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Updated 19-Jul-2017

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Boat Buying and Selling

Boat Trader General boat for sale listings.
Boat Show on the Internet Information on the world's leading international boat shows. With dates, addresses and a link to the Boat Show's website you can get all the information you require including exhibitors lists for the up and coming featured boat shows.
Boatsville The ultimate new and used boat classifieds site for individual boat sellers, yacht brokers and new boat dealers to list and sell their boats online.
BUC value Get used boat values and used boat pricing using BUC's sophisticated searching algorithms designed specifically for locating the used boat prices and values of a boat.
Everything Boats Resources for Boaters Boats for Sale, Boat Reviews by Owners, and Message Boards
Used Boats Magazine Online An online magazine dedicated to the sale, upkeep, and education of used boats and their buyers.

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Boat Manufacturers

Boston Whaler Home of Boston Whaler
C-Dory Home of C-Dory boats, Fluid Marine
Grady White Home of Grady White
Hobie Cat Hobie Cat Company is the leading manufacturer of catamarans, sailboats, sit-on-top kayaks, fishing kayaks and float cats.
Hunter Marine Home of Hunter Marine
Marine Waypoints Your guide to Boating, Diving, Fishing, Gear, Sailing, Watersports, Weather and More!
Marshall Marine Catboats Home of Marshall Catboats
MasterCraft MasterCraft has been shaping the boating industry since 1968. More than three decades after the original MasterCraft made its debut, our goal remains the same - to continue building the world's best ski, wakeboard and luxury performance powerboats, year after year.
Melges Performance Sailboats Home of Melges Performance Sailboats
Osprey Sportfishing Boats Since 1989, Osprey Boats have been one of the premier sport fishing boats in the Pacific Northwest.
Sea Ray Boats Home of Searay Boats
Seaward Sailboats Welcome to Hake Yachts, builder of the Seaward 26RK and Seaward 32RK
Ski Nautique Home of Nautique ski boats
Triton Boats Home of Tritan Fishing Boats
Vanguard Sailboat Home of Vanguard, Laser, Sunfish
West Wight Potter West Wight Potter Trailerable Sailboats

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Boat Building Books and Plans

Glen-L Boat Designs Ken Hankinson Associates boat designs
Duckworks Magazine "Written for and by those wacky homemade boat builders"
H.H.Payson and Co. Good source for boat building, modeling, design and good links
Small Boats This Site is dedicated to the backyard renegade, the blue collar artist, the parent who wants to take a kid fishin', the would be builder who needs a place to start, the daydreamer, the inspired, the practical, and most of all, the cheap!

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Boat Safety and Training

1st District Local Notice to Mariners Home of USCG Local Notice to Mariners
Massachusetts Environmental Police Home of Mass Environmental Police
Boat Light Mnemonics table gives pneumonics for several lighting configurations
Boatsafe Take a Boating Safety Course online
Commander Bob's Boating Safety Site
Navigation Course of Holiday Greece This is an advanced online course on marine navigation, providing you with the “conditio sine qua non” of offshore sailing.
US Army Corp of Engineers New England Division
US Coast Guard -- Office of Boating Safety Learn how to prevent accidents, injuries, and fatalities while boating. Review safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations you should know.
US Coast Guard -- Merchant Marine Licensing & Documentation National Maritime Center (NMC) Mariner Licensing and Documentation (MLD)NOTICE

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Charts and Almanacs

Blue Water Books and Charts Nautical charts, nautical books, electronic charts and much more!
Richardson's MapTech Online and hardcopy Nautical Charts and Topo Maps
Waterproof Charts Waterproof Charts are designed specifically for recreational boaters, fishermen and divers. Waterproof Charts are beautifully printed on synthetic paper for use on deck in any weather, rain, or spray!

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Just Sailing

Jobson Sailing Jobson Sailing, Inc. (est. 1978) promotes the sport of sailing at all levels
SailboatOwners.com All about sailing
Cape Cod Frosty Class Association World's Smallest Racing Dinghy
The Catboat Association Web page The Catboat Association is an association of like-minded sailors
The Trailer Sailor Web Site The Trailer Sailor discussion forum is one of the most popular sailing forums on the internet

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Boating Magazines

Cruising World Sailing Adventures around the world.
48 North The sailing magazine
Duck works Magazine Written for and by those wacky homemade boat builders
Heartland Boating Boating on the rivers and lakes of the MidWest and SouthEast
Marine News Maritime news magazine
Messing About in Boats (The magazine) Interesting articles, many from our readers, about dreaming of, designing, building or restoring, sailing, rowing, paddling, and adventuring in small boats.
Professional Mariner Journal of the Maritime industry
Sail Magazine Sail magazine
Wooden Boat Publications Dedicated to wooden boats.

