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The Adlard Coles Book Of Navigation

Author : Melanie Bartlett
ISBN : 9781408156056
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 49.43 MB
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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for anyone following an RYA navigation course, from Day Skipper through to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation. This highly practical book explains everything the reader needs to know to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to another safely and accurately. Using clear diagrams, worked examples and colour photographs throughout, Tim Bartlett explains each stage of navigation, including electronic navigation. 'Excellent bestselling should be able to do it once you've read this!' Kelvin Hughes ''Particularly useful for readers with little navigational experience...will also appeal to anyone studying for navigational qualifications.' The Nautical Magazine 'A must-have for any coastal and offshore yachtsman.' Yachting Monthly
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Outboard Motors

Author : Melanie Bartlett
ISBN : 9781408146323
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53.70 MB
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Aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics, The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors is a boon to anyone who puts to sea with an outboard engine. Covering both 2 and 4 stroke engines, the book explains how even the most sophisticated of modern outboards use simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at each of the sub-systems that allow those processes to take place: - the fuel system - the ignition system - cooling and lubrication - the electrical system - transmission and controls The book includes sections on routine maintenance and fault finding, and even has a photo sequence showing the vital first aid required to save the life of an outboard engine that has been dropped overboard! 'Explains in clear, jargon-free English how an outboard works and how to look after it' Kelvin Hughes 'An excellent book, well thought out and well written' Motorboats Monthly
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Navigation Exercises

Author : Alison Noice
ISBN : 0713663235
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 69.41 MB
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Previously published as The RYA Book of Navigation Exercises, The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation Exercises provides graded practice questions and answers at both Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster levels. The book includes all the extracts required from tide tables, almanacs and pilotage notes to enable the student to complete the questions, and a free practice chart is included with the book for the plotting exercises.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Mediterranean Cruising

Author : Rod Heikell
ISBN : 9781472951212
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 66.45 MB
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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. Although the Mediterranean provides wonderfully diverse cruising opportunities, it can also deliver a few surprises to the unwary. In this invaluable practical guide, Rod Heikell provides sound advice on: anchoring, berthing bow or stern-to, what weather to expect, facilities and the costs of keeping a boat there, plus advice on navigation, popular routes, formalities and what to expect ashore. Each country around the Mediterranean is covered, and there's even a handy section on shoe-string cruising for those on a tight budget. 'Offers time-served advice to both the novice and the old-hand.' Nautical Magazine
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Electronic Navigation

Author : Tim Bartlett
ISBN : 0713657154
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32.38 MB
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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is aimed at anyone with an interest in navigating small craft, but particularly at those working towards RYA Day Skipper, Yachtmaster, Motor Cruising or Advanced Powerboat certificates, or attending the RYA Radar course. Electronics have gained such widespread acceptance over the last decade that even a modest family cruiser is likely to have an electronic navigation capability comparable with that of a small warship of twenty years ago. Using plain English to strip away the jargon, this book sets out to demystify the technology behind modern marine electronics, and to explain how the various systems work and how to get the best out of the equipment available. The Adlard Coles Book of Electronic Navigation is set to become the definitive book on the subject.
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The Adlard Coles Book Of Outboard Motors

Author : Tim Bartlett
ISBN : 9781408132906
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 46.11 MB
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Now in its 3rd edition, this accessible guide explains how a outboard engines work and how to look after them.
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The Adlard Coles Book Of Radar

Author : Borje Wallin
ISBN : 9781408151228
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 22.29 MB
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Radar is notoriously tricky to operate and read correctly for collision avoidance either with the land or with other vessels. But used by an informed operator it is an immensely valuable navigation tool - especially in poor visibility. GPS will tell you where you are, but it wont tell you if theres another boat in that spot! Rather than taking a theoretical, academic approach, this book is highly practical and hands on - complementing the radar owners manual and explaining what the operator really needs to know when faced with actual situations at sea. Packed with illustrative photos, charts and radar screen shots, this book gives guidance from a real life, on-the-water perspective, and will enable readers to solve problems on the spot.
Category: Transportation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Euroregs For Inland Waterways

Author : Marian Martin
ISBN : 9781472903259
Genre : Travel
File Size : 80.81 MB
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In order to safely navigate Europe's major waterway routes, all boaters need to know CEVNI - the Waterway Code - whose rules, signs, symbols and signals are understood and used by bargemasters and working vessels of all nationalities. This book has been written especially for pleasure craft users, setting out the rules in an easy-to-follow handy pocket-book format. It covers waterway signs, signals, flags and lights, markings on vessels, procedures in tunnels, locks and weirs, overtaking rules, berthing, and explains buoyage and landmarks - and for this 3rd edition there is a handy Quick Reference section grouping signs by colour for easy identification. The book forms the basis of the RYA test for the International Certificate of Competence and is accepted by European countries as the obligatory rules book that must be carried on board all small craft. 'Essential reading for anyone proposing to navigate the continental waterways' Waterways World 'A very welcome reference work for British boatowners cruising through Europe' Motor Boats Monthly 'A must' Little Ship Club 'Cannot be too highly recommened' Nautical Magazine
Category: Travel

The Adlard Coles Book Of The International Certificate Of Competence

Author : Bill Anderson
ISBN : 9781472906793
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 73.69 MB
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This book aims to help yachtsmen and motorboaters pass the ICC test - essential for anyone wanting to take their yacht or motorboat to the inland waterways of Europe and to many European coastal waters too. Now completely revised and updated for the third edition, Bill Anderson explains the syllabus in detail, provides revision notes on all the subjects in the test, and includes a set of self-test questions and answers at each stage to help readers take the ICC test with confidence. 'Well presented, well illustrated and clearly written... a concise and handy guide that will fulfil all the candidate's requirements.' Nautical Magazine
Category: Transportation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Boatwords

Author : Denny Desoutter
ISBN : 9781472901521
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 45.41 MB
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Over 1500 nautical terms are explained in this accessible and down to earth glossary aimed at the layman. Covering all areas of boating (sail and power, official bodies, regulations, etc), it uses practical examples to bring the meanings alive, and helpful line drawings to explain technical points. It includes definitions of different materials and techniques used in boat construction and repair, as well as names, events and much much more. Boatwords was originally compiled by the much loved former editor of Practical BoatOwner magazine, Denny Desoutter, and has now been updated and expanded into the Adlard Coles Book of Boatwords by his successors at the magazine.
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