Useful Links

Weather and Tides:

UK Met Office Home Page

UK Met Office Marine Forecasts

UK Met Office Synoptic Charts

UK Met Office Weather Central Southern England

Solent Sailing Weather Forecast

Weather Online

Weather @ Southampton Dockhead

Weather @ Bramble Bank

Weather @ Chichester Bar

Weather @ Lymington Race Platform

WARSASH SC – Full data

Southampton Tides

Portsmouth Tides

UK Tides

Clubs and Associations:

Royal Southern Yacht Club

Portsmouth Regatta

Royal Solent Yacht Club

Royal Southampton Yacht Club

Royal Air Force Yacht Club

Island Sailing Club

International Sailing Federation

Royal Yachting Association

Solent Cruising and Racing Association

Sailing Media and Publications:

Yachts and Yachting magazine

Yachting World magazine

Seahorse magazine

Scuttlebutt Europe

Sailsolent web site incorporating Cowes Online

Sailing Anarchy



Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Associated British Ports Southampton

Southampton Shipping Movements

Southampton Notices to Mariners

Portsmouth Notices to Mariners

Cowes Notices to Mariners

Hamble Notices to River Users

Rules and Rating:

Racing Rules of Sailing

ISAF Offshore Special Regulations

IRC Rating Website


Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

J.P.Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race


Paul Wyeth

Hamo Thorneycroft

Eddie Mays