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Useful Products & Services

The Association is not responsible for the accuracy of information on other sites.

Weather Services

Like all aspects of weather forecasting it is best to look at a number of sites especially as the level of uncertainty grows and the forecasters confidence decreases. Practical Boat Owner has reviewed their top 10 weather websites and the information can be found here


Free weather information UK and other countries. Easy to use very visual site.


Special wind and weather forecasts for sailing and other wind related sports.


Worldwide weather maps.  Useful for weather patterns developing in a larger area.

Specialist Marine Suppliers

Suppliers that members have found useful for some of the more specialist items.  The major chandlers are not included in this list.  If anyone finds a supplier that may be useful to other please email Siteminder and the link will be included.  If no website is available any other contact details can be included.


Refurbishes existing windows.  They will come to you in Kent, Essex or Sussex.  They also manufacture acrylic hatches etc


Mast, booms and rigging.  Supplied British manufacturers so have parts and can custom make to your specifications.


Manufactures new window frames, supplies glazing or refurbishes existing windows.


Sailmakers, sprayhoods and canvas specialists, based in Canvey Island, Essex. 


Mast and rigging specialists, based in Plymouth, UK.


Sprayhoods and sailmakers, based in Faversham, Kent and Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex.

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