M/V Soul Mates

Yacht Related

  • ActiveCaptain – Online forum for community supplied information on anchorages, hazards and marinas.
  • America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association (AGLCA) – Circumnavigation of Eastern North America known as “Great Loop“. ($) 
  • Anchor! Drag Alarm – App for anchor drag alarm. ($)
  • Anchor Pro – App for anchor drag alarm. ($)
  • Animated Knots – Boaters encyclopedia of knots (and more).
  • Aqua Map – Nautical charts with buoys, depth contours, lights and navigation markers. ($)
  • Argo Navigation LLC Complimentary App with local knowledge, marina search and navigation routes.
  • Basic AnchorComplimentary App for anchor drag and battery alarm.
  • BJ’s CoveComplimentary yacht station rock music streaming 24/7; no ads, no DJs, no news or weather.
  • Bluewater Books & Charts – Online retailer of nautical electronic and paper charts and marine related books.
  • Boat Diesel – Online resource for marine diesel.
  • Boat Outfitters – Online shopping for boat related goods.
  • Boat Watch – Global resource on missing, overdue and stolen vessels.
  • BuoyWeather – Swell, tide and wind forecasts ($).
  • Canadian Boating – Online publication.
  • Caribbean Compass – Online publication.
  • Caribbean Hurricane Network – Storm tracking and updates throughout the season.
  • Caribbean Safety & Security Net – Online resource for boaters.
  • Chesapeake Bay Magazine – Publication focused on boating, leisure and lifestyle.
  • Chesapeake Dolphin Watch – Monitoring and studying of dolphins along the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Cruisers Forum – Online chat platform for cruisers.
  • Cruisers Net – Resource for the Bahamas and intercoastal waterways.
  • Cruising Canada – Online waterway cruising guide.
  • Cruising Club of America (CCA) – International organization of cruisers.
  • C TowComplimentary Canadian App for current and weather. (Annual Membership $)
  • DECKEEComplimentary marine App location sharing, navigation, safety alerts and weather forecast.
  • Ditch – Navigation route based on similar vessel travels. App ($)/Web Version Complimentary
  • Dockwa – Platform to locate dockage, storage, fuel, marina and services.
  • Doyle GuideComplimentary App for Caribbean cruisers with charts and waypoints.
  • Earth Class Mail – Service for check deposit, mail forwarding, mail scanning, shredding and virtual mailbox. ($)
  • Float PlanComplimentary downloadable USCG float plan.
  • Great Loop Notes – Navigation notes from a licensed USCG Captain.
  • Hurricane Zone – Real time hurricane information.
  • ICW Free DocksComplimentary guide of free docks along the ICW Intercoastal Waterway.
  • Kennedy Space Center – While in the Orlando, FL waterways be familiar with NASA’s events and launches. Plan for launch views at anchorage.
  • KnowWake – Complimentary marine App for attractions, dining options, navigation and planning.
  • Lakeland Boating – Online and printed publication on the Great Lakes.
  • Landfall – Online boat accessories, charts, books, clothing, electronics and safety equipment.
  • Live Pirates & Armed Robbery Reports – Online reports providing date of incident, map and narrative.
  • Lock Status Complimentary App for lock information, lock master contact methods and upcoming locks.
  • Magna Marine Inc (MMI) – Marine parts and yacht manufacturer retailer.
  • MapTech – Charts and maps publication guide. ($)
  • Marina Life LLC – Online resource of articles and marinas.
  • Marinas.com – Online interactive map feature to preview bridges, inlets, locks, marina and port destination.
  • Marine Traffic – Automatic Identification System (AIS) vessel tracker worldwide.
  • Marine Weather Center – Weather guide for the Bahamas and Caribbean Islands. ($)
  • Maritime Safety Information (MSI) – Mariners online resource for nautical calculator, notices, publications and warnings.
  • MD Department of Natural Resources – Offers a wide variety of boating and fishing articles.
  • My Island WiFi – Provides unlimited 4G LTE mobile hotspot rentals: daily, weekly or monthly rates in the Bahamas. ($) 
  • MyRadar – Weather prediction App ($).
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – Known for charting the seas, forecasting weather and monitoring conditions.
  • Navigation Center – Online resource associated with the US Coast Guard and Homeland Security.
  • Navionics – Navigation charts of lakes and rivers. ($)
  • Nebo – App for Captain Logs, identifying nearby club burgees and sharing your location. ($)
