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9780229118939: Competent Crew: An Introduction to Practical Sailing
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This volume covers both the shorebased and the practical aspects of the RYA Competent Crew course. It explains all aspects of boatwork including: sail trimming and sail handling; understanding the compass and sailing a course; introduction to meteorology; anchoring and mooring; ropework; handling safety equipment; emergency procedures; and simple collision rules.

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'Written concisely and to the point and is generously illustrated with colourful photographs and diagrams illustrating topics'
-- Lymington Times, July 3, 2008
About the Author:
Both qualified RYA instructors, Pat Langley-Price and Philip Ouvry write with years of practical experience. Pat accumulated thousands of miles during yacht deliveries and as a sailing instructor, and Philip was an Examining Officer of naval yacht skippers and spent 20 years in the Royal Navy.

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  • PublisherAdlard Coles Nautical
  • Publication date1991
  • ISBN 10 0229118933
  • ISBN 13 9780229118939
  • BindingPaperback
  • Edition number2
  • Number of pages208

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