About Our Nautical Chart books of Maryland and Virginia Waters

Chart your course with the
Williams & Heintz Cruising Guide!

  • Nautical Chart books to navigate the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, Chincoteague Bay, Tidewater Virginia and Maryland.
  • Our Cruising Guides contain the latest information on buoys, water depth, tidal currents, marinas, ramps, and channels.
  • We compile navigation information from the latest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sources.
  • The chart books are red-light readable and include a planning chart, tidal currents, course headings, towing services, and a marina index.
  • We use a special Wet Strength paper. This paper is fully functional even when wet.
  • Each chart book is enclosed in a heavy-duty vinyl sleeve to protect it from spray.
  • Personalized custom charts are available on wet strength paper, and in large print.
  • Family owned and operated since 1921, Williams & Heintz Map is a local manufacturer, with four generations of boating knowledge and experience.
  • We update and republish every 2 years for the most up-to-date navigation chart books of Maryland and Virginia!
  • The new 2014-2015 chart books come with come with links to take you to an App, so that you can have the Williams & Heintz Cruising Guides on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone too.
  • Individual charts can be purchased separately from PDF Maps from I-Tunes or Google Play.
  • Personalized custom charts are available for print on wet strength paper, and in large print.