Check these links to find latest navigation materials before you head out into the Santa Barbara Channel or exploring the coast near Ventura, Oxnard, Santa Barbara or points south.
Do you have the right scale? Is your chart up-to-date? Find out here. (Channel Islands and vicinity start at 18700.) List updated daily.
View Current Charts
Up-to-the-minute charts with all notices incorporated. Excellent for planning. Scope out small areas such as anchorages and harbors and restricted waters. Click on 'Chart Viewer'
Pacific Coast Chart Viewer
Up-to-the-minute charts with all notices incorporated. List runs N to S. Channel Islands and our neighborhood start at 18700.
Get print on demand charts updated to latest Local Notice to Mariners or buy latest NOAA edition. Print on demand are about $27 plus postage.
The government's cruising guide. Essential information when traveling away from homeport. Includes restricted areas, descriptions of hazards and up-to-date descriptions of landmarks.
Local Notice to Mariners
Updated weekly, lists of hazards, changes to navaids, most recent chart updates and updates to light list
Light List and Corrections
If it winks or blinks, or has stopped winking or blinking, the info is here, complete lists and updates.
Rules of the Road
Easy index to stand-on/giveway as well as boat lighting and day shapes.
This doesn't look like a chart, more like a book, but it has all of the chart symbols in it
If you're not sailing with Capt. Dan, fill one of these out and leave it with someone who cares if you come back from your cruise.