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Get to grips with navigation at sea. This best-selling book gives you all the information you need to know to do just that! It starts from scratch, uses no jargon and features diagrams and pictures, instead of words, wherever possible. It has been updated to cover all modern navigation. It is recommended by Fernhurst Books for beginners and Day Skipper students. Written by an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner who runs her own RYA Training Centre which specialises in navigation, it is the perfect place for newcomers to navigation to start. It explains simply how to look at charts, find your position, look at tides, plan your passage and determine the course to steer. It will help you find out where you are and how to get to where you want to be. In a new innovation, diagrams from this book are being made available to navigation instructors to use in their own classes.
|Publication date:||5th May 2020|
|Publisher:||Fernhurst Books Limited|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Navigation & seamanship, Sports training & coaching,|
Sara Hopkinson is an experienced sailor, and a Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner. She runs an RYA Training Centre in Suffolk which specialises in navigation, radio, radar and first aid courses. She has also been a Coastguard Rescue Officer for many years and Deputy Station Officer of HM Coastguard, Holbrook. Sara has written books for the RYA and Fernhurst Books' Skipper's Pocketbook, VHF Afloat and VHF Companion.More About Sara Hopkinson