References

Links to Important References

Here are links to useful standards and services that can be helpful to mariners

We periodically add ones that we believe are useful to mariners, but any member having an online source of information that you think may benefit other boaters, please feel free to email us the link at info@ahoycentral.com and we will gladly add it to the list. Ahoy Central is a community of members helping members.

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Organization, Service, or ItemOnline Source

Radio Frequencies Propagation

https://www.hfpropagation.com/

Radio Frequency References

www.radioreference.com

United States Coast Guard NATIONAL MARITIME CENTER

https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/medical_certificate/

Merchant Mariner Medical Manual

https://media.defense.gov/2019/Sep/11/2002181050/-1/-1/0/CIM_16721_48.PDF

OT Medical Examiner

https://www.usdotmedicalexaminer.com/merchant-mariner-medical.html

Navigation Center Rules

https://navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=navRulesContent

An overview of wiring standards for boats in the US

https://shop.pkys.com/wiring-standards.html

The Council of American Master Mariners, Inc.

http://mastermariner.org/

EduMaritime

https://www.edumaritime.net/stcw

Merchant Mariner Schools

https://marinershq.com/maritime-training-schools/

Coast Guard Maritime Commons

https://mariners.coastguard.dodlive.mil/

International Maritime Organization

http://www.imo.org/EN/Pages/Default.aspx

National Hurricane Center Safety

https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/marine.php

National Weather Service (US)

https://www.weather.gov/

BBC Weather

https://www.bbc.com/weather

NOAA Weather (US)

https://www.noaa.gov/weather

World Temperatures — Weather Around The World

https://www.timeanddate.com/weather/

Earth: a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions

https://earth.nullschool.net/

Weather.org World Weather

https://www.weather.org/

Passage Weather (Mariners)

https://www.passageweather.com/

Global Sailing Weather

http://globalsailingweather.com/

Sailing Weather Online

http://www.sailingweatheronline.com/

Sailflow

https://www.sailflow.com/

Predict Wind (Forecasting)

https://www.predictwind.com/

Wind Finder

https://www.windfinder.com/

Sailing Safety

https://www.sailing.org/sailors/safety/index.php

US Coast Guard Boating Safety

https://www.uscgboating.org/

US Sailing-Safety Courses

https://www.ussailing.org/education/adult/safety-at-sea-courses/

Boating Safety Resources

https://www.boatingsafetymag.com/boatingsafety/boating-safety-resources

American Boating Association-Safety

https://americanboating.org/safety.asp

Maritime Archeology-Glossary

http://www.maritimearchaeology.com/information/glossary/

US Sailing Organization

https://www.ussailing.org/

Racing Rules of Sailing

https://www.racingrulesofsailing.org/

Royal Yachting Association

https://www.rya.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Salty Dogs Sailing Organization

https://www.saltydawgsailing.org/

Sailing World Championships Results

http://aarhus2018.sailing.org/results.html

Amatuer Radion Resources -S-Meter

https://www.smeter.net/

Directory of Marinas

https://marinas.com/

Celestial Navigation Course


https://www.rubicon3.co.uk/product/celestial-navigation-course/

Sailboat Data

https://sailboatdata.com>