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Magazines and Publications

Seven Seas Cruising Association - monthly magazine that shares experiences of cruisers around the world
Ocean Navigator - monthly magazine with cruising news and navigation info and problems
Cruising World - monthly magazine with stories of cruising life
Practical Sailor - bi-weekly magazine that evaluates all kind of cruising equipment - takes no advertising so no bias
Sail - monthly US magazine with stories about sailing and racing
Sailing - monthly US magazine with stories about sailing and racing
Lonely Planet -  publishers of travel guides all around the world
Passagemaker -

Weather and Navigation

New Zealand Met Service
Australia Met Service
US Weather Service
El Niņo and La Niņa or Southern Oscillation Index information
US Tide predictions
National Hurricane Center
Sailing Directions and Notices to Mariners by US National Imagery and Mapping Agency
Navy Forecasts - This is a site in the Pacific and Indian Ocean area with useful weather information.

Chandleries and Chart Services

West Marine
Defender Industries
Maryland Nautical Sales - world-wide charts service
Apex - new well-stocked chandlery in Brisbane, Australia
Whitworth - country-wide chain of chandleries in Australia
NOAA Chart service
Bosun Supplies - great selection of common and hard-to-find stainless fittings
Sailrite - the source for sail cloth, canvas, kits, and supplies for canvas and sail-making

Cruising Information

Mahina Tiare - Yacht run by John Neal and Amanda Swan-Neal that operates crewed charters to remote parts of the world
Panama Canal information
NoonSite - This is Jimmy Cornell's (and family) latest contribution to the cruising scene, lots of information on cruising destinations and more.
Steve & Linda Dashew's website




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