has been a ‘labour of love’ since 2005 and we plan to continue to expand its reach and functionality. While we feature some advertising and sponsorships (thank you, Boat Books), we need profesional assistance with the website, which is beyond what we can afford with only modest advertising income. So we’ve been considering various options for getting funds to invest in the further development of

After much deliberation, we have decided to:

  • Continue to offer use of for free, we want to be open to all comers.
  • Implement a Skipr Plus programme with additional benefits for those who are willing to contribute to the continued operation of
So , for a modest annual fee of $49.95 you’ll help with Skipr’s further development and gain some special benefits - join us now!
You’ll enjoy special privileges as a Skipr Plus member:
  • A custom URL for your boat, eg “”.
  • The ability to report your position via email and special devices (eg satphone).
  • Discounts on a range of books form our online shop.

Join us now!