Archives: March 2017

  1. Your Phrase Book will be your Best Travel Companion

    Your Phrase Book will be your Best Travel Companion
    If you are visiting a non-English speaking country and you don’t speak the lingo, you’re going to need some help along the way. A phrase book contains the most common expressions in a foreign language with their translation. The first known phrase book was published in 1594 so there has been plenty of time to perfect them for today’s traveller...
  2. Ticking Antarctica off your Bucket List

    Ticking Antarctica off your Bucket List
    With its reputation as the coldest, windiest, driest continent on earth, it’s a wonder there have been any travel brochures printed for Antarctica. But plenty of people have a visit there listed on their bucket list and tourism numbers are growing. In 2013-14 37,000 people visited the cold continent. Of these 10,000 travelled in ships in Antarctic waters but didn’t land...
  3. The Moon Phases Poster

    The Moon Phases Poster
    We're not afraid of tooting our own horn on occasion. Each year the Chart & Map team designs a pretty sweet Moon Phases poster. The poster shows the current state of the moon in picture every night of the year. If you are someone who likes to plan ahead, the poster also gives you the exact dates and times for the...
  4. 4 Navigation Tools you Need for Chart Reading and Plotting Courses

    4 Navigation Tools you Need for Chart Reading and Plotting Courses
    There are a few navigation tools that every true sailor needs to keep in the cabin to safely navigate their course. Below is a list of the top 4 navigation tools you need for chart reading and plotting courses.   Dividers               Measuring the distance between two points on a chart is made easier...
  5. Cycling Guides and Maps

    Cycling Guides and Maps
    The popularity of the treadly has been growing steadily in Western Australia. It seems everyone is getting into cycling. It's not just WA, the cycle paths around the country are bustling with riders from dawn to dark. People cycle as a form of transport, sport and recreation.  During the week, city car parks are full of bikes owned by office...

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