for my limited purposes paper charts
work just fine. for the bahamas
i use explorer charts and dodges abaco
guide. both are current
enough, particularly in an area where lights are unreliable and fixed navigation
marks almost non-existant.
coastal and icw
charts for florida
can be printed from my charting program after i've updated them by downloading the latest free noaa enc's and rnc's. but even older charts are not that far off and i find them perfectly usable.
too often the electronic charters are looking at their displays when they should be looking at the color of the water