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The Complete Day Skipper - Skippering with Confidence Right From the Start
The Complete Day Skipper - Skippering with Confidence Right From the Start
Author: Tom CunliffePublisher: Adlard Coles NauticalFormat: HardbackPages: 208Dimensions: 246 x 171 mm The Complete Day Skipper is a totally practical hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills, and from there to the realistic use of...
£25.00 (VAT exempt)
Complete Yachtmaster - 8th Edition
Complete Yachtmaster - 8th Edition
The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience.In this fully revised eighth edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern cruising in one volume. Subjects include an analysis of what makes a good skipper, the theory and practice...
£25.00 (VAT exempt)
Reeds Skippers Handbook
Reeds Skippers Handbook
Reeds Skippers Handbook A little pocketbook crammed with aide-memoire information that is just enough to remind you of important facts you may need in a hurry in a coastal passage. Illustrated in full colour throughout, it covers chartwork, position fixing, lights and buoyage, Rule of the Road, flags, weather and more. PB. 138pp.
£7.95 (VAT exempt)
 
The Rules in Practice 2017-2020
The Rules in Practice 2017-2020
Format: PaperbackPages: 160Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 17.0Publication date: 6th Dec 2016 The racing rules bible, completely updated for the latest 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing. You don’t have to know all the rules off by heart, but you do need to know your rights and obligations on the water – the rules can be looked up afterwards. This book takes you through the key situations that...
£16.95 (VAT exempt)
(Yachting Monthly) Expert Sailing Skills
(Yachting Monthly) Expert Sailing Skills
Author: Tom CunliffePublisher: Fernhurst BooksFormat: Hardback, 184 pages There are plenty of sailing and seamanship skills that don’t feature on the syllabus of even the most advanced sailing course – and a wealth of such wisdom can be found in these pages. This is a selection of the best practical articles from the pages of Yachting Monthly magazine, and will help sailors at every level....
£19.95 (VAT exempt)
Celestial Navigation
Celestial Navigation
Author: Tom CunliffePublisher: Fernhurst BooksFormat: Paperback, 80 pages Celestial navigation is one of the oldest of the mariner’s arts – and one of the most awe-inspiring. It is also essential for every ocean sailor who wants to be able to fix his position should the GPS fail. This book shows you how to master the art in easy stages. Within a few pages you’ll be taking your first...
£11.95 (VAT exempt)
 
Reeds Crew Handbook
Reeds Crew Handbook
The Reeds Skipper's Handbook, now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication 20 years ago. Now for the first time, here is the Reeds Crew Handbook for skippers to hand to new and aspiring crew. It will give them all the essential knowledge they need to undertake the tasks traditionally handled by crew aboard any size of yacht, including: Steering (both with a tiller and a...
£7.99 inc VAT
The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages
The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages
The Illustrated Boat Dictionary in 9 Languages is a first - annotated illustrations arranged by topic allow quick communication when something goes wrong abroad. Centred around clear, full colour, annotated diagrams in each subject area, the dictionary makes it easy and convenient to translate between nine languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Portuguese and Greek)....
£18.95 (VAT exempt)
Pass your Day Skipper
Pass your Day Skipper
Arranged and highlighted to make revising easier and now updated and expanded for the fourth edition. New material includes passage planning, safety, anchoring, GPS plotting for fast craft and ropework. Since the first edition was published, Pass Your Day Skipper has helped thousands of students through their shorebased Day Skipper course. Throughout, the theory is set in a practical seagoing perspective,...
£12.95 (VAT exempt)
 
Yachtmaster for Sail and Power
Yachtmaster for Sail and Power
ISBN / Part No: 9781472925497  Author: Alison Noice Format: Hardback, 256 Pages Edition: 19th November 2015   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...
£25.00 (VAT exempt)
Yachtmaster Exercises for Sail and Power
Yachtmaster Exercises for Sail and Power
ISBN / Part No: 9781408122853 Author: Alison Noice Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Format: PB 128 pp \"This companion volume to Yachtmaster for Sail and Power provides further navigation practice for anyone studying for the RYA Yachtmaster syllabus and for Day Skipper. It is packed with exercises and answers, including over 50 model plots and comes with a free practice chart for plotting...
£19.95 (VAT exempt)
Pass Your Yachtmaster
Pass Your Yachtmaster
This book is an out-and-out crammer, whose aim is to help students through their Yachtmaster exam. Both concise and comprehensive, it covers all the essentials of the RYA syllabus, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier. PB 112pp. Author: Fairhall & Peyton
£12.95 (VAT exempt)
 
