Sailing and Maritime Links
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Keep turning left A few of the crew are following BBC radio presenter and author, Dylan Winter's short films on You Tube. He has been doing a circumnavigation of Britain in a mirror offshore.
Dinghy Cruising Association
site, dedicated to the art and science of dinghy
cruising - using a small boat under sail or power
to explore the backwaters, cross seas ,
camp in splendid isolation or with others, cruise
at leisure or make fast passage.
Frank Singletons Weather Site
A well respected and up to date weather site for sailors with a huge amount of useful content.
Cruising Guide - e book
If you are taking your
own boat to Norway this summer don't go without
this this cruising guide. It contains a huge amount
of information and because its an e book its very
reasonably priced (20 euros) and can be easily
WebStation Charter Boat Sailing Directory
Marine 16 Fuel Treatments & Polish Systems
We chose to use one of these fuel treatment products onboard Trinovante after reading 'Best On Test' review in practical Boat Owner magazine.
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Local Links From Our Home Waters On The Thames Estuary
The East Coast Pilot is Imrays best-selling pilot book for the coast between Lowestoft and Ramsgate, written for all who cruise these waters for pleasure. Here you can find updates and other news and services that can help you enjoy this wonderful cruising ground.
RYA Courses Suffolk
Sarah Hopkinson runs a range of shorebased on and on the water RYA courses. If you have any RYA training books her name may well have a familiary ring because she has been involved in writing several of them including the RYA Competent Crew Introduction To Yachting.
Mike Emmets and Kevin Murphys latest book Working Traditional Sail Featuring The Lore Of Weather And Tide. The first part follows a crew, which includes the reader, on a voyage aboard a sailing vessel. The part contains detailed explanations of the gear, terminology or actions, which are partly instructive, partly historic with clear illustrations.
Thames Sailing Barges
The sailing workhorses of yester-year. A number of these vessels still survive in various roles, some fully active, others used as house barges or are awaiting restoration, while many are rotting away, abandoned in creeks long ago. This is a well thought out and regulally updated web site.
Wooden Boat Builder, Essex
Fabian Bush is a well known local wooden boat builder who lives across the river from where we built Trinovante.
Fabian does restoration work, custom builds and repairs. He has also run our local Traditional Boatbuilding course at the Nottage Institute, Wivenhoe for many years.