Yachtmaster for Sail and Power: The Complete Course for the RYA Coastal and Offshore Yachtmaster Certificate

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Sep 13, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages

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 - information on current maritime communications including GMDSS Weather - the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts Safety and survival - all the new SOLAS regulations detailed Stability and buoyancy - the principles simply explained.

Including the latest updates, new artwork and a modern design, this third edition compliments the syllabus and assists with exam preparation - an essential companion for anyone enrolling on the RYA Yachtmaster course, whether for sail or power.

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About the author (2012)

Alison Noice is a Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner, and an Examiner of Yachtmaster Instructors. She also trains and examines Radio Instructors, runs short courses in radar, VHF radio and first aid, teaches Day Skipper and Yachtmaster theory courses and examines Yachtmaster Offshore candidates. Amazingly she still finds time to sail for pleasure in her much-loved Sigma 33.

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