Other Marine Sites
Here's a list of some great marine-related sites for learning more about boating and sailing.
BoatSafe. Tips on boating safety and maintenance, plus animated online tutorials on navigation and rules of the road, and quizzes to test your boating knowledge.
BoatSafeKids. A cute and colorful site for kids. Lots of kid-friendly questions and answers, plus puzzles, games, and animated lessons in knot tying.
Boat/U.S. Foundation for Boating Safety. Includes an online boating safety course, evaluations of safety equipment, and information on a life jacket loaner program for kids.
International Boating Safety & Rescue Sites. Links to boating safety and rescue sites around the world, from Malaysia to Venezuela, Norway to New Zealand, and more.
Marine Weather. A comprehensive site for marine forecasts around the world. Includes severe weather updates, satellite and radar images, and sea surface condition maps.
U.S. Coast Guard. Packed with information on boating safety, navigation rules and regulations, and search and rescue, plus links to a multitude of other marine sites.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Schedules for the classes offered in your area, including courses on sailing fundamentals, coastal navigation, and navigating with GPS.
U.S. Power Squadrons. Information on courses in seamanship, navigation, and boating safety, plus related resources and educational materials.