More links to sailing
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How We Built a live-on boat for $300 by Bill Hyslop
- Everything About Sailing.com
Good resource for sailing info with over 2000 links in various categories. Buit-in search engine.
- Cruiser Log
Cruiser Log feature yacht position reports, cruising narratives and voyage logs, marine radio nets, crewfinder, cruising FAQ's, boating books and ebooks, message board, cruiser's forum, classifieds,sailing news-feed, Sail Africa, chat room, and weather, sailing and boating links.
This site is devoted to exchanging information among sailing vessels around the world.
- 1stAboard Boating Directory
Free boat classifieds.
A commercial site with some free Marine Planning and Navigation Tools on the net. Charts to download etc.
- GPS Nuts Web Site
Ron Wilson and Andrew Kalinowski maintain this website. You can find practical guides, tips, tricks, equipment, software reviews, and other related information provided by actual GPS users. Learn how to use GPS, maps and compass.
A marine online community.That allows users to add classified ads, news and links with tons of boating links.
This site list over 2500 harbor locations in the US & Bermuda.Search for Tides by zip code or state. Easy to read tide tables
- Caving Knots
A site with some useful and interesting knots. Check out the Yosemite Bowline.
Noonsite.com is the culmination of Jimmy Cornell's work on the global cruising scene. It is a one-stop website featuring essential information on all matters of interest to sailors planning an offshore voyage anywhere in the world,
- Transiting the Panama Canal in a Small Vessel Northbound
Good information on how to minimise problems in transiting the Panama Canal by David Wilson of Panama.
- NOAA Mapfinder Search.
Govt site where you can download nautical charts for free.
- Anchor Nomogram.
How to analyse and calculate the suitable anchor size for your particular vessel.
- Inspecting Your Boat's Mast and Rigging.
A Guide to surveying your rig.
- Marine Electrical Check List
A Guide to Inspecting Marine Electrical Systems
- Building a Foil.
Article on foil building.
- The Trailer Sailor.
The on-Line Resource for the Small Boat Sailor.
- The Beneteau Owners Association.
Much info on the Beneteaus.
- The MultihullBoatBuilders' Page.
Lots of links to usefull informations.
- The Free Boat Design Resources Page.
Materials,articles & links from around the world.
- The Composite Material Resources Page.
Good articles on repair building etc. with composite materials.
- Make Your Own Sculling Oar.
Make your own oar and learn how to scull it. Go to The Sculling Page. Also see A Lesson in One-Oarsmanship.
- Making Flashlight Bulbs With High INTENSITY LEDS
Find out how to make your own inexpensive LED flashlights.
- The Osmosis Book Web Site.
The study of the chemical process involved and their effects on FRP hulls.This guide is also aim at the repair of osmosis problems.
- Sheet-to-Tiller Self Steering
This page describes a simple, inexpensive way (surgical tubings, blocks etc.) to make a sailboat steer itself using wind power.
- Corrosion, Zincs & Bonding
The Summer 1998 special edition of the Metal Boat
Quarterly by Michael Kasten. A MUST read if you own a metal boat.
- Equioped To Survive Web Page
Doug Ritter's Equioped To Survive Page : is the most comprehensive online resource for independent reviews of outdoors gear and survival equipment, as well as survival and Search and Rescue information.The life raft testing page.
- Small Boat Self-Steering Designs
Walt Murray shows you how to design your own self-steering with simple materials.
- US Bureau of Consular Affairs
Important travellar information: Passport info, travel warnings, services for Americans abroad, list of lawyers and phone numbers etc..
- Randy's Links
Randy Burn's comprehensive list of sailing and maritime links. In alphabetical order.
- LiveAboard Magazine & Marine Center
Many useful articles and stories about the liveaboard life style.
- Downwind Marine
Downwind Marine of San Diego, California has a web site that is full of great cruiser resources like Cruising Guides, HF Mail, Parts catalog etc. Must check out if you are heading to Mexico.
