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Reeds Skipper's Handbook

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by Malcolm Pearson
The Reed’s Skipper’s Handbook is a handy pocket size aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea. Packed with a wide range of information in a concise form it is frequently recommended by Yachtmaster Instructors as a quick reference guide and as a revision aid for anyone taking their Day Skipper and Yachtmaster certificates.
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RYA VHF Handbook

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by Bartlett, Tim
Ask any group of students attending an SRC course why they want to learn to use a marine VHF radio, and the overwhelming majority are likely to reply ’safety’. Probe a little deeper, and most of them will probably say that they want it mainly to be able to call for help.
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RYA Navigation Handbook

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by Tim Bartlett
The Navigation Handbook from the Royal Yachting Association is the recommended text for anyone doing the RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course and a core text for the RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased course sail or power. It is also ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about navigation.
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Day Skipper Practical Course Notes

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by Royal Yachting Association
RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes is designed to accompany the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course held at sailing centres around the world. It also provides a wealth of valuable information to all those going to sea.
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Start Sailing - Beginner's Handbook (G3)

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by Royal Yachting Association
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RYA Powerboat Handbook – 3rd Edition

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by Paul Glatzel
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The Rules in Practice 2017-2020

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by Willis Bryan
A proper understanding of the racing rules is crucial to success on the water and there is no better guide to the latest rules than Bryan Willis. Bryan has been chairman of the jury and chief umpire for some of the most prestigious sailing events in the world, including the America's Cup and Olympics. He has served on International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Racing Rules Committee for over 25 years. Who bett...
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Yachtmaster handbook (G70)

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by Stevens, James
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VHF Radio - SRC syllabus and sample exam questions (G26)

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by RYA
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GMDSS: A User's Handbook

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by Brehaut, Denise
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) - the maritime equivalent to the emergency services number - provides a fast and efficient way of calling for assistance at sea, whatever the size of craft or its location.
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The Complete Yachtmaster - Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper 9th edition

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by Tom Cunliffe
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.
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RYA Safety Boat Handbook (G16)

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by Royal Yachting Association
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The Impractical Boatowner: Tales and Trials from Years of Floundering a float

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by Selby, Dave
This is a book with no practical purpose whatsoever. As any fan of Dave's would probably guess, a book by him won't make you a better sailor, and it won't provide any instruction on boat maintenance. But it will entertain - his light but observational writings tap the rich well of all those things that sailors know but few dare admit. The Impractical Boat Owner is a collection of Dave's columns for Practica...
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Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual

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by Nigel Calder
This manual takes both novice and experienced boatowner through minor to major repairs of electrical systems, engines, electronics, steering systems, generators, pumps, cookers, spars and rigging. When it was first published in 1990, the Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual broke new ground. It was hailed as the first truly DIY manual for boatowners and has sold in its thousands ever since. There ...
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Illustrated Seamanship

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by Dedekam, Ivar
Today, yachts are often equipped with electrical windlasses, autopilot, bow thrusters, etc. This equipment has also become much more reliable, making it possible to make long offshore passages without much knowledge of seamanship. However, as the coastguards in many countries can confirm, more and more yachts require assistance, even when they should be able to reach harbour on their own. In this book you w...
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IMDG Code - International Maritime Dangerous Goods: 2014 Edition - Suplement

The Supplement also includes texts of the Medical First Aid Guide, descriptions of the reporting procedures for incidents involving dangerous goods, harmful substances and/or marine pollutants, the International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on board Ships and other appropriate Assembly resolutions, resolutions and circulars of th...
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Day Skipper for Sail and Power

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by Noice, Alison
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 smal...
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Start Powerboating (G48)

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by Mendez, Jon
This is the official course book for Levels 1 and 2 of the RYA National Powerboat Scheme (formally Powerboat Practical Course Notes). It goes through everything you need to know as a novice powerboater, from basics such as the boat and the equipment you need, through to berthing and man overboard techniques. Jon Mendez developed an interest in boats at a young age with friends and family on the River...
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RYA Diesel Handbook (G25)

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by Jinks, Simon
The official course book for the RYA One-Day Diesel Engine Course, it is also invaluable for reference.
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RYA Astro Navigation Handbook G78

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by Tim Bartlett
RYA Astro Navigation Handbook is ideal for anyone new to celestial navigation, or wanting to update their astro skills. It is the course book for anyone taking an RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean Course.
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