Marine Charting - A collection of links for marine charts, C-Map, Navionics & NOAA electronic navigation charts, chart plotters, GPS/WAAS charting systems, charting & navigation software, navigation instruments


    Big Bay Technologies – Manufacturer of consumer marine electronics including high value shock mounted computers and bright readable displays for the marine environment.  Complete solutions available for single station navigation, communications and entertainment – Redmond, WA

    Captain Segull's Nautical Sportfishing Charts – Full color, laminated and waterproof marine charts that cover the North American coastline from Penobscot Bay, Maine south to Louisiana  including the Bahamas and Cuba and into the Gulf of Mexico.  Average chart size is 19" X 26" and include latitude and longitude (GPS), Loran lines, contour lines, shore services such as fuel docks, loading ramps, pump-out stations and restaurants.  Also highlighted are fishing holes with local names, coordinates of buoys, inlets, and wrecks – Portsmouth, RI

    Captn. Jack's – Nautical software, marine navigation, electronic charts, GPS and marine electronics – Port Ludlow, WA

    Charterboat Charts – Offers a selection of New Jersey Intracoastal charts, New Jersey Coastal charts, New Jersey Offshore charts, Sportfishing Charts and CD-ROMs – Jenkintown, PA

    Chartworx.com – Involved in data production and research and development in the Electronic Chart Industry since 1982, Chartworx core business is to provide up to date electronic chart systems both to the professional and the light marine market.  Products include TheMAP, commercial and recreational vector and raster electronic charting system software that is compatible with C-MAP and RCDS (ARCS/BSB) databases – Den Helder, Holland

    C-MAP – The world leader in the electronic cartography industry, both in terms of sheer production capacity and the contribution of technical/scientific innovation.  C-MAP's worldwide library of electronic vector charts numbers over 20,000 -- covering nearly every port and harbor in the world.  The data is distributed on a variety of formats ranging from CD-ROM to PCMCIA memory cards, to EPROM cartridges – Mashpee, MA

    Consumers Marine Electronics – Retailers of Chart Plotters, GPS/Plotter Combos, C-MAP Charts, Navionics Charts, Garmin Blue Charts and Charting Software from many manufacturers – Wall, NJ

    C-Thru® Ruler Co. – Manufacturers of marine charting tools including Dividers, Folding Parallel Rulers, Protractors and Kits – Bloomfield, CT

    DATAMARINE – Manufacturers of precision marine instruments made in the USA.  Products include chart plotters, wind, depth, speed, and video navigation instruments – Mountlake Terrace, WA

    Davis – Manufacturers of marine navigation and charting instrumentation and tools including Protractors, Parallel Rules, One-Arm Protractor, Course Plotter, Celestial Navigation Tools, Protractor Triangle, Sextants, Three-arm Protractor, Hand Bearing Compasses, Chart Holders, Artificial Horizon – Hayward, CA

    Electronic Charts Company, Inc – Manufacturers of world class electronic chart navigation systems since 1992.  Products include navigation software and high resolution vector bathymetric maps and navigation charts for the professional mariner – Seattle, WA

    EMS Products – Manufacturers of the NAVIGATOR, a precision ECS/DGPS navigation instrument with a 12-channel parallel processing receiver and advanced navigation packages and worldwide vector digitized chart databases.  The system is designed for harsh environments and meets MIL-SPECS for both water and salt environments – Rahway, NJ

    Force9 – The lowest-priced, high-quality GPS marine navigation software on the market.  Works with Softchart NOS and Maptech Version 4 NOAA (BSB/KAP/CAP) and custom scanned charts – Kirkland, WA

    Fugawi – Manufacturers of Global Navigator and Marine ENC marine navigation software, BSB/ChartKit compatible world maps and charts, and tracking software – Toronto, Canada

    Furuno USA, Inc. – Manufacturers of NavNet integrated navigation systems that are available in radar/chart plotter or GPS/WAAS chart plotter configurations.  Other products include MaxSea navigation software that is compatible with raster, vector and 3D bathymetric charts from a wide range of publishers – Camas, WA

