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
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,
The Boat House,
West Marine,

Sailing – How To – Racing – Rules – Terms

Really Good “How to Sail”
Glossary of Sailing
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
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 –
Lakes in
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
Catamaran Racing Association
of Wisconsin
Four Lakes Ice Boating
Windward Mark
Recreation Vertical
Island Symphony