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  • Chart Kit Book with Companion CD

    Maptech ChartKit with Companion CD

    Maptech ChartKits are full-color reproductions of U.S. government and private charts published for...

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    Price: $82.22 to $119.99
  • Ritchie Explorer

    Ritchie Explorer Compasses

    Ritchie Explorer compasses for runabouts, sportboats, small center consoles, bass boats, and other...

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    Price: $23.77 to $76.64
  • Ritchie LED Compass Bulbs

    Ritchie LED Bulbs

    Replacement LED bulbs for Ritchie compasses provide brighter light while drawing less power, and...

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    Price: $16.52 to $28.73
  • Edson Compass Cylinder

    Edson Compass Cylinder

    Edson's molded compass cylinders are ideal for new boats or when upgrading to a larger, more...

    Price: $80.51
  • Ritchie Voyager Flush Mount Compass

    Ritchie Voyager Flush Mount Compass

    Ritchie Voyager Compasses are ideal for powerboats or sailboats up to 28 feet. Voyager has a 3 inch...

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    Price: $25.71 to $148.36
  • Ritchie Navigator Bulkhead Mount Compass

    Ritchie Navigator Bulkhead Mount Compass

    The Ritchie 4-1/2 inch Navigator compass 12 volt Nite Vu lighting and a built-in clinometer to tell...

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    Price: $314.81
  • Waterproof Chart Book

    Maptech Waterproof Chart Book

    Maptech's Chartbooks are a compact waterproof solution to large nautical charts. ...

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    Price: $56.43 to $86.63
  • Maptech Waterproof Charts

    Maptech Waterproof Charts Maine to New York

    Maine to New York Waterproof Charts are printed on high-quality, waterproof, tear-resistant paper....

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    Price: $22.05 to $28.83
  • Ritchie Helmsman Flush Mount Compasses

    Ritchie Helmsman Flush Mount Compasses

    The Ritchie Helmsman compass is designed for both sail and power boats, featuring a Flat PowerDamp...

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    Price: $181.17 to $226.46
  • Richardsons Great Lakes Chartbook/Cruising Guides

    Maptech Chartbook & Cruising Guides - Great Lakes

    Lake Erie, Huron, Superior, Ontario, Michigan and Hudson river are covered in Richardsons'...

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    Price: $21.83 to $116.71
  • Ritchie Angler Compass

    Ritchie Angler Compass

    Ritchie Angler compasses feature an easy to read 2-3/4 inch blue dial that has an internal green...

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    Price: $68.71
  • Ritchie Navigator Binnacle Mount Compass

    Ritchie Navigator Binnacle Mount Compass

    Ritchie Navigator compass with 12v Nite Vu illumination, internal gimbal system, hardened steel...

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    Price: $374.39 to $389.91
  • Ritchie Globemaster Compass

    Ritchie Globemaster Compasses

    Ritchie Globemaster Compasses are ideal for both power and sail boats. Features a large fully...

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    Price: $30.95 to $616.70
  • Ritchie Venture Compass

    Ritchie Venture Compass

    The Ritchie Venture compass is designed primarily for sailboats 16 ft to 36 ft in length. 3-3/4...

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    Price: $189.94
  • Ritchie Navigator Flush Mount Compass

    Ritchie Navigator Flush Mount Compass

    4 1/2 inch Ritchie Navigator compass designed for both sail and power boats, available with Flat...

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    Price: $299.38 to $323.09
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Nautical Charts, CDs, Cruising Guides and References

The experts at MapTech have a complete line of digital and paper nautical charts that refine cumbersome traditional NOAA paper charts into a practical format. Weekend boaters to open ocean sailors will appreciate the convenience of waterproof folding charts and chartbooks. Portable MapTech charts with waterproof pages are organized and easy to use on deck or below. Added features include Lat/Lon of common waypoints and distances with reciprocal compass headings to major navigational marks, with the goal of making MapTech products the easiest to mesh with a GPS and compass for chart plotting. Companion Maptech CDs allow the user to plot and print out charts for different destinations. The Chartbooks provide detailed compact charts of areas all over the United States and Caribbean.

Cruising guides and navigational references equip the mariner to make informed decisions out in the elements. Waterway Guides and Embassy Cruising Guides are valuable resources for planning a trip underway. These guides offer detailed navigational advice for bridge clearances, shoal waters, harbor entrances, and available services at marina facilities. Aerial photos make landfall navigation easy. Eldridge Tide and Pilot Book is perhaps the single most useful navigational resource for navigating in the northeastern United States. It provides in depth accurate information on a vast range of astronomical and tidal data, along with light lists, navigational aids, regulations and much more. For the most widely recognized " bible of boating" try Chapman Piloting and Seamanship. Over 64 editions of this reference have kept it in time with modern technology, from radar, loran and gps usage, to fundamental marlinspike seamanship and anything relating to piloting a vessel, be it power or sail.


Compasses from Ritchie and Danforth provide the most critical navigational reference to keep any boat on course day and night, in unlimited to zero visibility. Jamestown offers compasses to fit a wide range of navigational requirements. From small hand bearing compasses or ones that fit on the bow of a kayak, to large binnacle mount types with quadrantal correctors, somewhere in this selection is the compass that is right for you. Begin the selection process by considering the most challenging type of passage making the vessel is likely to undertake. Seek those attributes that best meet the challenge. Night illumination, accuracy, visibility of numbers, lubber lines and compensators are all factors to consider. In general, the longer the duration of any voyage and the more time you are without visual landmarks, either offshore or in fog, the more precise the compass should be.
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