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HELPFUL LINKS for the Boater*

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GENERAL

The Coast Guard TV (WEB) Channel
               --see what we do

Safety


 

http://www.coastguardchannel.com/CGC/index.shtml
 

http://www.uscgboating.org/index.aspx

recalls, warnings, stories, services, learning, 
programs offered, suggestions

http://www.bestboating.org

General Boating instruction: all topics   EXCELLENT

http://www.boatingbasicsonline.com/course/boating/indexa.php

WEATHER

[ Weather on this site ]

definitions, clouds ID, pictures

http://www.auxetrain.org/weather.html

Forecast [see weather pages on our website - local] NOAA

http://weather.gov/om/marine/atlantic.htm

HYPOTHERMIA http://boatingcertificate.com/Virginia/studymaterial.aspx
   
NAVIGATION

 

The RULES

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/mwv/navrules/navrules.htm
http://www.auxetrain.org/colregs.html
http://www.navrules.com
http://www.auxetrain.org/navrules.html
http://www.aux91fmb.org/9-1/navrules.cfm

General NAV links via CG http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/
Courses: Short Study course

http://www.auxetrain.org/navhelp.html
http://www.boatingcertificate.com/New%20Jersey/studymaterial.aspx

Sounds - Lights: Rules of the Road

http://www.auxetrain.org/navhelp.html

Test: do you know the Rules of the Road?

http://www.usboating.com/testlights.asp

Local Notice to Mariners [w/ Light lists, GPS,
        communications - anything you need to know]

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/lnm/default.htm

(use in conjunction w/ LNM / location characteristics, remarks)

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/pubs/LightLists/V1COMPLETE.PDF

Light Lists USA

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/pubs/LightLists/LightLists.htm

Coast Pilot [lots of information for the boater/trips]

http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/nsd/coastpilot.htm

CHARTS http://mapserver.maptech.com/API/chartdownload/index.cfm
   
 

SEAMANSHIP  & PILOTING

 

Light Patterns on vessels

http://www.auxetrain.org/lights.html

Knots [marlinspiking]  w/ Animations

Great Knot Site - Animated

http://www.dirauxwest.org/knots/knotmain.htm
http://www.42brghtn.mistral.co.uk/knots/42ktmenu.html

Piloting - Plotting

http://www.sailingissues.com/navcourse4.html

some mnemonics  [could be better]

http://ficus-www.cs.ucla.edu/geoff/mnemonics.html#right-of-way rules

 

 

REGULATIONS - RULES
                
 [State - Local, etc.]

 

State Regulations , various topics

http://www.nasbla.org/refguide.php 

Marine RADIO

http://wireless.fcc.gov/marine/fctsht14.html

NY Boating Rules

New York Boating Regulations

 

 

Police

NY State Police   

NTSB

NTSB Home Page

Fishing Regs.

Fishing Regulations

 

 

CURRENT ISSUES  -  NEWS  

Also see News on this website

NY Office of Emergency Management

learn more at New York Office of Emergency Management

Homeland Security  - Current THREAT Level

http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/display?theme=29

NAVY SeaPower http://www.navyleague.org/sea_power/
 

 

CG HISTORY

www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/h_index.html

   
More advanced links can be found under 'Member's section'  
   
TIME   UTC, etc. http://aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/docs/UT.html
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinated_Universal_Time

*Additional, and some more advanced links, can be found in the member section.
**  As links on the internet seem to change all too rapidly, please inform the webmaster of any errors encountered.

Also, if you have suggestions for other links, please let the webmaster know.

In no way does this page claim to be exhaustive; it merely reflects some of the links that the webmaster has come across.