Design you own, personal sailing shirts

New Internet-Service: the Bluewater-Shop.com allows you to design your own sailing shirt and to print it in a high, durable quality.

You can create T-Shirts for your next sailing trip, race event or for your own boat with the boat name.


Wave of the Day

A very nice picture of a huge wave, viewed from the beach:



nice idea: MCA Podcast

Video material from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is available as Podcast: http://www.vnrs.co.uk/mca/mcavnrs/index.htm.

There are no informations about update frequency etc, but it is a good beginning :)

Please leave me a note if you know similar sites...


Dog Pirate!

Just found this nice pic: http://horsesmouth.typepad.com/hm/2007/04/arrrrgh_matey_a.html

Have a nice weekend! :)


Google Earth - Sailing vessel in very high resolution

The harbour of Sydney can be browsed in Google Earth with a stunning high resolution. Check out this sailing vessel: click here to open in Google Earth

(Google Earth must be installed. Download it here)


Another cool Panama Canal Timelapse Footage

Very cool - watch vessels entering and leaving the locks of the Panama Canal:


More waves

If you think, big vessels don't have any problems with higher waves, watch Voyager in cyclone Valentina.


Speed Sailing

Speed is usually not an attribute that can be associated with sailing. This video demonstrates the opposite:

(ok, has nothing to do with a holiday yachting trip, but who cares?)


Container ship capsized in Antwerp

Interested in Pictures of the capsized container ship in the port of Antwerp? Strange. See them here:

The ship capsized after taking water. Gladfully the environment wasn't damaged. The full story is available here.


Storm Pics

Interested in clouds that you better not meet at sea? Check out the website http://www.extremeinstability.com/, there a really fantastic and stunning images.


Capsizing boats

Sorry for my long abstinence :)

If you enjoy watching capsizing boats, take a look on this video:


Croatia: Sailing related placemarks for Google Earth

Recently, some places in Croatia were added on SkipperGuide. These places can also be displayed in Google Earth to improve the planning of the next sailing trip.

The new articles are mainly stubs, so feel free to add some more detailed descriptions to the articles. Of course, you also can add further articles, placemarks and images.