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Navigation & seamanship

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Navigation: A Newcomer's Guide

Navigation: A Newcomer's Guide

Author: Sara Hopkinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2020

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.

Imray Chart C61

Imray Chart C61

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 01/05/2020

Wales to the East Coast of Ireland Plans included: Cardigan (1:40 000) New Quay (1:20 000) Aberystwyth (1:20 000) Aberdovey (1:50 000) Barmouth (1:30 000) Porthmadog (1:75 000) Tremadog Bay (1:75 000) Menai Strait (1:80 000) Menai Strait - The Swellies (1:25 000) Conwy (1:30 000) Dun Laoghaire (1:25 000) Dublin Bay (1:90 000) Wicklow (1:10 000) Arklow (1:15 000) Wexford (1:75 000) On this edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. The firing practice areas have been updated and the extents of the Skomer I. Marine Reserve is shown. There has been general updating throughout.

NP43 Pilot Korea Siberia Sea of Okhotsk

NP43 Pilot Korea Siberia Sea of Okhotsk

Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/02/2020

Imray Chart M8

Imray Chart M8

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 20/02/2020

Plans included: Arcipelago di La Maddalena - Southern Group (1:65 000) Golfo di Cugnana (1:50 000) Golfo Spurlatta (1:60 000) Passaggio dei Fornelli (1:60 000) Porto Torres (1:15 000) Approaches to Alghero (1:50 000)

One Hell of A Shipmate

One Hell of A Shipmate

Author: Matt Ryan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2020

LIST OF LIGHTS, VOL K - WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR

LIST OF LIGHTS, VOL K - WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2020

Reeds Marine Distance Tables 16th edition

Reeds Marine Distance Tables 16th edition

Author: Miranda Delmar-Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Reeds Marine Distance Tables are the perfect ready-reckoner for captains, navigators and owners of merchant and cruise ships large and small wanting a quick and accurate distance reference between all the regularly used commercial ports around the world. They are also of increasing value to the superyacht fleet. The book is divided into key 'market areas', and includes a pull-out map for area identification and easy see-at-a-glance port reference. Traffic Separation Schemes are calculated into the tables whilst the distance to any port not included can easily be determined by making an approximation from the next closest port. Useful tables of major 'turning points' around the world (such as Cape Finisterre, Cape Horn and the Dover Straits), Transatlantic distances, world time zones, and time and speed conversion tables are also included. As well as incorporating general updates and improvements, this edition has been expanded to include distances both within and through the North West Passage, providing high latitude linkage between major North Pacific ports such as Vancouver, Vladivostok and Shanghai and those in the North Atlantic, Norwegian and Barents Seas, such as Reykjavik, Narvik and Archangel. Reeds Marine Distance Tables are an invaluable reference for ship owners, operators, brokers, navigators and superyacht skippers. Using this one reference, anyone can calculate the shortest or most economical distances between all the major ports in the world. 'A first class reference' Nautical Magazine 'Clear and simple support for anyone wanting to calculate the shortest or most economical distance between major ports' Telegraph

Imray Chart A231

Imray Chart A231

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 31/10/2019

Plans included: Charlotte Amalie (St Thomas) (1:30,000) Cruz Bay (St John) (1:20,000) Road Harbour, Sea Cow Bay & Nanny Cay Marina (Tortola) (1:20,000) Benner Bay (St Thomas) (1:20,000) Great Camanoe to Scrub Island (1:20,000)

Imray Chart A232

Imray Chart A232

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 31/10/2019

Plans included: Road Harbour & Approaches (Tortola) (1:20,000) Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour (Virgin Gorda) (1:20,000) South Sound (Virgin Gorda) (1:20,000) Gorda Sound (Virgin Gorda) (1:25,000) Great Camanoe to Scrub Island (1:20,000) Fat Hogs Bay & Maya Cove (Tortola) (1:20,000)

Imray Chart A233

Imray Chart A233

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 31/10/2019

Plans included: Charlotte Amalie (St Thomas) (1:30,000) Cruz Bay (St John) (1:20,000) Road Harbour, Sea Cow Bay & Nanny Cay Marina (Tortola) (1:20,000) Benner Bay (St Thomas) (1:20,000) Great Camanoe to Scrub Island (1:20,000) Road Harbour & Approaches (Tortola) (1:20,000) Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour (Virgin Gorda) (1:20,000) South Sound (Virgin Gorda) (1:20,000) Gorda Sound (Virgin Gorda) (1:25,000) Great Camanoe to Scrub Island (1:20,000) Fat Hogs Bay & Maya Cove (Tortola) (1:20,000)

Imray Chart A

Imray Chart A

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 31/10/2019

Scale: 1:1,000,000 WGS 84 Imray Virgin and Leeward Islands

Ocean Sailing

Ocean Sailing

Author: Paul Heiney Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

This is the reassuring voice of the ocean sailing community. Your big adventure starts here. For many sailors, an ocean passage is the big dream. But many will worry that they don't have the right experience, that their boat isn't strong enough, or that it will be prohibitively expensive and difficult. Ocean Sailing will prepare you for an ocean passage by painting a picture of what ocean sailing is really like, through the experiences of others who have gone before. Topics covered range from safety to boat kit and preparations, budgeting to staying in touch with home, equipment breakdowns to health and weather. Members of three great cruising clubs - the Royal Cruising Club, Ocean Cruising Club, and the Cruising Club of America - share their vast wealth of experience, and by focusing on the practicalities of ocean sailing, allay the anxieties and doubts of prospective ocean cruisers to ensure a deeply satisfying ocean voyage.