Disclaimer: The following websites are not necessarily endorsed by the WLBC. These links are provided in the sailing spirit of sharing and helping each other. Any error or ommission is accidental and not intentionally negative.
www.sailing.org; the offical website of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).
www.yachting.org.au Yachting Australia
nsw.yachting.org.au Yachting NSW
http://discoversailing.org.au/ Discover Sailing; if someone asks you what sailing is all about; get them to look at this
http://www.ynswinsurance.com/c2/ Cheap insurance for racing sailing boats, which returns funds to YNSW and the member’s sailing club.
http://www.sailing.org/documents/racingrules/ download the racing rules of sailing.
http://game.finckh.net/indexe.htm an educational Sailing Rules game
http://www.sailinganarchy.com/ Sailing Anarchy; sailing news from around the world.
http://www.seabreeze.com.au/ sailing news, weather and classifieds
http://www.mysailing.com.au/ sailing news, more for yachties
Sailing Discussion Forums:
www.sailnet.com/forums sailnet; the sailing community online
www.catsailor.net discussion forums for catamaran sailors.
http://www.sailinganarchy.com/forums Sailing Anarchy Forums. Caution some adult content.
www.weatherzone.com.au weather reports for your area. Tips: they rarely factor in seabreezes. Click the “history” button for accurate records of windspeeds.
http://wind.willyweather.com.au/nsw/south-coast/bega.html Interesting predictions of wind: click ‘wind’ and then ‘more’. Seems to forecast wind out to sea; often more than what we really get on the lake
http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/south.shtml the official Bureau of Meteorology. More vague and therefore more accurate
http://www.seabreeze.com.au/graphs/nsw5.asp some very good looking diagrams, Scroll down the page to find Merimbula
www.deckhardware.com.au/ – for all your rope and fittings
www.ronstan.com/marine an online catalog that also includes schematic diagrams and other helpful features
www.binksonline.com.au internet order boat bits. Variety of payment methods accepted, sends immediately by courier or Post
www.MagicMarineAustralia.com suppliers of sailing apparel
www.whitworths.com.au internet order boat bits. Credit card required.
Boat design, construction & customisation;
http://www.tripbuzz.com/sailing-guide/ USA site with links to magazines and info