Guiding Light Charts
Guiding Light Charts
Guiding Light Charts Bringing nautical charts to life
Guiding Light Charts                   Bringing nautical                  charts to life

Your questions answered

Which charts are available:   Any Nautical chart can be be chosen, Admiralty, Imray or NOAA, only original charts are used to ensure no enfringment of copyright 


How are the charts lit:    The charts are lit by high quality light emitting diodes and fibre optics which are rated at over 100,000 hours continuous use, each light is controlled by a micro-prossesor that has been specifically  programmed for each individual chart.


How is the chart powered:    They are mains powered and come with a 90 to 264V AC power supply input and comes supplied complete with UK, European, USA and Australian pins as standard. A discreetly placed switch is fitted to make it easy to switch on and off.


Which lights can be lit:   At Guiding Light Charts we can programme any light be it a lighthouse, cardinal bouy, lateral mark, special marker, leading lights, danger mark or any light shown on a nautical chart to Flash/Display to the exact colour and sequence assigned to it.


How many lights are lit:  30 lights as standard are selected and lit to give the most balanced and aesthetically pleasing chart.  Depending on the chart chosen a maximumof 50 lights can be lit, please call or email us so options can be discussed.


Can I choose which lights I would like lit:  Absolutely, we are happy to discuss your preferences and incorporate them into the chart, making your chart personal and unique


How is the chart protected:  The chart is protected by a special UV coating which gives it durability and eliminates the need for glass avoiding reflections and making them viewable in all light conditions. 


What are the frames made of:  All frames are made from quality hardwood and finished with four different choices of veneer and each chart comes fitted with hiqh quality heavy duty hangers and arrive ready to hang with all necessary fittings included  


How are the charts packaged and delivered:   Every chart is fully insured and sent with a trusted courier and packed in custom protective made boxes that ensure they reach you in pristine condition


How much do the charts cost:  Charts start at  £499.  Just contact us with your choice of chart and any preferences and we will provide you with a detailed price inclusive of delivery


Admiralty Chart 32: England - South Coast Falmouth to Truro now on display at Falmouth Lifeboat Station

Admiralty Chart 1828: Dover to North Foreland now on display at the Mariners Bar at Ramsgate 

Commisioned for Sally Gravett...Chart 1892 displaying the track taken on her epic 2 way cross channel swim completed in 36 hours 26 minutes 0n the 29/30 August 2016 

Guiding Light Charts proud to design and supply English Channel Swim track chart for Jackie Cobell..the longest ever successful English Channel solo swim completed in 28 hours 44 minutes.

Admiralty Chart 1826: Irish Sea Eastern Part From Mull Of Galloway Lighthouse down to South Stack Lighthouse with a selection of Charted North, East, South, and West Cardinal Buoys, also Special Marks, Port/Starboard Lateral Markers and occulting lights are shown, now programmed to their exact flashing sequences and Framed all ready for despatch to customer in Barrow-in-Furness

Guiding Light Charts
170 The Parade
Greatstone , Kent TN28 8RP
Phone: 01797 361518 01797 361518
Mobile phone 07904246909
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