Here are some commercial and non-commercial boating links having to do with boating and boating safety that I think you’ll find interesting. Many of these links lead to rather unique web sites not included in most other boating link pages. To be featured on this page, websites must have pages, content, or links relating directly to some significant aspect of boating safety, or the nature of their business or organization is directly related to some significant aspect of boating safety.
The publisher of Commander Bob’s Boating Safety Guide has no control over the content of the pages linked, and therefore accepts no responsibility for warranties made or information provided by publishers of these linked sites.
ALLSTATE’S BOATING MICROPAGE – Allstate Insurance Company provides you with information about boats and insurance, along with lots of boating safety information. A responsible approach to risk management, all to your benefit!
ANCHOR BUDDY – From New Zealand, these anchor weightsare advertised to double the holding power of anchors and control excessive boatmovement. For boats 16 to 60+ feet with rope or chain anchoring!
ANIMATED KNOTS BY GROG – This site has boasted 10,000 hits a day, and has been the subject of excitement throughout the boating community for it’s animated prowess!
ANNIE, THE PFD DOG – Annie tells all about PFD’s. Lots of good information on this very important topic, and presented in a way that’s fun for the whole family!
BLUE SEASON BALI – Blue Season Bali brings you Bali’s only PADI Divemaster Internships and PADI Instructor Internships managed directly by full time PADI course directors!
BOATERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (B.A.D.D) – This boating safety advocacy organization has many worthy objectives when it comes to helping keep you and your family safe on the water. Check them out and lend your support!
BOATER EXAM.COM – Provides a convenient bilingual and easysolution to Canadian and Non-Residents alike, to obtain their Pleasure Craft Operator Card!
BOATINGONTHEWEB.COM – A good general boating page, with safety info, sales and service, racingstuff, classified, a bookstore, and much more!
BOATQUOTES.COM – Buying or selling a boat? Get a BoatQuote before you decide. And get lots of info at this site on surveys, documentation, and other important considerations for boatowners!
BOAT/US – Boat/U. S. and all that goes with it, including and onlineNASBLA approved boating course!
CANOEING AND KAYAKING – Classifieds, boat and equipment reviews, outfitter listings…all for you from veteran paddlers Forrest and Nelson!
CHESAPEAKE BAY BOATING GUIDE – Chesapeake marinas, launch ramps, weather & tides, interactive charts, fishing reports, online slip reservations, events calendar!
CONFIDENT CAPTAIN/OCEAN PROS – The only full service maritime training facility in Rhode Island, with info on how to get that CG License!
CRUZ PRO INSTRUMENTS – Boating instruments, monitors, and alarm systems for safety at sea!
D. H. PASCOE & CO., MARINE SURVEYORS – Thinking of buying that dreamboat? You have a right to expect a boatfree of defects…right? Go to their “affordable boats” page for avery honest and informative perspective!
DOCK FLOATS, LTD – Underwater Fishing Lights, Dock Wheels, Swim Rafts…Dock Floats Ltd. is your one-stop shop for everything related to float systems – commercial or residential. They carry all of the flotation, hardware and lumber that one needs for a project!
DOT BOATING.COM – Dotboating.com directory includes gateway of useful information you need in Boat Sales, Marine Gear, Dinghies and Dayboats and Boat Dealers!
EQUIPPED TO SURVIVE – A non-profit site with an exclusive focus on survival equipment…evaluations, reviews, much more!
FLOAT PLAN REGISTRY – Here’s an innovative service that could save lives. Float Plan Registry has put together a free float planning and automatic overdue notification system for boaters. Check it out!
GIVENS MARINE SURVIVAL COMPANY, INC. – This site has videos demonstrating the need for stability in a life raft system, and the superiority of the Givens design. If you’ve been considering a life raft, or already have one, this site is well worth a visit!
GS PRODUCTS – GS Products is home to a large selection of marine grade fittings. They offer quality and low prices in a wide range of products, which include wire rope, stainless steel chain and much more. A whole array of other fittings is available to you here, from anchors, eye bolts and hooks to rigging screws, shackles and U bolts!
IAMI – The Internation Association of Marine Investigators, Inc., is a non-profit organization dedicated to combating marine theft, insurance fraud and investigating boating accidents to help keep the waterways of the world a safer place!
iBOATS – New and used boats, many varieties of boat covers and propellers, accessories and parts!
JACK TAR SAILING COMPANY – What better way to experience the natural beauty of theLyttleton Harbour and the Port Hills (New Zealand) than from a majestic Classic Yacht on Lyttleton Harbour!
JETDOCK BOAT LIFTS – Protect your boat with a lift from JetDock. The patented floating boat lift system will keep your watercraft seasworthy longer than any other. Prevents hull damage by lifting your watercraft out of the water. Available for all size boats, as well as for jet skis and other watercraft!
(THE) KNOT INDEX – An alphabetic list of links to knots discussedor illustrated on the web. If you need totie a woggle, or a monkey fist, or just a plainold mooring hitch, start here!
KNOT LINKS – The most comprehensive listing of knot and marlinespike links on the Internet. If you can’t find it here, it probably doesn’t exist!
LIFEJACKETSALE.COM – Find sales on Life Jackets and Life Vests. This site posts deals from your favorite online Boating, Fishing and Kayaking stores!
LIFE RAFT SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT – For the blue water sailor, making a difference with Life Raft Survival Equipment!
MARINEENGINE.COM – Search engine, directory, and free photo classifiedads for marine engines. Inboard, outboard, gas, and diesel. Fast, easy,free, and effective way to buy or sell your engine or parts!
MISSISSIPPI SPORTSMAN – Mississippi Sportsman is the leading source of hunting and fishing news, articles, reports, and information in the state!
