Archives: January 2018

  1. Topographic Maps for Every Purpose

    Topographic Maps for Every Purpose
    If it weren’t for topographic maps, we’d look at any other map and assume the Earth’s surface is all one height. These maps make it possible to see the elevation and shape of the surface so you have an idea what the area may look like. The trusty topographic map has been around since the late 1700’s and has seen...
  2. Angling for a Big Fishing Season

    Angling for a Big Fishing Season
    Fishing can be enjoyed by anyone aged five to 105 so if you have a love of the water and a healthy dose of patience, fishing might be your thing. The Chart & Map Shop stocks a huge range of fishing books, guides and charts to help in your pursuit of landing the big one. Sure you can rely on...
  3. Offshore & Coastal Navigation with Digital QuickCharts

    Offshore & Coastal Navigation with Digital QuickCharts
    When you’re as girt by sea as this brown land, access to accurate offshore charts is pretty important. This big island of ours has no less than 570 charts covering the coastal waters, off-lying reefs and small islands. But if you are circumnavigating the continent, you don’t want to deal with that many different charts. The people at Memory Map...
  4. World Globes as Education Tools

    World Globes as Education Tools
    The world globe has been used in classrooms for decades but in our modern world, they are just as relevant as when they were first introduced. Globes are versatile because they are suitable for very young children just starting out on the schooling journey right through to those who have almost finished.  Globes can be used as a tool in...
  5. The Hema HX-1 Navigator

    The Hema HX-1 Navigator
    Hema Navigator has been the leader in on and off-road navigation systems since their release in 2008. The Hema Navigator HN7 launched in 2014 followed by the latest model, the Hema HX-1 Navigator, late last year. The HX-1 has improved hardware, new features and better map content to make it possible to navigate almost any Australian road or track. HARDWARE...
  6. 4WD Treks Just a Weekend Away

    4WD Treks Just a Weekend Away
    Feel like a 4WD trip but don’t have a week’s leave from work up your sleeve? There are plenty of tracks just an hour or two out of the city – perfect for getting away for an adventure filled weekend. With the warmer weather just around the corner, start making plans. 4WD TREKS NEAR PERTH Mundaring Powerline Track (40km from...
  7. Know your Knots

    Know your Knots
    Whether you’re a boater, boy scout or budding climber it pays to know your knots. You never know when you will need to call on your knowledge of knots to get you out of a bind. Knots are not only good to know but they’re also great fun to learn. Knot tying can be an art, craft, science and philosophy...

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