Links for Cruisers

Weather Links:

Atlantic Coast – Satellite Imagery and Forecast

Satellite Imagery

Chesapeake Bay Forecast

Bahamas Forecast

Caribbean/SW Atlantic

Offshore Marine Forcast

High Seas Marine Forecast

  • North Atlantic North of 31N to 67N and West of 35W (OPC)
  • Atlantic From 07N to 31N W of 35W Including Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico (NHC)
  • Pacific North of 30N and South of 67N East of a line from Bering Strait to 50N 160E (OPC)
  • Eastern Pacific from the Equator to 30N East of 140W and 03.4S to the Equator E of 120W (NHC)
  • North Pacific – Equator to 30N between 140W and 160E (HFO)
  • South Pacific – from 03.4S to 18.5S East of 120W (NHC)



Chris Parker Marine Weather Center

Bahamas and Caribbean Links:

ICW Links:

Bob423: Great source of info for getting through trouble spots on the ICW.


  • Global Tuners: On this page, you can listen to SSB/HAM tuners from around the world.
  • Maritime Mobile Service Network: Our primary purpose now is that of handling legal third party traffic from maritime mobiles, both pleasure and commercial and overseas-deployed military personnel.
  • Cruisers Network Online: This is a Yahoo Group of cruisers throughout the entire SW Caribbean, Pacific from Ecuador to Alaska, the ABCs, Colombia, Panama, the Med, Africa, and South Pacific. There are now over 1600 members, including circumnavigators, who regularly exchange information regarding their cruising experiences, immigration matters, safety and security issues, fuel prices, and other matters of mutual interest. Also of interest in the “Files” section are many Cruiser written Information Guides to various South and Central American countries and European waters.

Ham Radio Links

H.F. Nets

Callsign Databases


Cruisers Sites:


Cruiser Locator and Blogs:

  • Vessel Tracker: Find Boats by Name or MMSI
  • Lookup Boat Contact Info by MMSI
  • SV Chanticleer: Bob and Pat Sikora, fellow GWCC members, summer 2018 headed from Great Wicomico River to Maine, they sail a beautiful Endeavor 42.
  • SV First Edition: Peter and Lynn Forgosh have been cruising their beautiful Hylas 44 up and down the US east coast and are now spending time in the Northern Neck of Virginia and cruising with the GWCC
  • Soggy Paws