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Council of Europe

European cultural organisations

Europa Nostra

Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO)

European Heritage Net

European Cultural Foundation

European Heritage Legal Forum (EHLF)

European projects

Europe Direct Partner Search

Interreg IVA 2 Mers Seas Zeeëen Cross-border Cooperation Programme

Interreg IVB NW Europe

Interreg IVB North Sea Region

Interreg IVC

Interreg III projects

MarMuCommerce

North SEAfaring

Baltic Sea Heritage Co-operation

Baltic Sea Heritage Co-operation - Maritime Heritage

SeaSide

Canallink

RiverLinks

La Navigation du Savoir

Boegbeelden

European Marine Research Funded Projects

MariMed

EU’s Culture programme (2007-2013)

European regional development fund (ERDF)

Rising Tide Connecting Celtic Communities Wales Ireland (Interreg 4A)

European Atlas of the Sea - European Commission

Maritime Heritage Atlas of South Baltic (SeaSide)

The DORNA project (ERDF)

Heritage and maritime memories in the 2 seas region (Southern Northsea and the Channel) (HMS- Interreg IVA)

Tradional Maritime Skills (Interreg IVA / ERDF - Investing in your future)

Europeana (Digital European Heritage )

FISHERNET Fishing cultural heritage network

Nautisme Espace Atlantique Project (NEA II)

Navis I project (multilevel international database for ancient ships of Europe.)

Navis II project (multilevel international database for ancient ships of Europe.)

Heroes2C (Interreg IV A 2 Seas Programme)

Maritime Education and Sail Training for Young People (M.A.S.T.)

Maritime erbe / den maritim arv (Kongelig-Classic)(Interreg IV A)

North Sea Ring (NSR)

European maritime organisations

Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE)

European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODNET)

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

EurOcean (focal point for information on marine science and technology)

European Maritime Heritage

European Commission - Maritime Affairs

European Commission - Maritime Transport

Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine

European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP)

European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO)

European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP-EVB-FEPI)

European Boating Industry (EBI)

European Boating Association (EBA)

European Community Shipowners' Association (ECSA)

Inland Waterways Association (IWA)

Maritime museums

Museu Marítim de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)

Untzi Museoa - Museo Naval (Donostia / San Sebastian, Spain)

Suomen Merimuse (Helsinki, Finland)

Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Zuiderzeemuseum (Enkhuizen, The Netherlands)

Maritiem Museum Rotterdam (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Deutsches Schiffahrtmuseum (Bremerhaven, Germany)

Merseyside Maritime Museum (Liverpool, United Kingdom)

National Maritime Museum (Greenwich, United Kingdom)

Swedish National Maritime Museum (Stockholm, Sweden)

Marinmuseum (Karlskrona, Sweden)

Wasa Museum (Stockholm, Sweden)

Marstal Søfartsmuseum (Marstal, Denmark)

Danish Maritime Museum (Helsingør, Kronborg, Denmark)

Musée national de la Marine (Paris, France)

Ecomuseu Municipal do Seixal (Seixal, Portugal)

Museu de Marinha (Lisboa, Portugal)

Musée du Léman (Nyon, Switzerland)

Istituzione Musei del Mare e della Navigazione (Genova, Italy)

Eesti Meremuuseaum - Estonian Maritime Museum (Tallin, Estonia)

Lithuanian Sea Museum (Klaipeda, Lithuania)

International associations

World Ship Trust

Sail Training International (STI)

Association of Sail Training Organisations (ASTO)

European Classic Yacht Association

Old Gaffers Association (OGA)

Tradional Small Craft Association

International Eight Metre Associatioan IEMA

Sparkman & Stephens Association

Comité International de la Méditeranée (CIM)

L'Associació de Museus Marítims de la Mediterrània (AMMM)

North Sea Maritime Museum Network (NSMM)

Mediterranean Maritime History Network (MMHN)

Fédération Patrimoine Maritime Méditerranéen (FPMM)(Italy, France,Tunesia)

World wide organisations

International Council of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

Association of Mediterranean Maritime Museums (AMMM)

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

UNESCO

World Heritage

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

International Centre for the Studies of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM)

International Council on Archives (ICA)

Inland Waterways International (IWI)

