January 2018

  1. Topographic Maps for Every Purpose

    Topographic Maps for Every Purpose

    Topographic elevation maps

    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 many transformations.

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  2. Angling for a Big Fishing Season

    Angling for a Big Fishing Season

    A man fishing off the rocks at sunset

    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 some beginners’ luck in the early days, but when things get serious you need the right tools and information. The Chart & Map Shop

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  3. Offshore & Coastal Navigation with Digital QuickCharts

    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 have put together a DVD that compiles them all in one easy to use place.

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  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 science, geography and social studies classes as well as in the home.

    HELPING KIDS GAIN PERSPECTIVE

    The saying ‘kids think

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  5. The Hema HX-1 Navigator

    The Hema HX-1 Navigator

    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

    Both models have a 7-inch screen touchscreen, but the new

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  6. 4WD Treks Just a Weekend Away

    4WD Treks Just a Weekend Away

    4WD driving an off road track

    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

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  7. Know your Knots

    Know your Knots

    Types of knots you should know

    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 all rolled into one.

    If you’re a knot novice, read on for basic tips about the different types of knots and their uses.

     

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  1. Topographic Maps for Every Purpose

    Topographic Maps for Every Purpose

    Topographic elevation maps

    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 many transformations.

    Continue reading

  2. Angling for a Big Fishing Season

    Angling for a Big Fishing Season

    A man fishing off the rocks at sunset

    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 some beginners’ luck in the early days, but when things get serious you need the right tools and information. The Chart & Map Shop

    Continue reading

  3. Offshore & Coastal Navigation with Digital QuickCharts

    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 have put together a DVD that compiles them all in one easy to use place.

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    Continue reading

  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 science, geography and social studies classes as well as in the home.

    HELPING KIDS GAIN PERSPECTIVE

    The saying ‘kids think

    Continue reading

  5. The Hema HX-1 Navigator

    The Hema HX-1 Navigator

    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

    Both models have a 7-inch screen touchscreen, but the new

    Continue reading

  6. 4WD Treks Just a Weekend Away

    4WD Treks Just a Weekend Away

    4WD driving an off road track

    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

    Continue reading

  7. Know your Knots

    Know your Knots

    Types of knots you should know

    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 all rolled into one.

    If you’re a knot novice, read on for basic tips about the different types of knots and their uses.

     

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    Continue reading

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