External Seamanship Links

This section will be a helpfull resource to all and essential reading for all members. The links give general and further information as well as online tutorials.

(Liverpool Sailing club can not accept any responisbility for the content on external sites). 

General Seamanship

>Sailtrain - An extensive online training program covering many aspects, inc lights and shapes and rules of the road online tutorials.

>PenzanceSC online resource - superb online tutorial resource

>Solas V regulations - Legal regulation presented by the RYA


Tides and Weather

(please be aware of time zone when using tide charts!)

>Weather - Marine Weather forecast from the MET office

>Small Boat Passage - Peel Ports information leaflet for small craft making passage of the river from/to the MSC

>XCWeather - Local Weather and predictions for LSC. Becoming a club favourite.

>Shipping Forecast -  Latest shipping forecast from BBC iPlayer

>Easytide - 7 day Tidal predictions

>Hilbre Island Weather Station



>Ropework - Knot and splice animations by Grog

>TugBoat Hitch

>Heavy Weather - Discussion on heavy weather strategy for sailboats


Local Navigation

>Visitmyharbour - Online charts (not for navigation)


Recommended For New Members

>Rules of the Road Tutorial

>Bouyage Guide

>Lights and Shapes

>Safety -  VHF, Flares, Personal Buoyancy, etc

>CG66 - Coastguard registration



>West System Epoxy - including user guides and also includes the 'The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction '

>International Paint data sheets and user guides

>Blakes Paint  Data sheets

>Idiot's guide to Varnish- A guide from the CRVDA