    Garmin International Inc. – Manufacturers of a wide range of waterproof handheld and fixed-mount color GPS/Chartplotters and GPS/Chartplotter/Fishfinders with sunlight readable displays – Olathe, KS

    Global Navigation Software Co. – NavPak is a full featured marine navigation program, available in Professional and Lite editions for PC computers, and a Pocket Edition for Pocket PC computers.  All editions feature high speed graphics, which are compatible with commercially available digital charts and USGS Topographical maps.  NavPak is compatible with virtually all GPS units and other instruments that send NMEA compatible data – San Diego, CA

    GPScharts.com – Shipwreck Charts and Maps with GPS and LORAN coordinates off the New Jersey, New York coast.  The area of coverage of each chart is approximately 28 miles X 36 miles and the charts are fully laminated.  Nowhere else will you find this many wrecks this close to shore – Ventnor City, NJ

    Home Port Charts – Captain Bill Shuda, Sr. and Captain Bill Shuda, Jr. offer the most comprehensive fishing and diving charts available on the market.   Covering the waters of the East Coast from New York to North Carolina and Central Florida to the Keys and Bahamas, Home Port Charts show you more information than any chart plotter can.   Easy to read and understand, the laminated, colorful Home Port Charts map out everything from shoals and danger zones to bridges, depth contours, channels, underwater canyons and fishing areas – Stuart, FL

    Interphase – Manufacturers of Chart Master marine navigational chart plotters.  Color and monochrome models are available and are designed to use C-MAP’s MAX chart cartography with ports and tides.  All units include a built-in worldwide database and the most extensive list of vector electronic charts available – Soquel, CA

    Jeppesen Marine – MarineMap electronic charting software.  Note: Jeppesen purchased Nobeltec and discontinued development and sale of MarineMap.  Upgrade to Visual Navigation Suite at Nobeltec's web site.

    JRC Japan Radio Co. – Manufacturers of a variety of marine electronics gear.  Products include the PLOT 500F, a combination of the FF50 fish finder and a C-MAP chart plotter, and the RADAR 1800CP, a combination of our 2 kW radar unit and a C-MAP chart plotter – Seattle, WA

    KiwiTech – Manufacturers of KiwiTech Navigator charting software.  Note: Raymarine Company purchased KiwiTech Marine's charting software (it is now called RayTech).  All future products and upgrades will be available from Raymarine.

    Landfall Navigation® – Offers worldwide paper charts (NOAA POD, NOAA, Canadian, DMA, Admiralty, Imray) and electronic marine charts from C-MAP, Garmin, Maptech, Navionics, Nobeltec and more – Stamford, CT

    Lowrance Electronics, Inc. – Manufacturers of a wide variety of marine electronics gear.  Products include NauticPath™ USA Marine Electronic Charts, and color and monochrome sonar/GPS+WAAS mapping units – Tulsa, OK

    MAPmedia – The raster chart specialist.  Over 6000 electronic nautical charts available worldwide and in particular for Europe, Mediterranean, Scandinavia, Africa, Indian Ocean, US East Coast, Greenland, South America, Caribbean, New Zealand, Polynesia.  We start with the same government paper charts that mariners rely on for safe and enjoyable boating.  Then we scan, georeference and assemble the charts to produce digital replicas for electronic navigation – Bidart, France

    Maptech – Manufacturers of Chart Navigator Pro and Offshore Navigator marine navigation software for PCs, Pocket Navigator software for Pocket PC handhelds, Maptech digital marine charts, and over 100 "flip-fold" waterproof paper charts – Amesbury, MA

    MaxSea International – Makers of MaxSea Commander, MaxSea Explorer and MaxSea Professionnal marine navigation software for your PC.  MaxSea products work with more charts than any other platform and displays them seamlessly.  Furuno, undisputed leading manufacturer of high quality marine electronics, has selected MaxSea International as its exclusive source for software to integrate with future products – Bidart, France

    Mighty GPS – Best of breed GPS navigation solutions, charts, maps, and gear.  We provide complete solutions at prices below the manufacturer's suggested retail pricing – Toronto, Canada

    National Geospatial Intelligence Agency – Digital Navigation Publications including the Atlas of Pilot Charts, NIMA List of Lights, USCG Light List, The American Practical Navigator, International Code of Signals, and Radio Navigational Aids.

