Mariner's Resources

Web Sites

Chart # 1 – Chart of Chart Symbols, Abbreviations

Colregs - Colreg Navigation Rules

Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) - http://www.ecfr.gov/

Light Lists – Lists of all Aids to Navigation (ATONS)

US Coast Pilot – Supplements Charts with General and Local Knowledge

NOAA Charts - Electronic Navigational Charts (NOAA EMC’s)

How to Complete your USCG License Application Form

                Document with all Instructions from WWMT

                National Maritime Center (USCG) forms (Most Current)

Marine Forecast - Marine and Sea Conditions (NOAA Point Forecast)

Tides and Currents - Tides and Currents (NOAA)

River Observations - http://www.weather.gov/ahps/

Corp of Engineer River Charts and Regulatiosn  http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/NIC2/mrcharts.cfm

Internet Based AIS Information: http://marinetraffic.com/ais/

Corp of Engineer Lock and Dam Vessel Queues: http://corpslocks.usace.army.mil/lpwb/f?p=121:3:0::NO:::

Active Captain – Social Based Local Information: www.activecaptain.com

Weather with Active Captain Data Overlay: http://www.wunderground.com/sailing-weather

Vessel Documentation Search: http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/st1/CoastGuard/VesselByName.html



Apps

SeaIQ(IOS/Android) - Charting and Plotting using Free NOAA Charts with Active Captain Overlay

Garmin Bluechart Mobile (IOS)  -  Charts Planning and Navigation with ActiveCaptain Overlay

FindShip(IOS/Android) - Internet based AIS (requires shore repeaters in the area of interest)

Marine Traffic (IOS/Android)

Active Captain Companion (Apple/Android) - Hazard Alerts

Marine Weather (IOS/Android)

Weather Underground

Navimatics Charts and Tides (IOS) - Charts Planning and Navigation with ActiveCaptain Overlay

Drag Queen(IOS/Android) - Anchor Monitor and Alarm

BoatUS App - Just in case you find yourself where you don't want to be!




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