Brown's Nautical Almanac is the oldest Nautical Almanac totally produced in Britain. It is highly respected within all shipping circles and should always be to hand anywhere in the world every day throughout the year. The contents, which are updated and added to each year are full of information regularly consulted by ship owners, marine superintendents, shipmasters, ships' officers, harbour authorities and yachtsmen. Brown's Nautical Almanac is now in its 144th year of publication. Approximately four hundred topics are covered in the following areas of interest: Tables of Hourly Astronomical Elements of Sun, Moon and Planets with Increments and Corrections; Tables of Sidereal Hour Angle and Declination of Stars; Ex-Meridian and Azimuth Tables; Nautical Tables and Methods; Tide Tables for 100 UK, European and World Ports; with Tidal Information and Constants; Traffic Separation Schemes and Routeing Information; Courses and Distances for British Isles, Near Europe and the Baltic; Tables of Navigable Distances between Ports of the World; International Standard Times and Time Zones; Maritime Legal Information; International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS); Lifesaving and Safety Guidance; Marine Meteorology, Forecast and Broadcast Information; Maritime Radio and Aids to Navigation Guidance; Offshore Wind, Oil and Gas Installation Data for UK Waters; Pilotage Information for the UK and World Ports; Details of Lights, Beacons and Buoys for the UK and Western Europe; Navigation Guidance with WGS84 Tables, Methods and Examples; A Miscellany of Conversion Tables and Information covering: Draft, Squat, Buoyancy, Astronomy, Navigation, and Sailings.