Sailing and Boating Free Stuff
Yes, there is such a thing as a free lunch. On this page I have gathered together free stuff, free software and free screensavers - all with a nautical theme. Whether your interest is Sailing, Fishing or Motor Boating, there is something FREE here for you.
Free book about energy unlimited - Free book about energy unlimited. Victron Energy is offering a free hard copy book about unlimited energy. Victron Energy products include sinewave inverters, sinewave inverters/chargers, battery chargers, DC/DC converters, transfer switches, battery monitors and more. Victron Energy has a strong reputation for technical innovation, reliability, and build quality. Victron Energy products are a good choice for independent electric power.
Free Maximum Hull Speed Calculator - Free Maximum Hull Speed Calculator. A great site to find out just how fast is the maximum speed for your hull. Just enter Hull Length in Feet at the Waterline (LWL) and this FREE tool will calculate the maximum theoretical hull speed for your boat.
Free Sailing Screen Saver - Free Sailing Screen Saver. Eighteen images of a sailing trip to Visby. Images copyright, Jan Zettergren. The free screen saver includes the music- "Evening Falls". Screensaver is a 1.4 MB download. The free sailing screensaver is suitable for Win 95 / 98 / 00? /NT /ME /XP?
Free Pender Island Postcards - Free Pender Island Postcards. Send a free postcard to a friend, free postcards all have a nautical theme. Lovely free photographic postcards at this site.
Practical Boat Owner Free Articles - Practical Boat Owner Free Articles. Eight free aricles covering sailing and boating interest. Articles are full version original articles available at this PBO page from Britain's biggest selling yachting magazine.
Free Boat Design Software - Free Boat Design Software. "Bio Design" is a 3d wireframe modeller. You can draw your boat in 3d using Bezier poly lines and surfaces. Then you can cut your model to get the rib lines. Free Boat design software. Also; "Displacement" allows you to calculate some hydrostatic properties and stability of your boat imported as a DXF file from "Bio Design" or other applications. i.e.
- displaced volume;
- center of displacement;
- hull square;
- center of hull square;
- flatted square.
For given weight points applied to a vessel it'll automatically place model in the position of hydrostatic balance with live animation on the screen. Free software.
Send A Free Boat E-Card - Send A Free Boat E-Card. BOAT US has a nice page here that allows you to send a boating e-card to anyone who has an email address. Totally FREE.
Free CAD Software - Free CAD Software. Sailcut is freeware CAD software for designing boat sails. Sailcut CAD are sail design and plot software packages developed by Robert Lainé. Sailcut can be used for full size sail boat as well as for model sail boat design and sailmaking.
Sailcut CAD allows you to design and visualise your own sail and compute the accurate development of all sail panels in flat sheets. The surface of the sail is generated from a set of maths equations which guarantee that the sail surface is fair.
Free Hull Designer Software - Free Hull Designer Software. Free Hull Designer is a simple, interactive, visual 3-d hull design Windows program for modeling and developing panels for plywood or metal chine construction. Find Center of Boyancy, Center of Lateral Area, Length Waterline, and righting moment (pitched or heeled) among other calculations. Create patterns for stem, stern, bulkheads, up to 10 chines, and up to 8 frames for construction. Includes a 3, 4, or 5 sheet nesting and hand-plotting capability and output to VRML 1.0, DXF, HPGL, or Carlson plotters. Includes sample designs and Word 6.0 manual.
Sailboat Technology Free Stuff Page - Sailboat Technology Free Stuff Page. This great nautical page has links to sites where software and related information is distributed for free or on a non-profit basis.
Free Boat Design Resources - Free Boat Design Resources. This page is frequently updated and collects free sailing and boating free stuff from around the web. There are free boat designs and free boat design software pages.
