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Publisher Description

Powerboating is a fun, fast and exhilarating sport. The number of powerboats on the water is increasing and the need for both confidence and competence on the water has never been more important. If you are looking to progress to the intermediate levels of the RYA Powerboat Scheme then this new edition of the RYA Powerboat

Handbook is a must. 


Becoming a capable and safe powerboater comes from a mixture of training, experience, and common sense. Updated with new information on electronic navigation and handling at speed, this book will help you acquire the knowledge and confidence to get the most from your time on the water. 


The examples bring concepts to life and methods are adapted to what is realistically achievable in an open powerboat. Chapters include: 


• Parts of a Boat

• Types of Boats, Engines, Hulls, and Seating Arrangements

• Propellers 

• Safety and Planning

• Launch and Recovery

• Boat Handling

• Leaving and Coming Alongside

• Anchoring

• Travelling at Speed

• Challenging Conditions

• Man Overboard

• Helicopter Rescue

• Towing on the Water

• Knots and Ropework

• Collision Regulations

• Buoyage

• Navigation

• Weather

• Boating at Night and in Restricted Visibility

• Trailing Your Boat

• Cruising in a Powerboat

• Buying and Owning a Boat

• SOLAS V

• Considering the Environment

• Life-Saving Signals

GENRE
Sports & Outdoors
RELEASED
2018
April 9
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
32
Pages
PUBLISHER
Royal Yachting Association
SELLER
Royal Yachting Association
SIZE
97.3
MB

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