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Saturday, September 8 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Can You Trust Your Charts?

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An ever increasing number of sailors rely exclusively on electronic charts for navigation. Several high profile losses in recent years have revealed weaknesses in these charting systems. Nigel Calder will explore how paper and digital charts are made and the implications of this for chart accuracy. Understanding the limits of your charts will make you a better and safer navigator.


Nigel Calder

Nigel Calder is best known for his Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual and Marine Diesel Engines, both considered definitive works. In addition to hundreds of magazine articles, he has also authored ‘A Cruising Guide to the Northwest Caribbean’, ‘Cuba: A Cruising... Read More →

Saturday September 8, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am PDT
Discovery Room NW Maritime Ctr