Additional Maritime Links

The following additional links are provided as a service to our visitors. They do not imply endorsement by United States Power Squadrons.


We encourage you to visit the web sites of the following additional USPS squadrons located in District 7 (NE Ohio, W Pennsylvania, West Virginia):

Berea Power Squadron

Cleveland Power Squadron

Pittsburgh Power Squadron

Rocky River Power Squadron

South Hills Power Squadron

Stark County Power Squadron

USPS District 7

United States Power Squadron


Please visit our members' websites:

Bat's Wings - Visit P/C Brian Logan's personal web page for an informative and entertaining site about his boat and his obvious favorite sailing destination - Pelee Island, Canada.

Capt'n Pauley - Member Paul Esterle has gone into the boating video business. He and his wife are producing informative videos on boat rebuilding, repair, maintenance and even preparing a boat for the liveaboard lifestyle. Come visit this informative and entertaining site.

La Cigale - Members Bill & Ruth Bartilson took a year-long cruise circumnavigating the Eastern U.S. For a very interesting story packed with photos, visit their website detailing the trip. Learn what their boat name, "La Cigale", means - it's a hoot!

Resolution - Check out this site dedicated to Brian & Beverly Boschen's custom-built 65' sailing vessel, Resolution. What a beauty!


Even more maritime links:
(These links are provided as a courtesy and do not imply endorsement by USPS)

BoatOhio - excellent, informative website for Ohio boaters - laws, regulations, safety, fishing reports, boating forums, marinas, weather - yea, pretty much "You Name It..."

BoatSmart - USCG informative, interesting and sometimes entertaining articles and news items

BOAT/US - largest boating organization in the US

Good Old Boat Magazine - info on maintenance/repair/upgrades of used boats

Grog's Animated Knots - An excellent site for learning how to tie most any knot you will need on your boat (or for mountaineering, for that matter). This animated site takes you step-by-step through tying even the most complex knots. Be sure to click on "Boating Knots" and "Boating Uses".

Lake Vision - want a visual of Great Lakes conditions before you leave home? Then this is the link for you. Or maybe you just miss looking out over the lake on those long, cold, bleak February afternoons.

The Mother of All Maritime Links - Everything you could possibly want in a maritime link. Caution! This site is hazardous to your free time. People have been known to go into this link never to be seen again!

National Data Buoy Center - real-time, on-station current weather conditions anywhere in the world. My personal favorite and one I use the most. Don't leave home without checking this site first!

ODNR - Watercraft Division - Ohio Dpartment of Natural Resources; Division of Watercraft - get the latest in Ohio boating laws plus many other interesting facts and pieces of information important to Ohio boaters.

Office of Coastal Survey (NOAA) - Nautical charts covering the entire US Coastal waters and Great Lakes. An online viewer is provided for viewing charts on your computer at home, work or wherever.

Shipshape TV Show - popular TV show website about how to maintain your boat, new or used.

Smart Captain - Prepare your boat and crew. Checklists and planning information for daysailing, coastal, ICW, and offshore sailors.

Soundings Magazine - popular nautical magazine listing boats and coastal real estate for sale, plus much more.

U.S. Coast Guard - what can I say? If you don't know these people, you're at the wrong site!

USCG Notice to Mariners - keep your charts up-to-date with corrections posted by the Coast Guard at this website.

Yacht Survey - how to survey, how to look for a new/used boat, many additional features like how to secure for a hurricane.


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