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Australian Maritime Safety Authority http://www.amsa.gov.au/ Detailed info on Marine Safety 24 hr contact numbers etc etc
Australian Communications and Media  Authority http://www.acma.gov.au Radio information, permits and legislation etc.
Australian Hydrographic Service http://www.hydro.gov.au/ Official Gov. Chart Site. All Australian Charts listed here and available for order

World Cruising Wiki

http://www.cruiserlog.com/wiki/index.php?title=Cruising Cruising Wiki and forum covering the whole world. A lot of very useful information.
Cruising The World Under Sail http://users.tpg.com.au/sharenet/b/index.html A world wide Internet site related to cruising, itineraries, photos etc
Coastal Watch http://www.coastalwatch.com.au/contents/default2.aspx Worldwide Surf Cams, weather etc
Bureau of Meteorology National Weather Charts http://www.bom.gov.au/weather/national/charts/ Colour and black and white 4 day forecasts and more. Don’t leave home without them.
Bureau of Meteorology SA Weather Forecasts http://www.bom.gov.au/weather/sa/forecasts.shtml Detailed Weather Forecasts for SA
Seabreeze, wind forecast and weather http://www.seabreeze.com.au/ Wind forecast in graphical form for all coasts plus lots of other good information and links.
Transport SA Webcams http://www.transport.sa.gov.au/news_media/webcams.asp Outer Harbour and Granite Island Webcams
GoogleEarth http://earth.google.com Free erial photos and maps of he entire globe. Can be zoomed to some amzing detail in some areas. Requires the downloading of a small program.
GoogleMaps http://maps.google.com Similar to Earth Google, see above, but does not require downloading.
Sail-World http://www.sail-world.com/ Major web site with sailing information from all around the world, soon to have an expanded cruising section.
International Burgee Registry http://www.burgees.com/ A site with all the club burgees from around the world
Animated Knots http://www.animatedknots.com/ Truly an amazing site with animations of all the knots you’ll ever need.
Lighthouses of Australia http://www.lighthouse.net.au/lights/index.htm A wonderful site of the lighthouses of Australia listed and photgraphed by state.
Marina Guide for Australia http://www.marinasguide.com.au/
This commercial website has some good information on the various marinas in South Australia.