Shallow Water Sailor Yahoo Group SWS members only.
HensNest Yahoo Group An active small boat group. Focus is on Marsh Hens, Bay Hens, Mud Hens, and Peep Hens.
Slider's Blog Ray Aldridge's creation with stories about his Slider a 16' beach cruising catamaran, plus lots of useful articles and of cause a boating blog.
Pelagic Australis' Blog A blog of a boat in the cold waters of the southern hemisphere.
SailingEurope A professional Yacht Charter agency. Lots of valuable information.
Britain's Dinghy Cruising Association Formed in 1955 the DCA encourages all forms of small boat sailing other than racing. The membership comprises people from all walks of life, sharing the same love of messing about in boats.
Boat Specific Sites:
Peep Hen Site Michael Edelman's very complete site devoted to the Peep Hen.
Chris Councill's contact site for Skipper's Mate, Commodore 17, Sanibel 17, Sanibel 18, and International Marine Sanibel boat owners with a link to the Sanibel yahoo group web site.
Chesapeake Light Craft Kit boats and design's featuring canoes, kayaks, rowboats and sailboats; the CEO is John Harris.
Jim Michalak's Boat Designs Lots of great articles about building boats and boat design.
John Welsford's boat designs including SCAMP See SCAMP Capsize test
Glen-L Marine Designs Many designs plans for sale.
Free Boat Design Resources Links to many design ideas and sources.
Harold H. Payson & Co. Home of the instant boats.
Stimson Marine Seller of traditional boat plans.
Paradise Cay Publications
Sheridan House Publishers
Building, Maintenance, Equipment:
DuckWorks Magazine Online magazine for boat builders.
Sailnet Boat equipment.
Nautical World Boat equipment.
Cullison Small Craft. A SWS member's wooden boat building site.
Cullison's pages showing the building of Norm's Boat.
Interesting Boats & Boat Links:
Ken's Shockwave Movies Some Director 7 work. These pages need the Shockwave plug-in to work.
Caledonia Yawl An open wooden sailing boat just under 20ft long with two masts, three sails and no engine.
Caledonia Yawl Forum This forum discusses not only the Caledonia Yawl, but all of Iain Oightred's designs.
Bell Canoe Works Selection of fine canoes
Drascombe Owners Association
Small Boat Sailing, Canoeing, and Cruising:
Microcruising General information on small boats
The West Coast Trailer Sailing Squadron West Coast refers to the coast of Florida!
Hostellers Sailing Club All about dinghy cruising.
Watertribe-On-Line Canoe Magazine Adventures in small boats.
The Light Schooner Site Substantial site with good boating links.
Singles on Sailboats Active group of single sailors - great seamanship training sessions, all are invited.
Cruising the North Channel Dean Meledones information about cruising the Magnum Opus North Channel Cruises
Cruising the Hudson River Information on the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail.
Lightening Protection Some good pointers to improve your chances of survival.
Animated Knots By Grog You've got to spend some time with these pages, you'll certainly learn another knot!
Chesapeake Bay Maritime MuseumKeep your eye out for boating activities at this museum.
Maritime Museums Key to finding any maritime museum Nationwide.
Magellan Marine GPSs
Garmin Marine GPSs
Garmin GPSmap 76 My current gps.
Gartrip This is a PC program for use with a Garmin or Magellan GPS receiver. My favorite program.
Marine Planner Provides a free chart viewer for planning purposes, and for selection of charts for purchase.
Maptech Map Server Topo, nautical, nav photos, and aeronautical charts. Great fun for the map lover.
Terraserver Topo maps and aerial photos of USA
For Free NOAA Charts:
NOAA Nautical Chart Catalogs First download the pdf file for the state catalog showing the chart numbers you are interested in.
NOAA Raster Charts Then select a chart number and download.
Office of Coast Survey Booklet Charts Up-to-date charts you can print at home for free.
Dean Meledones' Sites:
History of Sailing:
Cruises, Mainly in the Chesapeake Bay Some old stories by R. Barrie and G. Barrie
Worcester County Boats Compilation of items, like the boats, used in Worcester County, along Maryland's Atlantic Coast.
Sailing Movies List This list will start you off, let me know of any others.