- Search & Rescue - International
search and rescue website with satellite aided tracking and excellent
Boating Tips & Info - Most new boaters go to sea without prior
knowledge of the cruising lifestyle and its demands. This can result in
conditions ranging from the merely
inefficient to the truly tragic.
Institute - A membership association for Navy, Marine Corps,
Coast Guard professionals and anyone interested in the sea services.
Consumer Protection Bureau - The nation's largest
Association of recreational boat owners. They also maintain the
nation's only Consumer Complaint
Database involving boats, marine engines, boating products and
related services. If you want to report a complaint about a boat,
marine engine, or other marine-related service or if you just want to
share a good experience, click here.
The information you report will be entered into our database. You can
access info by clicking here,
or by calling 703-461-2856.
Safety - Learn how to prevent accidents,
injuries, and fatalities while boating. Review safety tips, news,
recalls, defects, and laws and regulations you should know.
Boat Safe Kids - Boating safety,
boating tips and boating related info for kids.
A Guide to Preparing Marinas and Boats for Hurricanes
- Experts predict that in the next 20 years
there will be much more hurricane activity than has been seen in the
past 20 years. Experts also fear that after a number of storm-free
years, people in some of the vulnerable areas will be less wary of a
storm’s potential fury.
Hurricane Tracking Chart -
REMEMBER, hurricanes are large powerful storms that can suddenly change
direction. Check frequently on the storm’s progress until all Watches
and Warnings for your area from the
National Weather Service are canceled.
Seaworthy Magazine - A publication dedicated to safe and
trouble-free boating, is published quarterly by the BoatUS Marine
Insurance Damage Avoidance Program, and is mailed free to all BoatUS
insureds. It is also available by subscription to boat owners outside
of the Association's Marine Insurance program. The cost is $10 per year
for 4 issues. With each issue, you'll learn how to avoid potential
problems by reading about real insurance claims. Its pages are filled
with case studies that provide insight into how to avoid accidents,
breakdowns, injuries and the "unexpected" circumstances that can
jeopardize the safety of your boat and guests.
America's Waterway Watch (AWW) -
A combined effort of the Coast Guard and its Reserve and Auxiliary
components, continues to grow, enlisting the active participation of
those who live, work or play around America's waterfront areas. If
you are a tow boat operator, a recreational boater, a fisherman, a
marina operator, or otherwise live, work or engage in recreational
activities around America's waterways, the United States Coast Guard
wants your help in keeping these areas safe and secure. Boaters know what is suspicious where they normally boat
and can be a major help. You can help by participating in
AWW program, a
nationwide initiative similar to the well known and successful
Neighborhood Watch program that asks community members to report
suspicious activities to local law enforcement agencies.
Escape - Database for Oregon Lakes & Rivers, Campgrounds
Resorts, Marinas or Boating-Related Businesses. Search by county,
city or area & find that perfect place for your next boating or
and Cruising in Canada - E-zine offering: comprehensive ON LINE
cruiding guides to Thousand Islands, Lake Ontario, Trent Severn
all marinas, Yacht Clubs, articles with factuial, regulations,
Sailing Index - For Sailing related web sites in the UK and
including Yacht Clubs, Chandlery, Yacht Brokers, Yacht Charter, Sailing
Dinghies, Yacht Marinas, Sailing Schools, Weather at Sea, Sailing
Boat Builders, Sailing Clubs, Class Associations.
Waterways - The purpose of this site is to reveal the
world of Britain's inland waterways network. It shows how you can find
and enjoy them, how they are managed and how you could get involved in
their future conservation.
On The Web - Web site with links to other excellent sites, an
directory of marinas throughout the country.
- Deliver technical support to the marine community.
Seas - Essential Boating on the WEB -
From here you can explore the Net for hours and hours - no matter if
main interest is sailing or powerboats, safety issues or salty stories.
Provides commercial content, extensive links, and special services for
Burgee Registry - Worlds largest display of yacht club burgees
and links to their home pages from yacht clubs around the world.
Guide - Your guide to boating!
- International website for the leisure boating industry.
Waypoints - Your guide to boating, diving, fishing, gear,
weather and more!
Offers large selection of boats for sale by owners and boat dealers,
mall, manufacturers, outboard motors, and more.
Boating On The Web - Great web page that links to some of the
boating web sites.
World/Cruising World -
Sailboat cruising site with sailboat specifications, reader ratings,
schools, weather, sailing events, and lots of message boards related to
sailing and cruising.
Source - Links to dozens of Web sites around the world
boating equipment information and news, reports from the International
Sailing Federation and Royal Ocean Racing Cluband more...
Links - A
comprehensive, organized, easy to use guide to sailing resources on the
US - Provides services such as boat insurance, loans, towing
other boating products to boat owners nationwide.
About Boats - Online resource for boating.
Owners World - Links to water related recreational activity.
News - Guide to sailing and cruising stories.
Log - Yacht
position reports, cruising narratives and voyage logs, marine radio
crewfinder, cruising FAQ's, boating books and ebooks, message board,
forum, classifieds, sailing news-feed, Sail Africa, chat room, and
sailing and boating links.
PowerBoat Guide - An essential resource for marine industry
and a powerful tool in the hands of boat buyers.
Owner's World - Site with selection of links to almost every
related recreational activity.
- has been on-line providing high-quality content for boaters since
Steamboating - Manufacturers of steam launches, electric
hobby steam boilers, tourboats, live steam supplies, alternative energy
power plants, steamboats, tugboats, steam whistles, nautical lamps,
videos, and diesel launches.
Nautical & Boatbuilding Page
Info and images on lots of specific lighthouses.