NoticesPlus Flash Drive Option

NoticesPlus Flash-Drive Option 

THE SERVICE. We download vital navigational information from public maritime web sites, write it onto USB flash drives (“thumb” drives) and mail the drives to our subscribers, either weekly or monthly.

COVERAGE: All United States and Canadian waters, including Great Lakes and Western Rivers.


  • Local Notices to Mariners from all Coast Guard districts, Boston to Honolulu.
  • Notice to Mariners (National) from Coast Guard HQ, NOS, and NGA 
  • Canadian Notices to Mariners (monthly) 
  • Dates of Latest Editions for NOS charts
  • Dates of Latest Editions for Canadian charts
  • USCG Light Lists, all volumes, updated every month
  • NOAA Coast Pilots, all volumes, updated every week
  • Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) User Guides.
  • NVICs, Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars
  • Distances Between U.S. Ports, 12th edition, 2012
  • Navigation Rules, updated July 2014
  • Chart No. 1, 12th edition 2013
  • Bulletins, miscellaneous items related to safe navigation

ADDITIONAL FILES: because of the large capacity of the drives we will consider adding any additional files that our customers might propose.

BACKUP:  Each Notice is included on thirteen consecutive weekly drives, or three consecutive monthly drives. If a drive is lost or damaged, a new one will be coming to you soon, as a matter of course. If you don’t want to wait, give us a call and we’ll send a replacement.

ARCHIVING: To keep a complete, permanent record, you need to save only the current drive plus the last drive of each quarter, marked “EOQ.”

PRICES. Subscriptions are billed each quarter. Postage within U.S. is included. Fleet invoices over $100 are discounted ten percent. 

  • monthly service $40 per quarter
  • weekly service $170 per quarter

FREE SAMPLE.  For a sample drive, please phone us at 1-800-40-PILOT (74568) or write us at, or go to CUSTOMER SERVICE and FAQs and CONTACT US.