RYA Passage Planning E G69

The essential facts and methods are split into three sections: Getting down to basicsThe essential first stepsPutting it into practice Written by RNLI Sea Safety Manager Peter Chennell, this ebook will help you make passage planning routine ...

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

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No sea voyage, whether long or short, offshore or within sight of land, should go ahead without adequate planning and this ebook is your perfect companion to help you prepare thoroughly before setting off. RYA Passage Planning will take you through all you need to know and allow you to work through some examples of different passages. This will show you what you might need to think about on the range of different journeys you may undertake. The essential facts and methods are split into three sections: Getting down to basicsThe essential first stepsPutting it into practice Written by RNLI Sea Safety Manager Peter Chennell, this ebook will help you make passage planning routine. It is packed full of useful information on where to find the relevant planning sources and will prove to be a useful companion to all who take their recreation afloat.

RYA Boat Safety Handbook E G103

You can get more information about what constitutes categorised waters from the
MCA and RYA. MSN 1827 is available from the MCA website. MCA guidance
notes say for 'small craft and pleasure vessels, the degree of voyage planning
will ...

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

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Safety afloat is always prominent in the thoughts of any conscientious boat owner. This edition of the RYA Boat Safety Handbook provides essential information to ensure that your boat has the necessary safety equipment, so that anyone heading out on the water can have better peace of mind. Chapters include: Lifejackets and Buoyancy aids MOB prevention and recovery Calling for Help Dealing with Fire This book is enhanced with illustrations and as it is written by Keith Colwell, an RNLI Divisional Sea Safety Manager and RYA Instructor, this is a vital book for sailors both old and new who are concerned with the safety of themselves and others.

Yachtmaster Exercises for Sail and Power

This companion volume to Yachtmaster for Sail and Power, by the same author, provides further navigation practice for anyone studying for the RYA Yachtmaster syllabus and for Day Skipper.

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Author: Alison Noice

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408122853

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

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The companion volume to Yachtmaster for Sail and Power.

Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

A comprehensive textbook for anyone embarking on an RYA Yachtmaster course.

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Author: Alison Noice

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408122860

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 217

A comprehensive textbook for anyone embarking on an RYA Yachtmaster course.

RYA Day Skipper Handbook Sail E G71

Passage. Planning. The Passage Plan: Itchenham, in Namley Harbour towards
Rozelle Cove All the examples for passage planning, navigation and pilotage are
from the RYA charts and RYA Training Almanac used on shorebased courses ...

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

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This is the official handbook supporting the RYA Day Skipper Sail Course and is ideal for anyone looking to brush up on their knowledge to this level. It gives great practical and detailed advice on key skills, expanding on the course companion notes. Being a good skipper is not difficult; it requires essential skills, knowledge, experience, patience, good communication and at times a sense of humour! This book is engagingly written and highly illustrated with the aim of equipping you with that essential knowledge and set of skills to help you build up your experience. It covers all the theoretical and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Sail syllabus and gives you all you need to know to take a small yacht on a short passage safely.

RYA An Introduction to Navigation E G77

RYA An Introduction to Navigation is the latest in the RYA’s popular Navigation series. The book guides the reader through the basic steps of navigation so that they can learn to navigate successfully.

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

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RYA An Introduction to Navigation is the latest in the RYA’s popular Navigation series. The book guides the reader through the basic steps of navigation so that they can learn to navigate successfully. It is therefore an absolute must for everybody, whether studying for the RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship, or merely looking to refresh their knowledge. Chapters include: The purpose of navigation Measuring direction and distance Tides and buoys Pilotage and passage planning. Written by Tim Bartlett, renowned marine journalist and author of RYA Navigation Handbook, RYA VHF Handbook and RYA Astro Navigation Handbook.

RYA Power Schemes Instructor Handbook E G19

Passage Making and Responsibilities as Skipper Understands: The importance
of pre-trip planning. Prior to any passage at sea, the skipper should make a plan
of what is to be undertaken. This should be recorded in such a way that it can be
 ...

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

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The RYA Power Schemes Instructor Handbook comprehensively covers the entire process of training as an RYA Power Instructor. It includes information on the whole RYA Power Scheme, the instructing qualifications available through the RYA and the methods required to teach each of the courses, including inland waterways and personal watercraft. This is a valuable reference, full of top tips and background about how people learn. This edition includes full-colour illustrations and photographs.

RYA Powerboat Handbook E G13

Voyage planning is required on all vessels that go to sea. 'Going to sea is defined
as proceeding outside of categorized waters.' You can get more information
about what constitutes categorised waters from the MCA. MCA guidance notes
say ...

