“In this slim book there is so much valuable technical information about why and how weather systems develop and play out… most of us would find it to be an invaluable on-board companion.” Royal Cruising Club
This beautifully produced compendium gives you a knot challenge for every day of the year. With hundreds to choose from, all colour coded by use, you can work through the book from start to finish, gradually building on your knowledge as you go, or alternatively dipping in and out for your daily knotting fix.
Bridge Resource Management Guidance is an operational handbook that explores what good bridge resource management looks like and details, for all types of vessel, techniques for effective and optimised bridge teams. It equips readers with the principles and practice necessary to avoid single point failures when executing a berth to berth voyage. Commonly encountered issues are highlighted and high level BRM principles illustrate the importance of an effective management strategy.
This book is thoughtfully written to help yachtsmen do just that. It’s not another RYA Course Handbook; it’s written by a mariner for other mariners. It’s well-informed, easy to read and honest about the author’s triumphs and disasters over a lifetime’s navigating.
It contains easily assimilated information on elementary ship construction,compasses, steering, anchors, fire fighting, rope work and knots, splicing multi-plat and wire ropes, lifting tackle, MacGregor hatches, hazardous cargoes and routine maintenance.
The new Engine Room Procedures Guide from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on engine room procedures, to ensure that ships’ engine rooms are operated and managed safely while protecting the environment.
Modern braided ropes have transformed sailing with incredible strength from ever smaller thickness. They are a godsend to the racing sailor who is always looking for strength without additional weight.