These are the Official
vector charts issued directly from the different nations' Hydrographic
, according to the SOLAS convention for human
safety at sea.
They are available by custom selection of
individual charts, and can be downloaded with any Internet connection, including low-speed.
This raster charts offer is derived from data provided by the SHOM (France), UKHO (United Kingdom+Irlande, Spain+Portugal, Croatia, Belgium+Netherlands), Shom+UKHO+Noaa for the Caribbean, BSH for Germany, and Navimap for Italy.
Charts are updated twice a year. Although the look is similar, they are not scanned from paper charts, but issued from the printing films, which eliminates manipulation errors, and facilitates regular updates.
This offer requires ScanNav
version 12.1 or higher, or ScanNav Compagnon
These vector maps are derived from the ENCs provided by the UKHO, and the BSH.
To date they cover the United Kingdom + Ireland and Channel Islands, Spain + Canary Islands, Croatia, the Netherlands + Belgium, and Germany. They are updated twice a year.
This offer requires version 19.1 of ScanNav
Unlike official ENCs, these charts have not been verified by any Hydrographic Office. They do not meet SOLAS standards, and are therefore reserved for Leisure usage.
These are private vector charts
, edited by Navionics
and packaged by area on SD-Cards or CF-Cards.
They are supported in ScanNav starting from version 8.0
For more information on the
different types of charts we recommend reading the SHOM articles
These are private raster chart
scanned by Maptech
from the original paper charts.
Although old charts are still compatible with ScanNav, they are not up to date, and no longer available as Maptech has stopped its commercialisation.