Planning your trip

The collection of books in the reading room of our Hamburg library offers the opportunity to find information about areas worldwide.

The books can be viewed in the library or borrowed for two weeks.

In the reading room you can browse the shelves, where the books are arranged according to their own system. Literature for cruise planning

Please note:
With the publication of the new A1 chart series, the BSH’s recreational craft navigation charts will be discontinued. The new A1 charts are suitable for both small professional and recreational crafts. The publication of the charts for the North Sea will be completed in 2018 and for the Baltic Sea in 2020. The individual charts are available to purchase at a price of 15 € per chart.