Emergency Numbers

VHF Ch. 16 should be your primary source of communication in an emergency. Check your radios before you leave the harbor to make sure they are in proper working order.

 

A call to 911 will dispatch all resources needed for your emergency on the water.

Chicago Police Marine Unit     312-742-3203

US Coast Guard                             773-768-4093

Small Passenger Vessel and Bareboat Charter Vessel - Quick Reference Guide

NASBLA - Summer Safe Boating Tips

Light List

US Coast Guard MSU Chicago

A Boater's Guide to the Federal Requirements for Recreational Boaters

CDOT Bridge Lift Schedule

Bareboat Charter & UPV Workshop 

Presentations

Chicago Municipal Code - 10-40

Chicago Harbor

US Coast Guard Auxiliary

US Coast Guard Vessel and Equipment Checklist

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

CHSC - Safety Recommendations and Guide to Rules and Regulations

Navigation Rules - International and Inland Waterways

US Coast Guard 9th District

US Coast Guard Boating Safety Guide

Rental Boat Safety

National On-Water Standards Program

Coast Pilot

US Coast Guard Station Calumet

US Coast Guard Departure Checklist

Harbor Info