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Interesting Links

Links to Classic Sailing from sites with good synergy are always welcome.

Marine related

Working Sail
Luke Powell designed and built our first boat Eve of St Mawes. We our currently working with Luke to build a 70ft Privateer. To any one looking for a new traditional built boat we thoroughly recommend. Working Sail.

Yacht Grand Prix - free site to buy and sell all types of pleasure craft from dingies to super yachts.

Marine Insurance for classic yachts and traditional vessels

Classic Sailing has studied this market carefully for many years and we have found Simon Winter to be the best for us, the company is helpful, well priced and understanding of our type of vessel. We have no hesitation in recommending Simon Winter Marine Insurance.

Andy Campbell Image Delivery brilliant photos of sailing in Falmouth past and present.

Marine chain, wire and fittings

Classic Marine Traditional Equipment for Classic Boats


 World On Water Sailing News Show - Boats On TV


Travel Insurance & Natural Disasters - The Complete Guide

Travel Safety Resources

 World On water – the best free weekly sailing news show online featuring the very best in international sailing events.

Visit my Harbour

If your planning on sailing around the UK here is a good site with lots of information on. Visit My Harbour


Cornish Holidays

Portscatho Holidays - Portscatho Holidays offers the largest selection of self-catering holiday cottages in Cornwall. Whether you are looking for a short break or weekend break in a traditional Cornish cottage or a luxury beach home, we have it all. Set on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula in South Cornwall, we have a choice of waterside coastal cottages, contemporary homes and traditional country cottages. We provide also a wide selection of dog friendly cottages and luxury, 5 stars cottages. Last but not least, visit our site regularly for great last minute cottages deals in Cornwall.


St Mawes Ferry
The best way to arrive in St Mawes is to come by train to Falmouth and catch the St Mawes Ferry from Custom's House Quay a five minute walk from Falmouth Dale Rail Station. You will arrive refreshed and excited, for time tables see St Mawes Ferry Service

Cornwall Marine Network

Classic Sailing is a member of this organisations that helps all leisure related marine industries in Cornwall. If you have marketing or training requirements and a suitable business in Cornwall this is the place to go. Cornwall Marine Network

Farm & Cottage Holidays

An inspiring collection of holiday cottages throughout Cornwall and the West Country. Our stunning rural and coastal locations are perfect for families, couples, groups and pets. View our Cornwall Cottages   

Fal Wooden Boat Hire
If you are looking for some fantastic boats to day sail in the Falmouth area then this is the place to look. Lovely traditional boats in pristine condition. Fal Wooden Boat Hire

PPL Media  Photography Agency  PPL Media


Inflatable Dinghies and Liferafts

Liferaft and inflatable dinghy servicing and repairs by Ed Banyard. Ed is always very helpful and has looked after Classic Sailing for over 12 years. Tamar Inflatables

Go Sail

Dinghy sailing, trailer sailers and ocean sailing Description : A sailing resource covering dinghies, trailer sailers, r/c yachts and larger ocean going yachts. Go-Sail

Find watersports with Watersporty
Sailing, Windsurfing, Surfing, Bodyboarding, Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting, Diving, Powerboating, PWCs, Waterskiing and Wakeboarding.

USA Marinas


Directory of marinas throughout the United States and abroad with services for boaters and marinas owners. Marina

Good Food - Great Restaurants & Pubs in Cornwall

St Mawes Hotel
Located on the seafront right by St mawes Harbour this hotel has a good bar with a young clientele and restaurant on the first floor. St Mawes Hotel

The Kings Head
In the heart of the Roseland lies Ruan once a port and now at the head of the Fal Estuary a favorite quiet haunt for bird watchers. All the food is excellent and you can sit outside in the summer admiring the view. Kings Head, Ruan

The Victory Inn
This is the best pub in St Mawes, if I go there it has to be good, no I'm not after a free pint. It has a great atmosphere, excellent food and B&B accommodation. The Victory Inn

Cusgarne Organics

Suppleirs to Classic Sailing of excellent organic fruit, vegatables, dairy produscts, eggs and delicious meat. Cusgarne Organics

Holiday accommodation in Cornwall

Cornwall Information

Cornwalls Cottages for a large selection of excellent holiday cottages in Cornwall.

Holiday homes and cottages in St Mawes, Portscatho and the Roseland. Wonderful properties for two to ten people. Portscatho Holidays

Little Egret
This holiday accommodation on the first floor has stunning views across St Mawes Bay and is furnished in the best possible taste. Little Egret

Family Friendly Eco Holidays
If you are looking for shore based eco friendly family holidays with a difference then this is the place to look. They have two main opportunities to have a sustainable holiday, stay in a Yurt and Eco friendly Family Camps. Plan-it Earth


south Cornwall lodges

South Cornwall Lodges

A selection of lodges and log cabins in south Cornwall from Stayin.


