Sites of The Week

and Sailing Links

Past Sites  of the Week

Maritime History of the Great Lakes

This site is an ongoing experiment in the design of a "digital library", a collection of documents intended to be of value to those researching Great Lakes History.

By-The-Sea - Bone Yard Boats

N.J. woman salvages wooden boats In the gloomy world of the unwanted, the most sorrowful sight to some eyes is a once-grand boat left to rot in the weather you might find you next project here.

Xerox PARC MapWeb Server

This is an special-purpose World-Wide Web Server running at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in Palo Alto, California. This server runs the Map Viewer and Digital Tradition services

Third International Conference on the Technical Aspects of the Preservation of Historic Vessels
The Third International Conference on the Technical Aspects of the Preservation of Historic Vessels convened in San Francisco, California on April 20-23, 1997. The goals of the conference were: to establish a forum where technical issues could be discussed both in traditional formal presentations from experts in respective fields and in informal round table discussions where information could be discussed in detail; and to continue the network of communication already begun between historic ship preservationists from around the world.

Detroit Publishing Company Photographs Search
Not a maritime site but lot of maritime photos in this Library of Congress collection. Their are25,000 photographs of turn-of-the-century America from the Detroit Publishing Company.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships Online
The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, commonly known as DANFS, is the foremost reference regarding US naval vessels. Filling eight volumes, it gives histories for virtually every US naval vessel. To make DANFS accessible to a larger number of people, we are working to put all DANFS ship histories online through this site. Currently the online collection includes over 3500 ship histories, and more are being added. These files are faithfully transcribed Andrew Toppan is the project manager, volunteer coordinator and web archive maintainer.
Hackmatac Schooner"JANET MAY"
This site is a small but intrestin site of The building of the 65 foot hackmatack schooner "Janet May" began in 1981. Steve Pagels contracted with Philip Shelton and Don Baman to design and build a charter schooner for Bar Harbor, Maine. The design originated from the Biloxi, Mississippi freight schooners of the late 1800's. Philip Shelton
Ships Index   The following index is for references to ships worldwide pre 1900 taken from the newspapers:- Belfast'Gazette',1851 Portland 'Advertiser', Belfast Banner, Launceston Advertiser Warrnambool 'Examiner'.
Seafaring Intro
This is but one small page by Peter Benchley Writings and Images of the Sea in the Smithsonian Institution Site
Tall Ship International Magazine Online ...
Tall Ship International Is a magazine with a colorful web site with interesting copy relating to tall ship activities throughout the world,
The Maritime History Virtual Archives (Lars_Bruzelius)
This is one of the oldest maritime sites and one of the best  with no pictures  just a super document site. THANK YOU Lars Bruzelius.
Canadian Maritime Commerce
This site has a Ship Information Data Bases online Information data bases include ship registry information on some 13,000 ships. Also host MARHST-L A listserver for those interested in marine history and marine museums


Wonderful World of Water

Biloxi Yacht Club Home Page
THE BENT BULKHEAD - Cartoons for the Sailor
Brightlingsea One Design
By-The-Sea -- The On-Line Boating Magazine
Canadian Maritime Commerce

Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race

Cutty Sark Tall Ships' Race AALBORG 1999
David W. Baxter Sailmakers, Ltd.
Down to the Sea in Ships
Empress of Ireland - Lost Not Forgotten
Essex Oyster Smack
Flicka Sailboat Home Page
For Fulde Sejl - All Sails Set
Grandfather's Collection - Maine maritime photographs
Grohmann Knives Limited
Hackmatac Schooner"JANET MAY" (building)
Heart of Oak Home Books
Internet Catalogs
Jonesport Nautical Antiques
Joseph Mason Maritime Bookseller
Let's Go Cruising
Long Point of Lake Erie Shipwrecks, Empress of Ireland      
Mark Rosenstein's Sailing Page
Marine, nautical, yachting and sailing (Stormy WeatherSoftware)
Pat's Boating in Canada Home Page
Queensland Shipwrecks
Rob Scanlan - Marine Surveyors, Master Marine Surveyor
Thames Bawley
Thames Sailing Barges
Rose's Construction & Rigging
Sailing on the Kennebecasis - A Pictorial Hisotry of the Rothesay Yacht Club
Sailing Source
Sail'n Fun - Crew and Yacht List
Save Ontario Shipwrecks
Stormy Weather SoftWare | Links to other Sites
Svendsen's Boatworks, Inc.
Torresen Sailing Page
Sweetwater Visions--focusing on the Great Lakes ecosystem
Tall Ships 1997
Tall Ship International Magazine Online ...
The Great Lakes Shipwreck File 1679 - 1997
Great Lakes Shipwreck Research and Diving
Third International Conference on the Technical Aspects of the Preservation of Historic Vessels
Tri-Coastal Marine Services
The Maritime History Virtual Archives (Lars_Bruzelius)
Wally's Web Page
Windjammers in Knox County
Yacht Club Burgees From Around The World

