The third edition of this bestselling course textbook covers all the theory and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Certificate. It is also a clear and simple introduction to pilotage, navigation and general boatwork for anyone intending to make coastal passages in a small boat.
Practical situations are simulated and a full-scale practice chart is included so that readers can practice the basics of navigation ashore using the navigation exercises in the book.
It is a must for anyone intending to follow an RYA Day Skipper course.
'One of the best introductions to basic navigation and pilotage I have read for a long time' Yachting Monthly
'A sound textbook for anyone following the course' Practical Boat Owner