You can get Canadian nautical charts and publications from over 700 authorized Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) Chart Dealers across the country and around the world. Lateral buoys indicate the edge of a channel as well as direction.
Figure 11-1 Lateral Buoys A fairway buoy marks safe water at landfalls, channel entrances or channel centres.
Download some charts (see below) and organize them in a fashion that suits you.
You may want to consider storing them in a directory where they will not be tampered with or moved accidentaly. You are sent to the first tab "Settings", tick the box "Show Chart Outlines", this will help you visualize the loaded charts. Under "Available Chart Directories" navigate to your chart-directory.
If your chartplotter came preloaded with Blue Chart g2 or Lake Vü HD maps, you can update your maps for the most accurate navigation.
Finland Marine Rasters These charts from Solteknik are online marine raster chart reproduction of the official Finland Maritime Authority Charts NV-Digital - Denmark, Netherlans, Norway & USA This nv charts collection, produced by Nautical Publications, is especially made with the requirements of yachtsman in mind. See Table 5-1, Required Safety Equipment, in Chapter 5.All devices and equipment on board – required or not – must be in good working order, and properly installed and situated.NOAA) and offer a simple solution for navigating coastal waters.Light House Charts are available in Raster or Vector formats.