Below are some links we think might be of interest to MailASail customers. Please Note: these links are to external websites and the content is outside of our control!
Cruising Websites & Magazines
- http://www.worldcruising.com - Organisers of the ARC transatlantic event
- http://www.noonsite.com - Big cruising site run by Jimmy Cornell
- http://www.yachtingworld.com - Yachting World is the world's most international and oldest yachting magazine and has a close association with the ARC. There are regular features on long distance sailing including a major annual equipment report based on the ARC
- http://www.ybw.com - Yachting and Boating World's website. Of particular interest are the web forums, especially the "Liveaboard" forum
- http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk - The UK's No1 Marine Trade Website
- \\http://www.seaknots.com - Social network for cruisers
- http://www.admiralyacht.com - Insure with confidence with Admiral Boat Insurance. A uniquely tailored high quality policy and a comprehensive understanding of yacht owners’ needs are the foundations of Admiral’s proven track record.
- http://weather.mailasail.com/Franks-Weather - Frank Singleton offers a huge collection of weather links and useful information on interpreting weather data
- http://www.ktyyachts.com - Training for blue water and coastal sailors in MCA, RYA and ISAF survival, first aid, medical, navigation theory and practical courses.
- http://yachtcom.co.uk - Communications training, especially in SSB & VHF
Rob runs more than just a simple training school, but has actually been on his own world adventure and has now returned to build a training service helping people with setting up their boats and developing skills and confidence to sail offshore
- - http://www.hamble.co.uk - Hamble School of Yachting
Established for 30 years Hamble School of Yachting has gained a first class reputation for providing high quality training to yachtsmen at all ability levels. The School runs the full range of RYA courses and MCA/STCW courses which are ideal for the blue water cruiser.
Build your own boat
Richard Woods Designs
- http://www.mactramarine.co.uk/marine-equipment-schenker-watermakers.htm - The new Schenker Watermaker Distributor for the UK and also general bluewater cruising equipment.
- http://www.eset.com/ - The usual big names like Norton and McAfee are real heavyweights these days. Try NOD32 for a super fast and easy to use virus scanner which is extremely light on resources required
- http://free.grisoft.com/ - For those on a budget try this free version of the AVG antivirus software (home users only)