Category: MAPS – Formats and Support

Map Formats

My Waterway Routes Cruising Maps are the most up do date maps available for the British canals and rivers.  All the maps are available in two formats: Acrobat (pdf) format, and Memory-Map (qct) format They work...

Map Updates

Updates are where you get a newer version of a map you have already purchased.  Please see my upgrades page for trading up to a larger or better map. My maps are updated whenever I...

Map Upgrades

Upgrades are where you trade up to a larger or better map at a discounted price. For updating to the latest version of the same map please see my updates page. Sometimes your needs change or,...

Maps in Acrobat (pdf) Format

All the Waterway Routes Cruising Maps are available in Acrobat (pdf) format, as well as in Memory-Map (qct) format. The Acrobat (pdf) maps are split into pages, with overlaps between each page. Advantages of...

Maps in Memory-Map (qct) Format

All the Waterway Routes Cruising Maps are available in Memory‑Map (qct) format, as well as in Acrobat (pdf) format. The Memory‑Map (qct) maps have all the pages joined into one seamless map. Advantages of the Memory‑Map (qct) Format...

Maps on Androids

My maps are available in a choice of two formats and both can be used on Androids.  The formats are: Acrobat (pdf), and Memory-Map (qct) When you purchase one of my maps in Memory-Map...

Maps on iPhones/iPads

My maps are available in a choice of two formats and both can be used on iPhones/iPads.  The formats are: Acrobat (pdf), and Memory-Map (qct) When you purchase one of my maps in Memory-Map...

Maps on Mac Computers

My maps are available in a choice of two formats and both can be used on Mac computers.  The formats are: Acrobat (pdf), and Memory-Map (qct) When you purchase one of my maps in...

Maps on Windows Computers

My maps are available in a choice of two formats and both can be used on Windows computers.  The formats are: Acrobat (pdf), and Memory-Map (qct) When you purchase one of my maps in...

Memory-Map and their Classic Map Compatibility Licence

You must use Memory-Map’s App to open my maps. My maps are produced using Memory-Map’s “Classic Map (qct)” format which is the only format available for external producers of maps to use with the...

Setup Androids with the Acrobat Reader App

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the App to use them. To use the Acrobat (pdf) version of my maps on an Android you will need an appropriate App installed. This...

Setup Androids with the AlpineQuest GPS Hiking (Lite) App

Unfortunately the AlpineQuest GPS Hiking (Lite) App no longer works with Memory-Map (qct) format maps. You can still use the AlpineQuest GPS Hiking App which provides a medium range of features at a medium price,...

Setup Androids with the AlpineQuest GPS Hiking App

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the App to use them. To use the Memory-Map (qct) version of my maps on an Android you will need an appropriate App installed. There’s...

Setup Androids with the Memory-Map App

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the App to use them. To use the Memory-Map (qct) version of my maps on an Android you will need an appropriate App installed. There’s...

Setup iPhones/iPads with the Adobe Acrobat Reader App

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the App to use them. To use the Acrobat (pdf) version of my maps on an Android you will need an appropriate App installed. This...

Setup iPhones/iPads with the Memory-Map App

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the App to use them. To use the Memory-Map (qct) version of my maps on an iPhone/iPad you will need the Memory-Map App. Setting up...

Setup Mac Computers with the Acrobat Reader Software

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the software to use them. To use the Acrobat (pdf) version of my maps on a Mac computer you will need appropriate software installed. This...

Setup Mac Computers with the Memory-Map Software

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the software to use them. To use the Memory-Map (qct) version of my maps on a Mac computer you will need the Memory-Map software. Please...

Setup Windows Computers with the Memory-Map Software

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the software to use them. To use the Memory-Map (qct) version of my maps on a Windows computer you will need the Memory-Map software. Setting...

Setup Windows Computers with the Acrobat Reader Software

Please note that I supply the maps, but not the software to use them. To use the Acrobat (pdf) version of my maps on a Windows computer you will need appropriate software installed. This...

Map Updates – Issue 125 – May 2022

Yes, it really is one hundred and twenty five updates for my maps. I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for May 2022 are now available. All these monthly updates...

Map Updates – Issue 124 – April 2022

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for April 2022 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 122 – February 2022

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for February 2022 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 121 – January 2022

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for January 2022 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 120- December 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for December 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 119 – November 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for November 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 118 – October 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for October 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 117 – September 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for September 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 116 – August 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for August 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 115 – July 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for July 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 114 – June 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for June 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 113 – May 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for May 2021 are now available. Observant readers may notice the issue number has jumped from 111 to 113. Just after I had...

Map Updates – Issue 111 – April 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for April 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 110 – March 2021

All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you can keep them up to date too. I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my...

Map Updates – Issue 109 – February 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for February 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 108 – January 2021

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for january 2021 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but …

Map Updates – Issue 107 – December 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for December 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 106 – November 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for November 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 105 – October 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for October 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 104 – September 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for September 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 103 – August 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for August 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 102 – July 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for July 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 101 – June 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for June 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 100 – May 2020

Yes, this is Issue 100 I have been producing monthly updates for a long time and, on rare occasions, when something important turned up, more than once a month. I am pleased to say...

Map Updates – Issue 99 – April 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for April 2020 are now available. Yes, we have the 99th monthly issue. Keep watching this blog for news about next months’ update....

Map Updates – Issue 98 – March 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for March 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 97 – February 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for February 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 96 – January 2020

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for January 2020 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 95 – December 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for December 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 94 – November 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for November 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 93 – October 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for October 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 92 – September 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for September 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 91 – August 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for August 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 90 – July 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for July 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 89 – June 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for June 2019 are now available.