    Nautical Software, Inc. – Tides & Currents is the world's best-selling and most powerful tide and current prediction program.  It instantly predicts both tides and tidal currents for thousands of locations in North America and other parts of the world.  View predictions on top of electronic charts or in an easy-to-read graphical format.  The company and its products were purchased by Nobeltec – Portland, OR

    Nautical Technologies – Home of the CAPN marine navigation software for your PC.  It is the easiest to use, most reliable ECS product on the market.  After extensive testing the US Coast Guard chose CAPN navigation software for use on board its entire cutter fleet.  CAPN software is also used at the United States Naval Academy and the USCG Training Center – Bangor, ME

    Navionics – Since 1984, Navionics has developed and manufactured electronic navigation charts and systems for marine, inland lakes & rivers and outdoors use.  They are arguably the gold standard of electronic charting and have over 500 employees and have the world's largest database of marine and lake charts, covering the salt waters of the entire planet as well as tens of thousands of lakes and rivers.  Navionics charts are compatible with plotters from B&G, Eagle, Furuno, GeoNav, Humminbird, Icom, Lowrance, Marinetek, Nexus Marine, Northstar, Raymarine, Si-Tex and Trimble – Wareham, MA

    NavGator – Charting and GPS Navigation products.  Consumer products include the Mariner I™ multi-platform marine navigation and charting system available in versions for Windows, Linux, and Sun Solaris.  Compatible with NOAA BSB/NOS format charts – Merrick, NY

    Navman – A leading manufacturer of world-class marine electronics and Global Positioning System (GPS) technology since 1988.  Products include C-MAP compatible Chart Plotters, satellite GPS receivers, fuel flow measurement devices, boat speed gauges, depth and wind instruments, autopilots and fishfinders – Auckland, New Zealand

    New York Nautical – Everything for the serious mariner and everything for the armchair voyager.  NOAA charts, Digital charts, books, GPS and gifts – New York, NY

    NOAA Office of Coast Survey – Provides useful and necessary navigational products which are required for the safe and efficient maritime commerce in and out of our Nation's ports.  Products include the National Survey Plan, Electronic Navigational Charts, Historical Charts, Coast Pilot, and Bathy/Topo/Shoreline Charts – Silver Spring, MD

    NOAA PORTS (Physical Oceanographic Real-time Systems) for New York / New Jersey – The US Army Corps of Engineers is nearing completion of a $350 million first phase of dredging that will deepen some of the most heavily used channels in the Port of New York and New Jersey to a depth of 40 feet below MLW.  The dredging has unintentionally degraded the NOAA tidal current information.

    Nobeltec – The leading developer of PC-based marine navigation products.  Nobeltec offers a complete line of navigation products including Nobeltec Admiral, the Visual Series software, Passport World Charts, Nobeltec Radars and Nobeltec Sounder with DSP Technology – Portland, OR

    Northstar Marine Electronics – The undisputed leader in high-quality, user-friendly GPS/WAAS full color chart plotting systems for both commercial and recreational marine use.  Plotters include the 952 XW color GPS/WAAS vector chartplotter, the 972 color chartplotter with pre-loaded raster and vector charts, the 6000i color chartplotter, radar, sounder and video combo unit the 8000i combo unit with touch pad screen, and the compact M84 combo unit.   A Brunswick Corporation company – Acton, MA

    OceanGrafix – Charts-On-Demand nautical charts.  Charts are printed only after they are ordered, ensuring that they are always up-to-date with the most current Notice To Mariners, NGA Notices (formerly NIMA Notices) and NOAA's critical safety information.  Charts-On-Demand are NOAA approved, SOLAS compliant, and meet USCG carriage requirements – St. Paul, MN

