Interesting Links

The following links point to my personal selection of web pages.

Historical - Greek

    1. Hellenic Navy

    2. Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism | Nautical Museum of Greece

    3. The Foundation of the Hellenic World

Traditional Boats

    1. Naftopos - Interesting site, mainly with models of traditional Greek ships.

    2. WoodenBoat Magazine - A well-known American magazine about wooden traditional boats and classical designs.

    3. The International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) Alumni - An international school dedicated to the restoration of wooden boats.

Useful Maritime Information

    1. Greek Marinas

    2. Nautical Charts from the Hellenic Navy Hydrographic Service

    3. Greek Waters Pilot - The most authoritative pilot for the Greek seas.

    4. Portolanos - A practical and easy to use pleasure boats cruising guide.

    5. Cruiser Log - International on-line cruising guide (non commercial) with information on anchorages, marinas, passages, etc. It is maintained by cruisers for cruisers.

    6. Chart of Greece - Updated in real time with the locations of ships from their AIS transponders.

    7. International Marine Signal Flags

    8. West Marine - The largest marine store on the Internet.

    9. Hellenic Offshore Racing Club

Weather - Meteorology

    1. National Observatory of Athens - Forecasts for Greece and Europe

    2. Poseidon - Forecast for all of Greece.

    3. Greek National Meteorological Service - Covers the Eastern Mediterranean.

    4. Frank's Weather Site - An interesting meteorological site.


    1. Pelagos - Cetacean Research Institude

    2. Archipelagos - Institute of Marine and Environmental Research of the Aegean Sea.

Personal Websites

    1. Travels with S/Y Thetis - Personal website where my brother Dr. Vasilis E. Riginos describes his trips with his sailboat S/Y Thetis.

    2. Boats & More - Personal website, with a nautical motif, of my brother Byron E. Riginos.

    3. Sam Low - Travelog of a trip to the Cyclades where “Faneromeni” is mentioned (Saturday, September 23, 2006 entry).

    4. Kelvin Marine Engines - “Faneromeni’s” engine is a Kelvin.

    5. Vernicos Yachts - The website of the Vernicos Yachts Company.