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page:

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Powerboating is a fun, fast and exhilarating sport. The number of powerboats on the water is increasing and the need for both confidence and competence on the water has never been more important. If you are looking to progress to the intermediate levels of the RYA Powerboat Scheme then this new edition of the RYA Powerboat Handbook is a must. Becoming a capable and safe powerboater comes from a mixture of training, experience, and common sense. Updated with new information on electronic navigation and handling at speed, this book will help you acquire the knowledge and confidence to get the most from your time on the water. The examples bring concepts to life and methods are adapted to what is realistically achievable in an open powerboat. Chapters include: • Parts of a Boat • Types of Boats, Engines, Hulls, and Seating Arrangements • Propellers • Safety and Planning • Launch and Recovery • Boat Handling • Leaving and Coming Alongside • Anchoring • Travelling at Speed • Challenging Conditions • Man Overboard • Helicopter Rescue • Towing on the Water • Knots and Ropework • Collision Regulations • Buoyage • Navigation • Weather • Boating at Night and in Restricted Visibility • Trailing Your Boat • Cruising in a Powerboat • Buying and Owning a Boat • SOLAS V • Considering the Environment • Life-Saving Signals

RYA Personal Watercraft Handbook E G35

This new edition also advises on legal requirements, towing, passage planning and contains the syllabuses for both the RYA Personal Watercraft Proficiency Course and the RYA Introduction to Personal Watercraft Safety Course.

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

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RYA Personal Watercraft Handbook, the essential text for anyone taking an RYA personal watercraft course. Clearly written text, technical illustrations and full-colour photographs teach personal watercraft riders old and new about everything from pre-launch checks to offshore cruising. This new edition also advises on legal requirements, towing, passage planning and contains the syllabuses for both the RYA Personal Watercraft Proficiency Course and the RYA Introduction to Personal Watercraft Safety Course. This digital version is enhanced with video which adds a whole new dimension to learning the techniques. We have also linked the syllabus content to the relevant pages to help you quickly identify what areas you might need a little work on and where to get that information. As a learning tool, what more could you ask for? Please note: Due to the nature of this digital product, there is no riding log included like the printed version.

Day Skipper for Sail and Power

Brought thoroughly up-to-date with new developments and covering all the theory and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Certificate with full colour photography, helpful diagrams and worked examples, it is also a clear and ...

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Author: Alison Noice

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472944825

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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Day Skipper for Sail and Power is a major reference book for anyone following the RYA Day Skipper course. Brought thoroughly up-to-date with new developments and covering all the theory and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Certificate with full colour photography, helpful diagrams and worked examples, it is also a clear and comprehensive manual for anyone intending to make coastal passages in a small boat, covering: - seamanship - safety equipment - preventing collisions at sea - navigation and chart work - tides and tidal streams - pilotage - passage planning - weather - engine operation and maintenance - the most up-to-date VHF radio procedures With its refreshingly practical approach and by the same author as the highly successful Yachtmaster for Sail and Power, no one intending to follow an RYA Day Skipper course whether for sail or power can afford to be without this lively, helpful guide to complement the course and assist with exam preparation.

Navigation

It is the next best thing to attending one of Sara's navigation classes. Navigation has never been so simple. Navigators have only two questions: Where am I?Where do I go now? This book shows the simplest way to answer these questions.

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Author: Sara Hopkinson

Publisher: *Wiley Nautical

ISBN: 1904475183

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

View: 462

A simple, highly-illustrated introduction to navigation for complete beginners and for Day Skipper students. This book is a simple introduction to charts, navigation, pilotage, passage planning and basic tidal calculations. It assumes no knowledge, uses informal language and great graphics to make the subject live. It is the next best thing to attending one of Sara’s navigation classes.

RYA Offshore Sailing E G87

Written by Dick McClary, a highly experienced sailor in many parts of the world’s waters, RYA Offshore Sailing is sure to fire the enthusiasm of anyone looking to head for the clear waters of the open ocean.

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Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

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Offshore Sailing is exciting and brings adventure, discovery and freedom to those who undertake a long-distanced journey. For anyone who is going or thinking of going on such a passage, RYA Offshore Sailing is the essential companion. It discusses the fundamental characteristics of what does and what doesn’t make a good offshore cruising yacht and ensures that there is a perfect balance of practical information on safety, equipment, boat design and sails both for monohulls and multihulled boats. There is also excellent advice on how a skipper can make the journey as comfortable as possible for them and their crew. Chapters include: Crew Comfort Water Supply & Conservation Preparing for the Tropics Self-Steering The Energy Equation It will appeal particularly to those planning to make an ocean crossing for the first time, either individually or as part of an organised rally. In doing so, it is likely that there will be a need to upgrade and equip the yacht to modern offshore standards for the voyage and to prepare it for the particular requirements of cruising in the tropics. Written by Dick McClary, a highly experienced sailor in many parts of the world’s waters, RYA Offshore Sailing is sure to fire the enthusiasm of anyone looking to head for the clear waters of the open ocean.