Online newsletter for Southern Sailors. Great articles and stories about southern sailing, racing and cruising in Florida, Caribbean, Cuba and beyond.
Acid Battery Info
Good introduction about lead acid batterries. Written by Jim
The National Ocean Service's (NOS) MapFinder Web service provides
direct Internet access to NOS imagery and data holdings for
coastal photography, nautical charts, historical maps, coastal
survey maps, environmental sensitivity index maps, hydrographic
survey outlines, water level stations, estuarine bathymetry, and
geodetic control points.
- Marine Waypoints.com Directory
Marine & Reference Directory. Tons of stuff on boats.
Good bunch of information: Free World Cruising Guide,Supplier
Directory, Chat Board,Stories & articles and of a few good
- Riparia Resources
Mark Anderson's collection of useful, (and not so useful), items
in medicine, sailing, art, and crafts.
- Knots On
All about knots and tons of it. More than what I need to know and
- Fred Metcalf Baja
Lots of good info on travelling in Baja California.
Close's Cruising Links
Lots of good stuff.
Johnson's Sea of Cortez Web Site
Todd decided to build this site because there is so little
information about the Sea available on the web. His goal with this
site is to provide exactly what he wished had been available when
he began cruising the Sea of Cortez. Lots of info on the region
and some good info on how he modified his small cruising sailboat
a Catalina 270 for trailering and cruising.
A collection ICW anchorages information from Tom Dove's Homepage.
Info you can use.
- U.S. Charts.Com
Chart catalog and even FREE charts you can send for!
of Texas Map Archives
A great site for looking up hard to find maps of the world,
especially islands etc.
If you are heading south to cruise Baja California stop by this
web page and read up on the advices and tips that charter Captain
Jim Hughes and his wife Gayle of "Irish Mist" have to offer.
Another good web sites with information on cruising in Baja.
- Sailors Choice Web
Lots of information and ideas for those contemplating the
liveaboard and sailibg lifestyles. Check out their All
About Cruising page.
A good resource for the cruising sailor. Covers many useful
topics: Free World Wide Cruising Guides, Supplier's Directory,
Classified, Crew Ads, Msg Boards etc.. Great.
A great page full of links on things nautical, travel, law, ham
radio, software and computers.
A non-commercial listing of nautical nonfiction books.
- Sailaway Cruising
Books, news and information for all interested in cruising the
tropical Americas. Coastal hopping to Panama and the Caribbean. By
Chris & Josie Watts excellent web site. Variety of useful
links to many cruising resources, data and sailing software. I
enjoyed the links to Jimmy Buffet's web site. A must stop for all
cruisers on the WWW.
Cruising Web Page
This page tells you how to join the email discussion group on
WorldCruising. Covers all the pertinent topics. Brought to you by
the same people from Cruiser's Connections.
Rosenstein's Sailing Page.
An original and very first one on the WWW I believe. A long list
of WWW links covering a wide variety of nautical subjects. The
mother of sailing links. Must visit.
- Starting Point To
Just like the title says. One of the largest and very
comprehensive. Good place to begin.
Kohnen's Mother Of All Maritime Links
It sure is! Lots of links with a search engine too.
- Live Aboard and Cruising
Ed Filkin have decided to go cruising and live the dream! The new
Editor is Peter Busenlener of this redesigned site with a new
look. Good advice, information and links, especially for those who
are about to embark on a live aboard life style or going
Advise from Australia on how to circumnavigate. What type of boat
to get etc.
- Seven Seas
Certainly the most well known cruising and liveaboard association
around. Great newsletter.
Craig O's page on things that are cheap and still fun, including
small boats, kayaks, dinghy, proas and sails made from blue
- The Yacht Survey
The purpose of this Web page is to assist boat owners and boat
buyers in choosing qualified professional marine surveyors and
providing informative and educational information on boat
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