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The RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus and Logbook (G158) contains useful details of course content and requirements. This is where you record all your sailing trips, miles, qualifying passages etc. Your RYA Certificates get stored at the back of this book.
The RYA Yachtmaster Handbook (G70) is the first official and definitive guide for anyone preparing for the world-renowned RYA Yachtmaster Offshore and Coastal Skipper examinations
The RYA Yachtmaster Quizzes eBook is useful if you're testing your knowledge for a course, or merely wanting to learn a bit more or refresh your knowledge.
The RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased Notes is an invaluable aide memoir for anyone who has taken, or is taking, a course in navigation, safety and seamanship. (This book is included in the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster shorebased course pack)
The RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes has been compiled to complement the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course and draws on the cumulative experience of hundreds of experienced sailing instructors.
The RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes is essential reading for anyone taking the Day Skipper Shorebased course - the beginners course in navigation, safety and seamanship. (This book is included in the Day Skipper shorebased course pack)
The RYA Day Skipper Handbook Sail is the official handbook supporting the RYA Day Skipper Sail Course and is ideal for anyone looking to brush up on their knowledge to this level.
The RYA Competent Crew Skills book is the official course notebook for the RYA Competent Crew Course but it is also essential reading for anyone who has limited yachting experience.
The RYA International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) outlines the regulations concerning what should be done when a vessel is coming into contact with any other vessels.
The RYA Diesel Engine Handbook is essential reading for anyone doing the one-day RYA Diesel Engine Course. Includes a free DVD giving expert instruction and top tips from Nick Eales of Seastart.
The RYA Handy Guide to Marine Radio (inc. GMDSS) book is essential background reading for anyone taking a VHF radio course. It covers all radio procedures from routine calls to urgency and distress and includes an explanation of the new GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) requirements.
The RYA VHF Handbook (G31) is the official title to support the RYA VHF Operator's Short Range Certificate examination.
The RYA VHF Radio SRC Syllabus and Sample Questions eBook is ideal for anyone preparing for their VHF Operator’s Short Range Certificate (SRC) examination as it lists the syllabus and includes practice questions to help you prepare for the SRC written test.