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Directory of Related Links
this page as a
Boating Link Portal !
|United States Power Squadron® Links:|
|USPS® National Web Site|
Members Only Page
(Certificate # necessary)
Click Here for a
Listing of All USPS District and Squadron Websites
|Albemarle Sail and Power Squadron||Greensboro Power Squadron|
|Cape Fear Sail and Power Squadron||New River Sail and Power Squadron (website link unavailable)|
|Cape Lookout Sail and Power Squadron||Kinston Sail and Power Squadron (website link unavailable)|
|Catawba Sail and Power Squadron||Pamlico Sail & Power Squadron|
|Charlotte Power Squadron||Raleigh Power Squadron|
|Durham Sail and Power Squadron||Rocky Mount Power Squadron|
|Fayetteville Sail and Power Squadron (website link unavailable)||Shallotte River Sail and Power Squadron|
|Fort Macon Sail and Power Squadron||Southport Sail and Power Squadron|
|Goldsboro Sail and Power Squadron (website link unavailable)||Tar River Sail and Power Squadron|
|Winston-Salem Sail and Power Squadron|
|U.S. Coast Guard Links:||Boating Safety
Quiz, Courses, Vessel Safety Check,
Spring Commissioning Check List, etc.:
|USCG Navigation Center (NAVCEN)||
Valuable Checklist for Spring Commissioning
|Safe Boating Boating Safety Resource Center - USCG||Power Squadron Boating Course|
|Navigation Rules (Important ! All boat operators are responsible for these rules !)||USPS Americas Boating Course|
|Federal Laws Regarding Children and PFDs||USPS Vessel Safety Check Activity|
|Lake Norman Area Boating Safety Classes|
|U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Links:||
Boating Safety Quiz
(test your basic knowledge about boating! )
|Coast Guard Auxiliary Home Page||Mariners Learning System Blog (Great Information about Boating)|
|NC Wildlife Commission - Information, Regulations and Licensing||Lake Norman Marine Commission|
NC Wildlife Commission -
(Important information about NC Regulations, etc.)
|Clean Water Act Legislation|
|NC Wildlife "Boating in North Carolina" Boating and Waterways in NC|
|NC Vessel Operator's Guide (NC Wildlife publication for boaters)||USNO Home Page|
|Marine (VHF) Radio Information||Master Clock|
|Marine Radio Channels and Usage||Sun and Moon Data for today (one day data)|
|Marine Radio Technique||The Sky This Week|
|Automated Marine (VHF) Radio Check||
Astronomical Data for Sun, Moon,
Planets, Navig. Stars
Find times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, and civil twilight for any day and location. Look up meridian transits, eclipses, moon phases, etc., plus GHA, Dec, Hc, Zn, and altitude corrections for the Sun, Moon, Planets and all 57 navigational stars.
National Ocean and Atmospheric
Administration Links (NOAA):
National Weather Service (Cornelius, NC)
In the this site, click "Radar" - "Infrared" for a large view
|Tide and Currents (NOAA)||Other Astronomical and Navigation Site:|
|Astronomical Data (affecting tides)||This site displays
a very nice sky chart - a virtual planetarium.
View the Sky from any Lat/Long, any Date/Time
Includes RA, Dec, Altitude & Azimuth of Sun, Moon and Planets.
|Use this link to
learn and calculate important information about...
Geomagnetism & Magnetic Declination Calculator
NOAA's Online Chart Viewer
Combination of NOAA charts and Google Earth
|Lake Norman Related Sites:|
Lake Norman Navigational Markers for Google Earth (ATONs)
A "My Places" layer for Google Earth. Must have Google Earth program installed. This will initially load as a temporary layer the first time you open it. When you close Google Earth, you have the option to "Save" or "Discard" this "My Places" layer. If you save this layer when you close Google Earth, it will be available when you reopen Google Earth. You don't need to install (or load) it again.
Shoal Markers - Navigation Hazard
- Information on Lake Norman
Important information from Gus Gustafson's website regarding ATONs in need of repair, shoal markers, dangerous places "on the Lake", etc.
|Additional Weather Site:||Duke Energy's Water Levels, Weather Watch & Lake Info|
Underground Numerous weather utilities.
||Lake Norman Marine Commission|
Capt. Gus Gustafson's website
Chock full of vital and useful information about Lake Norman. Oriented toward fishing but has lots of valuable information for any boater on Lake Norman. Check it out !
Lake Norman Magazine
Keep current with the latest news about the Lake!
Welcome to Golakenorman.com...jump in....get local!
(A commercial site, but this Web Site contains excellent information and links about Lake Norman and the surrounding area.)
Other Websites of Nautical Interest
|Mother of All Maritime Links||Apps for Boaters ! (iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.) Check this out !!!|
|Tide and Current Predictions||BoatSafeKids (Not just for kids)|
|Weather and Water Conditions||Light House Information and Photographs|
|The Official U.S. Time Clock||Navigation Lights Test (Interactive - Try it !)|
|NC Sail - Sailing in North Carolina||Commander Bob's Boating Safety Notebook|
|Trailer Sailors (A great site for sailors!)||Knot Tying Sites:|
|Sail Care (Excellent website for all sail needs!)||Peter Suber's Knot Page (Comprehensive!)|
|Boat Owners World (A site full of links!)||Animated Knots (by Folsom)|
|iBoats (A boating site full of links.)||Marinews Knot Page (An Australian Boating Site)|
|Boat US||BoatSafe Kids Knot Page (Not just for kids!)|
|Painting your boat? Consider "Awlgrip"|
|Sailboat Owners.Com Chandlery (A sailors shopping site)||Fun and Games:|
|SailNet (A combination commercial and forum site for sailors)||Docking Simulator - Interactive! Try your skills!|
|Light House Memorabilia|
|West Marine (A boater's shopping paradise!)||Mariners Learning System (online courses)|
USPS Disclaimer Statement
|Note: Any link above is placed here because we feel there is relevant "boating" content of interest to the public and our members at the linked site. LNSPS has not been asked to provide this link and does not receive any payment for any link. We are offering these links solely as a convenience to our readers and retain the right to include or delete any link at our sole discretion. Please by aware that these linked sites are not under the control of LNSPS and that LNSPS is not responsible for the contents or operation of such linked sites or any link contained in such linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. LNSPS also is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. LNSPS is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by LNSPS of the linked site, its contents, its products or any association with their operators.|
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Animation design for the USPS ENSIGN by Pascal Gross, 1999; for the LNSPS Burgee by Harriman Jett, 2000