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C-MAP MAX Chart Products – Alert for NE Australia

By Sue Richards last modified Oct 20, 2008 02:03 PM

Published: 2008-10-20 14:03:31
Countries: Australia

Following a number of recent losses by cruising sailors on the reefs of NE Australia, in particular the World ARC yacht which was abandoned in August (see news item here), Jeppesen Marina, owners of C-Map, have published the following alert.

Date: October 8, 2008
Subject: Missing Chart on C-MAP MAX Chart Products [AUS 4620]
Affected Products:
• M-AU-M006.03
• M-AU-M005.08
• M-AU-M002.09
• M-AU-M003.00
• M-AU-M004.00
• M-AU-M081.08
• M-AU-M080.08
• M-AU-M207.08
• M-AU-M250.04
• M-AU-M251.04
Plus all previous versions of the above products.

This Alert is related to MAX cartridge and MAXonPC CD chart products. It is NOT related to C-Map NT or NT+ products. To find the code of your cartridge look at the label on the front face of the cartridge. If you are using MAXonPC charts on CD-Rom run the Selector program and go to the Shopping Cart page to see if you have purchased one of the areas listed above.

It has been discovered that the above listed C-MAP Max products do not include Australian HO chart AUS 4620 “Percy Isles to Booby Island inc. Gulf of Papua” which is a small scale 1:1,500,000 chart covering North East Australia.

JEPPESEN STRONGLY URGES AFFECTED C-MAP MAX CUSTOMERS TO UPDATE THEIR CHART LIBRARY TO THE LATEST VERSION IF PLANNING TO NAVIGATE IN OR CLOSE TO THIS AREA OF NORTH EAST AUSTRALIA!

Customers are urged to periodically check the Jeppesen website. If further anomalies are found customers will be advised via follow on alerts posted to this website.

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