Learn to Sail Cleveland

Sailing Resources

Welcome to our curated collection of sailing resources, meticulously compiled for mariners, sailors, and nautical enthusiasts alike. Each link is a portal to a wealth of knowledge, from meteorological data to sailing guides. Explore this trove of invaluable tools and references, designed to enhance your understanding, safety, and efficiency on the water. Whether you’re charting new courses or simply seeking the whispers of the wind, our resource page is your compass to the vast ocean of information.

Animated Knots by Grog

Esteemed as the web's premier site for knot education, Animated Knots by Grog provides comprehensive step-by-step guides to tying knots for various activities including boating, fishing, climbing, and even surgical procedures, making it a vital resource for learning and mastering knots.


American Sailing Association

Established in 1983, ASA is a leader in sailing education with over 400 schools and has certified nearly 600,000 sailors. Learn to Sail Cleveland is a certified American Sailing school.



iNavX Handheld Chartplotter

iNavX™ is the premier handheld and smartphone chartplotter, offering a vast array of charts from top providers and extensive features, trusted internationally by diverse maritime enthusiasts, and uniquely providing direct access to an extensive range of charts and live data services.



Navigation Center

The hub of navigation-related information, services, and resources provided by the United States Coast Guard to ensure safety and efficiency in maritime transportation.



National Data Buoy Center

A key component of NOAA's National Weather Service, the center provides critical real-time observations from a network of marine buoys for weather forecasting, climate monitoring, and maritime safety.



Renowned as the world leader in wind forecasting, PredictWind offers sophisticated tools and data for accurate wind predictions.


Riverfront Yacht Sales & Service

A full-service boatyard and dealership for Jeanneau sailboats, located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, Ohio on the Cuyahoga River, specializing in comprehensive services for yachts.



Sobstad Sails

Since 1972, Sobstad has been a pivotal force in racing and cruising sail manufacturing, renowned for its innovation, quality, competitive pricing, and efficient production, catering to a global clientele of racers and cruisers.


United States Coast Guard

An integral branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission.



National Weather Service

This is a vital source for weather updates, forecasts, and safety information across the United States.


Weems and Plath

For over 90 years, Weems and Plath has taken great pride in building high-quality nautical and weather instruments.


West Marine

As a comprehensive resource for boating, sailing, and fishing equipment, West Marine offers a wide range of products and services, catering to both recreational and professional maritime needs.



Specializes in wind forecasts, wind speed, live weather, and wind maps for activities like kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, and fishing.



Weather Underground

A comprehensive resource for local weather forecasts, news, and conditions, Weather Underground combines a robust network of personal weather stations with high-quality meteorological data to provide accurate and localized weather information.