Yacht Clubs Of America
The Semiahmoo Yacht Club is a member of the Yachting Club of America, a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of yachting. Your Username and Password are on the back of your SYC Membership card.

Boat US
Membership organization with services including towing, insurance, loas and other resources.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxillary - District 13
Boating safty is the primary mission of the USCGA. Information related to boating safety, classes, vessel inspections and more.


Washington Marine Forecast
Camano Island to Point Roberts (Including the San Juan Islands)

NOAA Weather
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - National Weather Service

NOAA Seattle/Tacoma Doppler Radar
NOAA Seattle/Tacoma, WA Short Ranged Based Doppler Radar
Northwest USA and Canada Recent Weather Data

Weather Office Canada
San Juan de Fuca Strait Weather
Sandy Point Shores Weather

Wunderground Marine Weather
Northern Inland Waters, including the San Juan Islands

Education and Safety

United States Power Squadrons
The largest private boating organization for sail and power boaters. Lots of information, including a boating safety page and an online NASBLA approved boating course.

Bellingham Sail & Power Squadron
A non profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes in seamanship, navigation and related subjects.
Safe Boating Tips, Basic Boating Safety, Movies and Simulators.

Boating and Yacht Safety for All Ages
Boating safety information and safety resources and checklists for boaters of all ages.

Charts and Publications

NOAA Charts
Charts from NOAA.

Governmental Agencies

Washington Parks - Boating
Boating facilities and programs from the state of Washington.

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Information on the fish and wildlife resources in the State of Washington.

Border Crossing Information

Entering Canada by Boat
From Pat's Boating in Canada.

Cruising Information

Gulf Island Small Craft Harbours
From the CRD/Southern Gulf Island Harbour Commission.

Boating in BC

BC Marine Parks
Provincial Marine Parks

AHOY British Columbia
Boating Canada's Western Seas

B.C. Marine Parks Forever
BC Marine Parks Forever Society


International Burgee Registry
Yacht Club burgees from around the world.

Animated Knots for Boating
A nice visual reference for tieing many useful knots.