Links for Lake Champlain Mariners

We have assembled a group of links which we find useful while cruising Lake Champlain.  We hope you will find them as helpful as we do.


    Lake Marine Fcst - Latest marine forecast for Lake Champlain  

    Wind & Temperature Fcst - Three day fcst in 3 hour increments of weather, temperature, dewpoint, wind speed & direction, etc


     US Coast Guard - Home page for the United States Coast Guard

    Navigation Rules - Inland and International Navigation Rules

    Local Notice to Mariner - Weekly US Coast Guard notices impacting Lake Champlain

     Light List Volume I - US Coast Guard list of navigation Aids

     Coast Pilot 6 - Volume 6 of the USCG coast pilot. Chapter 14 covers the Lake Champlain area

     Chart No 1 - NIMA Nautical Chart Symbols, Abbreviations, and Terms

    Charts On Line - On line charts - fun to check at home (or at work?) Lake Champlain => 14781 thru 14784

    NOAA Booklet Charts - Printable online charts from NOAA - Lake Champlain is in the "Great Lakes" section

    Animated Knots - Great site to teach you to tie knots - very clever


    Burlington Coast Guard - This is the site for the US Coast Guard Station located in Burlington Vermont

    Vermont Boating Handbook - This is the Vermont State Boating Handbook -an excellent reference


    Port Captains Several WVSPS members are USPS Port Captains who have volunteered to provide boating information  to other Squadron Members regarding Lake Champlain and adjacent waters. Telephone numbers are available in the USPS Port Captains Guide.  (USPS Members only)

    Yacht Clubs There are several Yacht Clubs on Lake Champlain including the Lake Champlain Yacht Club in Shelburne, the Mallets Bay Boat Club in Mallets Bay, and the Royal Savage Yacht Club in Charlotte

     Champlain Power Squadron  Our Friends on the East Coast of the Adirondacks in New York.   Check out their District 2 links page for many useful Lake Champlain links.

Marinas and Commercial

    Essex Marina - Essex, NY

    Point Bay Marina - Charlotte, VT

    Shelburne Shipyard - Shelburne, VT

    Westport Marina - Westport, NY

    Willsboro Bay Marina - Willsboro, NY