NOAA’s quest to better understand the world’s seafloor continues, as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has committed two of its ships to collect and update chart data in the Arctic.
Cruising guide and PassageMaker 'Frugal Fav' authors, Mark & Diana Doyle, have published their new, two-volume “ChartGuide” series including over 3,000 guidance notes and annotations for the Intracoastal Waterway.
The infamously tricky inlet received a new, red-lighted (No. 6) buoy to alert boaters of the shallows near Porpoise Point, where it is not uncommon for skippers to run aground.
The nation's on nautical chartmaker, NOAA's Office of Coast Survey has released a new and expanded nautical covering Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach.
FreeCruisingGuides.com and reknown cruising guide auther, Frank Virgintino announced that the popular Cruising Guide to Puerto Rico will be will be made available in Spanish.
In an effort to combat noise pollution, the U.S. Coast Guard is replacing many of its fixed sound signals with foghorns that mariners themselves activate. Each new Notice to Mariners lists additional foghorns that are being converted to MRASS, which stands for Mariner Radio Activated Sound Signal.