Useful Links

NOAA Weather

The American Sailing Association

Marine Traffic
Locations of commercial ships in the area

Wind Predictions from the Chesapeake Bay Operational Forecast System

ICS Flags
Flags is a freeware program written to teach the International Code of Signals flags, used by ships to communicate at sea.

Buccaneer 18 club of Southern Maryland

Sail Tips
Free online tips & lessons from Offshore Sailing School

The Chesapeake Bay Boating Guide
A Guide To Boating On Maryland's Chesapeake Bay

CBOS River Buoy
This site shows current weather at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, MD.

Chesapeake Bay Observing System
This site offers current and historic weather at a buoy in the Chesapeake Bay off of Calvert County.

Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries Tide Information

The U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN)

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Solomons Flotilla
Training and safety information from our local USCGAUX.

Animated Guide to Knot Tying

Boat Safe Boating Safety Courses

U.S.Boating Nav Lights Test
Tests on navigation lights, rules of the road and other boating topics.

Southern Maryland Sailing Association
Local race info and results

Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association

US Sail

The Sailing Source

Rhodes 19 Class Association


Annapolis Naval Sailing Association

Naval Academy Sailing Home Page

Yacht Club Burgees Around The World