    Orbimage Global Imaging Information – Offers the SeaStar Pro Fisheries Information Service, which provides fish finding maps derived from OrbView-2 satellite ocean imagery to fishing customers worldwide – Dulles, VA

    PinPoint Systems International – The World Leader in Navigation Software, Hardware, Radar, Sonar, and Electronic Nautical Charts.  The SVS/DVS family of products is PinPoint's newest innovation in electronic charting hardware.  The product line was developed in response to needs for a compact, marine hardened, sunlight/daylight viewable charting system – Westhampton Beach, NY

    P-Sea Software Co. – WindPlot GPS Chart Plotter software with Moving Maps for Marine Navigation.  WindPlot can display many types of raster and vector nautical charts including Navionics, MapTech, BSB/NOAA, BSB/CHS, CHS vector, along with our own line of vector and raster bathymetric charts – Morro Bay, CA

    Raymarine – Develops and manufactures the most comprehensive range of electronic equipment for the recreational boating and light commercial marine markets.  Marine charting products include Raychart color and monochrome chart plotters, combo DGPS/Plotters, and Raytech RNS navigation and charting software – Nashua, NH

    RipCharts – Offers satellite imagery products including Sea Surface Temperature Maps, Chlorophyll Maps, True Color Maps, Surface Current Maps, Altimetry Maps, and Bathymetric Maps for the United States, Baja, and Australia.   Maps are iOS and Android compatible – Houston, TX

    Rose Point Navigation Systems – Coastal Explorer PC based navigation software for recreational boaters and commercial shipping.  Many users find it much easier to use than any of the other leading products.  It is the first program on the market to include ALL 1,054 NOAA charts with the program.  (800 charts in vector format, 250 in raster format) – Kirkland, WA

    Simrad – A global supplier of marine electronics for yachting and commercial use with over 50 years of experience.  Marine charting products include the CP31, CX33 and NavStation marine chartplotters, and the CS68 Electronic Chart Display and Information System – Oslo, Norway

    SI-TEX Marine Electronics – Manufacturers of marine electronic charting systems, VHF radios, autopilots, and LCD fish finders.  Charting products include the Navmate and ColorMax6 GPS/WAAS charting systems that feature color LCD active matrix daylight viewable displays, ultra-fast processor, 18-channel GPS/WAAS receiver, programmable Guardian™ Grounding Alarm, and are compatible with the C-MAP MAX charts.  SI-TEX is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koden Electronics, Company, Ltd. of Japan. – St. Petersburg, FL

    SoftChart International – The Right Choice for Digital Nautical Charts and Maps.  Products include SoftCharts CoastPaks, SoftChart MiniRegions, United States Inland Waterways, 2D Bathymetric Maps, PhotoNavigator aerial photographs and more – Columbia, IL

    Standard Horizon – A pioneer in marine electronics since 1969, Standard Horizon leads the industry with Fixed Mount VHF Radios, Handheld VHF Radios, Marine GPS Chart Plotters, Instruments, and Marine Stereos.  Charting products include the , CP155C, CP175C and CP1000 color, sunlight viewable, WAAS GPS / C-MAP MAX compatible, chart plotters with dual frequency fish finder option – Cypress, CA

    Waterproof Charts Inc. – The original waterproof chart designed for recreational boaters, fishermen and divers.  For use on deck in any weather.  Over 160 charts (from Western Canada to the Caribbean) are available.  Accurate, used by Coast Guard and Navy.  Foldable and easy to hold Waterproof Charts are printed on synthetic paper and are so tear resistant you can't ruin them – Punta Gorda, FL

    Weems & Plath® – A company steeped in the traditions of navigation, we deliver traditional marine navigation instruments.  Manufacturers of Fine Marine Instruments including Plotting Tools, Navigation Instruments, Compasses, Clocks, Barometers, Dividers, Sextants and more – Annapolis, MD