This series of books provides detailed information on all lighthouses, lighted floating marks (over 8m in height), fog signals and other lights of importance to navigation.
Each publication gives also the characteristics of lights and fog signals, as well as the equivalent light descriptions in foreign languages. Tables can be used to calculate geographical and luminous ranges of lights. Details for all lights shown include international number, location and/or name, geographic coordinates, characteristics and intensity, elevation in meters, range in sea miles and description of structure.
The Admiralty is a trade mark which depends on the UKHO (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office). This hydrographic service depends on the Royal Navy. It can be compared as the equivalent of our former French Ministry of the Navy or the equivalent missions are carried out by the SHOM (Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine).
Admiralty is the market leader, its portfolio of Maritime Data Solutions is present on more than 90% of ships worldwide and provides the widest official coverage of the busiest international sea routes and ports.
Dependent on sailors for over 200 years, the range includes over 15,750 Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs), 3,500 Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs) and over 200 print and digital publications.
The Admiralty's nautical charts and nautical works are suitable for navigation for yachtsmen and merchant marine professionals. With these documents, you will be able to navigate many miles with your pleasure boat, discover wonderful anchorages, go coastal or offshore sailing.
Some Admiralty digital documents can only be read with the reader of this hydrographic service. Here is the Installation and User Guide for this eReader.
All nautical charts, paper or digital, are edited to order and benefit from the latest updates. In accordance with the provisions of Article L221-28 of the Consumer Code, the right of withdrawal cannot be exercised for the supply of goods likely to be obsolete quickly. These charts are neither taken back nor exchanged. Consequently, these orders are concluded definitively as soon as the order is placed by the Customer according to the methods specified in these GCS.