We have partnered with our sister charity the Sea Cadets to provide books specifically chosen to support Sea Cadets achieve their goals, whether that's helping with studies, ensuring cadets get the best out of sailing activities or exporing the maritime world.
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.
This document provides the requirements for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) certification, set out in Chapter II of the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended. It also includes corresponding sections of the STCW Code.
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.
This document provides the Efficient Deck Hand (EDH) Certificate and Examination Syllabus as part of the requirement leading to the issue of an STCW Able Seafarer Deck Certificate (Regulation II/5). This training is required by seafarers seeking certification under MSN 1862 (M) or MSN 1856 (M+F).
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.
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.
Anyone who owns a fibreglass boat (GRP or FRP, yacht or dinghy) knows that it can get damaged in the rough and tumble of everyday use. Sometimes the damage is serious enough to warrant a professional repair (which the insurance company will probably pay for). But at other times it is more minor, and you might want to repair it yourself. But how do you repair it, so you can’t see the repair – get that really professional-looking finish? If you’ve ever asked that question, then this is the book for you.
A compact, handy, on-the-water reference guide containing all the essential information about keeping your marine diesel engine running for when you need it most: the perfect quick reference guide to keep onboard.