BoatUS - Boat Owners Association of the U.S. web site. Includes online store, manufacturers
links, towing servies, boat insurance, boat loans, store locator, auctions, yacht charter information and more.
Emerald Marine Products - Maker of the ALERT 2, a safety system
designed to notify the vessel if someone falls overboard by sounding an alarm on the boat within seconds of someone falling overboard, and
locating them with the ALERT/DF Direction Finder.
Equipped to Survive - Comprehensive independent reviews of outdoors gear and survival equipment.
Furuno - Marine electronics, including the largest selection of commercial
grade Radar, Sonars, GPS and Loran C, Plotters, Fish finders, Autopilots, Navtex, Weather fax, VHF & Single Side Band radios
in the industry.
Glacier Bay Technology - Advanced cooling and thermal control technology. Expertise
includes marine refrigeration, high-performance thermal superinsulation, electronics cooling, electric and hybrid-electric vehicle climate
control, and high-efficiency DC compressors.
Nautical Technologies (The Capn) - The U.S. Coast Guard chose The Capn as its Electronic Charting System. This Windows 95/98/NT based software makes it easy to maintain an accurate and legal nav log, check compass for errors, track
inventory, print out tides and currents - all the time viewing your boat's position on a NOAA electronic chart.
OceanPC - State-of-the-art marine computers, displays, and peripherals for
complete PC based information systems, including electronic charting, sonar/fishfinders, weatherfax, and communications.
Osprey Sailing - Exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of Jeantex sailing wear. Also,
a Kiwitech dealer, the navigation, performance and weather routing software used by Whitbred, America's Cup and Around Alone sailors.
Overton's - One of the world's largest water sports dealers: boating, watrer sports, PWC,
P2 Marine - Specializes in sailing gear, rigging and marine electronics.
Pangolin - Offers yacht reports, nautical books, offshore navigation, radio communications, heavy
weather advice and marine software for owners of cruising boats, yachts and all ocean going vessels.
Para-Tech Engineering Co. - Survival gear for cruising and commercial boats: sea anchors, Drogues for offshore cruising, boatbrakes trolling anchors for small fishing boats.
Paul & Shark - High-tech apparel made of the latest technical materials.
Pioneer Research - Manufactures, imports, and distributes Steiner sport optics,
binoculars, and SeaLife underwater photographic equipment. Specializes in Steiner outdoor, Military/Marine binoculars and scopes, Navy One marine binoculars and the SeaLife Reefmaster Automatic Dive Camera.
Weems and Plath - Marine instruments, clocks, barometers, navigation tools,
charts and software.
Weihai Xiangda Marine Co., Ltd. - Located in WeiHai, China, a manufacturer specializing in inflatable boats. Its products include
aluminum boats, RIB boats, Hypalon boats, PVC boats. Most products are ISO 9001:2000 and CE certified.
West Marine - Specialty retailer of recreational and commercial boating supplies and apparel.
Also, for nautical charts call West Marine Book and Charts in Sausalito, California.
West System Epoxy - Epoxy resin and hardeners, dispensers, fillers, additives, reinforcing
materials, application tools.
Yachtingnet - Guide to powerboats and sailboats, gear, destinations,
yachting news, and marine forecasts.
Zodiac Marine and Pool - Inflatable boats, rigid hulled inflatables, sport
ribs, rescue boats, patrol boats, military boats and life rafts.
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