Useful Links

Listed below are direct links to a selection of, hopefully, useful non-MLSC sites. A click on the name will take you to their website.
If there is a site that you consider of interest and worthy of inclusion please let us know via the Contact us form and we’ll add it.

Essex Air Ambulance
The MLSC Commodore’s Charity for 2016-17.
Essex Air Ambulance, unlike NHS emergency services, is a Charity providing a free life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) for the critically ill and injured of Essex, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas.
Specialist Doctors and Critical Care Paramedics can be rushed to the scene of an incident with life-saving support equipment to deliver advanced clinical care that is normally only found in the Hospital Emergency Department. Once stabilised, the patient will be conveyed by air or land to the most appropriate hospital for their needs.

RYA
The Royal Yachting Association is the national governing body for all forms of boating, the RYA is a membership organisation for all forms of sailing and boating
Click here for shortcut to RYA boat handling techniques for sailing yachts. Useful!

RNLI
Funded by charitable donations, the lifeboat crews and lifeguards of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have saved at least 140000 lives at sea since 1824.

Maldon Town Regatta
Maldon Regatta 2017 is on the 23th September. The regatta is organised by a small committee of volunteers. Online info, entry forms etc.

Maritime & Coastguard Agency
Home page of the MCA

The Met Office
Shipping forecast and general weather site

Blackwater Joint Race Committee (BJRC)
Encouraging and organising Cruiser racing by members of clubs on the Blackwater

Maldon Sailing School
Our local sailing school owned and operated by Pete Newton.

East Coast Old Gaffers (OGA)
Our local OGA site with links to the National site. Of special interest to those of  us with four-sided mainsails, but also with respect to the historical links with the Club.

Windguru
Popular wind prediction site

MarineTraffic
Online AIS and ship finder

Yachting TV
Online TV for yachtsmen & women. News, views, reviews, skills

Nautical Glossary
Test your nautical knowledge or find out just what to do with your Norman!

Animated Knots
From Anchor Hitch to Zeppelin Bend

Mighty Oak Brewery
What d’you mean sycophancy!