WinGPS Service Card 2018

Service Card 2018

You only have a few days left to purchase the Service Card 2018! The Service Card is available up until February 28th 2018.

As last year, when purchasing the Service Card you are ensured of the newest version of WinGPS 5 and will profit from several exclusive offers.

You only have - left to buy a Service Card!

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WinGPS 5 Pro 2015 Release History
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Version 5.16.2.0 (13-06-2016)
The route overview windows has been overhauled with better support (including printing and exporting the overview) for routes along the route network.
If you canceled downloading GRIB data that contains multiple files WinGPS could crash. This has been fixed.
A problem with the TCP server mode of a network port, where the server could stop if a client closed the connection has been fixed.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.
Version 5.15.2.0 (17-06-2015)
An option has been added to keep calculating a route whenever the UKC goes below zero. This makes it possible to use grounding in routes.
Transparency for charts has been expanded. It is now possible to select and enable a transparent chart color for every chart module.
Depth labels and depth graphs can now independently from each other be turned on and off.
The waterway network has been updated and expanded.
Support for internal gps sensors has been improved.
Uploading routes to a gps crashed WinGPS. This has been fixed.
Chart scrolling while the waterway network is not visible is now much faster.
Downloading shipping notifications did not always work. This has been fixed.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.
Version 5.15.1.0 (22-04-2015)
Support for the RWS Kustfijn depth model has been added.
Depth tolerance parameter added.
It is now possible to select a transparent chart color.
It is now possible to use the bisector as a method for automatic switching of route points.
The waterway network has been updated and expanded.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.
Version 5.15.0.0 (05-02-2015)
Release of the WinGPS 5 Pro 2015 edition.
OpenStreetMap tile layer courtesy of MapQuest added.
Shipping notifications have been added.
A search function for finding waypoints and items in the waterway network has been added to the toolbar.
Compression of track information can now be turned off.
The waterway network has been updated and expanded.
Tide data for 2015 has been added.
New Dutch help file has been added.
Waypoints are now drawn on top of tracks.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.

WinGPS 5 Pro 2014 Release History
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Version 5.14.1.1 (18-08-2014)
Fixed a problem that made it impossible to import and select waypoints in waypoint groups.
Version 5.14.1.0 (19-06-2014)
The instrument settings can now be backupped to file, so it can be reloaded later.
Bridges and locks by default now only show their dimensions in the label. An option was added to add the name of the structure to the label too.
Connecting an AIS receiver to a COM port in the instrument manager now automatically changes the baudrate of the port to 38400.
Support for a larger number of waypoint types was improved.
The visibility settings for chart waypoint groups was lost, when you selected another the chartset again. This has been changed. The visibility setting for a waypoint database now does not alter the group settings anymore.
The waterway network has been updated and expanded.
The area downloaded for some grib sources was sometimes incorrect. This has been fixed.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.
Version 5.14.0.0 (07-02-2014)
Release of the WinGPS 5 Pro 2014 edition.
Experimental support for internal gps sensors in Windows 8 tablets has been added.
The waterway network has been updated and expanded.
Tide data for 2014 has been added.
Icons for the bridges and locks in the waterway network have been changed.
Toolbar icons to show waypoints, waypoints names and the waterway network are now visible by default.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.

WinGPS 5 Pro 2013 Release History
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Version 5.13.1.1 (20-06-2013)
Tracks now support a width, so that the width can be shown to scale.
Support to update chart waypoint databases and the waterway network has been added.
Hint windows for waypoint (when labels are off) and waterway network data have been added.
Information windows for waypoint and the waterway network have been added.
Sailing times have been added.
A number of smaller fixes and changes.
Version 5.13.0.3 (01-05-2013)
Support for more waypoint types.
GRIB2-files of the BSH with currents, have empty rows and columns which do not work well in WinGPS. This has been fixed.
A couple of minor changes and improvements.
Version 5.13.0.2 (11-02-2013)
Tide stations were not directly visible on fresh install. This has been fixed.
Importing waypoints could crash WinGPS. This has been fixed.
Version 5.13.0.1 (07-02-2013)
Release of the WinGPS 5 Pro 2013 edition.
TCP and UDP network ports can now be used to receive and send NMEA messages.
Colors and thickness of route lines, waterway network lines and tracks can now be changed.
The waterway network has been expanded with VHF channels and distance marks.
The waterway network has been updated and expanded.
Tide data for 2013 has been added.
Support for AIS SART has been improved.
Support for chart waypoint databases has been improved.
Using GRIB data in a route planning could crash WinGPS, this has been fixed.
The news center could (mostly) crash under Windows 8. This has been fixed.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.