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Marine Products Manufacturers

Boater's World Retail boating supplies
Celestaire World's largest selection of marine sextants, navigation computers, compasses, books, videos and software for traditional navigation.
Defender Industries Online Boating supplies
Harken Sailing gear
Layline Cordage, blocks, and other sailing stuff
Overton's Boating Accessories
Raymarine Marine Electronics
Profurl Manual furling, reefing systems.
SailboatOwners.com - Chandlery Canvas, sails, rudders/tillers, cushions, custom embroidery and engraving, plus a wide variety of other parts and accessories that make sailing easier and more fun.
Sailright Sunbrella Fabrics, Sailcloth, Sail Kits, Canvas and Sail Hardware for Do-It-Yourself
Weems & Plath Precision marine instruments for pleasure boaters, commercial vessels, cruisers, serious yacht racers and the military.
West Marine On-line store for West Marine.

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Maritime History and Tradition

Ceremony for renaming a boat - Courtesy of BoatSafe.com Renaming a boat
Friends of the Hunley Official site for search and recovery of the CSS Hunley
Mystic Seaport Museum Museum of America and the Sea
Port Columbus Civil War Naval Center A Civil War museum dedicated to Naval History.
Smith's Master Index to Maritime Museum Web sites Index to Maritime Museum Web sites
Some background on Sea Shanties
Songs of the Sea Lyrics and MIDIs for lots of shanties
Text-Book of Seamanship, 1891 an updated age of sail textbook at the beginning of the true transition of warships from sail to steam power
The Mariners' Museum Located in Newport-News, Virginia

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Local Harbormasters

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Marinas and Yacht Clubs

Bass Haven Yacht Club Beverly, MA
Boston Yacht Club Marblehead, MA
Corinthian Yacht Club Marblehead, MA
Dolphin Yacht Club Marblehead, MA
Eastern Yacht Club Marblehead, MA
Jubilee Yacht Club, Beverly, MA Beverly, MA
Marblehead Boating Center Marblehead, MA
Marblehead Yacht Club Marblehead, MA
Mid-Harbor Launch Salem Harbor (Salem & Marblehead, MA)
Palmer Cove Yacht Club Salem, MA
Salem Willows Yacht Club Salem, MA
Swampscott Yacht Club Swampscott, MA
Boating America Web's trailer boating information station
Marinas Aerial view of America's Marinas

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Miscellaneous

A Scout's Guide to Boating Knots Overview of different type of knots and how to tie them
Heavenly Mathematics Highlights of Cultural Astronomy
International Code Flags Nautical Flags and Their Meanings
International Marine Signal Flags International signals used by ships at sea
Knots on the Web A (ridiculously) large reference to online information on knots
Mark Rosenstein's Sailing Page Tons on info
Nautical Glossary by MarineWaypoints.com
M/V Cahaba Demopolis Bridge Mishap - Site #1
Decavitator Human-Powered Hydrofoil
America's Great Loop By the Cruiser's Association

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Navigational Information

Geodesy For The Layman How the earth is shaped.
Nautical Chart User's Manual NOAA Charts

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Sailboat Racing

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Sponsors several major races
Worrell 1000 the Worrell 1000 Race

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Weather forecasting

Intellicast - Great Sailing General weather site
Intellicast Wind forecasts
National Weather Service Tropical Weather (Hurricanes tracking maps, etc.)
Weather Channel Great hourly temp/precip/wind forecasts
Weather Underground Local forecast for Beverly, Ma

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Web Cameras

Cape Cod Live Cams Various sites on the cape
Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire Anchor Marine fuel dock
Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire Live view of Lake Winnipesaukee from Weirs Beach, New Hampshire
Panama Canal These live cameras show operations at the Miraflores and Gatun Locks, as well as other points of interest in the Canal.

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