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SkipperGuide is a non-commercial, wiki-based maritime cruising guide. The initial version was started in German language in the end of 2005[1], an international version started in October 2006.


The wiki is running mediawiki 1.6.8 and various extensions, including Google Maps and Google Earth.


This website is especially known by german sailors[2][3]. It is the first and only site of this kind in Germany and one of the first ones worldwide.

The german site is mentioned in the german sailing magazine Sailing Journal, 06/2006[4]


  1. see page history of the main page here [1]
  2. Discussions on (most important german sailing usenet group) in 26th January 2006 and later
  3. Discussions since 29th January 2006 on, the largest german sailing magazine

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