THE SERVICE. We download vital navigational information from public maritime web sites, burn it onto CD-ROMs, and mail the discs to our subscribers, either weekly or monthly.


  • 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) 
  • British Admiralty Notices to Mariners
  • Dates of Latest Editions for NOS charts
  • Dates of Latest Editions for Coast Pilots
  • Dates of Latest Editions for Canadian charts
  • USCG ight Lists, all seven, for U.S. waters, updated every month.
  • NOAA Coast Pilots, all nine 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

BACKUP. Each Notice is included on thirteen consecutive weekly discs, or three consecutive monthly discs. If a disc 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, just give us a call and we’ll send a replacement.

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

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

  • weekly service $75 per quarter
  • monthly service $20 per quarter

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