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Charts and Tide charts

Navigation Charts and Nautical Charts from Imray, Admiralty and others. Worldwide coverage. Digital Charts from ARCS, Maptech, C-Map and Garmin. Our selection of navigation instruments can be viewed in 'z-Chandlery' accessed from the Home page.

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Symbols and Abbreviations Used on Admiralty Paper Charts NP5011 
 
Symbols and Abbreviations Used on Admiralty Paper Charts NP5011

Admiralty publication NP5011

Symbols and abbreviations used on Admiralty Charts.

Pb. 72pp

£20.00
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How to Read a Nautical Chart 
 
How to Read a Nautical Chart

By Nigel Calder
2nd Ed. 2012

Authoritative, practical, and hands-on information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts.

How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, how to read charts created by other governments, how to use information such as scale, projection technique and datum that every chart contains; how not to get fooled or run aground by overzooming.

This second edition covers the changes in the world of electronic charting, integrated onboard navigation systems, as well as radar overlays and AIS and their interfacing with charts. A new chapter on the Wiki Revolution explores the mechanisms allowing you to incorporate user-generated content into navigational products and share this content with others'harnessing a user-base never before possible. Calder also explores how 3D-technology and real-time depth and weather information is creating interactive charting capacities that are fundamentally changing how we navigate.

Pb. A4 237pp

£14.99
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Understanding a Nautical Chart 
 
Understanding a Nautical Chart

by Paul Boissier
2011

Whether they are paper or electronic, charts are the most fundamental navigational tool. Making the best use of them requires a great understanding of symbols and abbreviations, as well as an awareness of the limits of accuracy in positions and soundings. 'Understanding a Nautical Chart' not only helps you to read a chart, it allows you to understand that information and use it to navigate safely. Learning the abbreviations and symbols are critical to anybody using a chart and before you can use one, you must know them or at have easy access to the definitions, all of which are included in a full copy of the key to UKHO charts (Chart 5011).

It explains how to establish the accuracy of charts to allow you to navigate with confidence and safety.
Includes a full copy of the key to UKHO chart symbols (Chart 5011).

Paperback, 200pp

RRP £16.99, OUR PRICE £13.99

£13.99
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Captain's Quick Guide - How to Read a Nautical Chart 
 
Captain's Quick Guide - How to Read a Nautical Chart

By N. Calder
Provides instant access to the standard symbols and abbreviations used on nautical charts
Covers electronic charts--currently taking the market by storm--as well as paper charts
Compact, easy to use, waterproof, indestructible.

P16

£5.99
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NP294 How to Keep Your Admiralty Products Up to Date 
 
NP294 How to Keep Your Admiralty Products Up to Date

How to keep your Admiralty products up to date

Pb. 120pp. A4

£20.00
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Cockpit Cards - Chart Symbols and Abbreviations Set 
 
Cockpit Cards - Chart Symbols and Abbreviations Set

The essential Chart Symbols and Abbreviations. Set of four A5 encapsulated cards with metal ring.
Showing the important Dangers - Wrecks, Rocks and much more.
Easy to use. Crisp, clear, concise and printed using light-fast ink.

£7.95
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The Makers of Blueback Charts 
 
The Makers of Blueback Charts

A History of Imray, Laurie and Wilson.

From the 18th century navigators relied on nautical charts produced by a handful of chart makers who worked in the city of London. These privately produced charts, or 'bluebacks' were in circulation amongst the merchant fleets of the World until the Second World War.

This meticulously researched history tells the story of the comanies that dominated the trade from the 1750's until the present day.

246mm x 189mm 172p 8 colour plates. Hb

£25.00
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Cornell's Ocean Atlas 
 
Cornell's Ocean Atlas

By Jimmy and Ivan Cornell
2011

An atlas of 129 up to date pilot charts for sailors planning offshore passages anywhere in the world. 60 monthly pilot charts of all oceans showing wind speed, direction, current, storm tracks etc. 69 detailed charts of common transoceanic routes.

Spiral bound 120pp Colour 420x297mm

£69.00
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The Sea Chart 
 
The Sea Chart

By J. Blake
This historical look at sea charts is arranged along chronological and then geographical lines. Each of the ten chapters is split into two distinct halves examining the history of the charting of a particular region and the context under which such charting took place following which specific navigational charts and views together with other relevant illustrations are presented. Key figures or milestones in the history of charting are then presented in stand-alone story box features.

160p 300x280mm Hb

£29.99
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The Sea Chart - Paperback version 
 
The Sea Chart - Paperback version

By J. Blake

The Illustrated History of Nautical Maps and Navigational Charts
This historical look at sea charts is arranged along chronological and then geographical lines. Each of the ten chapters is split into two distinct halves examining the history of the charting of a particular region and the context under which such charting took place following which specific navigational charts and views together with other relevant illustrations are presented. Key figures or milestones in the history of charting are then presented in stand-alone story box features.

Pb. 157pp Illustrations throughout
285x300mm

RRP £16.95 OUR PRICE £14.99

£14.99
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Sea Charts of the British Isles 
 
Sea Charts of the British Isles

By J. Blake
A Voyage of Disovery Around Britain and Ireland's Coastline.
Reprinted 2008

a beautiful collection of charts containing a wealth of information about Britain's maritime history and the story of charting and surveying itself. The great names in British chart-making are all included, such as Captain Greenvile Collins, Professor Murdoch Mackenzie and his nephew of the same name, Graeme Spence and William Bligh. Between them they created the first structured attempts to survey and chart particular areas of the coast of mainland Britain as well as the more remote islands.

Hb. 128 pp 80 colour illustrations
280x240mm

£19.99
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Charts of War 
 
Charts of War

The Naval Charts and Maps that have Informed and Illustrated War at Sea.
By J. Blake
2006
Extensive commentary on over 150 fascinating and beautiful maps and charts from a naval perspective.
160p Hb.

£30.00
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