Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

Yachtmaster for Sail and Power:

A Manual for the RYA Yachtmaster® Certificates of Competence



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.

It covers:

· 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 – the latest information on maritime communications including GMDSS
· Weather – the elements of meteorology, weather sources and forecasts
· Safety and survival – new SOLAS regulations
· Stability and buoyancy – principles simply explained

Including the latest updates, new artwork and a modern, user-friendly design, this fifth edition compliments the syllabus and assists with exam preparation. It’s an essential companion for anyone enrolling on the RYA Yachtmaster course, whether for sail or power.

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