International Labour Organisation -Maritime Labour Convention (ILO)

Maritime Portals and Useful Sites

Shippreservation EU project - Preservation Database

Maritiem Digitaal (Collection Search System of Museums in the Netherlands)

Maritime Heritage Net

Maritime Britain 

Maritime History Archives

Yachting History Archive (Archive initiated by Freundeskreises Klassischer Yachten)

Sailing Page

Tradboat

John's Nautical Page (the mother of all maritime links)

European Cultural Portal

Schooner Man

The Broadly Boats International Register of Historic Vessels

International Steamboat Register

Modellskippers Homepage

Historic Replicas

Fartygsbevarande (Swedish)

Global Fisheries History Network

Portail Maritime de Chasse-Marée

Mystic Seaport Cellections and Research Department: Online Resources

Online Museum of Underwater Archeology

Marine Traffic project (AIS)

Tall Ship Tracker (positions)(AIS)

Shipping Guides - Port Maps

Joconde Portail des collections des Musées de France (France)

Wrecks in databases and situ (Netherlands)

Registers / Boatlists

FHS Boatregister (Austria)

VVBHV register (Belgium)

Traeskibs Sammenslutninges (TS) (Denmark)

Dansk Forening for Aldre Lystfartojer (Denmark)

The Danish Ship Preservation Trust (Skibsbevaringsfonden) (Denmark)

Finnish Steam Yacht Association (Suomen Höyrypursiseur) (Finland)

La Fondation du Patrimoine Maritime et Fluvial (BIP) (France)

Le Registre Français des Bateaux Classiques (RFBC) (France)

Les Bateaux du Patrimoine en pays de la Loire (France)

Le Registre de l'Avenir Traditions Marines (Marseille)(France)

Les pointus de Sanary(France)

Jauge Classique - Yacht Club Classique (France)

Old Gaffers - Féderation Vieux Gréements de France (France)

Register Klassischer Yachten (FKY) (Germany)

Gemeinschaft Deutscher Dampfschiffe (GDD) (Germany)

Schiffsregister der AGDM (Germany)

Schiffsregister der Bayerischen Traditionsklassen (Germany)

Zeesboot klassenregister (Germany)

Schifsregister of the Schiffshistorisches Archiv Flensburg (Germany)

Boat Register from Árni Björn Árnason ABA (Iceland)

Associazione Italiana Vele d’Epoca (A.I.V.E.) (Italy)

Traditional boats of the Adriatic coast of Romagna (Italy)

Nationaal Register Mobiel Erfgoed (National Register Mobile Heritage (Ships, Trains, Aircrafts, Cars)(Netherlands)

Vereniging Botterbehoud (Fishing fleet) (VBB) (Netherlands)

Stichting tot behoud van Authentieke Stoomvaartuigen en Motorsleepboten (BASM) (Netherlands)

Stichting Stamboek Ronde- en Platbodem jachten (SSRP) (Netherlands)

Vereniging De Motorsleepboot - tugbbaots (VDMS) (Netherlands)

De Landelijke Vereniging tot Behoud van het Historisch Bedrijfsvaartuig - cargo vessels(LVBHB) (Netherlands)

Vereniging Klassieke Scherpe Jachten - Classic yachts (VKSJ) (Netherlands)

Norsk Forening for Farøyvern (NFF) (Norway)

Tradisjonsbåtregisteret (Forbundet KYSTEN) (Norway)

Shipsregister of Norsk Motorskøyteklubb (NMSK) (Norway)

Marinha do Téjo - Livre de Registos. List of ships of the river Tagus(Portugal)

Swedish Sailing Ship Association (SSF) (Sweden)

Sail Yacht Society (SYS) (Sweden)

Steamboat Association of Sweden (SAF) (Sweden)

Motor Yacht Society (MYS) (Sweden)

Inventaire des Bateaux du Léman (Switzerland)

National Register of Historic Vessels (NRHV) (United Kingdom)

UK Replica list (United Kingdom)

National Small Boat Register (NSBR) (United Kingdom)

East Coast Old Gaffers Association Boat Register (ECOGA) (United Kingdom)

Internationales Dampfschiff-Register

European Commutity Fishing Fleet Register on the Net (all fishing vessels of EU countries)

