Interesting and Useful Links

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 Sea Tow Annual Discount

The PGI Seafarers are offered a special club rate for Sea Tow memberships. This entitles Seafarers' members to receive 13 months of towing services for the price of 12. This special offer is available to both new members and for those renewing their Sea Tow memberships.

To take advantage of this special membership, please join or renew through your local Charlotte Harbor office. You may do so by phone 941-625-5454 or visit them at the Punta Gorda Marina.

For more information and for local weather, charts and tides, Capt. Mike and Capt. Bruce invites you to visit their Sea Tow  Charlotte Harbor website  

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Boat US Membership Discount

The PGI Seafarers are recognized as being a part of Boat US's Cooperating Group Discount Program. This entitles our members to a $12.50 savings on their dues. Our Group ID Number is GA84769B. Refer to this number when renewing your membership and enjoy the discount!

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 The Boat US online boating course satisfies the requirements of Safe Boating certification for Seafarers. 

Suggested Float Plan

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 The Coast Guard Auxiliary provides (in pdf format) a float plan document that you can fill out and file before each trip. 

Graphical Marine Forecasts

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Displays abundant weather data in graphical formats

Marine Weather

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Links to various weather forecasts

Tides

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Get tide information for Charlotte Harbor and all of Florida

U.S. Coast Guard

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Florida Fish & Wildlife

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Boating and Fishing Regulations

Florida Anchoring Regulations

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Latest info on Florida's frequently changing anchoring regs

Fishing Licenses

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Florida Mariner

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Boats for Sale, Blogs, Events

Cruisers.Net

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Comprehensive cruising resource for the Intracoastal Waterway

Marinas.Com

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Comprehensive information including maps and information about marinas in Florida and elsewhere

Animated Knots

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How to tie virtually every known not, with animations to show the process

Great Loop

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 Great site if you are interested in trying the Great Loop circumnavigation of the Eastern U.S. 

Any Other Ideas?

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Do you know of a boating website that would be of interest to your fellow Seafarer? If so, please let us know...