covers both the shore based and the practical aspects of the RYA Competent Crew course. It will prepare newcomers for the first time afloat by explaining basic skills and boat handling including:
- sail trimming and sail handling
- understanding the compass
- sailing a course
- anchoring and mooring
- handling safety equipment
- emergency procedures and simple collision rules
- elementary meteorology.
Ideal for the beginner, Competent Crew
also includes a comprehensive glossary, clear explanatory diagrams and photos in full colour, the syllabus of the RYA Competent Crew course and self-testing questions and answers.
This new edition benefits from a lively new design and revised text. Fresh diagrams and photographs have updated the look, and the text has been completely revised, in line with RYA course guidelines.
This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.