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Small craft charts


Official Small craft charts

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Replacement of small craft chart series by regional A1 charts

BSH small craft charts are published every year for the North Sea and every second year for the Baltic Sea. Chart series for the North and Baltic Sea are issued and can be updated by the free off chart correction service.

BSH publishes small craft charts for the Baltic Sea  and the North Sea.

Baltic Sea

overview small-craft charts Baltic Sea overview small-craft charts Baltic Sea and Poland

North Sea

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Official survey data. We use our own official survey data and observations, as well as direct contacts with other hydrographic institutions both at home and abroad. Reliable first-hand survey data are provided by the BSH's fleet of modern, state-of-the-art survey vessels, which systematically monitor the German sea areas for changes. Our customers receive the latest survey data and are informed immediately about any navigationally important changes.

Sources where end users can buy BSH products:
If you would like to purchase something from the BSH's wide range of products, you may either contact one of our distributors or buy at a bookshop or yacht chandler. There, you will also obtain the complete list of our nautical charts and books at a price of 7.50 Euro.

If you are a dealer:

Please order directly from the BSH (

Correction service
The BSH offers a free-of-charge correction service for nautical charts and books to small craft mariners.



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