Hunter Class Association
South African Association for the Hunter 19, Europa, 2000, F19 and Squib
Impala 28 Class Association
Sandhopper owners Association
The Sandhopper is the shallow draft version of the Squib Keelboat designed by Oliver Lee.
National Sonata Class Association
Used and Issued by by MCA, Maritime Coast Guard Agency.
Click on the Link, then select your area
Shipping forecast for all the sea areas
Irish Met Office
Met Éireann - met.ie - The Irish Meteorological Service Online
This may be most accurate long term forecast.
Detailed wind predictions
Great tool for planning a longer passage giving detailed forecast for your area
National Data Buoy Center
Real time information of wind direction, wave hight and temperature data.
Marine Traffic - AIS tracking
Internet based AIS tracking - there's also an app for iPhone/iPad. Very useful if you don't have an AIS reciever and are in internet coverage. Also, if you don't have an AIS transponder on your boat, you can use their mAIS app to send positions to their server so you appear on the map as if you had
MARS - Callsign and MMSI search
Find Names, Callsigns and MMSIs of ships and boats
Habitent a simple and cheaper solution to cockpit enclosures.
Habitent offer HA members 10% Discount subject to their T&C
Bristol Channel Yachting Association
Our purpose is to encourage sailing and motor boating activities in the Bristol Channel and promote interclub relations.
East Coast Pilot’ is the best-selling pilot book for the coast, rivers and creeks between Great Yarmouth and Ramsgate, now in its 4th Edition and written for all who cruise these waters by three people who do just that.
This brief guide has been written by local sailor, Mike Cooper.
Picture by Steve Jenkinson.
"Selkie" P27 Taking advantage of 2 keels
National Coastwatch Eyes Along The Coast
The National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) is an entirely voluntary organisation keeping a visual watch along UK shores.
Use them for Radio checks, local sea sated and current weather forecast.
Royal Yachting Association (RYA)
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) The national body for all forms of boating.
Fluid Fabrications. Gosport Hampshire
A member had two stainless steel jobs done - new fishplates for securing the forestay/furling gear to the stemhead fitting, and a modification to the steering ram bracket on the rudder for a Pilot 27.
Hadlow Marine Hadlow, Kent
Helpful advise on their website, and supplier of acrylic sheets
Motorloc, Barnstable, Devon
Outboard Motor Lock:
A member has purchased the '195 mm - Atlantic Slot Lock' for his Honda 5Hp and very pleased with this excellent product and friendly helpful advise
Rudder & Tiller
Rudder & Tiller
This company seem to be the original supplier of rudders and tillers and still uses pictures of various Hunter boats on its front page.