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Articles 

USCG Captain Class

To Anchor Light or Not to Anchor Light?

500-mb Weather Charts

Sailing History - Literally!

Youth: The Future of ASA?




Boat Maneuvering 

Docking downwind under sail
http://www.ehow.com/how_12599_sail-downwind-slip.html

Docking in reverse
http://www.boatdocking.com/other/Sternway.html

Docking keelboat under power
http://www.ehow.com/how_12601_dock-keelboat-slip.html

Docking powerboats
http://www.boatsafe.com/books/dock2.htm

Docking under sail - general
http://www.mum.edu/exss_dept/sailing_club/sail/learn_to_sail/lesson5.html

Docking upwind under sail
http://www.ehow.com/how_12598_sail-upwind-slip.html

Docking with wind on beam under sail
http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/dock0308.htm




Educational Resources

Practical Sailor
www.practical-sailor.com - We take the guesswork out of boat & gear buying.




Knots 

"Exploding" knots - Knots untied with one tug
http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/writing/explode.htm#5

Knot tying - Another excellent animated illustrations
http://www.tollesburysc.co.uk/Knots/Knots_gallery.htm

Knot tying - Excellent animated illustrations
http://www.animatedknots.com

Knot tying - Basic knots - animated illustrations
http://131.230.57.1/knots.htm

Knot typing - Intermediate knots, illustrated and misc rope information http://www.geocities.com/roo_two/knotindex.html




Map Links

American Somoa
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/american_samoa.html

Australia and the Pacific
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/australia.html

Bahamas and Cuba
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/bahamas.gif

Bermuda
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/bermuda.jpg

Islands in the Caribbean
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas.html

Europe
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/europe.html

Mapuse
http://mapmuse.com/

Massachusettes State with Cape Cod
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/avhrr/MA_213.n14.96sep30_1810.html

Polar Region and Oceans Maps
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/polar.html

St. Vincent & Grenadines
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/stvincentgrenadines.jpg

The World Fact book
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/docs/refmaps.html

Trinidad & Tabago
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/trinidad_and_tobago.gif

Turks & Caicos
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/islands_oceans_poles/turks_and_caicos_islands.jpg

United States - maps as a whole and by state (may use for FREE)
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/maps/usa/hammonds1910/

Virgin Islands
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/americas/virginislands.jpg

World Ocean Currents
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/world_maps/ocean_currents_1943.jpg

 

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