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Maritime Resources for South Florida

Throughout the years we have gained an invaluable collection of informative links and information that we can share with our customers.

Numerous contacts in the marine industry, shortcuts to the people and places you need, and as always, the service you want from Bollman Yachts.

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CATEGORY: Marina’s, Harbors & Waterways

  • Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
    Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association, general information about the Intracoastal Waterway. Good information to make use of for planning trips.
  • Bahia Mar, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    Ft. Lauderdale Bahia Mar location.
  • Cruising Guides & Marina Contacts
    Lots of cruising information for the U.S. along with marina contact telephone numbers.
  • Directory of Marinas
    Marina contacts all over plus lots of links to neat marine related information.
  • Dry Tortugas & Fort Jefferson
    Located on Garden Key about 60 miles west of Key West is Fort Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas
    consists of a cluster of 7 islands. Great place to explore.
  • Florida Intercoastal Movable Bridge Guide
    Florida Atlantic Intercostals waterway movable bridge guide.
  • Florida Boating
    Florida cruising and general interest information: weather, waterways, water sports,
    Bahamas recreational boating requirements and lots more.
  • Harbors Online & Real Time
    Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System. A network of continually updated waterway measurements for 8 harbors & bays (Narragansett, New York-New Jersey, Tampa, Houston-Galveston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chesapeake & Delaware River) as well as real time water level readings for the Great Lakes.


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CATEGORY: Marine Related Publications



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CATEGORY: Marine Related Web Sites and Wi-Fi Hot Spots


  • VikingMotoryachts.com
    A fantastic site full of Model information and company history relating to Viking Motoryachts and Viking Sportfishermen. Site includes photo galleries, model specifications, and company history for Viking Motoryachts.
  • HatterasMotoryachts.com
    Model information and company history regarding Hatteras Motoryachts and Hatteras Sportfishermen. Site includes photo galleries, model specifications, and company history for Hatteras Motoryachts.


  • Boating Tips, Courses and an Interactive Children’s Section
    All kinds of boating information, online courses, maintenance, tips, knowledge quizzes
    and an interactive section for kids packed with games and puzzles.
    Kids can pose boating questions and get answers online. Have Fun!


  • Wi-Fi Afloat



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CATEGORY: Navigation Equipment / Charts




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CATEGORY: Navigation & Electronics


  • Electronic Charting
    MaxSea comes with its own map media charts, a system that may not win friends. It does support Maptec, C-Map and most chart software.
  • Electronic Charting
    Numerous systems aboard leisure yachts. It is simple, easy to use system. Uses ARCS. Purchase of a 12 month license provides weekly update service. Version 5.1 will be full ENC vector chart compatibility, as required for ECDIS operation.
  • Furuno Navigation Electronics
    General faxtory web site for full product line information.
  • Navionics Charts
    Information on hundreds of detailed Navionics charts, trade-in’s and options.
  • Nobeltec
    Noteltec’s company web site
  • Raytheon
    Raytheon company web site
  • Sea Tel Satellite Television
    Marine television
  • SeaPro Electronic Charting
    Supports multiple chart formats and avoids navigators being locked into a single chart supplier. Operates well with BSB, ARCS & Australian digital charts.
  • Shakespeare
    Shakespeare company web site
  • Simrad
    Simrad company web site
  • Si-Tex
    Si-Tex company web site.
  • Underwater Lighting
    High quality, maintenance free, long life underwater lighting. Check out the construction! Engineered for serious use in the marine environment.


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CATEGORY: Safe Boating Web Sites




  • ABYC – American Boat & yacht Council
    A reference site. Voluntary consensus safety standards for the design, construction, equipage, maintenance & repair of small craft.
  • Bahamas Air-Sea Rescue Association BASRA
    The Bahamas Air-Sea Rescue Association is a volunteer organization dependent on memberships and donations for its existence. An unexpected event at sea or in the air and suddenly you’re in serious trouble. If you need help fast-you need BASRA.
  • Chapman School of Seamanship Online
    Chapman school general information of courses and a variety of programs.
  • Fire systems & general knowledge
    Prepare for the unexpected. Make sure your boat is fire-ready and fireproof. It is better safe than sorry!
  • Operational Oceanographic Products and Services
    National Ocean Service Center (NOS) for Operational Oceanographic products and Services (CO-OPS). Resource center, information resources including tides & current predictions, water levels and a whole lot more.
  • Safe Boating Course Online
    Take a safe boating course online. Boating tips IE maintenance and communications. The contents have something for all ages and experience levels.


