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  • Association of Inland Navigation Authorities (AINA)
    The Association of Inland Navigation Authorities (AINA) is the industry body in Great Britain for organisations with statutory or other legal responsibility for the management and operaton of navigable inland waterways for navigation and wider economic, social and environmental benefits. March, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
    http://www.aina.org.uk/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • BlueSeas Boating & Yachting Resources
    From boating novice to professional captain; resources for the navigator, cruiser, passagemaker, boat & yacht delivery crew, or the offshore fisherman including communications, navigation, safety, and weather.
    http://www.OffshoreBlue.com/
    (Added: Tue Dec 23 2008) - Report this link as bad!
  • Canadian Notices to Mariners
    Welcome to the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Notices to Mariners (NOTMAR) Web site. It provides you with the necessary information to update all of your charts and nautical publications. It will advise you of our new initiatives, services and also of some important announcements concerning the maritime community.
    http://www.notmar.gc.ca/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Coastal Navigation Course
    This course will prepare you for the navigation portion of the U.S.C.G. captain's license exam. It will also prepare you for the Coastal Navigation Standard Exam (ASA 105). And, it will show you how to get your boat to your favorite waterfront restaurant, safely and on time. The navigation course is a combination of a printed text/workbook for home study, sample and real time chart work, online animated demonstrations and testing, and email instructor assistance.
    http://www.boatsafe.com/navigation/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Earth and Moon Viewer
    You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe. In addition to the Earth, you can also view the Moon from the Earth, Sun, night side, above named formations on the lunar surface. or as a map showing day and night. You can also make expert and custom images of the Moon.
    http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Geographic Names updated
    The U.S. Board on Geographic Names is a Federal body created in 1890 and established in its present form by Public Law in 1947 to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government. The Board comprises representatives of Federal agencies concerned with geographic information, population, ecology, and management of public lands. Sharing its responsibilities with the Secretary of the Interior, the Board promulgates official geographic feature names with locative attributes as well as principles, policies, and procedures governing the use of domestic names, foreign names, Antarctic names, and undersea feature names.
    https://geonames.usgs.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Landfall Navigation
    Navigation & Marine Software, Charts, Chart Plotters, Navigation Computers, Electronics, Navigation & Plotting Tools, Offshore Safety Gear, EPIRBs, Flares, Weather Instruments, and more. Stamford, Connecticut
    http://www.landfallnavigation.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Marine Navigation Services
    Canadian Notices to Mariners, Light Lists and more. Marine navigation services provides, operates and maintains a system of short-range aids to navigation; long range aids to navigation; waterways development, maintenance and protection; and navigable water protection.
    http://www.notmar.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • MarineTraffic.com
    Live Ships Map - AIS - Vessel Traffic and Positions. Vessel positions tracking based on AIS data. Real-time ship locations and port arrivals departures.
    http://www.marinetraffic.com/
    (Added: Mon Nov 15 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • NACA - North American Cruiser Association
    North American Cruiser Association - Predicted Log Website - predicted log contests (also known as cruiser navigation contests). A Predicted Log Regatta is a fun way to practice navigation and satisfy your competitive nature in a friendly environment while enjoying time on the water in your boat. This is not a test of speed - it's a test of navigational accuracy. It doesn't take a special boat or high priced electronics. All you have to do is predict the time your boat will take to get from point to point on a designated course. Local organizations across the country not only hold contests on a regular basis, they also hold classes to help you sharpen your skills.
    http://www.predictedlog.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Navigation Worksheets
    Worksheets to make navigating small sailboats easier, safer, and more accurate. These pages can be printed, photo copied, and bound in books to be used on passages.
    http://www.jsward.com/navigation/index.shtml
    (Added: Wed Nov 19 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Royal Institute of Navigation
    Its objectives are to unite in one body those who are concerned with or who are interested in navigation and to further its development. To further the development of navigation in every sphere; And to increase public awareness of the art and science of navigation. London, England.
    http://www.rin.org.uk/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • SailingIssues
    You have reached SailingIssues.com, a free and personal website providing unique information on marine navigation and sailing holidays in Greece and Turkey. This website continuously grows and has already become one of the leading Internet resources on Greek and Turkish yacht charter holidays. The highly acclaimed marine course is recommended by experts all over the world. You will learn how to navigate safely with traditional methods that have been in use since the Middle Ages, and are still applied by the professionals
    http://www.sailingissues.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • SHOM
    French Naval Hydrographic & Oceanographic Service. SHOM performs general hydrography duties for all seafarers to meet France's international obligations under the international SOLAS Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea and the United Nations convention on the Law of the Sea. SHOM collects, archives and distributes official information necessary for maritime navigation.
    http://www.shom.fr/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Starpath School of Navigation
    We offer training and related products in all phases of marine navigation and weather. Besides actual instruction in navigation and weather, we produce and publish books (Starpath Publications) and software on navigation and related topics. The same materials we use in our classroom courses are now available for home study and online training. Seattle, Washington
    http://www.starpath.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • The Astrolabe
    The astrolabe is a very ancient astronomical computer for solving problems relating to time and the position of the Sun and stars in the sky
    http://www.astrolabes.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • U.S. Naval Observatory Time
    The Official Source of Time for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Global Positioning System (GPS), and a Standard of Time for the United States.
    http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/time
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • United States Naval Observatory
    The United States Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) provides critical information from the ocean depths to the most distant reaches of space, meeting needs in the military, scientific, and civilian communities. astronomical data and products. The U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) provides a wide range of astronomical data and products. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) is responsible for issuing tropical cyclone warnings for the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The Naval Oceanography Operations Command (NOOC) advises Navy operations on the impact of ocean and atmospheric conditions. The Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC) provides the highest quality, most relevant and timely worldwide meteorology and oceanography support to U.S. and coalition forces. The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) maximizes seapower by applying relevant oceanographic knowledge in support of U.S. National Security.
    http://www.usno.navy.mil/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • USCG Navigation Center Home Page
    Welcome to the USCG Navigation Center! Here you'll find tons of navigation and maritime safety information, including: Nationwide Differential GPS (NDGPS), Nationwide AIS (NAIS), Local Notice to Mariners, Light Lists, LORAN-C Archives, Maritime Communications, MF & HF Channel Information, VHF Channels & Freqs, GMDSS and Search and Rescue Areas, NAVRULES, Nav Pubs and Documents, Vessel Traffic Services, and much more.
    http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Waypoint
    Your source for nautical books, software, electronic and traditional charts, navigation equipment, and much more. As a Complete Cruising Solutions partner, we work closely with other first-rate vendors to offer you an integrated navigation, communication, and safety solution. Alameda, California
    http://www.waypoints.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • World Vessel Traffic Services Guide
    The World VTS Guide provides shipmasters and other users with the information necessary to enter a VTS area, and subsequently to comply with its requirements, thereby optimising efficiency and enhancing safety. The Guide, which is a "non-profit" publication, is an Internet-based system of standardised VTS information in an easily accessible and understandable format.
    http://www.worldvtsguide.org/
    (Added: Wed Nov 19 2003) - Report this link as bad!
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