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Competent Crew By Pat Langley-Price

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'Competent Crew' covers both the shorebased and the practical aspects of the RYA Competent Crew course. It aims to prepare readers for the first time afloat by explaining basic sea skills and boat handling.

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Competent Crew: For New Crew and Competent Crew Students by Pat Langley-Price

Competent Crew covers both the shorebased and the practical aspects of the RYA Competent Crew course. It will prepare newcomers for the first time afloat by explaining basic skills and boat handling including: sail trimming and sail handling; understanding the compass; sailing a course; anchoring and mooring; ropework; handling safety equipment; emergency procedures; simple collision rules; elementary meteorology. Ideal for the beginner, Competent Crew also includes a comprehensive glossary, clear explanatory diagrams and photos in full colour, the syllabus of the RYA Competent Crew course and self-testing questions and answers. It will prove invaluable for novice sailors and those embarking on this first level RYA course. This new edition benefits from a lively new design and revised text. Fresh diagrams and photographs have updated the look, and the text has been completely revised, in line with RYA course guidelines. 'This is just what the crew member needs to digest before he sets foot on board' Yachting Monthly 'Very definitely an invaluable textbook for anyone starting off' Sailing

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'This edition has a new design and revised text, in line with RYA course guideline, along with fresh disgrams and photgraphs.' Boat Mart (July 2007) 'Written concisely and to the point and is generously illustrated with colourful photographs and diagrams illustrating topics' Lymington Times (July 3, 2008)

About Pat Langley-Price


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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GOR003490347
Competent Crew: For New Crew and Competent Crew Students by Pat Langley-Price
Pat Langley-Price
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2007-09-25
160
0713682620
9780713682625
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