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Coastal Skipper Sailing

By Karle Stephenson

ISBN: 9781861260352
PUBLISHED: August 1998
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235 x 165 mm
INSIDE: 120 black & white photographs

Coastal Skipper Sailing is a practical training guide compiled as a companion text to the RYA's skippering course for yachtsmen and women of an advanced level. The sequel to Day Skipper Sailing, this guide revisits some of the original tuition before pushing the standards to an even higher level.

Topics covered include detailed analysis and instruction of Global Maritime Distress and Safety System; history and origins of sailing; physics of the sail; advanced position and course plotting, use of charts and compass; analysis of lunar and solar tides and tidal height tables.

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