Captain James Lowe
USCG 200 Ton Licensed Master
Resources and other useful links
Navigation Rules PDF Other Captains will
expect you to know and follow these rules!
Light List a detailed list of navigational aids including lighthouses and other lighted navigation aids
Coast Pilot supplemental information that is difficult to portray on a nautical chart. Operating a pilot boat
Chart 1 pdf download Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms used on Paper and Electronic Navigational Charts
National Maritime Center
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
NY Canal System
ENTERING THE BAHAMAS BY BOAT
DTOPS, the Decal and Transponder Online Procurement System'
The DTOPS website lets you place orders and pay online for Annual User Fees (transponders and/or decals) and single crossing fees associated with crossing the borders into the United States. Transponders are used for commercial vehicles while decals are used for private aircraft and private vessels (30 ft+). Single crossing fees apply only to commercial vehicles.
Caribbean Pirates nautical glossary
International Code of Signals download
The Nautical Institute
LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS
The premier source of meteorological and oceanographic measurements for the marine environment.
America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association
Lake Okeechobee water level
US Army Corps Of Engineers
Boating Knots Animated Knots
w3schools.com <- as a novice webmaster I use this alot.
Fort Lauderdale Marine Directory