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#1 2014-06-01 10:22:44

plepot
Member
From: Eghezée, Belgium
Registered: 2014-06-01
Posts: 1

New to sail cruising, old on navigation

Hello everyone,

I am new to sail cruising, second time this year. We onboarded friends who are taking care of the land activities. I foudn out that OI was personnally well equiped but they were pretty without information. I ended up on this OpenSeaMap and decided to contribute to the map by encoding on a regular basis information from Navionics and other info.

All the best to you,

Phil

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#2 2014-06-02 07:23:56

malcolmh
Member
From: Hull, UK
Registered: 2012-09-05
Posts: 194

Re: New to sail cruising, old on navigation

Phil,

Please do not copy data from copyrighted sources without explicit permission from the copyright holders. Navionics are not likely to grant this as their data is licensed from the various Hydrographics Authorities. They will be prohibited from giving this away to open source databases. Only use data from your own surveys or from sources that grant access compatible with the OSM license terms.


Malcolm Herring, Developer

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