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Useful Links For Boaters & Marine Surveyors

Boat Information

Digital Boat Brochures - Have an old brochure Emailed
Don Robertson's Marine Marketplace - Links to Every Boat & Engine Builder on the Planet. Well.... almost.
MarineEngine.com - Engine Manuals, Engine Serial Number Information and Parts
Engine Serial Number Locations & Model Year Data
Engine Serial Number (MerCruiser) & Model Year Data
Jibs - Database of Sailboat Specifications
United States Coast Guard - Manufacturers Identification Code (MIC) Database
PowerBoat Guide
SailboatOwners.com

Boat Values

BUCValu - Used Boat Price Guides
Computer Boat Values - Canadian Boat Values
NADA Guides - On-Line
Soldboats.com

Calculations/Conversions

Convert by Josh Madison - A comprehensive measurement conversion program
Currency Converter
Marine Converters and Calculators
OnlineConversion.com - Convert Just About Anything to Anything
Welcome to unitconversion.org - The ultimate resource for unit conversion

Classification / Certification Organizations

ABS - American Bureau of Shipping - USA
ClassNK - Japan
DNV - Det Norske Veritas - Norway
IMCI - International Marine Certification Institute
IS - International Register of Shipping - UK
MCA - Maritime & Coast Guard Agency - UK
National Cargo Bureau, Inc. - New York, NY, USA

Continuing Education

Educational Courses, Seminars & Meetings For Marine Surveyors
Abaris Training Resources - Inspection & Repair of Advanced Composite Structures
American Society of Appraisers
Chapman School of Seamanship
ProBoat E-Training - Professional BoatBuilder Magazine's Online Source for Marine Education
Havorn Marine Survey & Shipwright School - Seattle Washington
Maritime Bureau - Online Education for the Professional Surveyor
Maritime College - State University of New York
National Cargo Bureau - Cargo & Ship Safety Training
Sailing Knowledge - UK
Sea School - Serving Mariners Since 1977
WoodenBoat School - Brooklin, Maine

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Encyclopedia

AskOxford.com - Oxford Dictionaries
Dictionary.com
marineterms.com/ - Practical Shipping Vocabulary
Maritime Dictionary - by m-i-link.com
Merriam-Webster Online
Online Nautical Dictionaries
Spanish For Cruisers - Boat Repairs & Maintenance Phrase Book
TechDictionary - Thousands of Technology Terms
TheFreeDictionary - by Farlex
thesaurus
Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia That Anyone Can Edit.

Industrial Supply On-Line

ABATIX - Supplier of Environmental Clean-up Products
Lab Safety Supply - Products & Information
McMaster-Carr Supply Company - Careful! You could spend hours here!
MSC Industrial Supply Company - Over Half a Million Items

Industry Associations

AMSEA - Alaska Marine Safety Education Association
ABYC - American Boat and Yacht Council
ABBRA - American Boat Builders & Repairers Association
ASA - American Society of Appraisers
ASNE - American Society of Naval Engineers
AFRIN - Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation - UK
BOAT/US - Technical Information Exchange
IAMI - International Association of Marine Investigators
ICGB - International Cargo Gear Bureau
IRCA - International Register of Certificated Auditors - United Kingdom
ISMA - International Ship Masters' Association
MAIIF - Marine Accident Investigators' International Forum
MIAS - Marine Insurance Association of Seattle
NAMS® - The National Association of Marine Surveyors
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NMMA Canada - Canadian Marine Manufacturers Association - Toronto, Ontario
NMMA USA - National Marine Manufacturers Association - USA
NPGA - National Propane Gas Association
N.P.F.V.O.A. - North Pacific Fishing Vessel Owners' Association
RYA - Royal Yachting Association - UK
SAMS® - The Society Of Accredited Marine Surveyors, Inc.®
SNAME - Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers

Insurance Links

American Institute of Marine Underwriters
Container Handbook - German Insurance Association
Glossary of Ocean Cargo Insurance Terms
Grundy Insurance for Classic Boats
Lloyds of London
National Insurance Crime Bureau
Transport Information Service - German Insurance Association

