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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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The Barefoot Navigator: Wayfinding with the Skills of the Ancients

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by Lagan, Jack
`Navigation with sextant and almanac is as user-friendly as a cornered rat.' Barefoot Navigator introducesus to a unique take on navigation - using the skills of the ancients and technology-free techniques, we learn how to navigate using the sun, sea, wind and stars, and even the flight patterns of ocean birds. The first part of this absorbing book recounts a colourful history of seafarers and thei...
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VHF Radio - SRC syllabus and sample exam questions (G26)

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by RYA
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RYA Navigation Excercises

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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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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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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 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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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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Laser Handbook (G53)

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by Paul Goodison
The most up-to-date book on this very popular class RYA Laser Handbook. Lots of colour photographs and illustrations make this book a 'must' for anyone interested in Lasers.
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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 Handy Guide to CEVNI

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by Gibson, Rob
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Canoe & Kayak Handbook (BCU)

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by British Canoe Union
Written by enthusiastic and current British Canoe Union coaches and practitioners, this book is an invaluable source of information for both novice and expert alike.
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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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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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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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