The Percy Grainger collection is hosted online by the British Library. It contains hundreds of wax cylinder recordings of English folk singers which Grainger collected in the early 20th century.
Many sea songs have roots in these mass-produced shoreside pamphlets. This searchable database includes English broadsides from the 16th to 20th century.
This maritime festival is held in July of every even year in Northwest France.
The Mudcat Café remains the best place for online folk music discussion. Volunteers maintain a remarkable tune database.
This database from the Maritime Studies Program of Williams College & Mystic Seaport lists North American authors and their sea-themed works: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and plays.
The JMC collection consists of thousands of transcribed songs, notes, and audio recordings collected firsthand, mostly in Scotland and England between 1929-1935.
In South Australia... specifically, in Albany, on the southwest coast of Australia, meets this International Folk 'N Shanty Festival.
This annual August festival meets in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, southern Quebec, Canada. It features shows, conferences, sculling races, regatta, outdoor market, dance, workshops and more.
The Celtic-Maritime Festival du Chants de Marin draws large crowds to Paimpol, Brittany in Northwest France.
Appingedam, Netherlands hosts the annual Bie Daip International Folk and Sea Songs Festival in August.
Harwich, in Essex, England, hosts an annual shanty festival as well as other periodic shanty events throughout the year.
A yearly festival in Falmouth, Cornwall, southwest England. The free event is typically on a weekend in June.
"The essential folk resource" for English folk music, including the Roud song index and a wonderful song subject catalogue. Maintained by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.
Each fall, the Liereliet Workum organizes an international maritime music festival. Several experts lead the crowds through exercises of active participation.
The leading maritime museum and book publisher in the United States, located in Mystic, Connecticut. The website includes an art gallery, ship plans, an online bookstore, crew lists, sound archives, and other collection databases.
Including the Traditional Ballad Index of Folk Songs from the English-Speaking World.