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Navigation & seamanship

See below for a selection of the latest books from Navigation & seamanship category. Presented with a red border are the Navigation & seamanship books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Navigation & seamanship books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Tides A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams

Tides A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams

Author: Philip M. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/12/2018

Tides: A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams prepares the reader for the Officer of the Watch and Master/Mate certificates required by all officers on commercial seagoing vessels. From the formation of tides and tidal stream data, right through to practice questions with answers, and even mock exam papers, this book will provide you with all the reference material you need in order to pass your exams.

Tides A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams

Tides A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams

Author: Philip M. Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Tides: A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams prepares the reader for the Officer of the Watch and Master/Mate certificates required by all officers on commercial seagoing vessels. From the formation of tides and tidal stream data, right through to practice questions with answers, and even mock exam papers, this book will provide you with all the reference material you need in order to pass your exams.

World Voyage Planner Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World

World Voyage Planner Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World

Author: Jimmy Cornell, Ivan Cornell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging. In the new edition of this book, he and his son Ivan help the would-be voyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating an extended cruise (and those dreaming about the possibility), this book will give an idea of what is involved in developing the right strategy. Amongst many important aspects, Jimmy and Ivan consider: - World weather systems - Strategies for sailing long or short circuits in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans - The pros and cons of different routes at different times of year (taking into account weather, currents, wind directions and strengths, likelihood of fog, icebergs, gales, etc) - The pros and cons, attractions and dangers of different routes (such as the problem of piracy) - Practicalities (repair facilities, common gear breakage on extended voyages, places to leave the boat to fly home if necessary, health considerations, provisioning for a long trip, personal safety measures, and much more) - Jimmy's top ten list of common things that ruin a voyage Written from a completely international point of view, World Voyage Planner can help sailors from any country going to any other country to achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise.

Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack 2019

Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack 2019

Author: Perrin Towler, Mark Fishwick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

The Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, the Azores and Madeira. A versatile system that combines almanac and pilotage information in a convenient looseleaf form, the Looseleaf Almanac is inserted into a durable binder which stays open on the chart table and lets the user tailor the Almanac to their needs by complementing the contents supplied with whatever information they may want to add or take out. The Update Pack 2019 is for those who have bought the Reeds Looseleaf Almanac in previous years and just want to update their information rather than buy the binder again. Includes 700 harbour chartlets, Harbour facilities, Tide tables and streams, 7,500 waypoints, International codes and flags, Weather, Distance tables, Passage advice, Area planning charts, Rules of the road, Radio information, Communications, Safety, Documentation and customs. The 2019 edition is updated throughout, containing over 45,000 changes. Also includes a free Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk There are some things I would not go to sea without - Reeds is one of them Sir Chay Blyth The big, bold, extravagantly comprehensive king of Almanacs Yachting World On every cruising boat you'll find one of these. Don't start your engines without it Motor Boat and Yachting The bible of almanacs Classic Boat

Reeds Nautical Almanac 2019

Reeds Nautical Almanac 2019

Author: Perrin Towler, Mark Fishwick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco, the Azores and Madeira. The 2019 edition continues the Almanac's tradition of year on year improvement and meticulous presentation of all the data required for safe navigation. Now with an improved layout for easier reference and with over 45,000 annual changes, it is regarded as the bible of almanacs for anyone going to sea. The 2019 edition is updated throughout, containing over 45,000 changes, and includes: 700 harbour chartlets; tide tables and tidal streams; buoyage and lights; 7,500 waypoints; invaluable passage notes; distance tables; radio, weather and safety information; first aid section. Also: a free Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk

Seamanship Techniques Shipboard and Marine Operations

Seamanship Techniques Shipboard and Marine Operations

Author: David House Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2018

Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fifth edition of this highly respected book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst still including essential information on subjects such as safety at sea, rescue operations, watchkeeping duties and pollution control. It covers international standards and works well on courses throughout the world. Seamanship Techniques is written for serving mariners and nautical students from cadet to master level, studying for professional marine qualifications under the International Maritime Organization as per STCW requirements. Used by training establishments around the world, this best seller is the only reference to both shipboard practice and ship operations that seafarers will need.

Seamanship Techniques Shipboard and Marine Operations

Seamanship Techniques Shipboard and Marine Operations

Author: David House Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/06/2018

Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fifth edition of this highly respected book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst still including essential information on subjects such as safety at sea, rescue operations, watchkeeping duties and pollution control. It covers international standards and works well on courses throughout the world. Seamanship Techniques is written for serving mariners and nautical students from cadet to master level, studying for professional marine qualifications under the International Maritime Organization as per STCW requirements. Used by training establishments around the world, this best seller is the only reference to both shipboard practice and ship operations that seafarers will need.

Imray Chart C15 The Solent - Bembridge to Hurst Point and Southampton

Imray Chart C15 The Solent - Bembridge to Hurst Point and Southampton

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 01/05/2018

Plans included: River Hamble (1:12 500) River Itchen (1:12 500) Hythe Marina Village (1:10 000) Lymington River (1:14 000) Newtown River (1:20 000) Bembridge Harbour (1:10 000) Beaulieu River (1:20 000) Continuation of Beaulieu River (1:20 000) Cowes Harbour (1:20 000) Yarmouth Harbour (1:4500) Wootton Creek (1:20 000) On this 2018 edition the latest depth surveys have been applied. Completed works on the Capital Dredge Programme are included. The latest 2018 racing buoy positions are shown. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray Chart C3 Isle of Wight

Imray Chart C3 Isle of Wight

Author: Imray Format: Sheet map, folded Release Date: 01/05/2018

Plans included: Lymington River (1:17 500) River Hamble (1:20 000) Bembridge Harbour (1:20 000) Continuation of Southampton Water (1:45 000) On this 2018 edition the latest depth surveys have been applied. Completed works on the Capital Dredge Programme are included. The latest 2018 racing buoy positions are shown. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray Chart Y12 Rivers Stour and Orwell

Imray Chart Y12 Rivers Stour and Orwell

Author: Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2018

Imray Chart Y2 Rivers Ore and Alde

Imray Chart Y2 Rivers Ore and Alde

Author: Imray Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/02/2018

Imray Chart Y7 Thames Estuary South

Imray Chart Y7 Thames Estuary South

Author: Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2018