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Charts contain important information such as water depths and the locations of channels, sand bars, rocks, and vegetation. This is especially helpful when boating in bays or in large lakes. They also can be used to determine the most direct course possible for fuel conservation.

Nautical chart

Check with the local marina for charts. If none are available, obtain local knowledge before boating in an unfamiliar area.