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Informational/Resource Sail Boats – General→
Miscellaneous →
Roads and Maritime Services →
Online Reads →
Sailing Australia →
Sailing/Yacht Clubs →
Shops: Online, Bricks and mortar →
Top Yacht (Race scoring) →
Weather (Sydney and Surrounds) →
Web Cams (Sydney Harbour) →
Information/Resources Keel Sail Boats – General

• Boat Specs.com. A huge data base of boat specifications – https://www.boat-specs.com/
• sailboatdata. Another on-line specification database – https://sailboatdata.com/
• L-36.Com. A great resource for most things Sail Boats. This site is well worth an explore, the amount of information it contains has to be read to be believed – https://l-36.com/

Miscellaneous

• Grogs animated knots – http://www.animatedknots.com

Online Reads

• Afloat Magazine – http://www.afloat.com.au/afloat-magazine/home
• Cruisers and Sailing Forums – http://www.cruisersforum.com
• My Sailing (Yaffa publishing)  – http://www.mysailing.com.au/
• Sailing Anarchy  – http://sailinganarchy.com
• Yachting and Boating World –  http://www.ybw.com

Roads and Maritime Services

• Boating maps for New South Wales. Not for navigation but a great resource, they include courtesy moorings! – https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/maritime/using-waterways/maps/boating-maps.html

Sailing Australia (nee Yachting Australia)

• Home Page –  http://www.sailing.org.au/
• Information about Safety Equipment Auditing and Auditors:
https://www.sailingresources.org.au/safety/equipment-auditing/
• Audit Forms can be found on the above page, the various forms can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate Category   Cat 1   Cat 2   Cat 3    Cat 4   Cat 5   Cat 6   Cat 7
• Protest Form:  Download a MS Word doc template 
• Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) 2017-2020 – Click here to download the complete pdf
• Special Regulations (Equipment rules) 2017-2020 – Download here (pdf)

Sailing/Yacht Clubs

• Abell Point Yacht Club (APYC) – http://www.abellpointyc.com.au
• Blues Point Yacht Club (BPYC) – http://www.bpyc.com.au/
• Greenwich Flying Squadron (GFS) – http://www.gfs.org.au/
• Royal Australian Navy Sailing Association (RANSA) – http://www.ransa.yachting.org.au
• Whitsunday Sailing Club (WSC) – http://www.whitsundaysailingclub.com.au/

Shops: On-line and/or Bricks and Mortar

• Deck Hardware {Sydney, NSW, Au] Stocks many of those esoteric parts and brands –
https://www.deckhardware.com.au/
• Defender Marine [Waterford, CT, USA].  Run of the mill online Chandler but with some hard to find bits – worth a search – https://www.defender.com/
• Fenquins (Volvo Penta Parts) [Sydney, NSW Au] – great parts cataloging –
https://www.volvopentashop.com/Fenquin/en-GB

Top Yacht

• Top Yacht home page https://topyacht.com.au/web/
• Boat Register  https://www.topyacht.com.au/mt/boat_list.php
• Top Yacht “My Self” https://www.topyacht.com.au/kb/myty_sailor.php
• In news on this site Sail Race acronyms and abbreviations

Weather (Sydney and Surrounds)

• AccuWeather – http://www.accuweather.com/en/au/australia-weather
• BOM –http://www.bom.gov.au/
• BOM Sydney Closed Waters – http://www.bom.gov.au/sydneywaters
• BOM Marine Wind Forecast – http://www.bom.gov.au/marine/wind.shtml
• BOM Weather Maps – http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/charts/viewer
• Seabreeze – http://www.seabreeze.com.au/weather/wind-forecast/sydney
• Willy Weather – http://wind.willyweather.com.au/nsw/sydney/cockatoo-island
• WindGuru – https://www.windguru.cz/221

Web Cams

Web Cams Airlie Beach
• Coral Coast Marina (Abell Point) courtesy of Cumberland Yacht Charter – updates every minute – http://www.ccy.com.au/today/
• Main Street (Shute Harbour Road) – updates every second – https://www.airliebeach.com/information/airliebeachwebcam.php
Web Cams Sydney
• Sydney Harbour, Bangaroo Construction site, West of the bridge – rotating cam live video –  https://www.cruisin.me/…../sydney-new-south-wales4/
• Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay, Opera House and the Bridge looking south – live video – https://webcamsydney.com/
• Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay and the Bridge looking north – live video – https://cafesydney.com/explore-our-venue/live-cam/
• Sydney Harbour, Rose Bay (Nth Sydney in background) – live video – https://www.skylinewebcams.com/en/…./rose-bay-sydney.html
Various bar crossings
• Various Bar Crossings – live Video of various bar crossings in NSW select from the menu –https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/maritime/using-waterways/web-cameras/index.html

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