Overview

ADMIRALTY Small Craft Chart Service contains A2 charts to support coastal navigation around the UK

Quality assured by maritime experts at the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), charts in the Small Craft Chart Service contain appropriate chart coverage and scales to help leisure yachtsmen, motor boat cruisers, ocean racing skippers and other leisure mariners maintain safety of life at sea.​

Key features

  • Weekly Notices to Mariners (NMs) to ensure you have the latest safety-critical information
  • Information clearly highlighting coastal areas, slipways and racing marks to aid navigation, as well as harbours and marinas
  • Tidal information, abbreviations, radio services and symbols
  • Convenient and durable, with each chart printed on A2 standard chart paper
The Solent and Approaches small craft chart 5600

Coverage and availability

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You can view coverage of UK and Irish waters, as well as chart limits by clicking on the titles of each area in the below table.​

Charts starting with number

​Title, notes and tidal information

Charts starting with number

5600

​Title, notes and tidal information

​The Solent and Approaches

Charts starting with number

5601​

​Title, notes and tidal information

​East Devon and Dorset Coast, Exmouth to Christchurch

Charts starting with number

5602

​Title, notes and tidal information

The West Country, Falmouth to Teignmouth

Charts starting with number

5603

​Title, notes and tidal information

Falmouth to Hartland Point, including the Isles of Scilly

Charts starting with number

5604

​Title, notes and tidal information

The Channel Islands

Charts starting with number

5605

​Title, notes and tidal information

Chichester to Ramsgate and Calais to Oostende

Charts starting with number

5606

​Title, notes and tidal information

Thames Estuary, Ramsgate to Canvey Island

Charts starting with number

5607

​Title, notes and tidal information

Thames Estuary, Essex and Suffolk CoastThames Estuary, Essex and Suffolk Coast

Charts starting with number

5608

​Title, notes and tidal information

Bristol Channel

Charts starting with number

5609

​Title, notes and tidal information

​North West Wales including Menai Strait

Charts starting with number

5610

​Title, notes and tidal information

The Firth of Clyde

Charts starting with number

5611

​Title, notes and tidal information

West Coast of Scotland

Charts starting with number

5612

​Title, notes and tidal information

Northern Ireland, Carlingford Lough to Lough Foyle

Charts starting with number

5613

​Title, notes and tidal information

Irish Sea - Eastern Part including Isle of Man

Charts starting with number

5614

​Title, notes and tidal information

England - East Coast - Orford Ness to Whitby

Charts starting with number

5615

​Title, notes and tidal information

England - East Coast - Whitby to Edinburgh

Charts starting with number

5616

​Title, notes and tidal information

Scotland - West Coast and Outer Hebrides

Charts starting with number

5617

​Title, notes and tidal information

Scotland - East Coast

Charts starting with number

5620

​Title, notes and tidal information

South West Wales

Charts starting with number

5621

​Title, notes and tidal information

Ireland - East Coast, Carlingford Lough to Waterford

Charts starting with number

5622

​Title, notes and tidal information

Ireland - South Coast, Waterford to Kinsale

Charts starting with number

5623

​Title, notes and tidal information

Ireland - South West Coast, Bantry Bay to Kinsale
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Check whether you’re using the latest edition of your Small Craft Chart by downloading NP109A – Small Craft Chart Catalogue.

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Updates

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We provide regular ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariners (NMs) to help you ensure your ADMIRALTY charts are maintained and up-to-date with the latest safety critical information.

These weekly NMs can be downloaded for free from our website, or the paper bulletin can be bought from your ADMIRALTY Distributor.

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Leisure Notice to Mariners

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We are continuing to support Leisure Notice to Mariners until December 2022 for those still using ADMIRALTY Leisure Folios. 

Users must update their folios to the latest Small Craft Charts which contain the latest information. 

Small Craft Charts must be kept up to date using NMs published in the weekly NM updates.

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Keeping your Small Craft Charts up-to-date

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For guidance on how to apply Notice to Mariners (NMs) and Leisure Notice to Mariners (LNMs) you can download our Guide to Keeping your Small Craft Chart up-to-date.

How to buy

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Each ADMIRALTY Small Craft Chart has a recommended retail price of £15. A volume discount for multiple charts purchased in a single transaction is available as outlined below:

5-9 charts receive 35% discount

10-14 charts receive 65% discount

15+ charts receive 75% discount   

Please note that all prices do not include VAT and other local taxes.

To find out more information or to organise purchase, please contact your ADMIRALTY Distributor. If you don’t have a preferred distributor, you can search a list of worldwide, experienced and trusted distributors on our find an ADMIRALTY Distributor page.

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Available through Print on Demand (POD)

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POD allows our ADMIRALTY Distributors to print ADMIRALTY Small Craft Chart Service charts on site and fulfil your ship's urgent orders in the quickest time possible.

You can find out which ADMIRALTY Distributors offer POD on our How to buy page.

How to buy