Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Predict Wind - this website is very good for getting wind predictions up to 5 days in advance. It costs $19.00 per year but it is very accurate and reliable.

SpotWX - this is a good weather channel that shows all sorts of information in graph form for any part of the world.

The Weather Office

Boat Show & Maritime Event Directory

Canadian Coast Guard

Coastal British Columbia

Sailing Scuttlebutt

National Data Buoy Center
NOAA WaveWatch III

International Burgee Registry


U S Small Vessel Reporting System

Transport Canada Registration Query System. This website lists all Registered boats in
Canada. You can look them up by name or registration number.

Transport Canada list of Fire Extinguisher Requalifiers who have a Valid Registration:

Fire Technicians Network - a very good website covering all aspects of fire safety and fire extinguishers:

- this website lists all boat builders in B C. You can look up any boatbuilder there ever was and see a list of the boats they built. If you own a B C built boat and don't see it on the list, contact them and they will be happy to add it.

Animated Knots - this website shows you how to tie any type of knot. If you want to learn how to tie a knot, this is the easiest way to do it.

Marine Traffic - This site allows you to track any vessel anywhere in the world that is broadcasting an AIS signal. You can set up any parameters you like, once you are registered as a user, which is free.

B C Marine Parks Forever -
Association that supports all boaters. Has significant impact on Government Decisions. Well worth supporting.

Pacific Wild -
an excellent site about bears, wolves and whales set up by Ian McAllister. Lots of information on what is going on on our coast.

The Nature Conservancy This site has articles on environmental issues all around the world. In particular, for our region, the Great Bear Rainforest.
Ahoy B C -
An interesting website that has information on cruising coastal BC. It has many links to other informative websites.