The Complete Yachtmaster

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.

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472943347

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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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
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The Complete Yachtmaster

Established as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students and has been a bestseller since first publication.

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: Adlard Coles

ISBN: 9781472982988

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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Established as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students and has been a bestseller since first publication. Comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of sailing, seamanship, navigation, weather, yacht stability, and dealing with emergencies. Required reading for all skippers whether on board or in the classroom.
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The Complete Yachtmaster

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.

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408129852

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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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 sixth edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials of modern cruising in one volume. Subjects include an analysis of what makes a good skipper, the theory and practice of sailing, seamanship, navigation including chart plotters and PCs, meteorology, heavy weather, yacht stability and coping with emergencies. The Complete Yachtmaster promotes each subject as an integral part of the whole. It guides examination candidates as authoritatively and reassuringly through the RYA syllabus as a sea pilot bringing a ship to harbour. Required reading for all skippers whether 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
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The Complete Yachtmaster

For these reasons, though the spelling follows British rather than North American forms, The Complete Yachtmaster is produced without bias to the specific arrangements of any one nation. I wrote the book while resident near the Solent, ...

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472982971

Category: Transportation

Page: 320

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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 10th 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
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The Complete Ocean Skipper

With clear, helpful colour photographs and diagrams throughout, this is the essential book for anyone planning for or dreaming about sailing further afield.

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472918147

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

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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.
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Complete Yachtmaster

Every Yachtmaster examiner has seen numerous sailors like the latter. The problem arises from too much book learning and not enough seafaring. The answer is to spend as long as possible out on the water, so that the boat becomes as much ...

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780713676167

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 250

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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.
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Yachtmaster for Sail and Power

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

Author: Alison Noice

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408122860

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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A comprehensive textbook for anyone embarking on an RYA Yachtmaster course.
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The Complete Ocean Sailor

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.

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher:

ISBN: 1408114003

Category: Sailing

Page: 288

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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.
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The Complete Day Skipper

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 ...

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472973238

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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A practical hands-on manual that covers the Day Skipper syllabus in a step-by-step learning system designed to get you straight on the water. 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.
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