Monday, January 14, 2008
The International Coast Pilots - Sailing Directions - Enroute
We have talked about the Coast Pilots. But what if you want similar information for locations not covered by them? In other words - the entire world that is not the United States of America. Where do you go? Fortunately the US National Geospatial Intelligence Agency has your answer and its free! The 37 volumes of “Sailing Directions – Enroute” are yours for the downloading at http://www.nga.mil/portal/site/maritime/ Follow the link to publications and then select “Sailing Directions – Enroute” from the menu pull down at the top. This will take you to a page that will let you download both the Sailing Directions and their updates.
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