Day Skipper for Sail and Power

Day Skipper for Sail and Power

by Alison Noice
     
 

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Day Skipper for Sail and Power is the major reference book for anyone following the RYA Day Skipper theory or practical course. Completely up to date and packed with colour photographs and helpful diagrams, this is a clear and simple introduction that will be invaluable to anyone enrolling on the courses or intending to make coastal passages in a small boat.

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Day Skipper for Sail and Power is the major reference book for anyone following the RYA Day Skipper theory or practical course. Completely up to date and packed with colour photographs and helpful diagrams, this is a clear and simple introduction that will be invaluable to anyone enrolling on the courses or intending to make coastal passages in a small boat.

All aspects of the syllabus are covered, including: Seamanship, Safety equipment, Preventing collisions at sea, Navigation and chart work, Tides and tidal streams, Pilotage, Passage planning, Weather, Engine operation and maintenance, VHF radio procedures.

With its refreshingly practical approach and adopting the same popular format as the author's highly successful Yachtmaster for Sail and Power, no one intending to become an RYA Day Skipper, whether for sail or power, can afford to be without this invaluable guide.

About the Author:
Alison Noice is a Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner and is qualified to examine Yachtmaster Instructors

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“Provides an excellent grounding for sailors ... an excellent teaching or revision aid and a useful onboard reference.” —Yachting Monthly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408193105
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/26/2013
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Alison Noice is a Yachtmaster instructor and examiner, and an examiner of Yachtmaster Instructors. She now 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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