Web Sites of Interest

United State Power Squadrons Sites

Boat Live 365
USPS Float Plan Template
Commodore Uniform and Nautical Supplies
BoatUS Directory of Marine Surveyors, Great Lakes

Boat Equipment and Shoppinng Sites

New Found Metals
Seaworthy Publications
Startpath School of Navigation
West Marine

FCC Related Sites

FCC Marine VHF Channels
FCC Licenses
MMSI Numbers

Grand Traverse Bay Sites of Interest

America's Great Loop Cruiser Association
Grand Traverse Bay Underwater Preserve
Great Lakes Suttlebutt
Handbook of Michigan Boating Laws & Responsibilities
Inland Seas Education Association
U.S. Customs Pleasure Boats Reporting Requirements

Helpful Navigation Sites

Navigation Rules
Official Time

NOAA and Weather Related Sites

Current Conditiions, Grand Traverse Area (NWS/NOAA)
Grand Traverse Bay Weather
Radar for Northern Michigan (NWS/NOAA)
Satellite Image Visible (NASA)
National Data Buoy Center
Weather Watches and Warnings (NOAA Storm Prediction Center)
NWS/NOAA Gaylord Office
NOAA COAST PILOT, note: Great Lakes Pilot is #6

State of Michigan Sites of Interest

Michigan Harbor Reservations
State of Michigan DNR

United States Coast Guard Sites

USCG Float Plan Template
Coast Guard Boating Safety
Coast Guard Recalls and Safety Defects
Notices To Mariners Ninth District
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary National Web Site

Sites of General Interest

Boating Maintenance Tips
Classic Yacht Magazine FREE online magazine Wooden Boats old and new
Marlinespike Grog's Boating Knots
Rope Information from Samson
West Climate Control A full service marine refrigeration repair facility (possibly A/C too). Will travel to marias outside Petoskey for a resonable fee. Travel fee from Petoskey to Elk Rapids was $37 in 2023