We're not alone out here - far from it! While we try to bring you the most essential boating sites on the WEB, others will try to give you everything and everyone (or everyone hosted by themselves) - or simply what they think are the best of boating or sailing links.
Some of you have asked why we bother linking to the "competition". (Especially when some of them do not even want to reciprocate!) The answer is easy enough: If we give all the essential boating links, PLUS offer you the opportunity to explore what we don't list by using these other indexes, we hope you'll find WE are your best choice for a starting point for boating on the Internet...
Here are some useful indexes and resources to help you find what you didn't find here:
Boats and yachts market, thousands of links to companies in the boating industry, and much more.
Well, a lot about them anyway!
Boating & Sailing Directory
Boating Web Pages
Many a good site here...
Links, links, links...to everything boating related.
Homepage for the Boat Owners Association of the United States. Not big on links, but a lot of other useful stuff!
Exactly what the name implies!
on the Internet
Lots of presentations of both sailboats, powerboats and everything inbetween.
Useful information and links to charter companies.
Excellent resource covering all cruising topics.
Information on houseboating, plus links to manufacturers etc.
Huge site on all aspects of boating.
Rosenstein's Sailing Page
One of the most extensive indexes for sailing sites.
Search engine for everything nautical!
Resource for the rowing enthusiast.
Lots of information for the sailing community.
Formula 1 Racing
Enter the world of blistering powerboat racing, guided by one of the top competitors. Also extensive link list to related sites.
Boat building, design, and repair resource for amateurs and professionals.
Mother of All Maritime Links
Well, it is HUGE anyway!
Power Cruising Page
Coastal cruising, ocean passages, island hopping with powerboats.
What more can we say? Many a good site can be found here.
Sailing Information Centre
Focused on racing centreboard yachts, but still with lots of useful hints for all sailors. Also sailing chat.
Resource for trailer sailors, which includes the online magazine "The Trailer Sailor Rag" and a discussion forum, among other things.
"The consummate list of UK based sailing and sailing related web sites"
So you windsurfers thought we were going to let you down? Nah, you'll find lots of useful links on this site.
A site by cruisiers for cruisers.
Resourceful site from the editors of Yachting magazine.
Thousands of boats for sale and charter, Boating Yellow Pages, SuperYacht directory, and more.
Sailing holidays in chartered boats might be the easiest way to make your sailing dreams come true. But they are not the only one. If you want to go on an extended cruise, you might find the perfect match at one of these Web sites for skipper's seeking crew or crews seeking skipper/yacht:
There is a lot of useful boating information available on the Web. However, books have a charm of their own as well, and will never go out of fashion. Be sure to visit the Boating Bookshop, where you will find books on all related subjects at discount prices!
If you want to suggest a site for listing, we'd love to hear from you. Please send us an email, and we'll very soon pay a visit to the site in question.
For the best boating links, choose from the menu on the left. No menu? Go here!
ã Salty Seas
One of several essential boating sites at Saltyseas.com