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

Author:   Alison Noice
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
ISBN:  

9781408122860


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   27 July 2010
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Yachtmaster for Sail and Power: The Complete Course for the RYA Coastal and Offshore Yachtmaster Certificate


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Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book which has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. Right up to date with new developments, it includes all the elements of the revised Yachtmaster course: * Chartwork - including 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. With its refreshingly practical approach, no one enrolling for the RYA Yachtmaster course whether for sail or power can afford to be without this lively, helpful study guide to compliment the course and assist with exam preparation.

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Author:   Alison Noice
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint:   Adlard Coles Nautical
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 17.10cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 24.60cm
Weight:   0.898kg
ISBN:  

9781408122860


ISBN 10:   1408122863
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   27 July 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
Limited stock is available. It will be ordered for you and shipped pending supplier's limited stock.

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'a comprehensive guide...extremely user friendly and Noice's text is very clear, concise and well thought out.' Sailing Today (October 2010) 'Useful advice...comprehensive coverage...should make this publication popular with anyone studying for this RYA qualification.' Nautical Magazine (October 2010) 'It covers all one would expect...and the combined package is one a would-be yachtmaster ought not to be without.' Sailing Magazine (January 2011)


'a comprehensive guide...extremely user friendly and Noice's text is very clear, concise and well thought out.' Sailing Today (October 2010)


Author Information

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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