Helpful Maritime Links
The United States Department of Homeland Security
The United States Power Squadrons is a non-profit educational organization, founded in 1914, whose mission is to improve maritime safety and enjoyability through classes in seamanship, navigation, and other related subjects.
The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is an innovative leader promoting safe, clean and responsible boating. The Foundation provides educational outreach directly to boaters and supports partner organizations nationwide.
This is an awesome website compilng a huge amount of maritime and nautical links.
Animated Knots by Grog is the web’s #1 site for learning how to tie knots.
Worldwide ship and yacht tracking in real-time based on global AIS network data.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
View and download 1000+ raster nautical charts
Classic Boat is the magazine for the world’s most beautiful boats. Packed with stunning images, we have the inside stories of the great classic yachts and motorboats afloat today, as well as fascinating tales from yesteryear and the latest from the wooden boat building scene around the world.
The Magazine for Wooden Boat Owners, Builders and Designers
Professional BoatBuilder, WoodenBoat’s other sister publication, came along in 1989. As its title implies, it serves active professionals working the design, construction, or repair of boats—boats made of all materials.
The WoodenBoat Store provides access to the experience of wooden boats. Mail order since 1975, providing tools for learning about wooden boats, including books on design, building, repair, as well as boatbuilding plans, and woodworking tools