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Day Skipper Motor Cruising

By Denise Brehaut , Paul Hay

ISBN: 9781861260383
PUBLISHED: 1997
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235 x 165 mm
INSIDE: 120 black & white photographs & diagrams

Day Skipper Motor Cruising is a practical guide, designed to help anyone attending the RYA Day Skipper Practical Motor Cruising course. The aim is to provide the student with the knowledge to skipper a motor cruiser safely by day, in waters with which he or she is familiar.

Topics covered include: basics of hull and propulsion design; preparation of the boat for sea; boat handling; emergency procedures; advanced mooring techniques; procedures for leaving a berth and arrival; revision of navigational terms, use of charts & tidal calculations; passage planning and finally knots, ropework and seamanship. Each section concludes with questions and answers to aid revision, helping towards success in the RYA Motor Cruising course.

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