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Print out these sheets and insert them in your existing chartbooks for future reference. Buy the latest revision: Explorer Chartbook Near Bahamas, 7th edition, Summer 2014; Far Bahamas, 5th edition January 2011; Exumas and Ragged Islands, 7th edition, January 2014.


  •  Outside Back Cover: The yellow box for Close-up Chart at Settlement Point labeled GB 6 (PAGE 50) should be corrected to read GB 2A (PAGE 48). (Posted August 7, 2014)
  •  Page 56, Chart BER 1: A large barge has been found mostly submerged south of Petit Cay at 25° 45.875' N/77° 49.822' W. The barge is lying on the bottom with the deck just below the surface at low water and two large spuds or pipes rising several feet above the surface at high water. It has been reported that there are many I beams protruding upward from the deck that are no more than 18 inches below the surface at low water. (Posted April 24, 2015)
  • Pages 11, 12, and 28, Charts 3, 4, and AB 10: The light (Fl 5s 11M) on the west end of Crab Cay near 26° 55.66' N/77° 36.29' W) is missing. Only the bare pole remains. (Posted April 24, 2015)
  • Pages 12 and 45, Charts 4, AB 23, and AB 23A: The Little Harbour light (Fl 4s 19m 10M) near 26° 19.82' N/76° 59.71' W) was destroyed by a hurricane and has not been replaced.  (Posted April 24, 2015)
  • Page 30, Chart AB 12: Delete the Museum shown on the chart in Cooperstown. The Museum was destroyed by a hurricane several years ago. Add the new Library located along the main road near the school. (Posted June 4, 2015)
  • Pages 6, 9, 10, 49, and 50, Charts 1, 2, 3, GB 3 and GB 4: The operation of the sector light (Fl (3) WR 15s 16m 12M) at Pinder Point, just east of the Freeport Harbour, Grand Bahama Island, has been discontinued. (Posted June 18, 2015)
  • Pages 16 and 63, Charts 6 and AN 1: Ruins of the old light structure near the Northwest Channel Waypoint have sunken and are no longer awash but still may be a hazard. (Posted July 5, 2015)
  • Page 38, Chart AB 18: A submarine cable has been found to exist near the marked anchorage running from Matt Lowes Cay to John Cash Point. The area of disturbed bottom over the cable, near the north edge of the cove, may still be seen from the surface. Use caution when anchoring in this area. (Posted November 9, 2015)





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