Ebook - The Complete Ocean Skipper: Deep-water Voyaging, Navigation and Yacht Management  (P.D.F)

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Following on from his bestselling u003ciu003eThe Complete Day Skipperu003c/iu003e and u003ciu003eThe Complete Yachtmasteru003c/iu003e, yachting legend Tom Cunliffe turns his attentions to the third strand of the RYA syllabus. With the same hugely popular, highly practical approach, u003ciu003eThe Complete Ocean Skipperu003c/iu003e covers everything a yachtsman needs to know when planning an offshore cruise or ocean passage.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eAll aspects of planning and preparing for as well as setting out on a long-distance cruise are featured:u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003e- Preparation: types of suitable boat, choice of rig, engine power, safety equipment, communication systems, crew preparationu003cbr/u003e- On passage: ocean weather systems, forecasting, deck routines, watchkeeping, self-steering, emergencies, heavy weather techniquesu003cbr/u003e- Ocean navigation: electronic as well as celestialu003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eA unique and definitive handbook, u003ciu003eThe Complete Ocean Skipperu003c/iu003e 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.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eWith clear, helpful colour photographs and diagrams throughout, this is the essential book for anyone planning for or dreaming about sailing further afield.u003ciu003eu003cbr/u003eu003c/iu003e Additional ISBNs: 9781472918130, 1472918134,9781472918147, 1472918142
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