Helpful Links
Maritime Institute is pleased to provide this list of resource links of products and services in the marine industry. If your company or organization is interested in establishing a reciprocal link to your web site, please contact us at 888-262-8020 or by e-mail to
Maritime Training
International Yacht Training Worldwide operates boating and sailing courses with government approvals through more sailing schools in more countries and in more languages than any other boating or sailing organization in the world. They have 92 partner schools in 34 countries and our courses are available in 6 different languages. Click Here for more information.
American Sailing Association is a leading authority on sailing instruction & sailing schools in the United States. ASA Certified Students can go from basic sailing lessons to advanced sailing courses, enjoying sailing experiences around the world. Click Here for more information.
Northeast Maritime InstituteNortheast Maritime Institute is a private, co-educational institution that offers its students an opportunity to pursue maritime career-oriented education. NMI provides required marine safety education, ship operation courses, Coast Guard license and document courses. Click Here for more information
Boat Safe: Be a safer boater! Take the Online Boating Safety Course - all of the information is free. Click here to check it out.
Governmental Agencies
Today's U.S. Coast Guard, with nearly 42,000 men and women on active duty, is a unique force that carries out an array of civil and military responsibilities touching almost every facet of the U.S. maritime environment. Click Here.
U.S. Coast Guard AuxiliaryTens-of-thousands of men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (the Auxiliary) have spent millions of volunteer hours helping the U.S. Coast Guard carry out its mission. Click Here.
The Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) measurers, analyzes, archives, and disseminates coastal environment data for use by mariners. Click Here.
TWIC cards are tamper-resistant biometric credentials that will be issued to workers who require unescorted access to secure areas of ports, vessels, outer continental shelf facilities and all credentialed merchant mariners. For more detailed information on the TWIC please visit the TSA web site. Click Here
National Maritime CenteThe U.S. Coast Guard's National Maritime Center is the official licensing authority for the United States Coast Guard under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security. Their mission is to issue credentials to fully qualified mariners. Click Here.
Subscribe to our FREE bi-monthly e-mail newsletter. Each issue contains the latest class information, plus additional resources for the advancement of your maritime career. To subscribe and see the latest Maritime Institute newsletter, Click Here.

BlueSkyNews.comBlueSkyNews is a FREE monthly e-mail newsletter filled with useful tips on boat handling, repair & maintenance issues, fun boating getaways and other resources for the Southern California recreational boater. To subscribe and see the latest issues, Click Here.

The Boathouse Show The Boathouse Show on both TV and Radio is hosted by Captain Mike Whitehead who "Brings You the World of Boating" through television, radio and as a syndicated columnist. Capt. Mike is recognized with boaters, boating organizations, government agencies, and the media as one of the most knowledgeable, reliable boating expert, and spokesperson. Click Here.
Cruising Outpost Magazine is one of the largest sailing and cruising magazines. On this site, you can subscribe as well as find Cruising Outpost's podcasts - Click Here to visit their web site.

Latitude 38Since the publication of their first issue in 1977, Latitude 38 Magazine has championed a way of life with a style unique among sailing magazines. For an on-line version, visit 'Lectronic Latitude.

Seabreeze Ltd.Seabreeze Limited is the best-stocked nautical bookstore on the West Coast. Seabreeze also offers the complete catalog of NOAA and NGA navigation charts and publications, as well as charts from the Canadian Hydrographic Service and the British Admiralty Publications. Click Here.

The LogThe Log Newspaper has been California boaters' top source for boating and fishing news since 1971. The Log has exclusive coverage of the latest boating issues, breaking news, upcoming events of interest to mariners, and new legislation affecting California boaters. Click Here.

Lee Chesneau's Marine Weather's vision is to provide every capable seagoing mariner with the knowledge, tools and culture required to embody self-reliance and independent decision making in weather forecasting, route planning and heavy weather avoidance. Click Here.

NOAA's National Weather ServiceNOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. Click Here.

