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updated 2/27/13


Ohio River Charts
US Army Corps of Engineers:
Louisville District Home

USACE Navigation Notices
River Charts

  • Scroll to “Charts 85-102” for the McAlpine Pool
  • See "General Notes" at begining for Locking Procedures

McAlpine Locks and Dam
USACE Ohio River Locks Information
"Locking Through" (755K .pdf file) USACE procedures dated 2005
Waymarking.com information

United States Coast Guard
USCG Navigation Center
Local and Special Notice to Mariners

  • Info for River and Lock Closures

Kentucky River Charts
KY River Authority
River Charts


Rules of the Road

USCG Navigation Center

The International Regulations for Avoiding Collisions at Sea,
otherwise know as COLREGS

USCG Boating Safety Resource Center
Navigation Rules


State Regulations

KY Boating Regulations
(Scroll Down to #6 Water Patrol)

Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Division of Water- Statues and Rules


Boating Safety and Education

National Safe Boating Council
USCG Boating Safety Division
USCG Boating Safety

KY Boater Education Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources

USCG Auxiliary Vessel Safety Checks

Louisville Sail & Power Squadron
Home page

Vessel Safety Check

Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Ohio River Hazards

United States Search and Rescue Task Force
(General Information)


Other Local Boating Sites


  • River Cities Community Sailing Program
  • The Louisville Sailing Club
  • The Cruising Club of Louisville
  • Sunday Sails RC Yacht Club


Clear Water Initiative


Louisville Waterfront

Louisivlle Waterfront Development Corp


Cruising Information

Heartland Boating

Quimby’s Cruising Guide

Ohio River Guide Book (Jerry Hay)

America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association


Local River History

Howard Steamboat Museum, Inc.
Jeffersonville, IN

The Falls of the Ohio State Park
Clarksville, IN

Rose Island History
Interesting Information on Wikipedia



Charter & Fishing Guides

Camo Fish

Guide Service
Capt. Paul Willett, Commercially-licensed Fishing Guide
Ohio River, Henderson, KY


Other Boating Interest

Animated Knots by Grog


Marine Suppliers

Jamestown Distributors
West Marine

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