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Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

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Published: September 2020
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BIC Subject: Navigation & seamanship
Published By: Bloomsbury
 
Published: 01-Sep-2020
Format: Hardback, 256 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781472973511
Stock Code: 2973511
Product Description
 
Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. This highly respected and refreshingly practical study guide covers the whole syllabus in detail, all illustrated with colour photographs, charts and worked examples throughout.
It covers-
Chartwork - with useful worked examples
Electronic navigation - how to use the latest technology for safe navigation- radar, electronic chart plotting and GPS
Pilotage - buoyage fully explained and illustrated
Communications - the latest information on maritime communications including GMDSS
Weather - the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts
Safety and survival - new SOLAS regulations
Stability and buoyancy - principles simply explained
Including the latest updates, new artwork and a modern, user-friendly design, this fifth edition compliments the syllabus and assists with exam preparation. It's an essential companion for anyone enrolling on the RYA Yachtmaster course, whether for sail or power.Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. This highly respected and refreshingly practical study guide covers the whole syllabus in detail, all illustrated with colour photographs, charts and worked examples throughout.
It covers-
Chartwork - with useful worked examples
Electronic navigation - how to use the latest technology for safe navigation- radar, electronic chart plotting and GPS
Pilotage - buoyage fully explained and illustrated
Communications - the latest information on maritime communications including GMDSS
Weather - the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts
Safety and survival - new SOLAS regulations
Stability and buoyancy - principles simply explained
Including the latest updates, new artwork and a modern, user-friendly design, this fifth edition compliments the syllabus and assists with exam preparation. It's an essential companion for anyone enrolling on the RYA Yachtmaster course, whether for sail or power.
Alison Noice was a Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner, and ran Coastal/Yachtmaster and Day Skipper shorebased courses at her local yacht club.
Roger Seymour worked closely with Alison for many years, and is Hamble School of Yachting's senior instructor. He also advises World Cruising Club members embarking on Atlantic crossings and other international rallies.
 
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