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Waypoint is your source for nautical books, software, electronic and traditional nautical charts, navigation equipment, and much more

New!  Coastal Explorer is better than ever!

Sophisticated and full-featured, yet very easy to use, it's designed specifically for the pleasure boater. With support for more charts and chart formats, including C-Map cartography, route planning features with multi-level undo capability, integrated gazetteer and guide books, virtual instrument display, and obstacle alerts, Coastal Explorer will help you make your next cruise safer and more enjoyable.

Just arrived!  NGA charts of international waters are now available in Print on Demand format!  No matter how exotic the location, we have it for same day shipment.  Order charts now!

Whether it's paper or plastic?  Waypoint has all the nautical charts you need for locations worldwide. Visit our traditional chart store or select the cartridge or CD-ROM you need.

Check out Waypoint's online bookstore. Search by topic or by keyword.  Browse thousands of titles for marine topics from A to Z, including hard-to-find reference and professional publications. TridentNew!  Nobeltec TimeZero software incorporates a whole new dimension into chart presentation with full time 3D chart rendering. Users can choose a 2D top-down view of the navigation chart for a look and feel that duplicates traditional chart plotting presentation or pan and zoom the chart to any angle at any range scale instantly.  Three different versions are available for recreational, professional, and fishing navigators. Extraordinary!
Nobeltec is better than ever! New VNS 11 features Windows 7 and Vista 64 support and interface with NMEA 2000 instruments plus full NOAA raster chart support. C-Map NT+, C-Map FPC, or C-Map Max, cartridges are available for same day shipment.   Take advantage of new low Navionics Platinum+ cartridge pricing!
Traveling outside your home waters?  Courtesy flags send your respects Select yours here.
NavigationTraditional navigation equipment belongs on every vessel.  Whether you need the basics for coastal navigation-- plotters, dividers, and rules--or celestial navigation equipment for offshore passage making, Waypoint has it all.  Clocks and barometers, too!  New LIGHTrules and ROADrules from Weems and Plath make identifying navigation marks a snap! A new Waypoint!

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