Kim Skov-Nielsen
Yacht and Marine Surveyor
IRMS, IRMC, Dip.Mar.Sur., MIIMS, SAMS AMS
Rig Basics - How to Look After Your Mast, Rigging and Sails
Useful Links

International Institute of Marine Surveying

The IIMS is an independent, non-political organisation which aims to promote professionalism and the advancement of knowledge in the profession of Marine Surveying.

http://www.iims.org.uk

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors

SAMS® is an International Society dedicated to the Advancement of the Profession of Marine Surveying.

http://www.marinesurvey.org

UK Marine & Coastguard Agency

The MCA implements the government's maritime safety policy in the UK and works to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea.

http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca

PassageWeather.com

PassageWeather provides 7-day Wind, Wave and Weather Forecasts to help sailors with their passage planning and weather routing.

http://www.passageweather.com

Tom Cunliffe

Tom Cunliffe is a British yachting journalist, author and broadcaster who has delivered all sorts of vessels, raced at quite high levels and has taught sailing for 35 years.

http://www.tomcunliffe.com

Donald M. Street

Donald M. Street, a lifetime sailor, has spent forty-five years cruising, charting and writing about the Caribbean.

http://www.street-iolaire.com