Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors®

Members of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® must be persons of integrity, who conduct business in a professional, ethical manner. Members shall not violate or attempt to violate the Code of Ethics and Rules of Practice, or knowingly assist or induce others to do so. Members shall be dedicated to the preservation of life and property in the marine environment.

American Boat and Yacht Council®

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) in a non-profit, member organization that develops voluntary safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of recreational boats. ABYC is the premier global standards organization in the marine industry and a leader in technical education and technician certification.

Chapman School of Seamanship

The School continues to focus on its mission of providing the highest quality boating education in a “Learn at the Helm” approach for both the novice and experienced, professional and recreational boater.


Browse yachts and boats for sale locally and globally.

A great forum on sailing, boating, and fishing. You can find many answers to common and not so common problems with engines, custom rebuilds, etc.

Sailing Anarchy provides information and news on many of the high tech sailboats and sailboat racing done.

Like Auto Trader, but for boats!


Your headquarters for safe boating and compliance in the United States.


Keep up to date with the marine weather forecast.