Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

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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: Am Chartwork - with useful worked examples Am Electronic navigation - how to use the latest technology for safe navigation: radar, electronic chart plotting and GPS Am Pilotage - buoyage fully explained and illustrated Am Communications - information on current maritime communications including GMDSS Am Weather - the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts Am Safety and survival - all the new SOLAS regulations detailed Am 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.The majority of small sailing and motor boats still use this type of compass and, in addition to the main steering compass, will also carry a small portable one for fixing and collision avoidance and an electronic (fluxgate) compass for autopilots anbsp;...

Title:Yachtmaster for Sail and Power
Author:Alison Noice
Publisher:A&C Black - 2012-09-20


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