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*Last updated 10/29/23*

Members' Websites   (Members, send me an email to have a link to your website added here)


Sailing Organizations

Cruising Club of America

US Sailing

Sail Connecticut


Essex Corinthian Yacht Club

Essex Yacht Club

Frostbite Yacht Club


Milford Yacht Club

North Cove Yacht Club


Stonington Harbor Yacht Club


Class Websites

Etchells Class Association

JY15 Class Association

Soverel 33 Class Association

J/105 Class Association

J/24 Class Association - USA

Melges Class Association - USA

Frers 33

Dolphin 24


Area One Design Fleets

Etchells North America

JY15 Fleet 90


Navigation, Weather & Tide Info

MYSound - UCONN LI Sound data buoys.

Northeast Weather Buoys - NOAA buoy data via

Northeast Sector Radar - Looping radar view of entire NE (other sectors available).

Celestial Navigation - the best Celestial Navigation resources on the internet.

SailFlow  - Wind & Weather where you sail.

National Weather Service - Upton, NY

NOAA Tides - CT and Long Island

NOAA Currents - Long Island Sound

East Coast Marine Forecasts

Marine Safety Information - National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

USCG Local Notice to Mariners

National Hurricane Center - Track vessels in LIS (& the world) with AIS.

Online Charts (NOAA)



General Interest

Boating Safety - Good safety info for all ages from Worldwide Boat.

Boating Safety - More good safety info from a Florida yacht brokerage (Link suggested by an 8 year old girl).

Working the Sails - A comprehensive source of information on the sailing dinghy, yachts and the sport of sailing.

How To Boat Projects - Great DIY site w photos from Maine Sailing.

Kattack Race Analysis - Reviews races using GPS tracking for post-race analysis.

Sail World -  An excellent online magazine with World Cruising news stories and links to Racing and Powerboat news.

North U - Cruising & Racing Seminars

Translate Text into Signal Flags

The Sailing Source

International Burgee Registry

Points East Magazine  (Maine & NE Sailing)

WindCheck Magazine  (Long Island Sound & NE Sailing)


Sailing Anarchy

BYM News & Magazine 2000-2016 - Sailing news, videos & photos.

Sailors For the Sea - Protect & restore oceans & coastal waters.

US Sail & Power Squadrons - District 1 - check Events Calendar and/or Classes for seminars open to the public.


Videos  (Best for Cable & DSL users. Turn on the sound)

Rough Weather Sailing - BT Global Challenge 2000 (and see hundreds of other sailing videos on YouTube. - Videos of sailboat racing and sailing regattas

Dinghy Thrills & Spills - Dinghy racing on the edge.


Local Commercial

Block Island Express

Brewer Pilots Point Marina

Cross Sound Ferry