- Junk rigs are becoming increasingly popular among boat lovers in the Western world.  Sunbird Marine, a company in the UK, is specialized in the design of junk rigs for modern Western boats

- In the year 2000 a group of Westerners sailed across South East Asia with a junk replica called ,Precious Dragon´. In 2004 National Geographic Channel showed a documentary about their trip. Their website is still online

-  Do you speak Chinese and are you interested in Asian maritime history? This blog is on academic research into Chinese maritime history and on ancient junks in Chinese waters. Mainly for scholars

- The junk the Free China sailed in 1953 from China to the United States. It is currently falling apart while anchored in the San Francisco Bay Area and nobody seems to care. A group of voluteers is trying to find funds to have it repaired