Marine Engines

Boatdiesel.com
Marine Diesel Direct - Muskegon, Michigan

Miscellaneous

Dockwise Yacht Transport - Floating Drydock Service for Yachts
Google Earth - Satellite Pictures of Your Back Yard
Grossetti License Consulting - Mark Grossetti, A Premiere Maritime License Consultant
Marine Liens Limited - Look up or Publish Lien Information
MarineTraffic.com - Live Map of Ship Movements
Marinfloc - Bilge Water Treatment Systems - Sweden
OutSec - Transcription Service
SMS Flags - Marine Flags, Pennants & Burgees - Dunedin Florida
www.recalls.gov - All U.S. Government Product Recalls
Yacht Clubs With Web Sites - World Wide

Nautical Charts

American Nautical Services - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Australian Hydrographic Service - Wollongong New South Wales
Bellingham Chart Printers - Discount Charts - Bellingham. Washington
Bluewater Books & Charts - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fugawi Marine - Worldwide Charts - Toronto, Ontario
Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Canadian Hydrographic Service
Imray Nautical Charts - St Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK
Map Town - Calgary Alberta
Marine Chart Services - Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, UK
National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationOn-Line Chart Viewer
R. H. John Chart Agency - Houston & Galveston, Texas
Todd Chart Agency - County Down, Northern Ireland, UK

Oil & Fuel Analysis

ANA Laboratories - Bellmawr, New Jersey
Bently Tribology Services - Minden, Nevada
Design Maintenance Systems - North Vancouver, British Columbia
Engineered Lubricants - Maryland Heights, Missouri
Herguth Laboratories - Vallejo, California
Insight Services - Cleveland, Ohio
Intertek Testing and Inspection Services - Worldwide
Lubriport Labs - Floyd J. Friloux, SAMS® AFF - Kenner, Louisiana
The Oil Analysis Lab - Spokane, Washington
Oil Check Laboratory Services - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK
Panair Laboratory - Petroleum Product Testing, Miami, Florida
Polaris Laboratories - Indianapolis, Indiana - Houston, Texas - Salt Lake City, Utah
Predict - Cleveland, Ohio
Staveley Services Fluids Analysis - Glendale Heights, Illinois
WearCheck - Mississauga, Ontario & Cary, North Carolina

Publications

All About Houseboats
Boat For Sale (Canada)
Boating Industry
Boat & Harbors
Bone Yard Boats - Saving Old Boats Since 1996
Canadian Yachting
Claims Magazine
Classic Yacht Magazine
DIY Boat Owner Magazine!
Insurance Journal
Pacific Maritime Magazine
Powerboat Reports
Practical Sailor
Proceedings - USCG Journal
Professional BoatBuilder
Scuttlebutt Magazine
Showboats International
The Waterways Journal
Yachting
Yachting & Boating World
Yachtbuilder International

Repair & Parts Resources

AquaClean Sail Cleaning and Rejuvenation - Toronto, Ontario
Best Fabrications - Aluminum & Stainless Steel Marine Parts
BoatZincs.com - Marine Corrosion Control Products
D&R Marine - Replacement Parts For Sailboats
DeAngelo Marine Exhaust - Manufacturer - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Duramax® Marine - Cutless Bearings, Stuffing Boxes, Coolers & Fenders
R.W. Fernstrum & Company Keel Cooling Systems
Ideal Clamp - One of the Largest Manufacturers of Hose Clamps
Island Marine Instrument Company - Compass Repairs & Adjustment
Jamestown Distributors - Boatbuilding and Woodworking Supplies
Kano Laboratories - Clean Up & Lubricating Products
Planus - Marine Toilet Systems
Rub Rails.com - Design, fabrication and Installation
Sea-way Marine - New Old Stock Parts - Outboards - Inboards - Drives
Titan Marine - Titanium Hose Clamps
Industrial Automation Components, Inc - Valves, Gauges & Regulators
Wilson Distribution - Plastic Pontoons

