Books and Charts

The open source app Posterazor from SourceForge allows you to cut and print a downloaded NOAA chart and create your own color chart booklet.

Printing Your Own Charts While on Board

I am a novice sailor, but after taking a few more courses, I plan to buy a 30- to 50-sailboat with a few other aficionados. Two questions:

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More Books and Charts

Summer Sailor Reading List

The question we’re often asked as we set out on our summer cruise is, “What do you do with all that free...

Stocking Stuffers for Sailors

The holidays are upon us, and if you’ve waited until the last minute to get your gift shopping done, fear not;...

Cruising Guides

Since our last review of cruising guides for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Bahamas, we’ve come...

Resources for Cruising to Cuba

 Subscribers OnlyAlthough Cuba is terra incognita for many Americans, it has been a popular destination for Canadian and European...

In the Perfect Position to Fail

 Subscribers OnlyFor centuries, navigators have been coping with two key variables that convey major consequence. The first is the...

Nautical Chart Accuracy

I often worry that the topic of chart accuracy, which we revisit in this issue, obscures the importance of other...