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A Windfall of Sailing Links

The exciting sport of sailing dates back thousands and thousands of years. Throughout history, sailboats have been used for industrial, commercial, and recreational purposes, and have undergone many structural changes. Whether for business or pleasure, sailing is a thrilling adventure that anyone can enjoy. These links are brought to you by Action Donation Services┬« who processes the boat and yacht donations for some of America’s finest charities:

Sailing Groups and Organizations

Recreational Sailing

History of Sailing

  • Early Sailing Ships: Brief history of sailboats and other sailing ships.
  • Sailboat History Timeline: Chronological timeline of important events in sailing history.
  • History of Sailing Ships: Detailed history of the beginning and evolution of sailing.
  • Ship Plans from the Smithsonian: Antique ship plans and a history of ships.
  • History of Ships and Boats: Page geared towards children that outlines the history of boats.

Boat Building

Sailing Fun

  • Sailing Test: Fun, educational quiz to test your sailing knowledge.
  • Animated Knots: Complete guide to all kinds of knots, boating and otherwise.
  • Sailing Terms: Definitions to some common sailing terms.
  • Shanties and Sea Songs: Traditional sailing songs sung on the high seas.
  • Sail Simulator: Free online sailing simulation.

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