Reference Links

Boating Repair and Parts

New & Used Sails
A directory of where to buy new and used sails and get sail repair.
Sail Repair and Cleaning
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
Parts Online: Butterfly…Laser…Sunfish
and more.
Parts Online: Hobie…Laser…Lido…Sabot
and more
Parts and Equipment
Svendsens Boat Works
Barry’s Marine, McFarland
The Boat House, Waunakee
West Marine, Monona

Sailing – How To – Racing – Rules – Terms

Really Good “How to Sail” Videos
Glossary of Sailing Terms
Knots to You
Sites with lotsa knots, some are animated
Racing Rules of Sailing 2005-2008
This is a .pdf format and printable
How to Sail – 5 courses from US Sail
How to Sail
An easy to understand primer on how to sail presented by MacGregor boat company.
Sailboat Racing
Right of Way Rules
An Online “Test”
Test you knowledge of Right of Way rules.
Here are some Basic Sailing sites submitted by
Rob Sherman

Organizations – Government – Lakes

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Madison
Lakes in Wisconsin
State of Wisconsin DNR
Boating Regulations atreg.htm#Traffic%20Rules
International Sailing Federation
Many resources including Disabled Sailing

Periodicals – Rags –  Resources
Sailing World Magazine
US Sailing
The Mother of all sailing organizations
SailNet – Where Sailors Get It
Store, Resources, Information

Miscellaneous Sailing Stuff

Sailboat Fun Facts and Yarns
Catamaran Racing Association
of Wisconsin
Four Lakes Ice Boating Club
Windward Mark Arts
Recreation Vertical Portal
Island Symphony Vacations
Portsmouth Yardstick

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