WinGPS 5 Pro 2012 Release History
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Version 5.12.3.0 (01-08-2012)
Support for rotated waypoints has been added.
Support for AIS SART has been improved.
Support for chart waypoint databases has been improved.
A number of smaller fixes and changes.
Version 5.12.2.2 (28-06-2012)
Visibility of waypoint groups in chart waypoint databases was not properly saved. This has been fixed.
Version 5.12.2.1 (26-06-2012)
Support for chart waypoint databases added.
The news center would not show program news on some computers. This has been fixed.
Updating GRIB files did not work on some computers. This has been fixed.
Version 5.12.2.0 (15-06-2012)
A news center has been added that can be used to check for updates for your charts and WinGPS itself. It also shows news from Stentec.
It is now possible to copy (and reverse) a route in the route manager.
The repeater and autopilot instrument now support the ZTG NMEA sentence.
The chart viewer now shows less GRIB-data while zoomed out to reduce cluttering.
The waterway network has been updated and expanded.
The layout of the route-info screen has been updated.
The import of WinGPS 5 databases did not work as expected. This has been fixed.
The same BSB-charts in different chartsets, would not be shown. This has been fixed.
Some older DKW charts were not shown. This has been fixed.
When all charts were uninstalled and WinGPS was started it would crash. This has been fixed.
Using the controls to edit the start time of a route it was possible to create an invalid date which crashed WinGPS. This has been fixed.
The TTG and TTGt were the same in the route overview. This has been fixed.
A number of other fixes, changes and improvements.
Version 5.12.1.0 (20-01-2012)
Routes with 0 route points would crash the route manager. This has been fixed.
AIS Class B targets were not shown in the viewer independent of the 'Hide class B targets' setting. This has been fixed.
Version 5.12.0.1 (16-01-2012)
WinGPS 5 Pro 2012 edition.
The route network in WinGPS 5 has been updated and expanded. It now also contains a lot of Belgian, German and a some French waterways.
The route network now also contains speed limits for most of the Dutch and Belgian waterways. The routeplanner can use these for planning.
The route info window now also contains the CTS and an XTE-bar for routes along the route network.
Print option now also supports printing visible routes.
Tide data for 2012 has been added.
A number of options for drawing AIS-objects have been added to help sort the increased amount of AIS-data.
The icon for AIS-SART messages has been added.
Relative bearing for AIS objects has been added in the target list.
Drift angle now also visible in extrapolated boat cursor.
The length of the routes has been added to the route manager.
The NMEA-monitor consumed CPU-time even if it wasn't visible and on less powerful computers this could make WinGPS crash. This has been fixed.
All routes along the route network are now planned when you start WinGPS, not only the active and edited route.
Calculation of currents has been speeded up.
A lot of smaller fixes and changes.

WinGPS 5 Pro 2011 Release History
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Version 5.0.1.0 (11-08-2011)
It is now possible to let route planning take into account head wind and tail wind with regard to speed and fuel consumption.
Hiding your own vessel on AIS did not work properly. This has been fixed.
Error while changing route point parameters in the route overview. This has been fixed.
Routes with the same name, could not both be selected in various forms. This has been fixed.
Route point vectors were not drawn if a route point could not be reached. This has been fixed.
Various other smaller fixes and changes.

€ 65,-

WinGPS Service Card
The WinGPS Service Card is a card that Stentec releases each year. This is exclusively available for WinGPS 5 license holders.

By purchasing the Service Card you are entitled to all updates from WinGPS 5 of the year of the Service Card. This includes adaptations to the route network, bridges and locks and new features in WinGPS 5.

We proudly announce that we are planning to continue the line of WinGPS 5 2017, by making the software more user friendly and safe for the 2018 editions.

With the WinGPS Service Card 2018 you will benefit from:

  • Be the first to receive WinGPS 5 2018 (worth € 70,-).
  • All updates for WinGPS 5 2018: route network, bridges & locks and new features.
  • € 20,- discount* on all 100% Stentec DKW chart sets.
  • Free NLTides currents & tides for 2018 worth € 19,90 (Pro and Voyager).
  • Free installation of Stentec products (in our store in Heeg).
  • Exclusive fair and event offers.

The WinGPS Service Card 2018 is available up until the release of WinGPS 5 2018. The new versions of WinGPS 5 will be released in february. Around the same time, your Service Card will be send to your home adress.

*Discount on chart sets
Service Card holders receive € 20,- discount when purchasing DKW charts sets and the two combined packages found below. When you are in possession of a 2017 edition, you will receive € 20,- discount on the upgrade price for the 2018 editions.

When you want to make use of the discount, you need to order the Service Card first. Afterwards you can order the chart sets you want. The discount will then be deducted from your order.

You are not inclined to buy the Service Card. You can still use your old version of WinGPS 5. However, you won't be able to take advantage of the extra benefits of the Service Card, and you don't have the latest navigation software aboard.

Is your edition of WinGPS 5 2015 or older? No problem: when purchasing the Service Card you will automatically receive the upgrade to the newest edition, including all updates from past editions.

If you don't have a license of WinGPS 5 or are still using WinGPS 4, this is the time to buy! When purchasing a new WinGPS 5 Navigator, Pro or Voyager you will receive a free Service Card worth € 65,-. You can pratice the entire winter to be fully ready for the coming season.

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WinGPS chart apps
Besides the digital charts for WinGPS on your Windows PC we bring you the Chart-Apps for Android™. These Chart-Apps are apps that use the same technology as WinGPS Marine Lite for Android, with pre-installed navigation charts.