Engines & Drives
Propellers Shafts and Struts
Rudders, Tillers, Masts and Rigging
Windshields and Glass

Software

Fiberglass Repair Estimator
Force 5 Survey Report Software - by Stevens & Stevens
Password Minder - By Joe LeBlanc - Keep Track of Passwords and Where You Need Them
NewAge Marine Survey Reporting System by Bob Ptak, SAMS® AMS®
Open Office - Free Office Suite, Compatible With All Other Major Office Suites
Software Registration Manager - By Joe LeBlanc - Keep Track of Licence and Registration Numbers
Wordweb - Free Dictionary / Thesaurus Program
Zeon DocuCom PDF - Convert any document to PDF

Structural Testing Laboratories

Aliya Analytical Failure Analysis and More - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Institute of Non-destructive Testing - UK
Pacific Testing Laboratories - Valencia, California,
Plastics Technology Laboratories - Plastics Testing
Structural Composites - Composite Testing Lab Melbourne Florida
University of Maine Composites Laboratory

Technical Information

Blisters & Laminate Hydrolysis - Zahniser's Yachting Center
boatdiesel.com - All You Need To Know About Marine Diesel Engines
Corrosion Protection Technologies - eCorr/2000
Cuprotect - Non-Toxic Hull Protection System
Gurit - A Wealth Of Information About Advanced Composite Materials
Interplastic Corporation - Product Literature: Technical Papers
Lock Nuts - How To Install Them Correctly
Marine Lightning Protection - Ewen M. Thomson
Nupol Composites - A Wealth Of Information About Advanced Composite Materials
OPD Information - (Overfilling Prevention Device for Propane Bottles) Mark's RV Supplies
Sandmeyer Steel Company - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Stainless Steel
SAE International -Society of Automotive Engineers - Standards & Guidelines
Yacht Statistics

Tools and Instruments

Barcol Impressor - Hardness Tester
Electrophysics UK and Electrophysics Canada - Moisture Meters
Flir Infrared Camera - by Flir Systems
The Hammer Source - 500 Kinds of Hammers
Kelman Freeboard Indicator
Phase II - Thickness Gauges
Professional Equipment, Inc. - Testing Equipment
Protimeter - Moisture Meters and Hygrometers
Strut Pro - Cutless Bearing Replacement Tool
Tool Experts - Boca Raton, Florida
Tramex Ltd - Moisture Meters
UE Systems - Ultrasonic Detection Technology
Western Instruments - Thickness Gauges

Vessel Registration, Regulations & Safety Resources

ASTA - American Sail Training Association
Australian List Of Registered Ships
Australian Shipping Registration Office
CPS - Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons
IMCI - International Marine Certification Institute - European Union Regulations
Radio Licensing - UK
Lloyd's Register of Shipping
Occupational Safety & Health Administration - U.S. Department of Labor
Transport Canada - Marine Safety & Regulations
Transport Canada - Ship Registration Site (Documented Vessels)
TWIC - Transportation Worker Identification Credential - US Transportation Security Administration
United Kingdom Ship Registration - Operated by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

United States Coast Guard - Office of Boating Safety United States Coast Guard - Backyard Boatbuilder's Handbook
United States Coast Guard - Manufacturers Identification Code (MIC) Database
United States Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD)
USCG Notices of Vessel Recalls & Safety Defects
United States Electronic Code of Federal Regulations - Searchable CFR's
United States National Vessel Documentation Center
Look Up US Documented Vessels By Name or Number
USPS - United States Power Squadrons

Vessel Research & Design

Kasten Marine Design - Port Townsend, Washington
Mason Yacht Design Library
Royal Institution of Naval Architects - United Kingdom

Weather Related Sites

Commonwealth of Australia - Bureau of Meteorology
Compu-Weather - Forensic Meteorology (Past Weather Conditions)
Environment Canada - Canadian Weather Including Historical Data
Meteorology - UK.
NOAA - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (USA)
Vaisala - Lightning Event Analysis.
The Weather Underground - Free Weather Info



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