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Old 10-11-2015, 08:00   #1
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New Source for Charts?

With the apparent demise of Bellingham Chart Printers, does anyone know of another company that does inexpensive worldwide charts in the same way Bellingham used to, either in the US or in Panama?

In particular i need charts for the South Pacific West of the Galapagos Islands as far as New Zealand.
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Chart Printers ➥ NOAA Certified Printers
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Re: New Source for Charts?

I just checked the Bellingham website, which appears to be up and running. What have you heard with regard to the demise of that company?

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Chart Printers ➥ NOAA Certified Printers
Thanks Gord. Unfortunately though, having just worked my way through each of the links it doesn't look like any of these printers offer charts other than the US charts, or US SP territories. I need charts for French Polynesia, the Cook Islands etc. and it seems only Bellingham do (or used to do) those :-(
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I just checked the Bellingham website, which appears to be up and running. What have you heard with regard to the demise of that company?

John
Yes the website is up and running but orders that are placed do not appear to be being processed, no e-mails are being responded to, the phone isn't being answered and the voice mailbox is full........... So, i haven't heard anything regarding the demise of the company but it certainly seems that nobody's home!

There's a short thread on it here:

Bellingham Charts?
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That is sad news. There certainly are lots of paper chart sources out there, but none that I know of as cost effective as Bellingham was.

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Re: New Source for Charts?

you can download NZ charts for free from LINZ
Charts | Land Information New Zealand (LINZ)
their detail charts include Cook Is, Tonga and parts of Samoa.
Transpacific Marine in Auckland can supply oficial paper charts, but are rather pricey
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