NOAA Office of Coast Survey
United States Coast Pilot
NOAA Coast Survey
February 4, 2013
Recreational Boaters Get and Give Free Nautical Information
"Boat Smart, Update Your Charts!"
Boating after dark: How to avoid nighttime accidents
June 6, 2012
Know Your Seabed Symbols for Safer Sailing Navigation
February 1, 2012
GPS navigation blamed for midnight collision
United States Coast Gaurd
December 2, 2011
5 Common Boating Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them
National Safe Boating Council
Building awareness for the U.S. Coast Guard's Navigational Rules.
Follow along with these short videos.
July 2011 article
The ins and outs of running inlets
Soundings article addresses how quickly inlet changes can occur.
Solar flares could disrupt your GPS, with more disturbances expected.
2010 Recreational Boating Statistics
United States Coast Guard report shows a decrease in deaths.
October 2010 article
"Clueless in any Channel"
Lack of seamanship is no laughing matter.
Australian Hydrographic Service
Fact sheets on navigating and charts
Mad Mariner's Madcast
April 28, 2010 podcast interview with Alliance members.
Navigational White Paper
Boat Smart, Update Your Charts
NOAA - Office of Coastal Survey
Information on how a chart is updated.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
United States Coast Guard
The USCG Local Notice to Mariners is updated weekly.
"Why Serious Mariners Continue to Carry Paper Charts"
March 2010 Article
"Out of date charts lead to accidents"