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This resource section provides tools to help you better understand your boat and its parts, along with how-to (and how not to!) guides and forms.

  • Forms library - download a variety of forms including measuring for lifelines and standing rig parts, un-step checklist...
  • Illustrations and diagrams - learn through diagrams of sailboat and rig with named parts, preventer setup, sail trim diagrams...
  • Technical info - papers on corrosion, double vs. sing spreader rig...
  • Helpful reading - books and/or articles of interest...

External links and referrals

Nautical support tools
Glossary of nautical terms
Samson splicing tutorial
Tides from NOAA
Weather services from NOAA
Weather router Ken McKinley will forward pertinent weather information to you enroute (207-236-3935).
Local resources
Port of Port Townsend
Boat Haven moorage, local marine trades, public records ...
Port Townsend City Guide
Accommodation, restaurants, events, maps ...
Transportation links
Links to ferries and other transportation options on our Directions page ...
Other links of interest
The Taco Traveler
Our friend Sean Anderson's cruising website ...

Source: Port Townsend Rigging • http://www.porttownsendrigging.com