Reference Links

Boating Repair and Parts

New & Used Sails
A directory of where to buy new and used sails and get sail repair.
www.sailingtexas.com/csails.html
Sail Repair and Cleaning www.sailcare.com
Sail Repair
One-design sail loft in Madison called Mad Sails. It is a small one-design sail production loft, but also will provide repair, recut and design services for local sailors
www.madsails.com
Parts Online: Butterfly…Laser…Sunfish
and more.
www.torresen.com/market.htm
Parts Online: Hobie…Laser…Lido…Sabot
and more
www.sailingproshop.com
Parts and Equipment
Svendsens Boat Works
www.svendsens.com
Harken www.harken.com
Barry’s Marine, McFarland www.barrysmarine.com
The Boat House, Waunakee www.madisonboathouse.com
West Marine, Monona www.westmarine.com

Sailing – How To – Racing – Rules – Terms

Really Good “How to Sail” Videos www.expertvillage.com/video-series/474_sailing-lessons.htm
Glossary of Sailing Terms www.terrax.org/sailing/glossary/
Knots to You
Sites with lotsa knots, some are animated
www.animatedknots.com
www.realknots.com
www.manitouboats.com/blog/knots-yeah-more-knots-with-video/
Racing Rules of Sailing 2005-2008
This is a .pdf format and printable
www.sailing.org/RRS2005/RRS2005-2008.pdf
How to Sail – 5 courses from US Sail www.sailingcourse.com
How to Sail
An easy to understand primer on how to sail presented by MacGregor boat company.
www.macgregor26.com/how_to_sail.htm
Sailboat Racing
Right of Way Rules
www.racingrules.org/guide/guide06.htm
An Online “Test”
Test you knowledge of Right of Way rules.
www.arizonayachtclub.org/Links/right.shtml
Here are some Basic Sailing sites submitted by
Rob Sherman
www.scils.rutgers.edu/~elfox/index.html
www.sailing-lessons.com
www.wellesley.edu/Athletics/PE/sailing/sailing_basic.html
www.essortment.com/all/basicsailingin_rilt.htm

Organizations – Government – Lakes

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Madison www.madison.com/communities/cgaux/
Lakes in Wisconsin www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/water/fhp/lakes/lakemap/lkmaps_a.htm
State of Wisconsin DNR
Boating Regulations
www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/es/enforcement/safety/bo atreg.htm#Traffic%20Rules
International Sailing Federation
Many resources including Disabled Sailing
www.sailing.org

Periodicals – Rags –  Resources

SailingWorld.com
Sailing World Magazine
www.sailingworld.com
US Sailing
The Mother of all sailing organizations
www.ussailing.org
SailNet – Where Sailors Get It
Store, Resources, Information
www.sailnet.com

Miscellaneous Sailing Stuff

Sailboat Fun Facts and Yarns www.liquidmoonsports.com/stories14.htm
Catamaran Racing Association
of Wisconsin
www.crawsailing.org
Four Lakes Ice Boating Club www.iceboat.org
Windward Mark Arts www.windwardmarkarts.com
Recreation Vertical Portal www.keoz5.com
Island Symphony Vacations www.islandsymphony.com/yachts.html
Portsmouth Yardstick www.ussailing.org/portsmouth/

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