The links below provide access to a number of sites which contain information relevant to Arthur Ransome, his life and works. Additional links may be added as they are drawn to the Webmaster's attention
The Arthur Ransome Society This is the URL for The Arthur Ransome Society in UK of which AusTARS is the Australian branch.
TARSUS the United States branch of the Arthur Ransome Society.
The Arthur Ransome Society Stall This is the URL for the Stall at which members may purchase books and other items of interest concerning Arthur Ransome.
"All Things Ransome" is a collection of Ransome related articles.
"TarBoard" is a discussion forum for questions and discussion about topics with a Ransome flavour. This Forum is NOT associated with The Arthur Ransome Society, and opinions expressed on Tarboard are those of the contributor only. That being said, there are many interesting threads regarding all aspects of Ransome's works, and some off topic drift from time to time.
If not Duffers... as said by "Jock" from TarBoard fame: "an e-repository for AR 'extended essays'."
The Boats of "Swallows & Amazons" by Stuart Wier provides a comprehensive study of small clinker-built sailing dinghys of the type described in the Arthur Ransome Childrens' books.
The Arthur Ransome Club This site is the Home page of The Arthur Ransome Club of Japan in English . This Club is apparently the oldest Ransome Club in the World.
Blenheim Lodge A Bed & Breakfast at Bowness. Contact Jansz Duncan.
Hill Top The Ransomes' last home, 'Hill Top' is now owned by Stephen Sykes who is a keen Ransome fan and will welcome visitors.
How to tie knots
Clever animated descriptions of many different knots for many uses.
Signal Flags and Their MeaningsThe meanings of nautical signal flags when used singly.
Photographs and Illustrations, with descriptive text from astronomers. Wouldn't Dick have liked these !
TARS Related MusicA 'blog' by a musically-inclined junior AusTAR, mostly about sea-shanties.
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