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  • Mars Ocean Odyssey
    Sometime in 2002 Reid Stowe and his wife, Laurence Guillem will step aboard a 70′ schooner that Stowe built and shove off on a 1000 consecutive days (nearly 3 years) at sea without resupply or touching land. Reid claims that this trip will be the longest unassisted voyage in history.
  • Variety of sailing and other marine related information
    Sail Net is in the business of selling sailboat-related products online. The site is rich with numerous features and frequently updated content. Along with new articles posted almost daily, this site offers a weather center, sailing news, boat owners’ reviews, links, an ask-the-experts department and much more.


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CATEGORY: Scuba Diving


  • “PADI” Professional Association of Diving Instructors
    PADI General link to the web site. See their Web Site for a worldwide directory and contact information.
  • Bahamas Diving Association Website
    Discover the Bahamas, 700 islands, 2 Oceans and thousands of dive sites.
  • Healing Reefs
    New invention, the EcoReef module. Aids in reef rebuilding and is ecosystem friendly.
    A superior alternative to the often ugly devices that have been employed
  • NAUI “National Association of Underwater Instructors”
    Link to NAUI Worldwide Headquarters in Tampa, FL.
    Alternate contacts: email nauihg@nauiww.org  phone (800) 553-6284 or (813) 628-6284
  • Online resource for everything scuba from DAN
    On line resource for dive destinations, boats, operators, resorts, buddies, community and Email.


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CATEGORY: Marine Brokers


  • Certified Professional Yacht Broker
    CYPB, stands for Certified Professional Yacht Broker. Nationwide this is a new benchmark for measuring skills, abilities and performance. As a buyer or seller you will be in a better position to select qualified, competent yacht brokers. Please take the time to review this valuable and important web site.
  • Florida Boat Shows
    Florida Boat Shows: Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, St. Petersburg and others,
    general information, hours, prices, etc.
  • Florida Department of Business Regulation (Brokers Licensing)
    Florida Yacht Brokers Licensing Information.
  • Florida Yacht Brokers Association
    Florida Yacht Brokers Association web site
  • Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF)
    General Web Site for the Marine Industries Association of South Florida. Email miasf@aksi.net.


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CATEGORY: Marine Surveyors


Marine Source.com
Boat & Yacht Surveyors

Marine Surveyors

Marine Source.com
Air & Water Purification Systems Directory

Mold/Mildew Control

Marine Source.com
Boat Transport – Yacht Delivery- Boat shipping- Boat delivery- Boat Hauling-Yacht Transport
Boat Transport

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Local Links

CATEGORY: Hotel Guide

For your convenience, here is a list of hotels that are located close to our office and/or on the beach front. Those indicated with ** offer a discounted rate for Bollman Yachts clients. Please contact us if you would like assistance in making reservations.

  • Best Western Fort Lauderdale Inn
  • Comfort Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport West
    2540 Davie Rd. SW 64th Ave., Davie, FL, US, 33317
    Phone: (954) 585-7071 Fax: (954) 585-8201
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
    Fort Lauderdale Air/Sea Port
  • Amerisuites, 1851 S.E. 10th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 763-7670 · Fax: (954) 763-6279 ·
  • Pelican Beach Resort, 2000 N. Ocean Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33305-3729
    Office (954) 568-9431 · Fax (954) 565-2622
  • **Comfort Suites,1800 South Federal Highway, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 767-8700 or 1-800-760-0000· Fax: (954) 767-8629
  • ***Ask for the MARINE Rate/ B.O.A.T Rate ($69.00 Single or Double Occupancy)
    Offer Valid: 5/5/06 -12/22/06 (excluding Boat Show) based upon availability
  • Double Tree, 440 Seabreeze Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 524-8733 · Fax: (954) 467-7489
  • Embassy Suites, 1100 S.E. 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 527-2700 · Fax: (954) 760-7202
  • Extended Stay America, 1450 S.E. 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33306
    Office: (954) 761-9055 · Fax: (954) 761-8820
  • Hampton Inn, 2301 SW 12th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33315
    Office: (954) 524-9900 · Fax: (954) 524-5155
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1500 S.E. 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 728-2577 · Fax: (954) 728-2591
  • Lago Mar, 1700 South Ocean Lane, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 523-6511 · Fax: (954) 524-6627
  • Marriott Beach Resort, 3030 Holiday Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Office: (954) 525-4000 · Fax: (954) 766-6152
  • Marriott Hotel and Marina, 1881 S.E. 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 463-4000 · Fax: (954) 527-6705
  • Pier 66 Hyatt Hotel, S.E. 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 525-6666 · Fax: (954) 728-3541
  • Radisson Bahia Mar Beach Resort, 800 Seabreeze Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33316
    Office: (954) 764-2233 · Fax: (954) 523-5424
  • Renaissance Hotel, 1617 S.E. 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Office: (954) 626-1700 · Fax: (954) 626-1717
  • **Riverside Hotel, 620 East Las Olas Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33301
    Office: (954) 467-1671 · Fax: (954) 462-2148
  • Sheraton Yankee Clipper, 1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Office: (954) 524-5551 · Fax: (954) 523-5376

