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Barge Association Barge Association

Also Known as the DBA   The Barge Association is for people wanting to cruise Europe’s inland waterway system. Formed in 1992 by non – commercial barge owners, the site provides a plethora of information on a range of topics, including: guide books training purchasing a barge safety regulations communications electrical mechanics No matter where […]

Women Who Sail Women Who Sail

Women Who Sail is for women only. Founded in 2011, this is the largest online sailing group for women and one I would recommend joining. For both the experienced and novice, one can share information, ask questions and support each other. It is a group that does not accept racism, sexism or bullying. Found on […]

Noonsite Noonsite

Its headline, ‘Noonsite the Ultimate Cruisers Resource’, says it all. In its 20th year, for the cruising sailor, Noonsite is a must have resource. The site has information on practically everything a cruising sailor requires: learning to sail; boat registration; cruising information such as anchorages, navigation, and apps; piracy; trip planning; and more. During COVID, […]

Sailing Steel Sapphire Sailing Steel Sapphire

Pete, Jen and their cat, Dixie, live aboard their 50 foot steel ketch, Steel Sapphire. They departed east coast Australia in 2018: the intent? Half a decade to sail around the world. 2020 and COVID brought their cruising lifestyle to a halt in the Maldives. Pete and Jen’s experiences (see link below) during 2020 are […]

Sailing Totem Sailing Totem

Sailing Totem   With a different set up to most, this is a blog well worth a look. Covering topics from cruising to sails – Jamie is a professional sail maker – to sailing with kids and home schooling, there is a lot of sailing information to be found.   Image: screensaved from Sailing Totem’s […]