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Old 31-05-2012, 16:09   #1
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Free World Charts?

US charts are free.

Can you get World charts free somewhere on the web?
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Old 31-05-2012, 16:28   #2
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Re: Free World Charts?

Legally? not really. Most countries like to tax you twice for that.

OpenCPN web site lists pointers to free charts, other than that it is gray area at best.
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Old 31-05-2012, 19:15   #3
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Re: Free World Charts?

Not charts, but you may like the military's Sailing and Planning guides. This one is for the north Atlantic, you will have to download the exact area you want yourself. As example, the Caribbean guides are 147 and 148.
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Old 31-05-2012, 20:15   #4
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Re: Free World Charts?

Thank you all.

I had read that the US DOD Hydrologic or "HydroPHOBIC" (hahahahaha) department has charts of all the Earth's oceans so maybe they'll give 'em for free considering we paid for it anyway.
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Old 31-05-2012, 21:02   #5
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avb3

Thanks for link, just downloaded and had a quick look. Looks very good so far.
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Re: Free World Charts?

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Not charts, but you may like the military's Sailing and Planning guides. This one is for the north Atlantic, you will have to download the exact area you want yourself. As example, the Caribbean guides are 147 and 148.
Pub. 120, Sailing Directions (Planning Guide) Pacific Ocean and Southeast Asia, Ninth Edition, 2012http://msi.nga.mil/msisitecontent/st...0/pub120bk.pdf
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Pub. 120, Sailing Directions (Planning Guide) Pacific Ocean and Southeast Asia, Ninth Edition, 2012http://msi.nga.mil/msisitecontent/st...0/pub120bk.pdf
Now that is one cool book. thanks for that. nice
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Old 06-06-2012, 22:04   #8
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Re: Free World Charts?

Anyone know a source for CM93 charts?
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Anyone know a source for CM93 charts?
Ask google

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Re: Free World Charts?

I did and the answer was at least 90% BS and I dont know how to pick out the right answer.Since you have done it,how about giving us a hint?For example tell us EXACTLY what to google.Just asking for CM93 could end up with a virus.
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Old 07-06-2012, 13:19   #11
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Brasil and Argentina placed all their Raster BSB oficial charts for free download , that covers nearly all coastline for South America Atlantic Ocean if you are interested.
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hi guys, i am from genoa Italy, i have installed opencpm software to draw route and i am searching charts do load for italy cost. Could someone help me and indicate if knows where i can find charts. Thanks very much. Ugo
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Brasil and Argentina placed all their Raster BSB oficial charts for free download , that covers nearly all coastline for South America Atlantic Ocean if you are interested.
Where do I get it?
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Hi Brazil:
I you are look brazilian charts, take a look here:

https://www.mar.mil.br/dhn/chm/carta...s_Internet.htm

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Y SHN - Cartas Raster por las cartas Argentinas...

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