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RYA Knots Splices and Ropework Handbook

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by Gordon Perry
Although written and illustrated specifically with the boating fraternity in mind, the content of RYA Knots Splices and Ropework is applicable to a much wider readership. Structured to guide everyone from a complete beginner to a seasoned sailor step-by-step through simple knots onto the advances knotting skills required to make a Turk’s Head and Star Knot.
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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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Celestial Navigation

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by Tom Cunliffe
Wiley Nautical’s guide to celestial navigation has been recommended for the use with RYA Ocean Yachtmaster course, and has been written by Tom Cunliffe, a RYA Yachmaster Instructor Examiner, yachting journalist and presenter of the BBC TV series ‘The Boats That Built Britain’ – so you know with this guide you’re in good hands.
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Twelve Volt Bible

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by Miner Brotherton
The 12 Volt Bible is a complete introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. Written for boaters who are not skilled electricians, it explains how 12-volt systems work and how to maintain them in a good operating condition, how to recognise an electrical problem, and how to troubleshoot that problem. Each chapter covers a differen...
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GRP Maintenance Companion: Repairing GRP & FRP boats

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by Pete Vincent
Anyone who owns a fibreglass boat (GRP or FRP, yacht or dinghy) knows that it can get damaged in the rough and tumble of everyday use. Sometimes the damage is serious enough to warrant a professional repair (which the insurance company will probably pay for). But at other times it is more minor, and you might want to repair it yourself. But how do you repair it, so you can't see the repair - get that really...
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Training to Win - Training exercises for solo boats, groups & those with a coach

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by Emmett, Jon
Gold medal winning coach, Jon Emmett works with sailors and coaches around the world and is frequently asked things like: 'What is a good exercise to improve this?' 'Why do we do this exercise?' 'How do we make the exercise more / less difficult?' This book is the answer to those frequently asked questions. It contains training exercises for each element of a sailing race. As well as describing and illustra...
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Crewing to Win - How to be the best crew & a great team

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by Clark, Saskia
The crew of a racing boat is as important as the helmsman - they work as a team to sail as fast as they can. But different members of that team have different roles in the boat. In addition to the obvious roles which belong to the crew - trimming the jib and spinnaker and helping keep the boat upright - the crew can also contribute to tactics, boat tuning, watching the competition and so on. In this book, O...
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Introduction to Racing Companion

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by Fernhurst Books
A compact, handy summary of the key things you need to know to start racing or refresh your knowledge: the perfect quick reference guide to keep in your kit bag. The book covers all the racing essentials: courses, rules, the start, beat, reach, downwind, mark rounding, finish, protests and flags in a highly illustrated format making it easy to understand at a glance - ideal for those moments when you need a...
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Powerboating Companion - RIB & Sportsboat Companion

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by Peter White
A compact, handy summary of the key things you need to know when powerboating in RIBs and sportsboats: the perfect quick reference guide to keep onboard. The book covers all the powerboating essentials: getting ready, rules of the road, launching, recovery, manoeuvring, man overboard, first aid, troubleshooting and much more in a highly illustrated way. Re-designed and thoroughly updated, this second editio...
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Yachting: Start to Finish

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by Barry Pickthall
An easy to follow guide for both new and experienced sailors, helping you tolearn, develop and refresh your sailing skills.
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Motorboating - Start to Finish

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by Pickthall, Barry
Whether it's a rigid inflatable boat (RIB), fishing boat, motor cruiser, or sports boat, this is the ultimate guide to selecting, maintaining, and navigating one--with tips on boat parts and safety at sea.
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Norie's Nautical Tables

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by Blance, George
This famous set of mathematical tables was first published in 1803. It has been a bestseller ever since, and despite developments in electronic navigation it remains an essential requirement for anyone learning and practising astro-navigation. Last updated in 1994, the editor, George Blance, has worked for some time on the modernisation of all the tables for this major new edition. New tables have been incl...
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Sail and Rig - The Tuning Guide

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by Klann, Magne
The complete guide on how to trim sails and tune rigging for all conditions to make the boat sail faster and safer. A well-trimmed sailing boat is not only faster – it heels less, balances better and is more comfortable. Wear and load is reduced and expensive gear lasts longer. The risk of damage or rig failure is significantly lower when you know how to take care of your rig and sails.
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First Aid at Sea

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by Justins, Douglas
This fully updated new edition of First Aid at Sea provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers: - Colour coded thumb index of emergencies for quick reference - Concise descriptions of medical conditions - Prioritised list of treatments - Ringbinding and waterproofed pages to withstand use at sea - Fully updated in line with guidelines and best practice 'A highly pract...
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Reeds Introductions: Principles of Earth Observation for Marine Engineering Applications

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by Lavers, Christopher (Senior Lecturer, Br
Reeds Introductions: Principles of Earth Observation for Marine Engineering Applications covers the fundamental earth-observation concepts that underpin all space-based terrestrial and maritime remote sensing methods. Satellite-based earth observation provides key weather and environmental information to all nations, including key maritime users such as navy, coastguard and merchant vessels.
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Ocean Sailing: The Offshore Cruising Experience with Real-life Practical Advice

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by Heiney, Paul
This is the reassuring voice of the ocean sailing community. Your big adventure starts here. For many sailors, an ocean passage is the big dream. But many will worry that they don't have the right experience, that their boat isn't strong enough, or that it will be prohibitively expensive and difficult. Ocean Sailing will prepare you for an ocean passage by painting a picture of what ocean sailing is rea...
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Reeds Lights, Shapes and Buoyage Handbook

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by Jollands, Simon
It's easy to confuse (or forget) what particular lights, marks and shapes mean - especially under stress or in the dark - but with this handy book, help is quickly at hand. Laid out simply & clearly for quick accessibility, it enables crew, navigators, skippers and even casual day guests aboard to quickly identify the lights, marks and shapes being displayed by other ships at night as well as during the day...
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Reeds Maritime Meteorology

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by Ives, Elaine
Written primarily for serving and trainee deck officers, those studying for certificates of competency in merchant shipping and fishermen, Reeds Maritime Meteorology analyses the elements and forces which contribute to maritime meteorology and the principles which govern them. Updated to include the latest developments in the use of satellite technology in forecasting, Navtext and the ramifications of GMDSS...
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Stress-Free Navigation: Electronic and Traditional

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by Wells, Duncan
You might think stress-free navigation sounds like an impossible paradox. But it need not be. All boaters, whether under sail or under power, need to be able to navigate safely on the water - both to keep themselves and their crew out of trouble and to avoid endangering others. Yet navigation has often been presented almost as a black art - complicated, full of tricky maths, and with alien concepts...
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RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Syllabus & Logbook – 3rd Edition

The RYA Youth Sailing Scheme provides an enjoyable and progressive way to learn to sail. Each certified course provides an opportunity to record and recognise your achievements in this logbook on dedicated log and certificate pages.
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