The Macmillan and Silk Cut Yachtsman's Handbook
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:9/24/1993 - Palgrave Macmillan
Designed to complement "The Macmillan and Silk Cut Nautical Almanac", this book is a standard work on yachting. The book covers a wide range of seamanship and information for boat owners to the standards required by the Yachtmaster (Offshore) Certificate set by the RYA and Department of Transport. This edition includes two new chapters on multihulls and the fundamentals of yacht racing. There is also new information on satellite navigation, position fixing systems, sight reduction methods, the use of calculators and personal computers, boat handling and legal matters.