Are you fascinated by sailboats and spend your time watching other people sail while you think about buying a boat?

Here are a few interesting and helpful links:

Sailing checklist: Make sure you’ve got everything before leaving the dock

BoatUS Finance: Compute the loan cost of a new boat

Boat Reviews A-W: Jack Hornor, NA, reviews sailboats for BoatUS

Cruising Guide SE USA: You’ll want this if you travel the ICW south

Waterway Guide: You’ll need one if you travel the ICW

SEAmagine: Cool subs and Trekker adventure class yachts


Blue Water Sailing: Offshore sailing, voyaging, and world cruising

FurledSails: Weekly sailing podcasts

Good Old Boat: Excellent articles, classic plastic reviews

Northern Breezes: Online Sailing Breezes magazine

Practical Sailor: Takes the guesswork out of boat and gear buying

Sail Magazine: Reviews and articles on gear, racing, and destinations

Sailing Magazine: Oversize pages and fresh, honest reporting

Small Craft Advisor: Magazine for small boat enthusiasts

Southwinds: Serving the southern cruising and racing sailor


Hostellers Sailing Club: Interesting site about dinghy cruising Chip’s Pocket Cruisers Guide

Sailing Small: Restoring and enjoying small trailerable sailboats

Trailer Sailor: Resources for the small boat sailor


Lackey Sailing LLC: Restoration and salvage of classic boats

Mother Of All Maritime Links: Probably the only site you’ll need

Plastic Classic Forum: Restoration, repair, and boatbuilding tips

Sailing Texas: Boats for sale throughout the United States


USBoat Reviews by Jack Hornor, NA

Boat Trader Online Offers a cool price checker and boat search tool

BoatUS Value Check Offers up-to-date sales data, general guidance on buying and selling, and some not commonly known model-specific details

BUCvalu Can help you estimate the value of a boat

Sailing magazine A collection of new boat review articles

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