Bridge Procedures: A Guide for Watch Keepers of Large Yachts Under Sail and Power
By Frances and Michale Howorth
Outlines the correct protocol for keeping watch to STCW-95 standards and the procedures to be followed on the bridge of every yacht irrespective of the vessel's flag state or the ensign flying at her stern. It caters specifically to the needs and requirements of large yachts and the professional crews that man them. Essential information and useful checklists it covers: Bridge organisation Duties of an OOW Principles of operation and maintenance of equipment including radar, chart plotters, compasses, echo sounders and AIS equipment The watchkeeping elements of all yacht training school courses, following the syllabuses laid down by the RYA, International Yachtmaster Training and the MCA. Compliant with ISM procedures stipulated by IMO and conforms to MCA's Large Yacht Code.
Pb. 297x210mm Full colour