All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you can keep them up to date too.

There is an updated Ordnance Survey (OS) Background Map this time so every map has changed this month, even those without any specific changes to the waterway information. Those with changes to the waterway information are:-

Map Updates – Issue 88 – May 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for May 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 87 – April 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for April 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 86 – March 2019

I am pleased to say the monthly updates for my maps for March 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you...

Map Updates – Issue 85 – February 2019

I am pleased to say monthly updates for my maps for February 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you can...

Map Updates – Issue 84 – January 2019

I am pleased to say monthly updates for my maps for January 2019 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you can keep...

Map Updates – Issue 83 – December 2018

I am pleased to say monthly updates for my maps for December 2018 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you can keep...

Map Updates – Issue 82 – November 2018

I am pleased to say monthly updates for my maps for November 2018 are now available. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you can...

Map Updates – Issue 80 – October 2018

Yes, this really is the 80th monthly update for my maps. All these monthly updates mean you not only start with an up to date map but you can keep them up to date too....

Map Updates – Issue 79 – September 2018

I’m pleased to announce the September 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. There are many maps with updates, with these maps having the most significant changes:- England & Wales Waterway Map Avon...

Map Updates – Issue 78 – August 2018

I’m pleased to announce the August 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. Once again there are many maps with updates.  These maps have the most significant updates:- England & Wales Canal...

Map Updates – Issue 77 – July 2018

I’m pleased to announce the July 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. There are lots of updates this month, and those maps with the most significant updates are:- England & Wales...

Map Updates – Issue 76 – June 2018

I’m pleased to announce the June 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. Having been busy with the Crick Boat Show there aren’t as many updates this month as normal.  There are...

Map Updates – Issue 75 – May 2018

I’m pleased to announce the May 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have changes this month – those with the most changes are:- England & Wales...

Map Updates – Issue 74 – April 2018

I’m pleased to announce the April 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:- England...

Map Updates – Issue 73 – March 2018

I’m pleased to announce the March 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:- England...

Map Updates – Issue 72 – February 2018

I’m pleased to announce the February 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have minor changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:-...

Map Updates – Issue 71 – January 2018

I’m pleased to announce the January 2018 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have minor changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:-...

Map Updates – Issue 70 – December 2017

I’m pleased to announce the December 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have minor changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:-...

Map Updates – Issue 68 – November 2017

I’m pleased to announce the November 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have minor changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:-...

Map Updates – Issue 67 – October 2017

I’m pleased to announce the October 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have minor changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:-...

Map Updates – Issue 66 – September 2017

I’m pleased to announce the September 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have minor changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:-...

Map Updates – Issue 65 – August 2017

I’m pleased to announce the August 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have minor changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:-...

Map Updates – Issue 64 – July 2017

I’m pleased to announce the July 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:- England &...

Map Updates – Issue 63 – June 2017

I’m pleased to announce the June 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have changes this month – those with the most significant changes are:- England...

Map Updates – Issue 62 – May 2017

I’m pleased to announce the May 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have changes this month – those with significant changes are:- England & Wales...

Map Updates – Issue 61 – April 2017

I’m pleased to announce the April 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. As usual, many of the maps have changes this month – those with significant changes are:- England & Wales...

Map Updates – Issue 60 – March 2017

Yes, I do mean Issue 60.  That’s more map updates than you’ll get from anywhere else. I’m pleased to announce the March 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. Many of the maps...

Map Updates – Issue 59 – February 2017

I’m pleased to announce the February 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. Many of the maps have changes this month – those with significant changes are:- England & Wales Canal Map Daventry...

Map Updates – January 2017 – Issue 58

I’m pleased to announce the January 2017 updates to my cruising maps are now available. I’ve imported new OS background maps this month, so all the maps have been re-issued. A few have no...

Map Updates – December 2016 – Issue 57

I’m pleased to announce the December 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this...

Map Updates – November 2016 – Issue 56

I’m pleased to announce the November 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this...

Map Updates – October 2016 – Issue 55

I’m pleased to announce the October 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this...

Map Updates – September 2016 – Issue 54

I’m pleased to announce the September 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this...

Map Updates – August 2016 – Issue 53

I’m pleased to announce the August 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this...

Map Updates – July 2016 – Issue 52

I’m pleased to announce the July 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this month...

Map Updates – June 2016 – Issue 51

I’m pleased to announce the June 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this month...

Map Updates – May 2016 – Issue 50

I’m pleased to announce the May 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. All of the maps have been updated this month, to include the latest Ordnance Survey (OS) background maps. Most have...

Map Updates – April 2016 – Issue 49

I’m pleased to announce the April 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. You can see a full list of the latest issue of the maps, but those with significant changes this month...

Map Updates – March 2016 – Issue 48

I’m pleased to announce the March 2016 updates to my cruising maps are now available. Those with significant changes this month are:- England & Wales Canal Map Bridgewater Canal Map Grand Union Canal Map...

Map Updates – February 2016 – Issue 47

The February 2016 monthly updates for my maps are now available on my website. You can see a full list of the issued maps and those with significant changes are: England & Wales Canal Map...

Map Updates – January 2016 – Issue 46

The January 2016 monthly updates for my maps are now available on my website. You can see a full list of the issued maps and those with significant changes are: England & Wales Canal...

Map Updates – December 2015 – Issue 45

I’ve just released the December batch of map updates, bringing them up to issue 45.  Over forty maps have been updated, although many of the changes are very minor but I like to keep...

Map Updates – November 2015 – Issue 44

I’ve just published the monthly update to my maps for November 2015 and the England & Wales map is now as Issue 44. Many of the changes are small, but important to those involved. ...