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.
Â· Chartwork - with useful worked examples Â· Electronic navigation - how to use the latest technology for safe navigation: radar, electronic chart plotting and GPS Â· Pilotage - buoyage fully explained and illustrated Â· Communications - information on current maritime communications including GMDSS Â· Weather - the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts Â· Safety and survival - all the new SOLAS regulations detailed Â· 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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Published March 6, 2013
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