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Atlantic Yacht Basin (AYB) - The largest covered freshwater basin storage and repair facility on the East Coast, with over 158,000 square feet of covered storage space and 1,700 feet of outdoor dockage space.
Boat Owners Association of the U.S. - The Association provides an array of services including
representing boat owners on Capitol Hill, insuring over 4 billion dollars worth of members' boats, operating the largest
on-the-water towing network in the country, and providing discount boating equipment.
Boats - In partnership with the boating industry, boats.com is building and maintaining the
marine Internet marketplace. Boats.com will enable boat users, manufacturers and resellers - including yacht brokers, boat
dealers, marinas, boatyards, and other marine service businesses - to participate in a thriving online community and state-of-the-art
BoatUS.com News - Information here includes BoatUS news releases and updates, boating
news from all over the country, marine weather and U.S. Coast Guard updates, and links to government and consumer affairs pages.
Tides - The California Delta waterways are comprised of fresh water but its depths are controlled by tidal action from the Pacific Ocean. There are two high tides and two low tides every day. This site provides information on these tidal actions.
California Department of Boating and Waterways - The Department's programs include funding
and designing the construction and improvement of boating facilities, beach erosion control, aquatic weed control, boating safety
education, Clean Vessel Act grants, and supporting and training local boating law enforcement officers.
CharterNet - Worldwide Internet resource for marine-related companies with over 40,000 listings
related to fishing, diving, sailing and boating.
Crewseekers International - Sailing opportunities for yacht owners and crew. Day sailing,
offshore cruising, competitive racing, blue water cruising, deliveries and professional sailing positions.
Delta California - There are over 1000
miles of waterways to zip around, over 300 restaurants to sample, and fun little resorts to stay at while getting a good feel for the area.
Discover Boating - A public awareness effort managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) on behalf of the North American recreational boating
industry. A premiere online source of boating information, site visitors can research different types of boats to learn which type of boat
is best for their needs, as well as consult our helpful boat buying guide for information on how to buy a boat. We also provide extensive
boating information and links to resources about boating education and safe boating instruction.
National Liquidators -
World's largest boat and yacht liquidation company. National Liquidators has handled over 17,000 cases since its inception in
1988, from jet skis to yachts to passenger cruise ships and used boats. Its inventories include bank repossessions, foreclosures,
government seized vessels and brokerage boats. Facilities in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Newport Beach, California and Cleveland, Ohio.
Ocean Rigging and Hydraulics - British
Columbia yacht rigging company offering a full range of services, including full mast removal and mobile services.
Foundation - Tax information regarding charitable donation of boats and yachts.The process of donation to a publicly supported
nonprofit organization creates significant tax advantages for you, because you can deduct up to 100 percent of the appraised value of your
gift, depending on your tax situation and the intended use by the nonprofit group. You can then apply this savings on up to 50 percent of
your adjusted gross income annually. Any remaining balance not immediately deducted can be carried forward for the next five years. In some
instances, an IRS approved bargain sale can be negotiated at the time of your donation.
SetSail - Technical and how-to information, products and tools. Primary authors are circumnavigators/yacht
designers Steve & Linda Dashew. Follow their adventures as they
navigate their FPB 83 Wind Horse to the farthest reaches of the globe, and search its archives for thousands of articles about
every aspect of the cruising life.
Shipping Guides: The Port Information Specialists - Shipping Guides are a world class
port information provider for shipping personnel across the globe. They offer comprehensive port, harbour and cargo information. Products
include the Guide to Port Entry, the Guide to Tanker Ports, The
Ships Atlas, and the Shipping World's Map all of which offer unrivalled port data. They also offer a range of feature maps, including a Global Wind Patterns Map and a Maritime Piracy Incidents Map. The first edition
of the Guide to Port Entry, produced in 1971, is now present on most vessels. Its 6000 pages provide the most accurate and
comprehensive port information available.
Sunsail - Founded in 1974, Sunsail is a large sailing and watersports vacation company, delivering
great value sailing vacations with a cutting edge fleet, in the world's best cruising grounds. It offers a wide choice of water-based
vacations with over 800 yachts in 30 locations throughout the Caribbean, Mediterranean, South Pacific, Indian Ocean and Europe.
UFiSH - Fshing and boating around the world. Check conditions and local reports before fishing, find a
charter or guide, locate local info and travel details, find a wreck or reef, find the boat of your dreams.
UK Sailing Index - Directory of boat builders & brokers, boat insurance, chandlery, jobs, events, local
info & marinas, marine history, marine services, media, news, organisations, personal pages, sailing classes, sailing clubs, sailing
holidays, sailing schools, sailing weather, sailing accommodation.
Yacht Forums - Yacht discussion, yachts for sale, yacht tech, nautical
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