United States Coast Guard


Notice to Mariners and Chart Corrections

Boating Accidents Statistics

Boating Safety Info

Recreational Boaters

US Customs ROAM App




Tides and Currents


Nautical Charts


Chart 1 Symbols

NANOOS  | Pacific Northwest regional ocean observing system


Canadian Border & Customs


Canadian Boating Regulations  Their rules are a little different

Customs NEXUS |  Pre-approved "trusted traveler" program with US and Canadian customs to expedite your crossings for 5-years


Washington State


Boat Washington  Boating Laws | Life Jackets | Pumpout Locations | Paddle Boats


Reporting Boating Accidents and Requried Documents


Washington State Ferries




Seattle Parks and Recreation  | Boating info, launch ramps etc.


American Meteorological Society  | Scientific and professional organization promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.


Landfall Navigation  | Safety and navigation equipment online store for serious boaters

Captains Nautical  Charts, marine books, navigation instruments, knowledgeable staff


Fisheries Supply | Boat Supplies Retailer in Wallingford  

SEAMAR  | Seattle Marine and Fishing Supply Company


Boating Links  | The Mother of all boat links If it ain’t  here it ain’t



10 Places in the San Juan and Gulf Islands You Don’t Want to Visit!

Boating Safety for All Ages | Keep your passengers safe

Boaters Guide | State Laws and Regulations

Boatdiesel  |  Diesel Engine Discussions


Man Overboard  Case histories


Passage Maker |  A Power Cruising Magazine


NWCruisingNet  | Cruising distances in the Pacific Northwest


Man-powered journey around the world

48 North  |  Boating Webzine


Yachtsurvey  Buying, Owning, Maintaining a Boat or Yacht

Cruise Direct | The Dangers of Sailing on Open Waters

Note: These links are provided as a resource for your convenience, but are not endorsed by the Power Squadrons. For details see Disclaimer.



We are the Seattle Sail & Power Squadron. A unit of the United States Power Squadrons, the largest recreational boating organization in the US. We are a volunteer organization to promote skillful boating fun through public and member education.

We can help you improve your boating skills and knowledge in the classroom with certified instructors, or outdoors with hands-on training. By joining America’s premier boating organization,  you can have fun with other boaters on the water and on land!

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Content last updated:  04 April 2021

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