RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes E DSN

Author: Royal Yachting Association
Publisher: Royal Yachting Association
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-09-17
Genre: Sports & Recreation

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes is the official companion for the RYA’s popular RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course. This eBook edition of the RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes is the official title which accompanies the course and it has also been designed as an excellent “aide-memoire” which covers a wide range of subjects that the cruising skipper will find useful to have at hand. It is an excellent reference book for those wanting to take their boating to the next level above competent crew. The book covers the essentials of safety, navigation and seamanship for sail and motor cruising. It comprehensively covers the syllabus and includes the latest developments in electronic navigation and techniques. This eBook has been updated to include motor vessels in order to appeal to both sail and power readers; videos and interactive illustrations and enhancements are an addition to the eBook version of the publication.

RYA Power Schemes Instructor Handbook E G19

Author: Royal Yachting Association
Publisher: Royal Yachting Association
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-11-23
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The RYA Power Schemes Instructor Handbook comprehensively covers the entire process of training as an RYA Power Instructor. It includes information on the whole RYA Power Scheme, the instructing qualifications available through the RYA and the methods required to teach each of the courses, including inland waterways and personal watercraft. This is a valuable reference, full of top tips and background about how people learn. This edition includes full-colour illustrations and photographs.

RYA Powerboat Handbook E G13

Author: Royal Yachting Association
Publisher: Royal Yachting Association
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-10-09
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Powerboating is a fun, fast and exhilarating sport. The number of powerboats on the water is increasing and the need for both confidence and competence on the water has never been more important. If you are looking to progress to the intermediate levels of the RYA Powerboat Scheme then this new edition of the RYA Powerboat Handbook is a must. Becoming a capable and safe powerboater comes from a mixture of training, experience, and common sense. Updated with new information on electronic navigation and handling at speed, this book will help you acquire the knowledge and confidence to get the most from your time on the water. The examples bring concepts to life and methods are adapted to what is realistically achievable in an open powerboat. Chapters include: • Parts of a Boat • Types of Boats, Engines, Hulls, and Seating Arrangements • Propellers • Safety and Planning • Launch and Recovery • Boat Handling • Leaving and Coming Alongside • Anchoring • Travelling at Speed • Challenging Conditions • Man Overboard • Helicopter Rescue • Towing on the Water • Knots and Ropework • Collision Regulations • Buoyage • Navigation • Weather • Boating at Night and in Restricted Visibility • Trailing Your Boat • Cruising in a Powerboat • Buying and Owning a Boat • SOLAS V • Considering the Environment • Life-Saving Signals

Day Skipper for Sail and Power

Author: Alison Noice
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472944825
Release Date: 2017-04-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

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 small boat, covering: - seamanship - safety equipment - preventing collisions at sea - navigation and chart work - tides and tidal streams - pilotage - passage planning - weather - engine operation and maintenance - the most up-to-date VHF radio procedures With its refreshingly practical approach and by the same author as the highly successful Yachtmaster for Sail and Power, no one intending to follow an RYA Day Skipper course whether for sail or power can afford to be without this lively, helpful guide to complement the course and assist with exam preparation.

RYA Yachtmaster Handbook E G70

Author: Royal Yachting Association
Publisher: Royal Yachting Association
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-08-24
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The RYA Yachtmaster examination is the gold-standard qualification for sail and power boaters the world over. This eBook is the RYA’s official and definitive guide to the exam. It offers a unique insight into what you need to know, how the exam will be conducted, and the skills required. Whether you are going to take the exam, or are thinking of it and want to find out what you will face on the day, this is the book that you must have. Author James Stevens is the creator of the current RYA Yachtmaster scheme for sail and power boats. Formerly the RYA’s Training Manager, he has over 30 years’ experience examining, and there is nobody better to help you succeed. This eBook is enhanced with video footage taken from interviews with the author and Yachtmaster examiners Hilary Hillier, Christopher Slade, Sam Connelly and Doug Innes.

RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Instructor Handbook E G27

Author: Royal Yachting Association
Publisher: Royal Yachting Association
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-09-04
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This eBook is aimed at those running shorebased, sail and motor cruising courses within the RYA Yachtmaster Scheme. Principals and instructors alike will benefit from the guidance and information on recognition, communication, coaching/instructing techniques and course planning. Those new to the scheme can find out how to qualify as instructors for practical and shorebased courses. The guidance provided within this book is intended to assist instructors and examiners in ensuring they do all they can to meet the high standards expected of them, not only of the RYA but also by the students. Chapters include: RYA Instructor Code of Conduct Coaching and Instructing Techniques RYA Cruising, Yachtmaster and Instructor Courses Organising Practical Courses Qualification of Instructors for Teaching Shorebased Courses The Organisation and Conduct of Offshore Exams

Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

Author: Alison Noice
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408122860
Release Date: 2010-07-30
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A comprehensive textbook for anyone embarking on an RYA Yachtmaster course.

Yachtmaster Exercises for Sail and Power

Author: Alison Noice
Publisher: Adlard Coles
ISBN: 1472949404
Release Date: 2018-05-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This exercise workbook for Yachtmaster for Sail and Power provides further navigational practice for anyone studying for their RYA Yachtmaster certificate. This new edition has been revised throughout with new practice questions and examples as well as new photography and diagrams. This is a complete study guide with extracts from tide tables, almanacs, and pilotage notes, enabling students to work on real sailing scenarios and plot their own courses without the need for any other study material. This is the invaluable textbook and exam revision guide for anyone studying for the RYA exams or simply brushing up on their navigation skills.

Pass Your Day Skipper

Author: David Fairhall
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408186978
Release Date: 2013-03-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Fully revised for its 5th edition, this out-and-out crammer is a concise but comprehensive guide to revising for, and above all, passing the RYA Day Skipper exam. It covers all the essentials of the RYA syllabus assuming no prior knowledge, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier.

The RYA Book of Navigation Exercises

Author: Alison Noice
Publisher: Adlard Coles
ISBN: 0713652551
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Navigation

A companion to The RYA Book of Navigation, this book provides practice questions and answers at both Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster levels. These exercises provide a back-up both to those attending RYA shorebased courses as well as those who wish to brush up their knowledge of navigation and seamanship. The new RYA practice chart is provided with the book, along with extracts from the relevant tide tables, almanacs and pilotage notes.

Navigation

Author: Sara Hopkinson
Publisher: *Wiley Nautical
ISBN: 1904475183
Release Date: 2005-12-19
Genre: Sports & Recreation

A simple, highly-illustrated introduction to navigation for complete beginners and for Day Skipper students. This book is a simple introduction to charts, navigation, pilotage, passage planning and basic tidal calculations. It assumes no knowledge, uses informal language and great graphics to make the subject live. It is the next best thing to attending one of Sara’s navigation classes.