Sailing Free Stuff - Sailing Free Stuff. There is a page of Sailing Free Stuff here. The free stuff is mainly free articles relevant to someone planning to go gunkholing or bluewater cruising. The free articles are very informative and useful if you are either planning to go cruising or just dreaming about it. :-)
Free Yacht Club Screen Savers - Free to download desktop wallpapers, screen savers and a sound file of a tree frog from the Bitter End web site.
Free Naviagation Worksheets - Free Naviagation Worksheets. A collection of useful free navigation logs, data sheets and worksheets on this page. They are in PDF format and can be downloaded and printed out for use afloat. Free Worksheets include:
Course and Distance Work Sheet, to calculate the course and distance to a specific destination.
Log Book, course, speed, and weather log to be kept by the helmsman.
Deduced Reckoning Work Sheet, to calculate a position based on the steering log.
Sight Prediction Work Sheet, to predict the altitudes and bearings of stars and planets. Particularly useful before the first evening of a passage so that you can find the best navigational stars before the horizon gets too dark to see. Fill out the form, pick the best stars, then copy the results into the Sight Data Sheet.
Sight Data Sheet, used to record measured sextant altitudes, along with dip height, index error, etc. For dusk and dawn sights, can be partially filled out in advance so that sextant altitudes can be preset to make star identification easier.
Sight Reduction Work Sheet, to convert measured sextant altitudes to LOPs that can be plotted.
Solar Meridian Passage, to calculate latitude and longitude at noon based on the method of equal altitudes.
Latitude by Polaris.
Free Online Sailing Game - Free Online Sailing Game. Captain Chaos Info: Use the LEFT and RIGHT ARROW KEYS to control your boat and sail. Plot your course using the radar just beat the red one! Avoid the wildlife, creatures of the deep sea or risk being sunk. Catch a gust and leave 'em for a dust. Race against the clock and the red boat. Go ahead. A great free sailing game from Funny Games.
The Wi-Fi-FreeSpot Directory - The Wi-Fi-FreeSpot Directory. The Wi-Fi-FreeSpot Directory is a listing of Wi-Fi enabled locations that offer Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access. USA State-by-State listings come first with Europe and other regions of the World listed further down the page.
Square Mile Free Broadband Internet Access Square Mile Free Broadband Internet Access. Square Mile is the exclusive supplier of Wireless Broadband to sailors within 50 of the UK 's largest and most prestigious marinas. Square Mile are currently offering free broadband internet access at manu UK Marinas.
Cockpit and Small Boat Free GPS Resources Cockpit and Small Boat Free GPS Resources. This home page has free articles and tutorials to enable you to get the most from your GPS for small craft boating. The publisher also has shareware books available from this page for a token sum. A great free stuff GPS page.
Free Boats and Ships Clipart Free Boats and Ships Clipart. This page has a good selection of free clipart with a sailing and boating theme.
Free Sailing and Boating Software Free Sailing and Boating Software. Several freeware boating programmes on this page. Includes positioning, fix and running fix software.
Free Sailing Screen Savers Free Sailing Screen Savers. Morris Yachts has two free sailing screen savers on this page. If you would like to enjoy the beauty of Morris Yachts year-round download one of the free sailing screensavers, available for Windows.
Free Sailing and Boating Wallpaper Free Sailing and Boating Wallpaper. Great photographs with a nautical theme. Free wallpaper for your desktop.
Clubmarine Art Gallery Free Sailing and Boating Wallpaper Clubmarine Art Gallery Free Sailing and Boating Wallpaper. Categories of free wallpaper at Clubmarine include: Power Boats, Sailing Boats, Boats, Nostalgic, Fish & Fishing, Nature & Wildlife. Some motivating and inspiration free boating and sailing wallpaper at this page. Worth checking out. Free wallpaper for your desktop.
Free Sailing and Boating Photographs Free Sailing and Boating Photographs. Geek Philosopher has a gorgeous collection of free sailing and boating photographs for your pleasure on this page. Ideal as backgrounds and wallpapers, and totally free stuff.
Sailing and Boating Free Stuff