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CATEGORY: Restaurants


Bimini Boatyard Bar & Grill 1555 SE 17th St 954-525-7400
Bravo Ristorante Italiano 1515 SE 17th St 954-523-9441
Carlos & Pepe’s Cantina 1302 SE 17th St 954-467-7492
Chuck’s Steak House 1207 SE 17th St 954-764-3333
Denny’s 1661 S Federal Hwy 954-467-3188
Georgios 1499 SE 17th St 954-767-8300
Doughboys Pizza & Pasta 829 SE 17th St 954-761-7652
Einstein Bagels 1499 SE 17th St 954-463-1717
Outback Steakhouse 1801 SE 10th Ave 954-523-5600
New Hong Kong 1303C SE 17th St 954-728-8897
East Port Deli 1015 SE 17th St 954-525-1010
Lenny’s Sub Shop 1331 SE 17th St 954-764-7827
Tokyo Bowl 1720 S. Federal Hwy 954-524-8200
Tokyo Sushi 1499 SE 17th St 954-767-9922
New River Pizza 706 South Federal Highway 954-618-7000
Henry’s China House 745  SE 17th St 954-763-3333
Max’s Beach Place 17 S Atlantic Blvd Ste R216 954-525-5022
Shooters Waterfront Cafe 3033 NE 32nd Ave 954-566-2855
Blue Moon Fish Company 4405 W Tradewinds Ave 954-267-9888

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CATEGORY: World Travel Destinations & Information


  • Bahamas travel information
    Bahamas travel information
  • Caribbean Travel & Life, See The Islands
    Caribbean islands, travel planner, tourist guides, maps, facts and loads of useful and interesting information.
  • Ft. Lauderdale Airport Weather & Local Information
    See the latest weather reports and general Broward County information.
  • Panama Canal, see it live!
    Complete information about the Panama Canal, its history, current information, and even a live camera along with historic pictures of ship activity.


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CATEGORY: Weather & Tides




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CATEGORY: U.S. Federal Government Contacts


  • Coast Guard Navigation Center
    Get the latest updates and lots of useful information.
  • Coast Guard Notice To Mariners
    The Coast Guard will no longer publish paper notices to mariners, rather it will send emails alerting subscribers that the latest local notice is on the Internet and available for downloading. Click on this link to sign up for the district of interest.
  • FCC Information
    Federal Communications Commission contact information.
  • National Vessel Movement Center
    Reporting regulations and file downloads for the Advance Notice of Arrival, Immigration and a number of other Federal forms. A must when dealing with foreign voyages, commercial and foreign flagged vessels
  • NOAA home page
    General information about the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
    General information site also annual customs decals can be ordered on-line. For decals, click on “Entering U.S. by commercial vessel, private aircraft or private plane”.


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<td align=”center”>Marine Links</td>
<td align=”center”>Local Links</td>
<td align=”center”>Marinas<br>
Nav Charts<br>
Nav Electronics<br>
Scuba Diving<br>
Marine Surveyors</td>
<td align=”center”>Hotel Guide<br>
Local Weather<br>