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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 Navigation Excercises (G7)

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by Chris Slade
This new edition of the best selling RYA Navigation Exercises is the official and recommended book for RYA Day Skipper, Yachtmaster and the Basic 2-Day Navigation and Safety Course and contains everything you will need to help answer the questions in this book. It is the only book that uses the new RYA Training Charts used for all RYA Training Courses.
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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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Start Sailing - Beginner's Handbook (G3)

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by Royal Yachting Association
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RYA Handy Guide to Marine Radio (G22)

This handy book for the leisure user is a quick-reference guide to radio procedures (including Urgency, Safety, and Distress messaging); installing and maintaining a VHF radio; the licensing requirements, and GMDSS including Navtex.
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World Voyage Planner: Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World

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by Cornell, Jimmy
Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging. In the new edition of this book, he and his son Ivan help the would-be voyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating an extended cruise (and those dreaming about the possibility), this book will give an idea of what is involved in developing the right strategy. Amongst many important aspects, Jimmy and Ivan c...
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The Complete Yacht Security Handbook: For skippers and crew

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by von Berswordt, Fritze
Whether moored at their home marina, or visiting a less familiar port in a distant country, yachtsmen need to pay just as much attention to the security of their yacht as they would their home or car. By being aware of potential dangers and taking some prudent steps in advance, yachtsmen can ensure that voyages to even the more adventurous of destinations will be less stressful.
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Multihull Seamanship

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by Le Sueur, Gavin
This is an A-Z of seamanship skills for multihull sailors. There are many textbooks on the market which detail general seamanship principles. This is not one of them. Multihull Seamanship is about sea-going catamarans and trimarans and the skills needed to understand and enjoy them to their utmost. Both racing and cruising yachts are catered for, as are trailer-able multihulls.
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The Sailing Bible

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by Barrie Smith
Sail with the experts! The Sailing Bible is the complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-by-step diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of your sailing at whatever level. Whether you are a dinghy or yacht sailor just learning the basics or wanting tips on sailing with the best, this is the book that will give you all the answers you are looking f...
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40 Knots and How to Tie Them

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by Davidson, Lucy
A beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of tying knots. The next title in Pavilion's exciting new series for adventurers, this book follows on from the success of 50 Things to Do with a Penknife. The book features step-by-step instructions on how to tie 40 fundamental knots, and then shows you how your new skills can be transformed into a selection of practical and decorative pro...
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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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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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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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RYA Handy Guide to CEVNI

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by Gibson, Rob
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Sail & Rig Tuning

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by Ivar Dedekam
Fantastic computer graphics systematically explain how to tune-your-yacht, keelboat or dinghy. This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance. Ivar Dedekam's revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as well as the theory of sail aerodynamics. T...
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RYA Passage Planning (G69)

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by Peter Chennell
RYA Passage Planning will provide you with the essential facts and methods that you need for your own journeys. Beginning with a systematic, step-by-step procedure on how to start your passage planning and what factors you should be considering, the book takes you ny way of scenarios through how you might plan a variety of voyages, and provides useful checklists and forms to help with the process.
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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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