Click for Life Along the Manitou Passage!!

21st Century Sailing Simulator for Win95/98
21st Century Sailing is a fully interactive 3D sailing simulator that puts you at the helm of your own sailboat. You control the wheel, main sail, jib, and spinnaker in a realistic virtual experience. Enjoy a relaxing cruise or test your skills in an exciting race against computer-controlled opponents.

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1. Godforsaken Sea : Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters
2. Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual : How to Maintain, Repair, and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems
3. Sailing Fundamentals : The Official Learn-To-Sail Manual of the American Sailing Association and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
4. The Ashley Book of Knots
5. The Handbook of Sailing
6. Fatal Storm : The Inside Story of the Tragic Sydney-Hobart Race ~
7. Getting Started in Powerboating
8. Sailing for Dummies (--For Dummies)
9. The Annapolis Book of Seamanship ~
10. The Complete Sailor : Learning the Art of Sailing ~
11. Close to the Wind ~
12. First You Have to Row a Little Boat : Reflections on Life & Living ~
13. The Voyager's Handbook : The Essential Guide to Bluewater Cruising ~
14. Outboard Engines : Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair ~
15. Storm Tactics Handbook : Modern Methods of Heaving-To for Survival in Extreme Conditions ~
16. Heavy Weather Sailing
17. Around the Buoys : A Manual of Sailboat Racing Tactics and Strategies
18. The Complete Rigger's Apprentice : Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging
19. The Intracoastal Waterway : Norfolk to Miami : A Cockpit Cruising Handbook ~
20. There Be No Dragons : How to Cross a Big Ocean in a Small Sailboat
22. The Morrow Guide to Knots ~
23. 'Fastnet, Force 10' ~
24. Before the Wind : True Stories About Sailing ~
25. The Shell Game : Reflections on Rowing and the Pursuit of Excellence ~
26. The Troller Yacht Book: A Powerboater's Guide to Crossing Oceans ~
27. The Art of Sculling ~
28. Handbook of Offshore Cruising : The Dream and Reality of Modern Ocean Sailing ~
29. Rescue in the Pacific : A True Story of Disaster and Survival in a Force 12 Storm ~
30. How to Buy the Best Sailboat : An Updated Edition of the Leading Consumer Guide With a New Chapter on Selling a Boat ~
31. Legend of Chris-Craft ~
32. Gently With the Tides : The Best of Living Aboard
33. One Hand for Yourself One for the Ship : The Essentials of Single Handed Sailing ~
34. Knots (Chapman's Nautical Guides)
35. Knockdown : The Harrowing True Account of a Yacht Race Turned Deadly
36. The Old Outboard Book ~
37. Sailor's Multihill Guide : To the World of Crusing Catamarans & Trimarans
38. Laser Sailing for the 1990's
39. The Cost Conscious Cruiser
40. Best of Sail Magazine's Things That Work
41. Yacht Design Explained : A Sailor's Guide to the Principles and Practice of Design ~
42. Around the World Single-Handed : The Cruise of the 'Islander'
43. The New Book of Sail Trim
44. Get Your Captain's License
45. Inspecting the Aging Sailboat (International Marine Sailboat Library) ~
46. Chapman Piloting : Seamanship & Small Boat Handling (Deluxe Slipcased Edition) ~
47. Rescue in the Pacific : A True Story of Disaster and Survival in a Force 12 Storm ~
48. The Complete Guide to Choosing a Cruising Sailboat ~
49. The Nature of Boats : Insights and Esoterica for the Nautically Obsessed ~
50. The Cruising Life : A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager ~


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