This coursebook is tailored for students following both the theoretical and practical aspects of the syllabus of the the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster (TM). Each chapter contains exercises and answers for self testing, and the content has been updated in line with new developments and technologies (such as electronic navigation). Along with a fresh design and new photography, this classic text continues to be the essential companion for all students of ocean navigation and anyone planning to sail any distance offshore. 'Comprehensive in its coverage and clear in its instruction.' SAIL 'A comprehensive, clearly written handbook...welcome not only in the classroom but also as a self-tutor.' Nautical Magazine
Both qualified RYA instructors, Pat Langley-Price and Philip Ouvrywrite with years of practical experience. Pat accumulated thousands ofmiles during yacht deliveries and as a sailing instructor, and Philipwas an Examining Officer of naval yacht skippers and spent 20 years inthe Royal Navy.