Useful Links

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Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Detailed info on Marine Safety 24 hr contact numbers etc etc

Australian Communications and Media  Authority

Radio information, permits and legislation etc.

Australian Hydrographic Service

Official Gov. Chart Site. All Australian Charts listed here and available for order

World Cruising Wiki

Cruising Wiki and forum covering the whole world. A lot of very useful information.

Coastal Watch

Worldwide Surf Cams, weather etc

Bureau of Meteorology National Weather Charts

Colour and black and white 4 day forecasts and more. Don’t leave home without them.

Seabreeze, wind forecast and weather

Wind forecast in graphical form for all coasts plus lots of other good information and links.

Department of Transport and Infrastructure Webcams

Outer Harbour, Granite Island, Edithburgh, West Beach, O’Sullivan Beach and North Haven Webcams

Google Earth

Free trial photos and maps of the entire globe. Can be zoomed to some amzing detail in some areas. Requires the downloading of a small program.

Google Maps

Similar to Earth Google, see above, but does not require downloading.


Major web site with sailing information from all around the world, soon to have an expanded cruising section.

International Burgee Registry

A site with all the club burgees from around the world

Animated Knots

Truly an amazing site with animations of all the knots you’ll ever need.

Marina Guide for Australia

This commercial website has some good information on the various marinas in South Australia.