Sailing Directions

US Sailing DirectionsSailing Directions (Enroute) include detailed coastal and port approach information, supplementing the largest scale chart of the area.

Each publication is subdivided into geographic regions, called sectors, which contain information about the coastal weather, currents, ice, dangers, features and ports, as well as a graphic key to the charts available for the area.

New editions are published periodically and announced in the US Notices to Mariners.  Corrections to Sailing Directions are published in the US Notice to Mariners which are printed and distributed weekly by Brookes & Gibson.