Boating Resources

Our squadron members found the following links & resources helpful for boaters.  Let us know if you have any boating links to share.

Handy References

Local Information

St. Lucie Inlet Webcamhttps://www.stlucieinlet.com/
St. Lucie Inlet Weather & Tideshttps://www.stlucieinlet.com/weather-forecasts/
Port St. Luciehttps://www.cityofpsl.com/
Martin Countyhttps://www.martin.fl.us/
FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commissionhttps://myfwc.com/

Weather & Tides

NOAA National Weather Servicehttps://www.weather.gov/
NOAA NWS Marine Linkshttps://www.weather.gov/marine/mlinks
NOAA NWS Marine Forecast – East Central FLhttps://www.weather.gov/mlb/marine
NOAA National Data Buoy Centerhttps://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/
NOAA National Hurricane Centerhttps://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
NOAA Tides & Currentshttps://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/tide_predictions.html
Tides Near Me – Stuarthttps://tidesnear.me/tide_stations/921
Tides Near Me – FLhttps://tidesnear.me/states/10
WeatherForYouhttps://www.weatherforyou.com/
U.S. Lower East Coast Tides (NC to FL Keys)http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/sites_useastlower.html
Local Weather & Tides – St. Lucie Inlethttps://www.stlucieinlet.com/weather-forecasts/

Navigation

FL Inland Navigation Districthttp://www.aicw.org/
Waterproof Chartshttps://waterproofcharts.com/
Explorer Chartbooks (Bahamas)https://www.explorercharts.com/
Bluewater Books & Chartshttps://www.bluewaterweb.com/
Practical Sailorhttps://www.practical-sailor.com/
NOAA Nautical Chartshttps://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/
USCG Navigation Centerhttps://www.navcen.uscg.gov/
USCG U.S. Inland Navigation Ruleshttps://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=NavRulesAmalgamated
USCG Automatic Identification System (AIS)https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=AISmain
USCG Vessel Documentation Centerhttps://www.dco.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Deputy-for-Operations-Policy-and-Capabilities-DCO-D/National-Vessel-Documentation-Center/
Cruising & Waterway Guideshttps://www.landfallnavigation.com/navigation/navigation-books-guides/cruising-guides.html
OpenCPN Chart Plotter Navigationhttps://opencpn.org/
Vessel Finderhttps://www.vesselfinder.com/

Marina Information

Marinashttps://marinas.com/
Marina Lifehttps://marinalife.com/

Boating Safety

U.S. Coast Guardhttps://www.uscg.mil/
USCG Boating Safetyhttps://www.uscgboating.org/
USCG Local Notice to Marinershttps://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=lnmDistrict&region=7
Sea Tow Foundationhttps://www.boatingsafety.com/default.aspx

Boating Equipment & Supplies

West Marinehttps://www.westmarine.com/
Life Raft & Survival Equipmenthttps://www.lrse.com/
Lewis Marine Supplyhttps://www.lewismarine.com/
Don Robertson’s Marine Marketplacehttps://www.yachtsales.com/
Marine Waypointshttps://www.marinewaypoints.com/index1.shtml
Landfall Navigationhttps://www.landfallnavigation.com/

Misc Boating Resources

Dan Boater Travel Safety Serviceshttps://danboater.org/ABC/
Yacht Surveyhttps://www.yachtsurvey.com/
SailNethttps://www.sailnet.com/
Apparent Wind Sailing Resourceshttps://www.apparentwind.com/sailing-page.html
Sailing Worldhttps://www.sailingworld.com/
Yachting & Boating Worldhttps://www.ybw.com/
Soundings Onlinehttps://www.soundingsonline.com/
Mariner’s Guidehttps://marinersguide.com/
Florida Sportsmanhttps://www.floridasportsman.com/
Roper’s Knotshttp://www.realknots.com/knots/index.htm
Boating Knotshttps://www.animatedknots.com/boating-knots
Practical Boat Ownerhttps://www.pbo.co.uk/
Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coasthttps://miatc.com/
Boat U.S.https://www.boatus.com/
NIST Official Timehttps://www.time.gov/