Day Skipper for Sail and Power is a major reference book for anyone following the RYA Day Skipper course. Brought thoroughly up-to-date with new developments and covering all the theory and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Certificate with full colour photography, helpful diagrams and worked examples, it is also a clear and comprehensive manual for anyone intending to make coastal passages in a small boat, covering: - seamanship - safety equipment - preventing collisions at sea - navigation and chart work - tides and tidal streams - pilotage - passage planning - weather - engine operation and maintenance - the most up-to-date VHF radio procedures With its refreshingly practical approach and by the same author as the highly successful Yachtmaster for Sail and Power, one intending to follow an RYA Day Skipper course whether for sail or power can afford to be without this lively, helpful guide to complement the course and assist with exam preparation.
Alison Noice is a former Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner. She trains and examines instructors for the Short Range Radio certificate and runs Yachtmaster and Day Skipper shorebased courses at her local yacht club. She still finds time to sail for pleasure in her Moody 31. Alison lives in Poole, Dorset.