Noaa servers
whose data is retrieved in real time.