Vessel Rescue & Assist
The Sea Tow network of U.S Coast Guard licensed captains and support staff are ready to assist you 24/7 along the coast and on lakes throughout the country. For more information or to apply for membership Click Here.
With BoatUS' Vessel Assist Towing, you become a vital part of the World's Largest Boat Owner's Association of over half a million Members with 25 quality benefits of BoatUS Membership and Safety Foundation. for more information, Click Here.
Products & Services
Ultra Anchor - Leading the world in advanced anchoring technologies, the Ultra Anchor is a dependable, new generation anchor. With its unique features and superior design, the Ultra buries itself deep into the sea floor and will never release even under the most extreme weather and underwater conditions.
Click Here for more information.
The Quickline Flat Rope and Reel has been designed as a stern, mooring or emergency anchor rope. Together with the stainless steel reel housing, the flat rope has proven to be stronger and far superior than conventional round-bodied rope, making it an excellent solution to all sea-going needs. Click Here to read more about this product.
TruPlug - The modern alternative to emergency wooden plugs. TruPlug is compressed by hand and inserted into the hole, stopping or reducing the inward flow of water as the foam returns to its original shape. TruPlug can also be cut with a razor knife and forced into elongated openings using a putty knife or similar tool. Click Here for more information.
U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Documents - JLS Maritime's Consultant Jewel Smith is an experienced licensing consultant who personally works to streamline the process of obtaining and submitting your Coast Guard vessel documentation. Ms. Smith is a former U.S. Coast Guard Legal Instrument Examiner with over 19 years federal government experience. Click Here for more information.

These animated knots are primarily for boaters, but many are useful for anyone who uses rope and values safety. The selection of knots is based on many years of sailing combined with feedback and advice from many helpful captains. To read more about these Animated Knots Click Here.
The Dry Tube dry storage container is truly an important addition to any boat, big or small. Ideal for keeping sensitive gear like radios or cell phones dry. Its hydrodynamic design with the strong swimming leash makes it a breeze to go to and fro in the water. Click Here for more information.
If you are looking for a great birding binocular or something that you can easily bring to the game or maybe you require professional grade fishing or hunting binocular, they've got it. They offer only the best in optics including Fujinon, Bushnell, Zeiss, Steiner and more. Click Here
Professional marine outfitters located in Long Beach California we are the source for West Coast outfitting. We specialize in performance foul weather gear and clothing and safety gear. We carry gear for ocean, offshore, coastal, inshore, power, dinghy, one design, along with women and junior gear. Click Here
All of the following are reasonably close to our school. Some special rates for Maritime Institute students may apply. Be sure to ask when making your reservation.

Cabrillo Inn & Suites: 1150 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92106
Reservations: 619-223-5544
Rate: Call for our special Maritime Institute student rate
Hotel Amenities: A complimentary breakfast is served each morning.
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Comfort Inn at the Harbor: 5102 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Reservations: 619-223-8171
Rate: Call for our special Maritime Institute student rate.
Hotel Amenities: Free Continental Breakfast, Free Wireless Internet Access in all Rooms and 100 percent smoke free rooms
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Courtyard by Marriott - Liberty Station: Laning Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Reservations: (619) 358-1354
Rate: Call for our special Maritime Institute student rate.
Hotel Amenities: Free parking, free wired and wireless internet, free airport shuttle
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Hilton Homewood Suites Liberty Station: 2576 Laning Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Reservations: (619) 358-8602
Rate: Call for our special Maritime Institute student rate.
Hotel Amenities: Complimentary hot breakfast each morning, dinner with beer and wine on Monday – Thursday, free parking, free wired and wireless internet, free airport shuttle
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Howard Johnson: 3330 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110
Reservations: 619-224-8266
Rate: Call for our special Maritime Institute student rate.
Hotel Amenities: Free Breakfast, Free Wireless Internet Access in all Rooms
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Point Loma Inn & Suites: 2933 Fenelon Street, San Diego, CA 92106
Reservations: 800-571-2933
Rate: Call for our special Maritime Institute student rate.
                                                        Hotel Amenities: Pillow-top Mattresses, Microwave, Refrigerator, Coffee/Tea Maker,
                                                        HBO and ESPN, and Free Wireless internet.
                                                        Map: Click Here

Ramada Limited: 1403 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92106
Reservations: 619-225-9461
Rate: Call for our special Maritime Institute student rate.
Hotel Amenities: Free Continental Breakfast, Free Wireless Internet Access, Free Airport Shuttle, Coffee/Tea Maker, Refrigerator and Microwave in all Rooms
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Vagabond Inn: 1325 Scott Street, San Diego, CA 92106
Reservations: 619-224-3371
Rate: Please call for rate.
Hotel Amenities: Free Continental Breakfast, Free WiFi Internet Access, Free Local Phone Calls, Refrigerator and Microwave in all Rooms
                             Map: Click Here

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