Useful Resources

Links about Circumnavigations around Britain or UK and Ireland

TopicURLInformation
Weather www.windguru.com 5 day forecasting for Wind, wave, temp, cloud cover, rain for weather spots around Uk and Ireland
www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather
/uk/surface_pressure.html
surface pressure maps from Met office for next 3.5
www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather
/marine/inshore_forecast.html
Inshore weather forecast for all areas
www.weatherweb.net useful info on general weather info and forecasts
www.met.ie/forecasts/sea-area.asp Met Eireann - current forecast, live weather observations
Ireland www.inyourfootsteps.com/ Useful info on Harbours in Ireland cover from County Down to County Clare. Also a section on routes around ireland
www.cruising.ie useful pilotage notes, current wetaher, useful weather sites
www.begleys.com/weather Weather and other useful links for cruising in Ireland
Scotland www.bluemoment.com/scotmoorings.html Very useful detailed info on visitor mooring and pontoons in West Coast of Scotla
http://scottishanchorages.co.uk Useful site to pick anchorages to visit on west coast of Scotland from Mull of Kintyre and the Small Isles north of Ardnamurchan Point. Doesn't give pilotage info but lots of useful info to help you decide whether to go there or not
www.roserambler.co.uk/pp3.htm 13 anchorages in the Inner Hebrides not to be missed on
www.westboundadventures.co.uk/artciles.html Useful artciles with suggest places to anchor in outer herbrides and also useful articles on anchoring in Scotland
www.orkneymarinas.co.uk Useful tidal info on sailing around orkney with planning advice on how to tackle the main tidal streams
www.orkneyharbours.com Can download port handbook showing info on all ports, latest weather forecast from Orkney harbour radio
www.shetland.gov.uk/ports/yachting/ Useful info on Shetland ports including charges, download of Shetland marins guide
www.welcomeanchoragesscotland.com Useful download of harbours, marinas and limited anchorages. Covers West coast incl Islands, Orkneys, Shetland round to Moray Firth
England www.visitcornwall.tv/content/harbours-cornwall-falmouth-portleven-penryn-st-mawes-helford-malpas-and-truro General info about harbours in Cornwall covers pilotage, services and mooring info
Canals www.waterscape.com/canals-and-rivers/caledonian-canal Useful info on Caley Canal incl downloads of license info, skippers guide and swing bridget protocol can be downloaded from here
www.waterscape.com/canals-and-rivers/crinan-canal Useful info on Crinan incl downloads on license info, skippers guide and opening times
www.waterscape.com/canals-and-rivers/forth-and-clyde-canal Useful info on Forth and Firth Canal, Security map,license info, skippers guide.