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Recent Changes To The Web Site

  • Added map scale to Google maps (16 Apr 2012)
  • Website rebranding and style launched. (01 Feb 2011)
  • Navvygator 2.0.0.12 released automatically calculates angle to point satellite dish at when journey is stopped. (07 Oct 2010)
  • Navvygator 2.0.0.10 released which gives better operation with some GPS devices. (03 Oct 2010)
  • Navvygator 2.0.0.8 released which resolves a bug in Microsoft.NET platform when accessing some GPS devices. (16 Sep 2010)
  • Fixed a problem with the mapping data preventing route planning from working correctly. (05 Sep 2010)
  • Navvygator 2.0.0.7 launched, allows more control over GPS quality. (19 Aug 2010)
  • You now have the ability to change your own passwords to something more memorable. (16 Aug 2010)
  • Navvygator 2.0.0.6 version launched, containing minor bug fixes. (06 Jul 2010)
  • Navvygator 2.0.0.5 version launched, allows OSM maps to be pre-downloaded if you don't have the Internet on your boat. (29 Mar 2010)
  • Navvygator 2.0.0.3 version launched, including new line map feature and regional settings fixes for non-UK users (01 Feb 2010)
  • After months of real world testing, the first version of Navvygator launches to the public (01 Aug 2009)
  • Fixed weather display and added complete Waterway listings (21 Apr 2009)
  • Fixed an issue with maps not working in Google Earth 5 (26 Mar 2009)
  • Added new feature to allow users to reset their own passwords if they forget them. (27 Jan 2009)
  • Happy New Year from Water Explorer ! (01 Jan 2009)
  • New add POI feature in the interactive map so you can add in your favourite pubs! (05 Sep 2008)
  • Preperations for Navvygator - canal based sat nav public release soon (19 Aug 2008)
  • Major change to recorded journey maps - now show maps from OpenStreetMap for better quality and detail (18 Aug 2008)
  • Rewrote GPX import routines to provide accurate start and end times for GPS recorded journeys (27 Jul 2008)
  • Improved display of boats on realtime boat locations - no duplication. (13 Jul 2008)
  • New weather feature added to interactive map (11 Jul 2008)
  • Added display of total journey statistics to home page and 'my journeys' page. (06 Jul 2008)
  • Improved speed of interactive map by caching data - allows higher zoom levels. (02 Jul 2008)
  • Implemented graphical route planning tool and improvements to searching on the interactive map (29 Jun 2008)
  • Added basic journey route planning facility. (05 Jun 2008)
  • Journeys can now be filtered by group to aid display. Improved 'Set Starting Place' feature to display entire waterway name. (11 Feb 2008)
  • Ability to group journeys together is now available in the 'my journeys' page. (29 Jan 2008)
  • You can now split a long journey recording into seperate parts, see the 'modify' feature while viewing the journey detail. (28 Jan 2008)
  • New interactive waterways map (24 Jan 2008)
  • Improved viewing of a recorded journey, complete with map. Improved accuracy of distance covered. (17 Dec 2007)
  • Made the GPX upload facility work, you can now upload a recording from a GPS unit and have the journey automatically calculated for you! (13 Nov 2007)
  • Updated lots of map data to improve accuracy. New page so you can view map changes. (05 Nov 2007)
  • Added 'smoke trails' to boat locations so you can determine direction of travel. (01 Nov 2007)
  • Removal of Microsoft AJAX code to improve page download sizes and speeds. (20 Sep 2007)
  • Major overhaul of the journey recording facility based on user feedback. Simplification of pages for mobile usage. (26 Jul 2007)
  • Fixed issue where journey summary dates/times were incorrect after modifiying times. (16 Jul 2007)
  • The date & time can now be changed when modifying a journey. Improved the speed at which the Progress Map is created. (16 Jul 2007)
  • Created facility to modify journey date/times. This allow's people who create their journey's after the event to have accurate statistics and recordings. Use the Modify link when viewing the detail of a journey. (14 Jul 2007)
  • Began experimental feature to upload GPS recorded data which is automatically converted into a journey with full maps & statistics. (10 Jul 2007)

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