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District 24 Squadron

 
 
ADVENTURE TRAVEL  - Information for Boating, Diving, Fishing, Camping, Hunting, Wildlife,
Mountain-biking, Snowmobiling, Snowbiking and more!
 
 
 
VESSEL SAFETY CHECK PROGRAM ---- Information about a Vessel Safety Check: a courtesy examination of your boat (Vessel) to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment required by State and the Federal regulations. The Vessel Examiner is a trained specialist and is a member or the US Power Squadrons or the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. They will also make certain recommendations and discuss certain safety issues that will make you a safer boater. Site includes an "examiner locator" and pre-launch safety list.
 
DOCKING YOUR BOAT - Evansville Bend Teaching Aid - designed and made by Elvin Reed for the Fall Competition in District 24. Our Teaching Aid won THIRD PLACE!! (Click on link for materials list and how to build) -
KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE RESOURCES - Official State Government Site for the Commonwealth of Kentucky featuring information about boating, hunting, fishing, education, licensing, wildlife diversity.
NASA SOLAR SIMULATOR ----Select planets in our solar system and view them on different dates and different degrees of viewing
USPSģ FLOAT PLAN Template ---- Taking a boating trip? Use this form to prepare a float plan!
 
NAVIGATOR----You can access free online learning aids, such as a star finder, nautical almanac and celestial navigatin tutorials. Starseekers can even find detailed instructions on how to build your own sextant. (Note: this site was featured in the December 2002 "Ensign" in the "Boating Online" article.)
HOW TO TIE KNOTS-ANIMATED----Link to the Dundalk Power Squadron (near Baltimore, Maryland) website - animation shows how to tie four knots: Figure Eight; Round Turn and Two Half Hitches; Cleat Hitch; Bowline
ANIMATED KNOTS --- Grog's Boating Knots
FLAG ETIQUETTE ----Descriptions of Ensigns, Pennants, and Flags
UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRONS
DISTRICT 24 WEB SITE (Covering parts of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio)
BOAT ED.COM - BOATING TESTS ---- Official Boating Safety Courses and Online tests for your boat license or boater dafety certification. Boat Ed is the only place on the Web where you can obtain your official boat and personal watercraft (PWC or jet skis) safety course certificate issued by your state government's boating agency. You'll find boat and PWC course options with: Online boating safety courses with official boater certification tests for your state; Home-study video boating education courses for your state; Information on classroom boat safety classes in your state.
U.S.COAST GUARD
BOATUS
NOAA----National Weather Service
KENTUCKY LAKE.COM,
OHIO RIVER CURRENT LEVEL and FORECAST----EVANSVILLE, IN
 
OHIO RIVER SENIC ROUTE - INDIANA
BLUE WATER SAILING
BOATS FOR SALE
BOATING INDUSTRY INTERNATIONAL - ONLINE
 
MORE LINKS FOR YOU.......
 
BOAT BANDIT -  Huge inventory of Marine Parts, Fast Shipping - Discount Prices
BOATCOVERS.COM -  Boatcovers.com has one of the most extensive boat cover selections in the industry. They have a boat cover for you! Whether you own a ski boat, pontoon, fishing boat, deck boat, v-hull, bass boat, or a runabout boat, protecting that investment is essential.
BOATING WORLD -  Magazine with an website
BOATING NEWS.COM
CATAMARAN SAILOR----News for small cat sailors
DOCKSIDE REPORTS
DUCKSWORTH MAGAZINE----International Amateur Boat Building Magazine
GOOD OLE BOAT----Sailing magazine for the rest of us!

GULFSTREAM GEAR OUTFITTERS----Gulfstream Gear was the first company to make custom vinyl boat lettering. Gulfstream Gear is a US government certified veteran owned company which also provides state of art boat lettering, boat stripping, nautical embroidery and other outfitters.

HEARTLAND BOATING---- Mid-America's premier boating magazine
HOUSEBOAT MAGAZINE
iBOATS - A website for everything boating
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NAVAL HISTORY
LIGHTHOUSES OF AMERICA----Pictures of lighthouses
LITTLE RIVER.COM----Pictures of all types of boats submitted by owners
MESSING ABOUT IN BOATS
MOTOR BOATS MONTHLY
OCEAN NAVIGATOR ONLINE
OVERTON'S  - Boating Supplies and Accessories.
POWER BOAT MAGAZINE
PRACTICAL SAILOR
PROFESSIONAL MARINER----The Online Resource for the Maritime Industry
ROTTENBOAT----The 'zine for owners and enthusiasts of old wooden boats
A SALTY DOG----The Internet's first on-line Sea Kayaking Magazine!
  SCUBA DIVING ----The magazine divers trust   
SEAWORTHY----A publication from BOAT/US that uses insurance claim files to analyze why boating accidents occur and tell how they could be prevented
SMALL CRAFT ADV ISOR----A magazine for small boat cruisers
ULTIMATE BOATING SAFETY GUIDE----Nearly 20 million people regularly participate in recreational boating Ė and thatís just in the United States. Itís not hard to figure out why: boating is a lot of fun. Being out on the open water in a boat can be both exhilarating and relaxing, and for some people it is a way of life. Boating is also a great way to spend time and make memories with your friends and family. Before you ever step foot on deck, though, itís imperative to make sure youíre up to speed on all the safety facts and rules. Practicing safety first ensures that you live to boat another day. Use the helpful tools and information provided in the resources listed here to help you become a more responsible boater.
WATERCRAFT----Better boats and boat building
WATER TRIBE----Online Magazince for Sea kayaking, canoeing, canoe and kayak sailing
WEST MARINE  - Buy Boating Equipment & More At West Marine.
WAVE LENGTH---- Paddling  and Kayaking Magazine
WHOLESALE MARINE  - Great Selection. Wholesale Pricing!  Most orders shipped on the same day
WORKBOAT----On-line resources for the commercial marine industry
YACHTING NET
YACHTING WORLD
 
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