New Vector Charts for OpenCPN

New Vector Charts for OpenCPN Hubert Kleis, Renate Rossner; o-charts.org oeSENC Charts are Now Supported by OpenCPN 4.6 and Up A Chart Plotter Without Charts Resembles a Fish out of Water Up-to-date and affordable quality charts are fresh water for OpenCPN oeSENC vector chart sets are now available from the same channel as the S-63…

Lough Corrib’s Ancient Maritime Past

Discovering Lough Corrib’s Ancient Maritime Past Vikings and Bronze Age Heritage in Ireland Trevor Northage has spent years uncovering the secrets that lay beneath the silt.  Surveying and charting Ireland’s second largest body of water, has been a labor of love. The lake has been preserving an amazing amount of history. Over 40 ancient wrecks…

ChartStick a Portable Package of Charts

ChartStick a Portable Package of UKHO/SHOM Charts ChartStick is a unique and inexpensive way to purchase licensed BSB chart packages. VisitMyHarbour provides raster charts derived from Official British or SHOM charts and licensed by UKHO/SHOM.VMH has ChartSticks for OpenCPN. Please note, they’re compatible with Windows only; not Mac, Linux, Android, etc. “Instead of locking the…

Coast Guard Approves Digital Charts

US Coast Guard Approves Official Electronic Charts This is good news. OpenCPN users in the US have depended on NOAA electronic / digital charts.  Up until now, the Coast Guard has required some vessels to keep paper charts onboard as as well. These vessels are no longer required to keep paper charts onboard if using…