RYA DAY SKIPPER OR YACHTMASTER THEORY  SHOREBASED COURSE STUDENTS WILL BE INTERESTED IN THIS PAGE

IAN CROWSON YACHTING SERVICES

SOUTHSEA, PORTSMOUTH, UK

www.ICYS.co.uk

INTERESTING WEB SITES - Click on links.

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   WEATHER

Inshore waters forecast from the UK Met Office 

Shipping Forecast from the Met Office

Synoptic charts showing actual and forecast weather

wetterzentrale - German site with good satellite photos and charts

Satellite images - weather over UK

Weather conditions at Lee on Solent

Weather conditions at Chichester Bar Beacon

Weather conditions at Channel Light vessel

Weather conditions at Greenwich light vessel

UK Wind Map - actual wind direction and speed

GRIB Details

Frank Singleton was in charge of the Shipping Forecast at the Met Office. He is a keen sailor. His web site has some of the best info of weather and sailing of any, have a look.

Dundee Satellite Receiving  station has great photos of weather from space.

ANT Veal's weather site - links to just about every weather site

Weather - actual and forecasts plus tide times all around UK Coast  from ybw.com (Commerical site)

    TIDES AND NAVIGATION

Tidal times and heights around the UK from the UKHO

UKHO Chart Corrections

Martime Coastguard Agency Web site

Qualifications for super yachts

Link to EuroNav - get free seaPro trial CD

Magnetic North Pole - just where is it?

Views of earth and moon

Crewseekers - find a berth or a crew, browse free.

Sailing software - Great site for off-shore and ocean interest including computerised sight reduction - free trial downloads.

RYA Web Site: full details of the all the RYA World Class Training Schemes, plus loads more.

    RADIO AND COMMS.

Radio Licensing Centre

Radio Comms Agency

ITU (MMSI list)

I C S Electronics - interesting info on GMDSS/DSC/equipment

Mountaineering in Scotland, for a change.

     ICYS PAGES

The Phonetic Alphabet: which should be learnt before attending an VHF SRC Course, here it is.

Ian's Book Choice: books Ian's students have found useful plus Ian's choice for those who must delve deeper.

Electronic Navigation

Ian's Weather Pagestuff Ian's putting together

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