The Yachtsman’s Bible is Going Online

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom, June 18, 2008 --( Reeds Nautical Almanac, the long standing and much revered annual compendium of navigational data for mariners will be available online from August 2008. Regarded as the Yachtsman’s Bible, this long awaited development will see the launch of a dynamic online format, providing all the data required to navigate the Atlantic coast around the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and selected European coastlines including the Mediterranean. Amongst many other features, the site will include a comprehensive port and marina services guide and an extensive searchable trade directory.

The website will continue the Almanac’s tradition of focusing on quality, brevity and accuracy of the information as well as meticulous presentation of all the data required for safe navigation. Comprehensive facts and figures will be readily accessible and easy to use. Commenting, Simon Whittley, Managing Director of Reeds Nautical Online said, "There has been strong demand to bring this service to the readership. Reeds continues to set the standard for pilotage and navigation data and this easy to use online version will uphold this quality and provide a wide range of features that can only be delivered via an online platform. The ability to update data in real time is a huge bonus."

As well as real time navigation tools the site will feature:

Enhanced chart capability.
Dynamic weather forecasting with synoptic charts
Tidal predictions and animated tidal flow charts
Comprehensive port and marina services guide
Extensive Searchable Trade directory
A host of Membership benefits
Mobile phone service

Janet Murphy, Director of Adlard Coles Nautical said: “I am delighted that Reeds Nautical Almanac will at last be available online to help yachtsmen plan their passages with all the benefits that electronic search ability can provide. As the Almanac of choice for many thousands of seafarers, this new development will open up a whole new world of comprehensive, accurate and up to date information for anyone going to sea.”

The Online Almanac will be launched in August 2008, please check for updates.


For further press information, please contact:
Emma Walton, Walton Public Relations, 86 Roman Way, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 2HD. Tel: 01451 821800 Mobile: 07515 357842 Email:

Notes to Editors:

The Reeds Almanac has been published for over 75 years

The new online version will be updated in real time

All features of the offline version will be available plus many other features.

There is a rapid onsite search engine to aid users in finding what they are looking for

Reeds Nautical Online was founded by Simon Whittley an ex-banker and keen sailor

The site is available to both members and non-members – access to detailed navigational data and enhanced services will be available to paid subscribers.
Reeds Nautical Online Almanac
Emma Walton
01451 821800