Australian Register of Historic Vessels (Australia)

Couta Boat Register (Australia)

Coastal and inland water heritage organisations

Kysten (Norway)

Heritage Harbors

Heritage harbors (Netherlands)

Heritage harbors - map - (Netherlands)

Heritage harbors (Germany)

Heritage harbors - map - (Germany)

Lighthouse organisations

Fédération Nationale du Patrimoine des Phares et Balises (France)

Leuchtturm seite (Germany)

World Lighthouse Society

Fairs

Klassieke Schepen (Enkhuizen, Netherlands)

Boatfit (Bremen, Germany)

Trebåtfestival (Risør,Norway)

Beale Park Boat Show (Pangbourne-on-Thames, UK)

Crick Boat Show ( Crick, UK)

International Federation of Boat Show Organisers (IFBSO)

Magazines

Spiegel der Zeilvaart (Nl)

Chasse Marée (Fr)

Classic Boat (UK)

WaterCraft (UK)

Kysten (Nor)

Traditional Boats & Tall Ships (UK)

Puuvene (Fin)

Arte Navale (It)

Wooden Boat (USA)

Miscellaneous

Vietnamese boat organisation

Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand

Classic Yacht Association of Australia

Old Gaffers Association Western Australia

Traditional Small Craft Association

Sydney Heritage Fleet

Historic Naval Ships Association Map (HNSA)


Links to organisations per country

Austria

Freunde Historischer Schiffe (FHS)

Österreichischen Segeltraditionsverein

Verein für Kultur und Schiffahrt in Donauraum

Belgium

Watererfgoed Vlaanderen

Vlaamse Vereniging tot Behoud van Historische Vaartuigen (VVBHV)

Forum voor Erfgoedverenigingen

Vlaams Instituut vor het Onroerend Erfgoed (VIOE) Varend & Maritiem Erfgoed

Estonia

Eesti Ajalooliste Laevade Selts (national organisation)

Admiral

Kuunar "Iris"

Eesti Meremuuseuma

Croatia

Maritime Museum Dubrovnik

Denmark

Traeskibs Sammenslutninges (TS)

Sammenslutningen af Mindre Erhvervsfartojer (SME)

Danish Schooner Charter

Dansk Forening for Aldre Lystfartojer (DFAEL)

The Danish Ship Preservation Trust (Skibsbevaringsfonden)

Foreningen Almoge Botår

Germany

Gemeinsame Kommission für Historische Wasserfahrzeuge (GSHW)

Freundenkreis Klassische Yachten (FKY)

Deutsche Traditions Motorboot Vereinigung (DTMV)

German Steamboat Federation (GDD)

Freunde des Gaffelrigs

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Museumshäfen (AGDM)

Bayerische Traditionsklasssen Flotte (BTF)

Greece

Proteas

Iceland

Icelandic Association of Maritime Museums

Fishernet

Ireland

Meitheal Mara

Galway Hooker Association

Causeway Coast Maritime Heritage Group (CCMHG)

Inland Waterways Association of Ireland

The Heritage Council

Italy

Associazone Vela al Terzo (AVT)

Associazone Italiana Vele d'Epoca (AIVE)

Associazione Scafi d'Epoca e Classici (ASDEC)

Instituzione per la conservazione della Gondola (Venice)

Associazione per il recupero delle imbarcazioni d'epoca (ARIE)

Fédération Patrimoine Maritime Méditerranéen (FPMM) (Italy, France,Tunesia)

L’Istituto Italiano di Archeologia e Etnologia Navale (ISTIAEN)

Storie die Barche

Italia Nostra

Il Nuovo Trionfo

Vele Storiche Viareggio

Finland

Traditional Sailing Ship Association in Finland

Viapori Dockyard Society

Finnish Steam Yacht Association

The Mahogany Yachting Society, MYS

France

La Fondation du Patrimoine Maritime et Fluvial (FPMF)

France Maritime Heritage (FMH)

Fédération Régionale pour la Culture et le Patrimoine Maritime (FRCPM) (Nord Pas de Calais)

Federation MANCHE (Normandie)

Fédération Régional Culture Maritime (FRCM) (Bretagne)

Patrimoine Navigant en Charente Maritime (PNCM)

