January 2017

  1. Updating your Nautical Charts

    Updating your Nautical Charts

    Nautical Charts

    I propose to construct a new chart for navigating, on which I shall delineate all the sea and lands of the Ocean in their proper positions under their bearings...

    Christopher Columbus, Explorer, 1451 - 1506

    Nothing stays the same; certainly not the oceans of the world. Every change on the water needs to be reflected on its nautical chart. These charts are navigational tools vital for all watercraft providing

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  2. Bush Survival Tips

    Bush Survival Tips

    Dense Bush

    With the right know-how and skills, you can survive some of the harshest environments in the world - the Australian bush. Protect yourself and fellow travellers with the information you will need if you become lost on a bush walk or your vehicle breaks down off the beaten track.

     

    Australian Bush Survival Books

    According to bush survival experts, your top five priorities when stranded are water, warmth, shelter, signals and f

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  3. International Maritime Signal Flags

    International Maritime Signal Flags

    International Maritime Signal Flags

    Ships that pass in the night,

    and speak each other in passing,

    only a signal shown,

    and a distant voice in the darkness,

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American Poet, 1807-1882

     

    International marine signal flags are used by ships to spell out short messages, used individually or as part of a combination for a special meaning. For ceremonial and f

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  4. Hema HX-1 and HN7 Navigator Comparison Chart

    Hema HX-1 and HN7 Navigator Comparison Chart

    Hema HNZ vs HX-1

    Loads of people ask what the differences between the Hema HX-1 and HN7 are. In the interests of brevity, here's a chart that outlines all the key differences. Which model is right for you depends a little bit on your needs. To be honest, there are only really two key things that, if you need, would lean you towards the old model - the ability to connec

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  5. The Top 10: Sailing Resources

    The Top 10: Sailing Resources

    A yacht sailing on the oceanWhether you are just starting out or you’re an experienced sailor, there are plenty of materials to expand your knowledge about travelling on the high seas. You will find the perfect book, map or guide to learn how to rig, chart, read symbols, race, teach your kids sailing and even speak like a true sailor.

    There’s not much we don’t know about sailing. The early years of The Chart & Map Shop were devoted to all things sailing. Over the years th

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  6. Camps 9: New Edition of Australia's "Camping Bible" Just Announced

    Camps 9: New Edition of Australia's "Camping Bible" Just Announced

    Camps 9 Australia Wide

    If you go camping a bit, chances are you either have, or have heard of, this book. Regarded as Australia's camping bible, Camps Australia Wide guide is pretty much indispensable for the traveller. The new edition, Camps 9, has been 100% researched and updated and now contains over 4,000 campsites, with more 3,000 of those being pet f

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  1. Updating your Nautical Charts

    Updating your Nautical Charts

    Nautical Charts

    I propose to construct a new chart for navigating, on which I shall delineate all the sea and lands of the Ocean in their proper positions under their bearings...

    Christopher Columbus, Explorer, 1451 - 1506

    Nothing stays the same; certainly not the oceans of the world. Every change on the water needs to be reflected on its nautical chart. These charts are navigational tools vital for all watercraft providing

    Continue reading

  2. Bush Survival Tips

    Bush Survival Tips

    Dense Bush

    With the right know-how and skills, you can survive some of the harshest environments in the world - the Australian bush. Protect yourself and fellow travellers with the information you will need if you become lost on a bush walk or your vehicle breaks down off the beaten track.

     

    Australian Bush Survival Books

    According to bush survival experts, your top five priorities when stranded are water, warmth, shelter, signals and f

    Continue reading

  3. International Maritime Signal Flags

    International Maritime Signal Flags

    International Maritime Signal Flags

    Ships that pass in the night,

    and speak each other in passing,

    only a signal shown,

    and a distant voice in the darkness,

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American Poet, 1807-1882

     

    International marine signal flags are used by ships to spell out short messages, used individually or as part of a combination for a special meaning. For ceremonial and f

    Continue reading

  4. Hema HX-1 and HN7 Navigator Comparison Chart

    Hema HX-1 and HN7 Navigator Comparison Chart

    Hema HNZ vs HX-1

    Loads of people ask what the differences between the Hema HX-1 and HN7 are. In the interests of brevity, here's a chart that outlines all the key differences. Which model is right for you depends a little bit on your needs. To be honest, there are only really two key things that, if you need, would lean you towards the old model - the ability to connec

    Continue reading

  5. The Top 10: Sailing Resources

    The Top 10: Sailing Resources

    A yacht sailing on the oceanWhether you are just starting out or you’re an experienced sailor, there are plenty of materials to expand your knowledge about travelling on the high seas. You will find the perfect book, map or guide to learn how to rig, chart, read symbols, race, teach your kids sailing and even speak like a true sailor.

    There’s not much we don’t know about sailing. The early years of The Chart & Map Shop were devoted to all things sailing. Over the years th

    Continue reading

  6. Camps 9: New Edition of Australia's "Camping Bible" Just Announced

    Camps 9: New Edition of Australia's "Camping Bible" Just Announced

    Camps 9 Australia Wide

    If you go camping a bit, chances are you either have, or have heard of, this book. Regarded as Australia's camping bible, Camps Australia Wide guide is pretty much indispensable for the traveller. The new edition, Camps 9, has been 100% researched and updated and now contains over 4,000 campsites, with more 3,000 of those being pet f

    Continue reading

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