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NP5011 Symbols and Abbreviations used on Admiralty Charts

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NP5011 is primarily a key to symbols and abbreviations used on Admiralty and International paper charts and leisure folios compiled by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). Variations may occur on charts adopted into the Admiralty Series that were originally produced by another hydrographic office. Where these symbols and abbreviations are easily understood they are not included as examples in this...
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Start Sailing - Beginner's Handbook (G3)

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by Royal Yachting Association
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VHF Radio - SRC syllabus and sample exam questions (G26)

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by RYA
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World Cruising Destinations

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by Jimmy Cornell
'What Jimmy Cornell doesn't know about cruising isn't worth knowing' - Yachting World One of the most influential cruising yachtsmen writing today, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles on all the oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. His successful guide to sailing around the world, World Cruising Routes, has helped many aspirational voyagers...
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RYA Safety Boat Handbook (G16)

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by Royal Yachting Association
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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 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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An Introduction to Radar

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by Royal Yachting Association
RYA Introduction to Radar follows the syllabus of the RYA One Day Radar Course and is also a very handy reference for all who use marine radar sets.
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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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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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RYA Handy Guide to CEVNI

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by Gibson, Rob
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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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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 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 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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RYA ICC Handbook (G81)

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by Rob Gibson
The International Certificate of Competence, or the ICC, is required for the inland waterways of Europe and for the inland and costal waters of the Mediterranean countries.
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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 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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Skipper's Pocketbook

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by Basil Mosenthal
A pocket database containing everything a busy skipper needs to know but might find hard to remember. It is easy to take for granted how much a skipper needs to know: Navigation, how to pilot the boat into a new harbour, using the radio, checking the engine, keeping an eye out for things that need repair, monitoring the weather, feeding the crew and much, much more! This pocketbook is designed as an a...
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The Foiling Dinghy Book - Dinghy Foiling from Start to Finish

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by Hillman, Alan
Since the development of the International Moth into a fully foiling dinghy there has been an explosion in the popularity of the class with some of the world’s top sailors competing in it and many others enjoying the exhilaration of ‘flying’. However there is no doubt that it is a challenge to learn to fly a Moth and other designs are being introduced which are easier to sail and provide foiling opportuniti...
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