Sail TV

Marinewaypoints.com is pleased to partner with Sail TV, the first and most comprehensive TV centric website, dedicated to the sport of sailing. Sail TV has been broadcasting since January 2006 and has televised countless sailing events, interviews, boat features and regattas.

There are many great sailing and racing videos available.


Check it out here!

Posted on February 2, 2011 9:39 PM


 Search Highlighting

Added search term highlighting to words searched for in our directory

Posted on January 30, 2011 10:46 PM


 Weather & Tides Updates

The Weather Center has some new and updated features. Marine Data Buoys, River Data, and updated Tides.

Marine Data Buoys are now plotted on a Google map, and clicking a marker will bring you to information including observations, forecasts and other detailed information.

The Rivers page displays river gauge observations and forecasts throughout the US, and provides information on flooding.

Tide data now has tidal areas plotted on a Google map, and clicking a marker will display high and low tidal predictions. This feature is predominately available throughout the U.S., and the older text based version (with more international locations) is still available.

Check it out here!

Posted on November 22, 2008 10:08 PM


 MarineWaypoints.com Blog

MarineWaypoints.com now has its own Blog. Here you'll find Interesting, Innovative and Unusual Boating, Marine and Watersports Bits. I will update this as time permits, and include news items which I feel are interesting, fun, unusual, innovative or just plain weird.

Entries could include conceptual or futuristic boat designs, crazy boating or marine related news items, wild pictures, strange marine creatures and more! Please use the contact form if you run across anything of interest which could be included in the blog!

Check it out here!

Posted on January 16, 2008 7:44 PM


 New Features in Search Results

Search results in most search functions on MarineWaypoints.com now feature some new components.

Whether you use our Directory Search, Web Search, Open Directory Search, or some of the others, take a look in the right hand column, where you'll see related search results for the web, images, videos, blogs and news!

Check it out by using the search bar at the top of the page!

Posted on December 1, 2007 11:31 PM


 Sailing Scuttlebutt

MarineWaypoints.com is pleased to present the Scuttlebutt newsletter.

Scuttlebutt is a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk . . . with a North American focus. Scuttlebutt is published each weekday with the support of its sponsors.

Check it out here!

Posted on November 29, 2007 10:27 PM


 New Article Contributor

MarineWaypoints.com is pleased to announce that New Zealand Marine Artist Jim Bolland has come aboard as a contributor of Sailing Articles.

Jim focuses on New Zealand sailing, racing and the America's Cup... have a look at some of his articles.

You can see some of his great paintings by visiting his website!

Posted on November 28, 2007 8:03 PM


 Site Formatting

Some of you may have noticed a slightly different look site wide... the formatting of most every page has been or is being changed for a more consistent look across the whole web site.

Also, CSS formatting is now being used extensively to make system wide changes easier in the future.

Posted on November 28, 2007 7:56 PM


 Learning Center Updates

The Learning Center has been updated with the addition of some new features - Boating Rules & Regulations, Boating Courses & Racing Rules of Sailing

In the Boating Rules & Regulations section you'll find Navigation Rules (COLREGS), Federal Boating Requirements, info on State Boating Regulations, Federal Waterway Regulations and much more!

The Boating Courses section has information to help you find boating safety courses as well as learn to sail courses, and the Racing Rules of Sailing section has the rules available in pdf format.

More features will be added in the Learning Center, so check back from time to time!

Posted on November 13, 2007 7:49 PM


 Online Charts Updated

The Online Charts section has been completely updated with a new service from NOAA's Office of Coast Survey. Although these charts are frequently updated and are available to view online, you should use an official NOAA printed or digital chart for navigation.

Other features of this section include paths to complementary resources such as Coast Pilot, Chart #1, Notice to Mariners, and Light Lists.

Check it out here !

Posted on November 10, 2007 11:50 PM


 Weather Center Updated

The Weather Center has been completely updated and many changes have been made. There are now many upgraded weather maps, a revised tropical storm section, new weather warnings and more!

More features will be added, so check it out here from time to time.

Posted on November 8, 2007 5:02 PM


 Several Problems Fixed

In moving to a new server, several problems appeared... most notably all of the PHP coded search functions. All of these have been fixed by re-writing the code to conform to the newer version of PHP on the server.

