Competent Crew: For New Crew and Competent Crew Students
By Pat Langley-Price, Philip Ouvry
5th Edition 2007
Covers both the shorebased and the practical aspects of the RYA Competent Crew course. It will prepare newcomers 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.
Pb. 234x156mm Colour photos and diagram