The Yachting Club of America was founded in 1963 as the first National Association of Yacht Clubs. The founding principles set forth by the Board of Governors and Founding Members, including John Wayne, were designed “to serve the advancement of Yachting.”
NOAA – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere. It plays several distinct roles within the Department of Commerce.
Water Levels: NOAA – To check whether the water is high or low along our stretch of the Saginaw River, this link will show you what is currently reported from the Coast Guard Station to the north of us.
The Saginaw Bay Power Squadron is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes in seamanship, navigation and related subjects.
Waterway Guide – Intercoastal Waterway (ICW) Cruising Information, Waterway Guide, Intracoastal Waterway Charts, Nautical Maps, and Cruising Guide.
Navionics Charts – Navionics provides detailed charts on the WEB. Zoom in for greater detail. Not to be used for navigation. Also available are downhill ski trail maps.
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary – Promoting boating safety, security and stewardship since 1939.
Bay Sail is a private non-profit organization dedicated to promoting environmental stewardship of the Saginaw Bay and the Great Lakes through engaging shipboard experiences aboard the two schooners, the Appledore IV and Appledore V. The programs include science education for K-12 school groups, overnight voyaging for youth and adults, public sails, charters, group tours, and port visits.
SBCSA Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association has been on a mission to making sailing affordable to and accessible to youth and adults in the Great Lakes Bay Region.