Favorite Boating Links
The Minnetonka Power Squadron’s Favorite Boating Related Web Sites (Non-Commercial, Commercial, and Restaurants)
Minnestoa DNR Home Page
Everything you MUST know about boating in Minnesota!
National Weather Center Forecast
Weather forecast for Excelsior Minnesota!
Hennepin County Water Patrol
This site is designed to help the citizens of Hennepin County, Minnesota safely enjoy both summer and winter activities on the county’s 104 lakes and three rivers.
Lake Minnetonka Online
Lake Minnetonka area information, including Lake Area News, Leisure, Shopping, Dining, Lodgings, and Scuttlebutt. Lots of interesting tidbits here.
Lake Minnetonka Area Weather
Current Conditions and Forecasts
A new home for MN sailors. Subscribe to sailing email lists, join discussion groups with folks who own your brand of sailboat, shopping, global weather, chat rooms, and more.
Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD)
Home Page, including information on LMCD Mission, board meeting minutes, lake water quality reports, contact information, and more.
Navigation Information Center
Find information on vessel traffic up and down the Mississippi River with this link maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers.
US Coast Guard Auxiliary
The civilian volunteer arm of the United States Coast Guard – 35,000 men and women who donate their time and expertise to support the Coast Guard and improve boating safety.
Favorite Commercial Websites
Tonka Bay Marina, on Lake Minnetonka
Full service marina on Lake Minnetonka. Owner Gabriel Jabbour is a Squadron Member.
West Marine – with local stores in Minnetonka and Bloomington, MN
Everything you need for fitting out and a great inventory of hard-to-find parts!
Overtons / Gander Mountain
Great online site for boating equipment
Nation-wide full service dealer with offices on Lake Minnetonka and in Rogers, MN
Full service boat dealer on Lake Minnetonka
Indoor Boat Storage
Brokerage, on-water service, indoor winter storage, and online part sales
Indoor and outdoor storage, vessel transportation, and mechanical/winterization services