Businesses indicated with REC. are those we’re proud to work with!

Learning Sailing

International Sailing Association

International classification & standards body – search for your National Sailing Association here.

National Sailing Associations

REC British certification, standards & promotion body
REC American certification, standards & promotion body
REC Canadian certification, standards & promotion body
Australian certification, standards & promotion body
French sailing portal (in French)

Sailing Schools & Tuition

REC Hercules Sailing School RYA School providing courses out of Gibraltar & sailing to Spain, Morocco & the Canaries
Grassroots Sailing School CYA School offering courses in Canada & occasionally in the Caribbean
REC Straits Sailing RYA qualified instructor offering Caribbean sailing charter
REC Bluewater Sailing, Grenada RYA Sailing School based in Grenada, Windward Islands
Buffalo Sailing School ASA School offering courses in Buffalo, New York
Blackfish CYA school operating out of Victoria, Vancouver Island
Vancouver Marine Courses CYA school offering shore based courses in Vancouver
Instutute de Formation Nautique & Sportif French speaking school in St Maarten offering globally recognised courses under the French Naval certification system

Sailing Groups, Networking & Socialising

Sailing Clubs

REC Forth Corinthian Yacht Club My first sailing club based in Edinburgh, Scotland!

Women’s Sailing

Boat US – Womens Sailing American women’s boating site
US National Womens Sailing Association US women’s boating resource providing training & conferences
Women & Cruising Advice, resources & information for women cruisers
Women’s International Match Racing News & results on women’s match racing
Seattle Women’s Sailing Association
Women’s Sailing Association of Santa Monica Bay
Tacoma Women’s Sailing Association
North Coast Womens Sailing Association
Florida Women’s Sailing Association
Long Beach/Los Angeles Women’s Sailing Association
Lake Pontchartrain Women’s Sailing Association
Houston Yacht Club – Women’s Sailing Association
Cruising Women on Yachts A site with lots of random information from an anonymous lady cruiser!

Activity & Social Clubs for Singles

Milton Keynes Inter Varsity Club (IVC) Part of a UK network of IVC’s organising activities & social events
Association of Inter Varsity Clubs (IVC’s) A UK network of social clubs organising activies & social events

Weather Forecasting

REC Stormpulse Tracking tropical storms & hurricanes in the Caribbean
National Hurricane Centre US government site monitoring hurricane activity
REC Wunderground Forecasting & tracking tropical storms
Wind Guru Wind & sea predictions for sailing & wind related sports
REC Wind Finder Wind & sea predictions for sailing & wind related sports
Passage Weather Weather charts by world region

Working in the Industry

Commercial Maritime Bodies

Maritime & Coastguard Agency British organisation responsible for merchant & commercial shipping safety, standards & regulation.

Crew Agents

Crew Seekers Crewing opportunities around the world from beginner to advanced. Offices based in England.
Crew Finders They have offices located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
Yacht Crew Direct Matching crew with crewing opportunities.
Hasselfree.com A division of Crewfinders.
JF Recruiting Register as yacht crew for free.
Yacht Crew CV Post your resume and look for a yacht job.
Crew4Crew.net Crew agency that is free for crew.
YachtCrews.com Crew agency based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Offshore Passage Opportunities Connecting captains and crew. $200 membership fee.
Carole Manto Agency Free registration for crew. Offices in Fort Lauderdale, USA, the UK, and Spain.
Global Crew Network Crew agency based in the UK.
Luxyachts.com Placing crew on luxury yachts.
Palm Beach Yachts International Worldwide crew placement agency based in Florida, USA.
Ship to Shore Crew placement agency with offices based in Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
Elite Crew Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Australian Superyacht Crew Yacht Crew Jobs and Recruitment, AMSA-approved Crew Induction Course, STCW95 safety training, interior crew training and Management Training Courses enabling you to enter the industry.
Lacasse Services Crew placement.
Yacht Services Crew placement.
Crew Network Crew placement agency with several offices worldwide.
Yacht Crew Register Canadian crew agency.
Insull Yacht Crew Agency
Crew agency in Antibes, France
REC C&N Connect Yacht crew agency with many offices around the world.
37 South Worldwide crew placement.
Crew Pacific Crew agency based out of Australia.
REC YPI Crew Crew agency with offices in France.
Bluewater Yachting Crew Bluewater Yachting crew placement.
Freedom Yachting Crew agency in Antibes, France.
ReCrewt Based in Antibes, France.
Sally Finbow Crew agency based in Antibes, France.
Leticia Yacht Crew Crew placement in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Sailing Unlimited Another new site that costs money to join.
Jane’s Yacht Services Antigua, Caribbean Email: antyacht@candw.ag.
SMPS Yachting Crew placement agency
Wilson Halligan Large yacht recruitment

Yacht Brokerage & Charter

Yacht Brokers

REC Easy Marine The best yacht broker in Gruissan! (South of France)

Charter Yachts

REC Micamale Caribbean charter with Italian people on a Beneteau First
Shadowfax Champagne Tours Day trips, lobster & champagne, and sunset cruises from their base in Grenada.
Singing Dog Sailing Day trips, sunset cruises and short sailing trips in the USVI and BVI on a luxury Catamaran out of Cruz Bay.

Caribbean Real Estate

Hawkswood WI Caribbean property & land specialist based in Antigua

Other Boating & Travel Websites

Alpha to Zulu Online boating directory
traveldirectory.org.uk One of the UK’s leading travel directories
Travel Portal A worldwide travel directory featuring travel deals, travel photos and travel blogs
Travel Links Directory – Hotels Flights Destinations Directory of travel related web sites with links to – flights hotels vacations destination guides travel agents agencies and travel information.
Will Go To… Travel Directory Multilingual travel directory
Travel Directory UK travel directory
Itravelnet.com Travel directory
Adventure Travel Tips Adventure Travel directory
Travel Guides from Italy, Mexico, France, China and more World Vacations Travel directory – A top-quality travel guide for valuable online vacation information. Find what you are looking for in China, Africa, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, Mexico, Italy and beyond.
Sunvil Sailing Sailing holiday provider in Greece.

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