P104: Arctic Canada Vol. 3, 5th Edition, 1994
Sailing Directions are the indispensable companions to charts. A great tool for planning and assisting in navigation, Sailing Directions provide information that cannot be shown on a chart. • Oblique aerial photography of harbours and prominent features • Plans of harbours, wharves and bridges supplemental to those carried on the charts. • Voyage Planning : historical meteorological and ice conditions, climate, tidal streams, distance between ports tables, preferred routes, preferred tides or weather conditions to enter or leave port or to make passage, regulations. • Safety Information: Canadian buoyage system description, cold water survival, effect of wind on exposed persons, sailing plan, distress assistance. • Cultural and historical information: description of government, ethnicity of the population, historically significant points of interest, ecological reserves, plant and animal life. • Port Facilities: berths, anchorage, mooring, fresh water, fuel, waste oil collection, chandlery, slips, medical. • Navigation Objects: buoys, lights, radio aids, conspicuous objects (headlands, hills, churches, towers), calling-in-points, traffic lanes. • Dangers: rocks, reefs, wrecks, currents, local ice conditions, local weather conditions affecting safe navigation. • Government Agencies: Pilotage, Life Saving Stations, Customs, Search and Rescue, Coast Guard, Police. ISBN:
Chapter I (Beaufort Sea - E. Part)
Chapter II (Amundsen Gulf)
Chapter III (Dolphin & Union Strait - Coronation Gulf)
Chapter IV (Dease Strait - Queen Maud Gulf)
Chapter V (Simpson Strait to Larsen Sound)
Chapter VI (Victoria Strait to Parry Channel)
*** Aug 2011: The above six chapters have been replaced by CNSD-ARC403E.
Chapter VII: Parry Sound - W. Part
Chapter VIII: Parry Is.
Chapter IX: Sverdrup Is.
*** Jun2014: The above three chapters have been replaced by CNSD-ARC402E.