RYA DAY SKIPPER OR YACHTMASTER THEORY SHOREBASED COURSE STUDENTS WILL BE INTERESTED IN THIS PAGE
IAN CROWSON YACHTING SERVICES
SOUTHSEA, PORTSMOUTH, UK
INTERESTING WEB SITES - Click on links.
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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
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.
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.
Ian's Weather Page - stuff Ian's putting together