Nautical Information

  • Happy SunACTIVE CAPTAIN MODEDActive Captain – an interactive online cruising guide.  Uses an online charting application to show anchorages,  marinas, navigational cautions, and much much more.  Any cruiser should be aware of this website!
  • 1468028.jpeg Tide Graph iphone, Android, Mac and Windows tide application
  • florida paddling trails assoc croppedFlorida Paddling Trails Association – Steward of all of Florida’s water trails.  Their mission is to develop water trails, protect the environment, and be a resource and voice for paddlers.

Local Knowledge

  • NOAA logo NOAA Online Charts – View over 1,000 NOAA raster charts – no special software required. NOAA recommends these charts be used for planning and research purposes only.
  • NOAA logo NOAA Weather – NOAA Weather advisories for Fort Myers Beach.
  • NOAA logo NOAA Graphical Weather – many weather variables, including wind and wave heights.
  • NOAA logoNOAA Tides – Official NOAA tide predictions for Matanzas Pass (Fort Myers Beach Fixed Bridge)
  • saILFLOW LOGO Sail Flow – Hourly wind forecasting summarized from NOAA databases.
  • th   Windfinder – Quick and easy wind, waves, weather, and tides.
  • windmapper logo Wind Mapper – Easy to use wind and basic weather forecasts.
  •  Scouts Guide to Boating Knots
steve roake photo Steve Roake’s Safety Seminar Documents