Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

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A Manual for the RYA Yachtmaster® Certificates of Competence

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Product Details

Part Number: NAC0291

Edition: 2020

Printed and corrected to: No

ISBN: 9781472973511

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Imprint: Adlard Coles

Language: English

Author(s): Alison Noice, Roger Seymour

Author: No

Format: Hardback

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:

  • Chartwork - with useful worked examples
  • Electronic navigation - how to use the latest technology for safe navigation: radar, electronic chart plotting and GPS
  • Pilotage - buoyage fully explained and illustrated
  • Communications - the latest information on maritime communications including GMDSS
  • Weather - the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts
  • Safety and survival - new SOLAS regulations
  • Stability and buoyancy - principles simply explained

Including the latest updates, new artwork and a modern, user-friendly design, this fifth edition compliments the syllabus and assists with exam preparation. It's an essential companion for anyone enrolling on the RYA Yachtmaster course, whether for sail or power.