Replacement for paper charts
Stentec's Chart-Apps are designed as a replacement for your paper charts. We recommend a big tablet for the best chart overview. With a build in GPS-receiver you'll see your position, speed and heading on the screen, and it will follow your location on the chart. You can easily create a waypoint, and see the "course to steer" in degrees on your screen.

The app is also available on Android smartphones to use on a dinghy, kayak or small boats.

Waterchart license
These chart-apps are available for purchase in the Google Play Store. They are directly available after purchase. You can also use these charts in WinGPS Marine for Android, or in WinGPS 5 (Lite, Navigator, Pro or Voyager) for Windows.


Water chart Friese meren

With the chart in this app you navigate the popular lakes of Friesland. This app is available for Free in Google Play.

Free

Water chart Biesbosch

Covering the Biesbosch within the bounds of Dordrecht, Werkendam, Raamsdonksveer & Moerdijk.

€9,98

Water chart Amsterdam

Ideal for tourists who want to sail on the canals and ports of Amsterdam or to Pampus. Especially created for participants and visitors of Sail Amsterdam 2015. This area contains Amsterdam port, canals and IJmeer.

€9,98

DKW 1800 Series

To be used as a paper chart replacement of the 1800-series charts of the Dutch Hydrographic office. These apps are available per set, and in combination of North, South and Complete.


This overview contains all our chart apps. These are not all available card sets for your Android device. If you buy a (DKW) water card in our online shop, you can use it in WinGPS Marine for Android, or WinGPS for Windows. Check our full list of charts in our online shop.

WinGPS Marine
After purchasing WinGPS Marine, you will unlock the full capabilities of your personal navigation system. You are now able to plot routes, download GRIB files, save previous tracks and connect AIS and GPS. Use the handy time table to view the predicted wind, rain, air pressure and AIS targets. The functions described below are in addition to the functions of WinGPS Marine Lite.


Route Navigation
With this app you can create routes and edit them while on the move. Longpress the screen to create a single waypoint or multiple to create a route. You can create multiple routes, and give each route and routepoint a unique name.


Track management
You can automatically record the sailed tracks. The tracks will be saved to review or share later. You can give each sailed track a unique name.


Meteo data
You can download Meteo predictions for a selected area. The wind, air pressure and rainfall can be plotted on the chart view using downloadable GRIB information.


AIS (Automatic Identification System)
Your AIS receiver can communicate with the app using a wireless connection using WIFI or Bluetooth. With AIS you see all surrounding ships plotted on the chart view. You can also bring up the targets in a list, and if you tap a ship's name you can see all the AIS target data. The built-in AIS collision alarm helps you in making important decisions.


Time Bar
By using the time bar you can see the prediction on your track. By sliding it forward you will see the upcoming weather, and tidal information if available.


Follow GPS position
When this function is activated, your GPS position will be centered on your screen and the underlying chart will move under it. Multiple following options are available: 'North up', 'Course up' & 'Compass mode'.


NOAA Tiles
Activate the NOAA Tiles in your chart manager. When you have a working internet connection all available NOAA charts will automatically be shown.

World chart included

WinGPS 5 Lite
WinGPS 5 Lite is the free version of the WinGPS 5 series for your Windows PC or laptop.

You can use WinGPS 5 Lite to introduce yourself to digital onboard navigation. Combine WinGPS 5 Lite with the DKW 1800 series or the DKW the Netherlands chartset and experience the reliability of WinGPS 5 and the extra safety it brings aboard.

Connect a GPS receiver to your laptop and:

  • Determine your position
  • See your heading
  • See your speed
  • Monitor your sailed tracks

For Windows and Android
WinGPS 5 Lite, the free version of Stentec's navigation software WinGPS 5, is developed for your Windows PC or Laptop. If you have an Android tablet or smartphone, you can download and install the free version of our Android application WinGPS Marine Lite via Google Play.


More functionality
If you want extra functions that aren't available in WinGPS 5 Lite, you can purchase a full version of WinGPS 5. With one of these programs you can plot routes, download GRIB files for weather forecast, connect board instruments (such as AIS) and much more!


Digital water charts
All of Stentec's DKW water charts are available for WinGPS Lite and are easily installed.

Click the image for an overview of all available charts.


System requirements:

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10
  • DirectX 9 video card (or higher)
  • 210MB free disk space


This list will give you a good overview of our different versions.  
For a complete overview of the features please click here.


Features of WinGPS 5 Lite Navigator Pro Voyager
 
GPS Tracking
Map Windows 1 2 3 3
Route planner  
Time Control  
Weather (Grib)  
Current & Tide (NL Tides, Rijkswaterstaat)    
NMEA Instruments like : AIS, Depth meter,Autopilot, etc.    
Interactive planning of routes with Polar      
WinGPS
Functions specialized for power boats      
Functions specialized for sailing boats      
Prices
Price Download Free € 129,- € 279,- € 379,-
Price CD version Free € 149,- € 299,- € 399,-

With your personal Stentec account you can activate and download your products. 

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