Yachtmaster for Sail and Power is a major reference book that has proved invaluable for the many sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore course. This highly respected and refreshingly practical study guide covers the whole syllabus in detail, all illustrated with colour photographs, charts and worked examples throughout.
Chartwork – with useful worked examples
Electronic navigation – how to use the latest technology for safe navigation: radar, electronic chart plotting and GPS
Pilotage – buoyage fully explained and illustrated
Communications – information on current maritime communications including GMDSS
Weather – the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts
Safety and survival – all the new SOLAS regulations detailed
Stability and buoyancy – the principles simply explained
Including the latest updates, new artwork and a modern design, this fifth edition compliments the syllabus and assists with exam preparation – an essential companion for anyone enrolling on the RYA Yachtmaster course, whether for sail or power.