  • Nexus – Prescreened program for travelers entering Canada and USA. ($)
  • New York State Canal System – Online resource.
  • NOAA Live Weather Radar – Real time weather App ($)
  • No Foreign Land – App designed for cruisers noting anchorages, clubs, marinas, member reports, points of interests, restaurants, shops and travel log.
  • Nordhavn Traffic – Follow and monitor other Nordhavn vessels.
  • Nordhavn Traffic – Follow and monitor other Nordhavn vessels; simple view with the tracks in just current positions.
  • Ocean Navigator – Online magazine. (Printed Subscription $)
  • Ocean Pro – Weather forecasting and routing services.
  • On the Water Chart Guides – Chart guides for Chicago, Florida Keys and ICW. ($)
  • Panbo – Online technology resource and troubleshooting platform.
  • PassageMaker – Subscription publication. ($)
  • PocketGrib – Analyses precipitation, pressure, temperature and wave data. ($)
  • Port Guide – Recreational boaters App of ports in the Caribbean and Europe.
  • Potomac Chesapeake Dolphin Project (PCDP) – Educational and research organization dedicated to protect and understand bottlenose dolphins.
  • Power & Motoryacht – Online magazine. (Printed Subscription $)
  • PredictWind – High resolution marine and wind forecasts.
  • PortBook – Mariners eastern shore directory.
  • PropTalk – Online and printed magazine publication about the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Rideau Canal – Online resource about Rideau Canal (Canada).
  • ROAMComplimentary mobile application for pleasure boaters to report their USA entry.
  • Rudow’s FishTalk – Monthly publication for anglers.
  • Search & Rescue Contacts – Worldwide operations.
  • Sea Mag – Online magazine pertaining to everything boated related.
  • Sea People – App using your phone’s location to connect with other nearby boaters.
  • Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA)Formerly Commodores‘ Bulletin is a membership organization with worldwide live aboard cruisers ($).
  • Shore Rivers – Nonprofit organization on Marylands clean waters steered to advocate, educate and restore.
  • Skipper Bob – Cruising and waterway publication guide. ($)
  • Snag A Slip – Online booking platform to reserve a marina slip, mooring ball and private slip. Price match guaranteed, no hidden booking fees.
  • Spot Tracker – Satellite vessel tracker with any movement. ($)
  • St Brendan’s Isle – Service for mail forwarding, mail scanning and virtual mailbox. ($)
  • Swim Guide – Swimmable resource of waters in 11 countries and 10,000 beaches.
  • The GPS Store – Online marine electronics.
  • TidesComplimentary App features current and tides worldwide.
  • Tideschart – Worldwide tides.
  • Trawler Blogs – List of bloggers cruising on Diesel Duck, Grand Banks, Kadey Krogen, Nordhavn and Selene.
  • Trawlers & Trawling – Online publication and resource for everything trawler related.
  • US Coast Guard AppComplimentary App for float plan, navigation rules, report a hazzard, request emergency assistance, safety regulations and vessel check request.
  • United States Coast Guard Auxiliary – Online resource vessel inspections and safety education courses.
  • United States Power Squadron – Nonprofit agency promoting boat education and safety courses. ($)
  • US Army Corps of Engineers – Inland waterway charts.
  • USCG Maritime Information Exchange – USCG searchable database for documented vessels, search by vessel hull number, name or official number.
  • Vessel FinderComplimentary web based Automatic Identification System (AIS) vessel tracker.
  • Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) – Operated by the U.S. Coast Guard is monitored to assist with commercial with information, navigation advice, traffic and safety.
  • commercial vessels in some of the busiest waterways.
  • Vessel Vanguard – Inventory, maintenance, operations and safety management software.
  • Visual Passage Planner – Passage planning. ($)
  • WaterKeepers of Chesapeake – Nonprofit organization on Chesapeake and coastal clean waters steered to advocate, educate and restore.
  • Waterway Guide – Bahamas, Cuba, Chesapeake Bay, Florida Keys, Great Lakes, Gulf Coast and Mid Atlantic guides. ($)
  • WindFinder – Online worldwide source for waves, weather reports and wind speeds.
  • Windy –  Mariners App for winds. ($)
  • YachtWaveComplimentary App tool to share store and view checklists, inventory and your own references.


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