Yachtmaster for Sail and Power : A Manual for the RYA Yachtmaster (R) Certificates of Competence Hardback
by Alison Noice
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 fourth 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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 256 pages, Newly updated colour photographs and artwork throughout
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 19/11/2015
- Category: Navigation & seamanship
- ISBN: 9781472925497
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