Kim Skov-Nielsen
Yacht and Marine Surveyor
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.

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors

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

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.

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

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.

Donald M. Street

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