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Guide to Maritime Security and the ISPS Code (2012 edition)

This User Guide has been developed to consolidate existing IMO maritime security-related material into an easily read companion guide to SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code in order to assist States in promoting maritime security through development of the requisite legal framework, associated administrative practices, procedures and the necessary material, technical and human resources.
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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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Knot Know-How

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by Steve Judkins
"Knot Know How" starts with the 10 knots everyone should know and progresses to: Hitches (attaching a rope to an object); Bends (tying two ropes together); Loops; Stopper knots; Bindings and lashings; Fishing knots; and, Fancy knots. Judkins then shows how to: seize two ropes together; taper a rope; coil and throw a line; cleat a rope; and, splice a rope.
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Helming to Win

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by Craig, Nick
This breakthrough book on dinghy racing will help you make the transition from weekend racer to world champion. Covering everything from where to look and getting 'in the groove' to mental approaches and championship sailing, you will be working your way up the leaderboard in no time. Packed full of intelligent insight, brilliant top tips and engaging photo sequences, if your goal is to win then this is t...
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The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising: 4th edition

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by Heikell, Rod
This is the perfect guide for anyone cruising in the Mediterranean by Rod Heikell, the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing. Thoroughly updated, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters.
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Tactics to Win

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by Craig, Nick
Unless you have unbeatable boatspeed, tactics are vital to winning sailboat races. Multi-champion, Nick Craig, shows you how to develop a strategy and what tactics to adopt on every leg and at every mark of the course.
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Yachtmaster Excercises for Sail & Power

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by Noice, Alison
This companion volume to Yachtmaster for Sail and Power provides further navigational practice for anyone studying the RYA Yachtmaster syllabus.
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ISM Code & Guidelines, 2018 Edition

The International Safety Management (ISM) Code with guidelines for its implementation provides an international standard for the safe management and operation of ships and for pollution prevention. It is an essential reference for maritime administrations, shipowners and operators, shipping companies, training providers and education institutes, shipbuilders, engine and equipment manufacturers and others wi...
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Sea Kayak Safety and Rescue

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by Brown, Gordon
Following on from his hugely successful book Sea Kayak, Gordon Brown brings his vast experience and unique style to this latest publication Sea Kayak Safety and Rescue.
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RYA Boat Buyers' handbook G62

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by Moody, Graham
The RYA Boat Buyers’ Handbook is written to assist anyone who has the difficult task of purchasing a vessel, especially if it is for the first time.
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Rules of the Road Flip Cards (0063)

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by Flip Cards
These cards show the view forward from the deck of various vessels (power, sailing and fishing) of developing traffic situations at sea. In each case the mariner has to decide the correct course of action to navigate his vessel through the hazard. The reverse of the card gives the proper course and also quotes the relevant collision rule.
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Sound & Light Signal Flip Cards (0064)

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by Flip Cards
This pack of Flip Cards illustrates the signals made by ships at sea, and covers lights, fog signals and the usual distress and search and rescue signals. They differ from the Lights and Shapes cards in that they show signals rather than navigation signs. The meaning is shown on the back of the card as usual.
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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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International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC 1972), 2014 Edition

The International Convention for Safe Containers, 1972 (CSC 1972) aims to: - maintain a high level of safety of human life in the transport and handling of containers by providing acceptable test procedures and related strength requirements; and - provide uniform international safety regulations, equally applicable to all modes of surface transport, thereby avoiding the proliferation of divergent na...
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MARPOL, Consolidated Edition 2017

The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (MARPOL Convention), is concerned with preserving the marine environment through the prevention of pollution by oil and other harmful substances and the minimization of accidental discharge of such substances. Its technical content is laid out in six Annexes, the first five of which were adopted by the 1973 Convention, as modified...
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Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual

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by Don Casey
The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape. More than 2,500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step throu...
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VHF Companion

Spiral Bound
by Sara Hopkinson
This companion covers every type of radio call – from Mayday to calling another boat or shore station. It also covers DSC – by pushing the red button you can automatically summon help and transmit your position encoded in the message.
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Reeds Crew Handbook

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by Johnson, Bill
Here is the Reeds Crew Handbook for skippers to hand to new and aspiring crew. It will give them all the essential knowledge they need to undertake the tasks traditionally handled by crew aboard any size of yacht, including: steering (both with a tiller and a wheel), raising, dropping and reefing a sail, boat handling (using tide, wind, etc), handling lines (throwing, coiling, lassoing, etc), tying up a boa...
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IMO International Convention on Load Lines, Consolidated Edition 2005

The International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 (1966 LL Convention) has been accepted by many States since it was adopted in 1966 and entered into force in July 1968. The Convention was modified by a Protocol in 1988; other States have accepted the Convention as modified by this 1988 Protocol, which
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Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook

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by Delmar-Morgan, Miranda
The use of flags afloat and in most maritime situations is of interest and relevance to anyone going to sea whether for commerce or pleasure.
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