Information Sites

Things to do in Cornwall

Thinking of a voyage in Cornwall and unsure what to do after? Check out the Ulitmate Cornwall Visitor Guide  for inspiration. 

St Mawes Information
Paradise, Haven on Earth, why would you want to go anywhere else. This idyllic Cornish village has character, charm, beaches, sailing, excellent restaurants and all you need to know is on this site. St Mawes Information

Our Cornwall
Ideas for Cornwall in one convenient web site, hotels, days out, accommodation, restaurants and galleries. Our Cornwall

The Rosleand Peninsular

A good site for services, reviews and news on the Roseland in Cornwall Roseland Info


Local Heritage

St Mawes and St Just Heritage Group - photos to treasure - Click Here

Health & environmental

Classic Sailing is awaiting grading by the Green Tourism Business Scheme GTBS >>

Eco Transport
We encourage all our guests to come by either public transport or to use the services of Lift Share. This highly organised car sharing scheme offers the benefit of security of known members and is suitable for one off and regular journeys. Liftshare and Car-sharing

Disabled Sailing,

Classic Sailing is happy to consider people who are disabled in some way but due to safety factors and in compliance with marine legislation we will appraise each case individually.

The Jubilee Sailing Trust specialises in sailing for the disabled. JST.ORG >>


Travel Information

New Zealand

Best B&B in Dunedin The Haven, stunning views, tall ship enthusiasts welcome. The Haven @ Pukehiki

What Mid Life Crisis 'Inspiring ideas for adventure travel, volunteering overseas, sporting events, motoring and acquiring new skills'

Tenerife Airport Transfers - Airport transfers at Tenerife North and South airports.

Online Passport & Visa Photos
Upload your photo, and we'll turn it into a passport or visa photograph that is guaranteed to pass all the regulations. UK, US, Canadian and all other nationalities are supported.

Adam and Belper

Adam used to live in Belper, Derbyshire, and his grown up daughters and grand children live there. He still has fond memories of a very characterful town close to the Peak District. All his daughters are invloved in three different family businesses.


Sophie and Graham

Based in Belper, Derbyshire, GFS Plumbing & Heating has built its reputation on high-quality plumbing and central-heating installation. Taking pride in working closely with the customer, they strive to ensure  customers are entirely happy with the end result and quality of workmanship, whether it’s just a pipe or a major new central-heating system.

GFS Plumbing & Heating



Amy and the Dolls House Emporium

Amy now works in the company Adam and his ex wife Jackie Lee founded in 1979 which has grown to become the best Dolls House Company bar none.

Dolls House Emprium


Furniture Restoration by a true craftsman Andy Crudge

APC Restoration was established in 1996 and specialises in cabinet making and the conservation and restoration of fine furniture. Andy is Adam's neices husband. The comprehensive portfolio of work he undertakes ranges from major structural projects to the resolution of minor cosmetic problems. This includes architectural commissions such as wood panelled rooms; the creation of bespoke furniture; through to the traditional arts of French polishing, waxing or gilding. Some work can be performed in situ, for example minor repairs, waxing or polishing. Using both traditional and contemporary methods and materials, all projects are handcrafted at our workshop on the Bowood Estate in Wiltshire.

APC Restoration


Other Sites we recommend

Claudia Myatt keen sailor, artist and teacher of sketching and painting. Cards and Calendars

Tall Ships Photographic Gallery

Brilliant photo gallery of Tall Ships by John Cadd Ships Shapes

Mountain Walks for Novice Walkers
There are three main mountain walks in the United Kingdom that are real achievements for the novice walker - Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike. Think these are too much for you? Think again! Every year thousands of tourists ascend these mountains and triumph in their achievement. This site shows how you can be one of them!

Best places to visit in London and UK
This website contains information related to the best places to visit in London and UK and slowly and steadily I will start including the places all around the world. This site currently consists places like Madame Tussauds, British Museum, Science museum, London Eye, Tower Hill, Tower bridge and many more..

Holiday rentals
Self-catering holiday rental accommodation in France

Ewe Deals - The best outdoor equipment deals
Find all the best outdoor equipment deals here at the EweDeals webstore. Camping, Boating, GPS, Cartography, Entertainment, Safty needs... and much, much more...
Compare prices on package holidays, flights, travel insurance, weekend breaks, car hire, hotel search and much more.

Best Buy Flights | Flight Search for Cheap Flights
Compare prices on cheap flights from the United Kingdom to destinations worldwide using our flight price comparisons. Our Flight Search will search over 600 airlines and 200,000 routes to 5,000 airports to find the best cheap flights. Compare cheap flights prices, buy and save.

Ammeo Hotels
Ammeo hotels offers a unique selection of hotels, resorts and apartments world wide. Read hotel reviews and find the guaranteed best price on a choice of hotels to suit any budget.

A brokerage service to find office space in Exeter and surrounding areas, including hot desking.


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