Itsas Begia Basque

Fédération Patrimoine Maritime Méditerranéen (FPMM) (Italy, France,Tunesia)

Amateurs de Bateaux à vapeur (Steamboats) (ABV)

Bateaux du patrimoine classés monuments historiques

Old Gaffers - Fédereation Vieux Gréements de France

Association des Pointus de Sanary

La Partèque

Yacht Club Classique

Maritime Heritage Net

Voiles de Loire

Sequana

 

Lithuania

Lithuanian Sea Museum (Klaipeda,Lithuania)

Malta

Malta Maritime Museum

Monaco

Association Monegasque de bateaux classiques

Netherlands

Federatie Oud Nederlandse Vaartuigen (FONV)

Vereniging Botterbehoud (VBB)

 Landelijke Vereniging tot Behoud van het Historisch Bedrijfsvaartuig (LVBHB)

Stichting tot behoud van Authentieke Stoomvaartuigen en Motorsleepboten (BASM)

Vereniging tot Behoud van de Zalmschouw (VBZ)

Stichting Stamboek Ronde- en Platbodem jachten (SSRP)

Nederlandse Vereniging tot Behoud van Zeilwherries "Het Zeilend Scheehout" (NVBZ)

Vereniging Klassieke Scherpe Jachten (VKSJ)

Vereniging van Booteigenaren "Oude Glorie" (VBOG)

Het HavenMuseum Rotterdam (HMR)

Club van Sneekermeers (CvS)

Stichting Kotterzeilen (SKZ)

Stichting Langedijk Waterrijk (SLW)

Vereniging De Motorsleepboot (VDMS)

Stichting Behoud Hoogaars (SBH)

Nautische Vereniging "Oude Reddings Glorie" (NVORG)

Vereniging voor Beroeps Chartervaart (BBZ)

Mobile Collectie Nederland (MCN)

Nautical College Enkhuizen

Old Gaffers Nederland

Norway

Norsk Forening for Fartoyern (NFF)

Forbundet Kysten

Classiske Motorbåter (CMB)

Bredalsholmen Dokk og Fartøyvernsenter

Hardanger Fartøyvern Senter

Nordnorsk Fartøyvernsenter

Seilskøyteklubben Colin Archer (SSCA)

Norsk Motorskøyteklubb (NMSK)

Norwegian Sail Training Association (NSTA)

Klassisk Treseiler Klubb

Poland

Centralne Muzeum Morskie

Miejski Ośrodek Sportu i Rekreacji w Gdańsku / General Zaruski

Portugal

Associação Portuguesa do Património Marítimo (APPM)

Aporvela - Associação Portuguesa de Treino de Vela

Associação dos Amigos da Ria e do Barco Moliciero (ASFL)

Wooden Boats (decommisioning)

Spain

Federacion Galega pola Cultura Marítima e Fluvial (FGCMF)

Albaola (Basque Countrie)

Federación Andaluza por la Cultura y el Patrimonio Marítimo y Fluvial

Consorci El Far (El Far Consortium)

Sweden

Sveriges Segelfatygsförening (SSF)

Map of Swedish sailng ships (SSF)

Sail Yacht Society (SYS)

Foreningen Almoge Botår

Steamboat Association of Sweden (SAF)

Motor Yacht Society (MYS)

Briggen Tre Kronor

Switzerland

Oldtimer Schiffer Bodensee (OSB)

Vereinigung Sweicher Dampboot Freunde (steamboats) (VSD-ASV)

IG Dampfbootzentrum Zürichsee

Oldtimer Boat Club Zürichsee (OBCZ)

Association Patrimoine du Léman (APL)

United Kingdom

Heritage Afloat (HA)

Maritime Heritage Trust

National Historic Ships UK

Shipshape Network

Old Gaffers Association

40+ Fishing Boat Association

Thames Sailing Barges

Dutch Barge Association

Association of Dunkirk Little Ships (DLSRT)

British Military Powerboat Trust

Historic Narrow Boat Owners Club

Inland Waterways Association (IWA)

British Waterways

Paddle Steamer Preservation Society

Steam Boat Association (SBA)

British Classic Yacht Club (BCYC)

Vintage Wooden Boat Association (VWBA)

Classic Motor Boat Association (CMBA)