Day Skipper Exercises for Sail and Power

Day Skipper Exercises for Sail and Power

by Alison Noice


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780713682717
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Alison Noice is a Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner, and is qualified to examine 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.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     vi
Introduction     vii
Exercises     1
Seamanship and Ropework     1
Introduction to Chartwork     5
Buoys, Beacons and Lights     7
Compass and Position Fixing     9
Tidal Streams     11
Dead Reckoning and Estimated Position     13
Course to Steer     15
Tidal Heights     17
Safety     20
Rules of the Road     22
Pilotage     25
Aids to Navigation and Passage Planning     27
Weather     30
Communications     33
The Diesel Engine     35
Test Papers     37
General     37
General     40
Chartwork     43
Chartwork     45
Answers (sections 1 to 15 and Test Papers 16 to 19)     47
Extracts     101
Dover Tide Tables     101
Tidal Stream Atlas     102
Tidal Stream Atlas     103
St Helier Tide Tables     104
St Helier Tidal Curve     105
St Helier Approaches Chart     106
St Helier Port Information     107
Cherbourg Tide Table     108
Cherbourg Tidal Curve     109
Cherbourg Port Information     110
Cherbourg Chart     111
Approaches to St Peter Port     112
St Peter Port Information     113
St Malo Tide Tables     114
St Malo Tidal Curve     115
St Malo Approaches     116
St Malo Port Information     117
Granville Port Information     118

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