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The Complete Yachtmaster

Sailing, Seamanship and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper

The Complete Yachtmaster
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The Complete Yachtmaster has been a bestseller since first publication and has established itself as the standard reference for Yachtmaster studentsas well as skippers of all levels of experience. In this fully revisedsixth edition, Tom Cunliffe brings together all the essentials ofmodern cruising in one volume. Subjects include an analysis of whatmakes a good skipper, the theory and practice of sailing, seamanship,navigation including chart plotters and PCs, meteorology, heavyweather, yacht stability and coping with emergencies.
    The Complete Yachtmasterpromotes each subject as an integral part of the whole. It guidesexamination candidates as authoritatively and reassuringly through theRYA 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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