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NOAA has made it easy for you to make Place-mats for gifts to friends. You can download Historical Charts, maps and current Nautical Charts and for no charge from NOAA. The charts and maps can easily be cropped to place-mat … Continue reading
The Special Notice To Mariners is an annual safety publication for all Mariners, published as a 116 page PDF document by the Coast Guard District 13. D-13 has included information from many sources in one handy place. The Special Notice … Continue reading
Need to know how to contact the Coast Guard, either by phone or VHF radio? Or what to do in an emergency on the water? Never fear, there is a FREE guide from the District 13 Coast Guard, covering these … Continue reading
Listen to the Marine VHF radio most any weekend in the Puget Sound area and you will hear report of found Kayaks and Canoes drifting in the water with nobody in them. When an empty drifting boat is found all … Continue reading
Puget Sound has a large amount of vessel traffic and has very specific safety zones around whales and many types of ships. All mariners need to understand and observe the safety zones. Washington State Ferries and other Passenger Carrying Vessels: … Continue reading