VHF Afloat 3rd Edition
VHF Afloat 3rd Edition
VHF Afloat 3rd Edition This 3rd edition contains all relevant updates including the latest technology developments, and VHF protocols. This book explains how to use a VHF radio on your boat. It covers licensing the boat and the operator, then takes you through each type of call, and its 'standard procedure'. PB 80pp
£11.95 (VAT exempt)
First Aid Afloat
First Aid Afloat
Aimed at the novice first-aider, this book is intended to be used at the time of the accident or illness. Each topic is designed to be read at a glance: the language is kept short and simple and, where appropriate, photo sequences show exactly what to do. Straightforward advice allows you to take control of the situation, stabilise the casualty and provide the appropriate treatment at sea. Topics...
£14.95 (VAT exempt)
First Aid at Sea
First Aid at Sea
First Aid at Sea This quick reference book provides first aid at a glance for medical emergencies at sea. Keep to hand for medical help when it matters and prompt, to the point assistance. Simple steps which are easy to follow and could save lives. Colour photographs. Spiral bound. 27pp.
£10.95 (VAT exempt)
 
Splicing Modern Ropes
Splicing Modern Ropes
Author: Jan-Willem Polman For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive guide to this crucial skill. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master – and also fun to do. See why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening...
£20.00 (VAT exempt)
Knots & Splices
Knots & Splices
Knots & Splices [Judkins/Davison ] Pocket format step-by-step drawings, with concise text teach the 10 knots everyone should know. Plus a selection of other useful knots, how to coil, whip and splice modern and traditional ropes. Well illustrated with colour diagrams in an easy to follow format PB. 64pp
£3.95 (VAT exempt)
Reeds Weather Handbook
Reeds Weather Handbook
Author: Frank Singleton Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical The bestselling Reeds Handbooks are hugely popular with boaters on board and at home, and the Reeds Weather Handbook continues in this same tradition. This essential pocket-sized guide equips the reader with all the tools to predict and deal with local and distant weather conditions, whether on a day trip or a longer cruise, along the...
£8.95 (VAT exempt)
 
Instant Weather Forecasting
Instant Weather Forecasting
Instant Weather Forecasting Bestseller over 20 years. This provides 24 full-page colour photos of typical cloud formations with easy to follow tables which enable the user to foretell with reasonable accuracy whether it will rain or blow, not change much or clear up soon. Good cockpit companion.
£9.95 (VAT exempt)
Instant Wind Forecasting 3rd Edition
Instant Wind Forecasting 3rd Edition
Instant Wind Forecasting 3rd Edition Instant Wind Forecasting is a quick reference guide for all who work or play outdoors whether dinghy, coastal or offshore sailors, fishermen, motorboaters, farmers, golfers, walkers or pilots. It will help them make meaningful predictions based on the look of the sky and the feel of the day. This book is the perfect companion to Alan Watt's international best...
£12.95 (VAT exempt)
Illustrated Sail & Rig Tuning
Illustrated Sail & Rig Tuning
Illustrated Sail & Rig Tuning A slim but concentrated and thoroughly well illustrated - full colour throughout - manual which systematically shows you how to trim your sails and tune the rig. This English translation of the original Norwegian publication has been greeted by rave reviews in USA and UK. PB. 80pp.
£13.95 (VAT exempt)
 
Navigation: A Newcomer's Guide
Navigation: A Newcomer's Guide
Author: Hopkinson, Sara Publisher: Fernhurst Books Navigators have only two questions: “Where am I?” and “Where do I go now?”. This book shows the simplest way to answer these questions. It starts from scratch, uses no jargon and features graphics instead of words wherever possible. Areas covered include charts, giving a position, tides, course to steer, passage planning,...
£10.95 (VAT exempt)
Start Sailing
Start Sailing
n introduction to dinghy sailing, aimed at beginners of all ages. This simple and easy to read book covers all aspects from essential equipment to tides, weather and man overboard drills. The information is presented clearly with just the right amount of detail for the newcomer to the sport.
£4.95 inc VAT