Coastal and Offshore Navigation

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Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: UCSD:31822037157187

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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The purpose of Coastal and Offshore Navigation 3rd Edition is to give the sailor – who has some knowledge of inshore work – a solid foundation in the arts of coastal and offshore navigation. The approach to the subject is essentially practical, so that a yachtsman whose seafaring is done in a small sailing vessel can relate to and profit from the contents. Considerable effort has been made to indicate the sort of accuracy that can reasonably be expected in the various facets of small craft navigation, so that the reader can sensibly evaluate their results. All the threads with which the navigator weaves his patterns are drawn together at the end of the book in chapters on passage planning and navigational practice. These explain what you actually do, while the earlier chapters give you the knowledge and expertise with which to do it, in reality, out at sea. Coastal and Offshore Navigation 3rd Edition guides you through all the techniques you need to master - and shows you how to draw them together in practice to ensure a smooth trip and safe landfall. Includes: A review of the basic arts of navigation How to predict the tide - and make it work for you How to keep a realistic check on your navigational accuracy and modify your tactics accordingly Safe and constructive use of electronic aids to navigation Passage planning for an enjoyable, satisfying voyage Passage making: a systematic, no-nonsense approach

Day Skipper Exercises

Complimenting Day Skipper by the same authors, this new edition contains additional question papers on chartwork, tides, pilotage and passage planning, all with fully explained answers and new general knowledge questions on seamanship, ...

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Author: Pat Langley-Price

Publisher: Adlard Coles

ISBN: 0713667087

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

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Complimenting Day Skipper by the same authors, this new edition contains additional question papers on chartwork, tides, pilotage and passage planning, all with fully explained answers and new general knowledge questions on seamanship, anchorwork, ropework and rules of the road - all part of the Day Skipper course. A free practice chart is included, as are all the necessary pilotage notes, tide tables and tidal curves so that the questions can be completed without reference to other publications.

Pass Your Day Skipper

Concise and comprehensive guide to passing the Day Skipper exam.

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Author: David Fairhall

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408103807

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 104

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Concise and comprehensive guide to passing the Day Skipper exam.

Bibliography of Nautical Books

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Author: Alan Obin

Publisher:

ISBN: 0948646152

Category:

Page: 882

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This is the 15th annual edition of the Bibliography of Nautical Books, a reference guide to over 14,000 nautical publications. It deals specifically with the year 2000.

Distance Supported Open Learning

Qualification ( s ) : RYA Certificate Duration : 16-20 weeks Entry requirements :
Applicants need to have Day Skipper ... PASSAGE PLANNING AND MARINE
ENVIRONMENT International School of Navigation Description : The Passage ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000049855371

Category: Distance education

Page:

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The Complete Ocean Skipper

With clear, helpful colour photographs and diagrams throughout, this is the essential book for anyone planning for or dreaming about sailing further afield.

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Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472918147

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

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Following on from his bestselling The Complete Day Skipper and The Complete Yachtmaster, yachting legend Tom Cunliffe turns his attentions to the third strand of the RYA syllabus. With the same hugely popular, highly practical approach, The Complete Ocean Skipper covers everything a yachtsman needs to know when planning an offshore cruise or ocean passage. All aspects of planning and preparing for – as well as setting out on – a long-distance cruise are featured: - Preparation: types of suitable boat, choice of rig, engine power, safety equipment, communication systems, crew preparation - On passage: ocean weather systems, forecasting, deck routines, watchkeeping, self-steering, emergencies, heavy weather techniques - Ocean navigation: electronic as well as celestial A unique and definitive handbook, The Complete Ocean Skipper goes beyond the theory of the RYA syllabus to ensure that readers are equipped with the knowledge of both what to do and how to go about it, in whatever circumstances. A veteran offshore yachtsman as well as an RYA examiner, Tom Cunliffe brings his experience to bear and packs this must-have guide with invaluable hands-on advice for offshore and coastal sailors alike. With clear, helpful colour photographs and diagrams throughout, this is the essential book for anyone planning for or dreaming about sailing further afield.

Day Skipper Motor Cruising

Day Skipper Motor Cruising is a practical guide, designed to help anyone attending the RYA Day Skipper Practical Motor Cruising course.

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Author: Denise Brehaut

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 1861260385

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

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Day Skipper Motor Cruising is a practical guide, designed to help anyone attending the RYA Day Skipper Practical Motor Cruising course. The aim is to provide the student with the knowledge to skipper a motor cruiser safely by day, in waters with which he or she is familiar. Topics covered include: basics of hull and propulsion design; preparation of the boat for sea; boat handling; emergency procedures; advanced mooring techniques; procedures for leaving a berth and arrival; revision of navigational terms, use of charts & tidal calculations; passage planning and finally knots, ropework and seamanship. Each section concludes with questions and answers to aid revision, helping towards success in the RYA Motor Cruising course. Paperback - 6-1/2" x 9-1/4" - 128 pp - 100 b/w

Logbook for Gps Navigation Compact for Small Chart Tables

A compact cruising logbook specifically designed for GPS Navigation and perfect for use on small chart tables. Beautifully presented with silver blocking on the cover.

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Author: Bill Anderson

Publisher:

ISBN: 1909911186

Category:

Page: 96

View: 199

A compact cruising logbook specifically designed for GPS Navigation and perfect for use on small chart tables. Beautifully presented with silver blocking on the cover.