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Old 31-01-2011, 10:53   #1
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Charts for the Pacific

Hi, I am about to head South on my first journey across the Pacific in March of this Year. Like everyone, we have very limited funds and I am wondering if anyone has any old or even new charts laying around from seattle to Vanuatu? I am looking for the west coast, polynesia, anything really. Thanks!

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Old 31-01-2011, 13:38   #2
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Check out the free downloadable goodies from NZ - they may be covering some of the areas you need.

Then there are the free US charts that you can download and print.

http://charts.linz.govt.nz

http://www.charts.noaa.gov

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Old 06-02-2011, 03:52   #3
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NZ charts

Hello.

NZ charts exist also in kap format (hand calibrated) for use in OpenCPN and SeaClearII.

MCE66 - Software

Ciao, Marco.
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Old 06-02-2011, 04:07   #4
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There are some pretty good broad area charts out there that would be OK for you. Two or three of them would cover the whole Pacific. Use them as a backup and rely mostly on your navchips.

That isn't the best method but it is the cheapest.
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Old 20-02-2011, 17:58   #5
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There is full coverage vector charts of Mexico & the South Pacific at:

4shared - My 4shared - shared folder - free file sharing and storage

These will work with the NavPak demo available online. It is freeware for traditional navigation or as a chart viewer.
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