Posted on October 29, 2007 4:54 PM


 Custom Article Search

Looking for a boating, sailing, fishing, scuba diving or boating gear article? Now you can find it here with the new customized Article Search. Enter your search term in the search box at the top of most every page and select "Search Boating/Watersports Articles".

This will search over 100 of the top boating sites which offer articles on boating, gear, sailing, fishing, scuba, and other watersports. For example, here's a search for articles relating to dead reckoning.

Posted on January 21, 2007 4:31 PM


 Nautical Glossary Expanded

Thanks to a contributor, retired from the Canadian Forces, the Nautical Glossary has been expanded to include terminology used by the Canadian Navy. Words, terms and phrases are included. Some of the phrases seem to be unique to the Canadian Navy, and some are quite colorful. Check it out here.

Posted on January 13, 2007 10:24 PM


 Blogs & Blog Search

Blogs RSS feeds and blog search is now available on MarineWaypoints.com. You can click on some of the tags (keywords) as well as search blogs. This searches blog RSS feeds across the web. Check it out here. And for those of you who still don't know what a blog is, you can find the answer at Wikipedia

Posted on December 12, 2006 2:46 AM


 Wikipedia Search

You can now search the contents of Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, right here on MarineWaypoints.com. Try it out by using the search function at the top of the page. Enter a search term and select "Search Wikipedia" from the drop down menu.

For example, you can find info about such things as a baggywrinkle. Go ahead and try it out!

Posted on December 9, 2006 12:38 AM


 Tides

Tide predictions are now available for most of the U.S. and Canada. Several other worldwide locations are also listed, but not as comprehensive due to lack of data. A map can also be seen of each tide location. Some improvements will be made over time, and you can check it out here.

Posted on November 25, 2006 7:50 PM


 Videos

Videos are now offered from Google and YouTube. Search for videos from Google or use one of the tags (keywords)... also try the YouTube tags. Some of the tags and keywords might lead to some unexpected results, but overall they work fine. Check it out here.

Posted on November 14, 2006 3:09 AM


 News & Blog Search

MarineWaypoints now provides a news search. You can search for any news headline as well as search blogs. Check it out here.

Posted on November 12, 2006 8:39 PM


 Store Added

In association with Amazon.com, MarineWaypoints now has an online store. You can shop right here for all products offered by Amazon. Check it out here.

Posted on November 5, 2006 7:31 PM


 Government Search

Searching U.S. Government websites is now available, with the results appearing on MarineWaypoints.com. Try it out by using the search function at the top of the page. Enter a search term and select "Search the U.S. Government" from the drop down menu.

Posted on October 14, 2006 3:16 AM


 Weather Center Update - Maps

For U.S. locations, the forecast now has a link to a Google map for your location! Check it out here.

Posted on November 16, 2005 2:48 AM


 Tide Data Coming Soon

Soon there will be a new tide data feature on MarineWaypoints.com, which many of you have requested. Stay tuned, it's still being developed, and hopefully will be here in the near future!

Posted on November 15, 2005 1:10 AM


 Photos and Images

Wow... now you can find recent boating, marine and watersports related photos and images on MarineWaypoints.com here, which are from the Flickr photo sharing service.

And if that's not enough to look at, you can search the web for more images!

Posted on November 12, 2005 12:50 AM


 News Feature Expanded

To keep you up to date on what's happening in the maritime world, look for the new MarineWaypoints.com expanded news feature covering: Boating, Boating Business, Canoeing, Coast Guard, Fishing, Kayaking, Kitesurfing, Marine Biology, Maritime Industry, Meteorology, Oceanography, Rafting, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Seafood, Tall Ships, Weather, Windsurfing, Yacht Racing and more. Check it out here.

Posted on November 9, 2005 12:35 AM


 Articles added to MarineWaypoints.com

Marine related articles have been added. Many articles from the U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary on boating safety and education from the past have been added, and many more are planned from other sources. You can find the articles here.

If you have a boating, fishing, marine industry, boating tips, scuba diving, blue water cruising, or other related article that you would like to have published here, please inquire!

Posted on November 7, 2005 11:59 PM


 Site News

Here you will find news about MarineWaypoints.com... including new features added, and planned updates. The idea is to let you all know what new features have been added to the site so that you do not need to browse around for updates. Also, future planned new features will be described.

So check back frequently to see what's up!

Posted on November 1, 2005 11:34 PM