U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY

Flotilla 42, Rochester, New York

Useful Boating Links

a photo of some happy boaters

Part of the satisfaction and fun of boating is learning. The more you know, the better you get and the safer you'll be. Here are just a few of the hundreds of boating sites on the internet. If you have a particular favorite, non-commercial site, let us know and we'll review it to possibly add it here.

New York State Boating Laws
The Legal Requirements of Boating (NYS Laws) 
http://nysparks.com/recreation/boating/documents/NYSBoatersGuide.pdf

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
All about us and what we do and why you might want to join us.
http://www.cgaux.org/

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Ninth District Eastern Region
All about us and what we do and why you might want to join us at our local district level, which covers the Saint Lawrence Seaway, Lake Ontario, and Lake Erie
http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=092

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Ninth District Eastern Region, Division 04
All about us and what we do and why you might want to join us at our local district level, which is located near Rochester, NY and covers the southern shores of Lake Ontario, and the finger lakes.
http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=092-04

Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety
Learn how to prevent accidents, injuries, and fatalities while boating. Review safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations you should know.
http://www.uscgboating.org/

United States Power Squadrons
Organized in 1914, USPS is a non profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable.
http://www.usps.org/

Boater's Resource Center
Another comprehensive source of boating information. This is a non-commercial site sponsored by Sea Tow International.
http://www.boatingsafety.com/



PLEASE REPORT DEAD LINKS OR SUGGESTIONS FOR ADDITIONAL BOATING LINKS BY CONTACTING THE PRESENT FSO-CS.  THE FSO-CS WILL TAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACTION.