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The Complete Yachtmaster

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781472943347
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience. In this fully revised and up-to-date 9th edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern cruising in one volume. He presents an analysis of a good skipper, the theory and practice of sailing and sail trim, the art of seamanship, accurate navigation including chart plotters and PCs, understanding meteorology, heavy weather preparation, understanding yacht stability and coping with emergencies. The Complete Yachtmaster builds knowledge as it builds sailing confidence, guiding examination candidates as authoritatively and reassuringly through the RYA syllabus as a sea pilot bringing a ship safely to harbour. Required reading for all skippers and budding skippers, both on board or in the classroom. 'A gem, distilled from decades of experience' Yachting Monthly 'Cunliffe's competence and authority radiate from the pages... thoroughly recommended' Little Ship Club 'There are all too few authors who not only know their subject but can write well about it. Tom Cunliffe is one' Cruising
Category: Sports & Recreation

Complete Yachtmaster

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9780713676167
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 38.22 MB
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Includes: an analysis of a good skipper; the theory and practice of sailing; seamanship; navigation, including plotters and PCs; meteorology; heavy weather and stability; and coping with emergencies. This book guides examination candidates authoritatively through the RYA syllabus as a sea pilot bringing a ship to harbour.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Yachtmaster For Sail And Power

Author : Alison Noice
ISBN : 9781408122860
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 69.14 MB
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A comprehensive textbook for anyone embarking on an RYA Yachtmaster course.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Ocean Skipper

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781472918154
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 86.45 MB
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Following on from his bestselling The Complete Day Skipper and The Complete Yachtmaster, yachting legend Tom Cunliffe turns his attentions to the third strand of the RYA syllabus. With the same hugely popular, highly practical approach, The Complete Ocean Skipper covers everything a yachtsman needs to know when planning an offshore cruise or ocean passage. All aspects of planning and preparing for – as well as setting out on – a long-distance cruise are featured: - Preparation: types of suitable boat, choice of rig, engine power, safety equipment, communication systems, crew preparation - On passage: ocean weather systems, forecasting, deck routines, watchkeeping, self-steering, emergencies, heavy weather techniques - Ocean navigation: electronic as well as celestial A unique and definitive handbook, The Complete Ocean Skipper goes beyond the theory of the RYA syllabus to ensure that readers are equipped with the knowledge of both what to do and how to go about it, in whatever circumstances. A veteran offshore yachtsman as well as an RYA examiner, Tom Cunliffe brings his experience to bear and packs this must-have guide with invaluable hands-on advice for offshore and coastal sailors alike. With clear, helpful colour photographs and diagrams throughout, this is the essential book for anyone planning for or dreaming about sailing further afield.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Day Skipper

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781472973221
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 61.42 MB
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The Complete Day Skipper is a totally practical hands-on manual that covers the RYA Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills, and from there to the realistic use of modern electronic navigation systems. Eminently readable and very down to earth, this fully revised sixth edition has become required reading for all skippers in their early years as well as more experienced sailors who choose not to venture far afield. As one of Britain's best-known instructors and writers on seamanship, Tom Cunliffe provides just the right blend of advice, instruction, inspiration and encouragement.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Ocean Sailor

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 1408114003
Genre : Sailing
File Size : 47.23 MB
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Covering all aspects of planning, preparing for and executing an ocean passage, this is the definitive handbook for aspiring ocean sailors, packed with helpful photos, diagrams, tables and checklists. Third in the series by RYA examiner Tom Cunliffe covering all three levels of the RYA courses - The Complete Day Skipper, The Complete Yachtmaster, and now The Complete Ocean Sailor. Like the other two it will go beyond the RYA course to encompass additional material relevant to this level of sailing ability. Topics include: boats best suited to ocean crossings, ocean navigation, provisioning for extended sailing, weather information, communications, crew management and the psychology of living aboard for long periods, finances, health and well-being, security (whether or not to carry a gun), dealing with emergencies, heavy weather strategies, and more.
Category: Sailing

Walford S Guide To Reference Material Generalia Language And Literature The Arts

Author : Albert John Walford
ISBN : UOM:39015045611525
Genre : Reference
File Size : 75.9 MB
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From its first edition the purpose of Walford has been to identify and evaluate the widest possible range of reference materials. No rigid definition of reference is applied. In addition to the expected bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and directories, a number of important textbooks and manuals of general practice are included. While the majority of the items are books, Walford is a guide to reference material. Thus periodical articles, microforms, online and CD-ROM sources are all represented. In this volume a particular effort has been made to improve coverage of the latter two categories.
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In The Wake Of Heroes

Author : Tom Cunliffe
ISBN : 9781472917027
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Tom Cunliffe is one of the biggest names in the sailing world – an internationally renowned journalist and speaker, and the go-to guru when the BBC wants a presenter for a new TV series about maritime interests. For the last ten years he has edited the 'Great Seamanship' column of Yachting World magazine. Each column features an extract from a classic yachting book that covers an aspect of great seamanship. Tom introduces each extract by giving insightful background on the writer, their book and what makes their experience so worth reading about – and learning from. This book comprises Tom's 40 favourite extracts, and covers the entire scope of yachting concerns, from small-boat handling to yacht racing to long-distance cruising and exploring. Introduced in Tom's quintessential lively, engaging fashion, and illustrated with photos both from the original books and Tom's own archives, this beautifully packaged book contains a wealth of yachting wisdom and is a collection to be treasured.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015058373930
Genre : American literature
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A world list of books in the English language.
Category: American literature