NATIONAL SAFE BOATING COUNCIL – Visit the home page of The National Safe Boating Council for good information and read the latest issue of “Anchorline”!
NATIONWIDE JONES ACT LAWYERS – Lawyers that represent injured Jones Act workers all over the United States! (The Jones Act is a Federal law that regulates shipping, and therefore, job injuries involving vessels which are covered under the Jones Act.)
NAUTICAL FIRE SUPPRESSION, LTD – Marine fire suppression productsfor every boat and every boater!
NAUTICAL KNOW-HOW – A very professional site with lots of information, including a fine boating safety page and an on-line NASBLA approved boating course!
NAUTICEXPO – Nauticexpo.com is a permanent virtual exhibition, connecting manufacturers and buyers in 5 languages, around the world. It contains more than 3,000 exhibitors selected among the major international manufacturers and contains also more than 24,000 products. NauticExpo’s wealth of information, ease of use and unique services make it an essential tool for pleasure boaters, marine and maritime professionals!
NBOA MARINE INSURANCE – A marine insurance website powering a great Ship’s Store that features personal flotation devices, survival aids, distress signals, and navigation aids!
NEW ENGLAND MARITIME – Coast Guard Approved Courses for Captain’s licenses, Boating Safety, CPR/First Aid, and much more. Home study available!
NEWGLASS2 – Want to bring new life back to that faded fiberglass? NewGlass2 is a scientifically formulated ?fiberglass restoration? product that provides a hard, shiny coat of protection for your fiberglass gel coat. Restores color and shine. Excellent protection for stainless, brass, bronze and aluminum, too!
OCEANID – Oceanid manufactures rescue boats and rescue equipment for swiftwater rescue, ice rescue, and more!!
OLDBOAT.COM – Free photo classified ads for any pre-1970 powerboat orparts. Antique, historic, classic, or just an old boat. Post and edityour own ad!
OLDMARINEENGINE.COM – Research, discussion, and classifieds forcollectors of antique inboard marine engines, pre-1940. Enginemanufacturers histories, advertisements, and engine catalogs.
OREGON STATE MARINE BOARD – Oregon’s Recreational Boating Agency!
PARA-TECH ENGINEERING COMPANY – A sea-anchor should be an essential part of your safety arsenal. Don’t be without one in heavy weather!
RECREATIONAL BOAT BUILDING INDUSTRY – Latest news, important and interesting information from the recreational boating building industry. Find out what the industry is up to, and the innovations being considered!
RES-Q PRODUCTS – Unique products for the rescue professional in the treatment of hypothermia!
SAILING EUROPE – A leading professional yacht charter agency! They’ll organize your perfect Sailing Holidays, in Croatia, Greece, Italy…and around the World!
RULES OF THE WATERWAYS – My new friend, Brittney, recommended this outstanding resource. Brittney is eight-years-old and lives near Seattle. She’s very interesting in boating, and wants to make certain that she and her family are safe out on the water in their new boat. Hat’s off, Brittney, and thanks for your helpful contribution!
SAILING PAGE – The place on the internet tosatisfy any of your research needs on sailing…check the mother of all sailing linksites, by Mark Rosenstein!
SAILNET.COM – The Internet Sailing Community…At SailNet, you’ll find nautical information, hundreds of articles onsailing, an enthusiastic community of sailors and a huge marine store withexpert advice!
SAIL-THE-NET.COM – Features a marine directory with 10,000+ listings, free crew swap for skippers, owners and crew, boat jumble – sell and buy used gear, on-line cruising guide – find information on harbours, marinas, anchorages & moorings and an extensive links section!
SAVVYBOATER.COM – This site offers a wide variety of boating equipment and fixtures. If you’re looking for boating safety equipment or just something to make your time on the water more fun or comfortable, check out this site!
SCHOONERMAN – For lovers of tall ships and history!
SEARAY – Much more than just a quality boat manufacturer…Sea Ray’s Boating Page is wortha visit for all boaters!
SEATOW – Sea Tow has put together a great page with lots of good informationand safe boating tips!
SOUTH CAROLINA HUNTING & FISHING – The leading source of hunting and fishing news, articles, reports, and information in the State of South Carolina, along with the latest news and field reports.
SUPER BUMPER – These Bumper Protectors Reduce Rear End Collision Damage and Whiplash from The Two Most Frequent Vehicle Accidents!
THARROS MARITTIMA – An interesting international site from Harbour Marine Services in the Gulf of Oristano, Sardinia! (Available in English or Italian.)
THE TRI-LENS RADAR REFLECTOR – A radar reflector that uses luneberg lens technology. According to the company, these devices have competitive price and superior performance to the corner reflector products that are available. See for yourself!
TOWBOAT U.S. – Automatic enrollment with BoatU.S. membership (discount on dues when you join online). Comprehensive towing guide, FAQ, roadside trailer assistance, online service upgrades available!
UNITED MARINE UNDERWRITERS – United Marine Underwriters provides insurance to a large variety of personal watercraft including sailboats, powerboats, and houseboats!
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS – Check out this fine site for good information and links to adult and kids safety sites!
USCG OFFICE OF BOATING SAFETY – If you want to hear it from the pros, here’s the place to go! This site should be a must on your list of bookmarks.
Non-profit and Community Sites We Support:
www.urbanecology.org – developing harmony with urban planning and nature.
www.nmvsc.com – New Market Vocational Skills Center.
The Third New Jersey Regiment – The Third Regiment of New Jersey Volunteer Infantry of 1861
New Jersey Scholastic Rowing – Qualifying regatta for SRAA Nationals
The Denver Eye – Denver based photography site.