The Captain's Dream Walker

Captain Stan Walker, AMS®
Marine Surveyor and Consultant

Walker Marine Services

Industry Links

SAMS® -The Society Of Accredited Marine Surveyors®, Inc.
ABYC - American Boat and Yacht Council
American Institute of Marine Underwriters
ASA - American Society of Appraisers
BOATUS - BoatUS Consumer Information
BOATUS - BoatUS Insurance Directory of Marine Surveyor Information
NAMS® - The National Association of Marine Surveyors®
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NMMA USA - National Marine Manufacturers Association - USA
NMMA Canada - National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada

American Saltwater Tides in US
Buoyweather - Global Weather
Chris Parker - An independent weather forecaster covering the US Eastern Coast and the Caribbean.
Compu-Weather - Forensic Meteorology (Past Weather Conditions)
Earth Winds - Great view of active wind currents
Environment Canada - Canadian Weather Including Historical Data
Intellicast Weather
NOAA - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (USA)
NOAA Nowcoast Coastal Weather Information
- Coastal weather information updated for your location by mousing over your area.
NOAA - Geostationary Satellite Imagery - Sailing Weather Forecasts Worldwide
The Weather Underground - Free Weather Info
Vaisala - Lightning Event Analysis.
Weather Channel
Windguru Wind, Waves, speed and direction, Tides - World Wide


Bluewater Books & Charts - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Canadian Hydrographic Service
Fugawi Marine - Worldwide Charts - Toronto, Ontario
Google Earth - Satellite Pictures Of Everywhere - Plus Current Weather
Imray Nautical Charts - St Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK - Live AIS Map
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - On-Line Chart Viewer
OpenCPN - PC Software for Marine Navigation

Boat Information

Jibs - Database of Sailboat Specifications
Digital Boat Brochures - Old brochures
Don Robertson's Marine Marketplace - Incredible list of links to all things boating.
Engine Serial Number (MerCruiser) & Model Year Data
FiberGlassics® - A Wealth of Information on Classic Fiberglass Boats - Engine Manuals, Engine Serial Number Information and Parts
PowerBoat Guide
SailboatData.Com - Specifications on over 7,000 sailboats

Boat Repair and Restoration

Darling's Boatworks -Boat repairs for Wood, Fiberglass, Power and Sailboat
Snake Mountain Boatworks -Preserving, Repairing & Restoring Antique & Classic Wood Boats

Boat Values

ABOS - Marine blue Book
BUCValu - Used Boat Price Guides
Computer Boat Value Book - Canadian Boat Values
NADA Guides - On-Line boat values. Listing and Sold Prices

Useful USCG Links

Coast Guard - USCG National Maritime Center
USCG Boat Responsibly - Regulations, Safety, Recalls, etc
United States Coast Guard - Manufacturers Identification Code (MIC) Database
United States Coast Guard - Online Vessel Safety Check
United States Coast Guard - Virtual Vessel Safety Check
United States Coast Guard - Vessel Safety Check Form (PDF)
USCG National Vessel Documentation Center - To document a boat.
Look Up US Documented Vessels By Name or Number - Look Up US Documented Vessels By Owner's Name, Boat Name, etc.
USPS - United States Power Squadrons - Boater safety classes and free boat inspections

Transport Canada

Transport Canada - Marine Safety & Regulations
Transport Canada - Ship Registration Site (Documented Vessels)

Other Useful Links - All You Need To Know About Marine Diesel Engines - Online state specific boating courses
BoatUS Defects and Recalls - Marine Corrosion Control Products
Chapman School of Seamanship - Champman's - for expanding your boating knowledge
EPIRB Beacon Registration - NOAA site to register your EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radiobeacon)
Fiberglass Repair Estimator - Marinas all over the world with their information.
Marine Liens Limited - Look up or Publish Lien Information
Master Painters Institute - Everything about paint.
Moyer Marine - Parts and Services For Universal Atomic 4 Engines
State Fish and Wildlife Resources - State by state directory of fish and wildlife agencies
TWIC - Transportation Worker Identification Credential - US Transportation Security Administration
U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs - International Alerts and Warnings.
U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs - Passport

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