- Gerard Dijkstra, Naval architect, Gerard Dijkstra Naval Partners

- Dick Bergsma, Sea Trek Sailing Adventures

- Robin Engel, Songline Cruises

- Sybout Porte, publicist in Makassar, Sulawesi

- A website on maritime affairs in South Sulawesi, Forumms, including a wealth of information on pinisi and the islands in this part of the Indonesian archipelago. Especially the chapter on the history of traditional Indonesian ships is thorough.

- WoodenBoatBlog, a forum for those interested in building or sailing traditional wooden vessels