Boater's Resources

Boating Education & Safety

Canada

Canadian Power Squadrons

Transport Canada Office of Boating Safety

U.S.

Alaska Office of Boating Safety

USCG Boating Safety Resource Center

US Power Squadrons

Washington State

 

Charts

Canadian Hydrographic Service

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey

 

Coast Guard

Canadian Coast Guard

Canadian Coast Guard (western region)

U.S. District 13 Coast of Oregon and Washington

U.S. District 17 Alaska

 

Conversion Tables

 Measurement Converter 

Currency Converter


Customs & Borders

Canada:

Canada Border Services Agency

CANPASS (private boats)

NEXUS

U.S.:

U.S. Customs & Border Protection

U.S. Customs & Border Protection  (pleasure boats)


Distance Calculator

Between Cities/towns

Between U.S. Ports

 

Float Plan 

US

Canada


Marine Tourism

Canada:

 AHOY BC (Boating Canada's Western Seas) 


Notices to Mariners

Canada

U.S. Coast Guard

 

Parks

Canada:

British Columbia

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve

U.S:

Alaska State Parks

Glacier Bay National Park

Washington State Marine Parks

 

Ports and Harbors

Canada

Harbour Association of British Columbia

Harbours and Harbour Authorities

U.S.

Alaska Harbor Directory

Alaska Ports & Harbors

Washington Public Ports Association

 

Tides, Currents & Water Levels

Canadian Tide & Current Tables 

NOAA Sea Level Trends

NOAA Tide Predictions

NOAA Tides & Currents

 

Weather

Canada:

Environment Canada

Marine Weather

U.S.:

NOAA

NOAA’s National Weather Service Marine Forecast



Now in its 39th year, Northwest Boat Travel is a unique cruising guide containing twenty geographically arranged chapters presenting descriptions and useful information about the ports-of-call, anchorages, bays, inlets, waterways, marine parks, marina and resort facilities, fuel docks, services, and things to see and do along coasts and islands of Washington, British Columbia, and Southeast Alaska.