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Navigation & Seamanship Guides

Navigation & Seamanship Guides and books

An art or a skill navigation is certainly something you need to learn, keep up to date with and be able to rely on when cruising with your yacht or boat. With the invention of GPS and chart plotter it is easy to skip the learning of some of the basic navigation and seamanship skills, but they are still very much needed both as just in case there is an equipment failure and as a double check. Know your flags compass readings and be able to navigate by the stars and a piece of paper.

If you are sailing and older or classic boat, there is more to learn authors such as Tom Cunliffe have written down the essentials to pass their knowledge down the generations and help with sail setting, rigging and maneuvers in classic boats.

Navigation & Seamanship Guides and books An art or a skill navigation is certainly something you need to learn, keep up to date with and be able to rely on when cruising with your yacht or boat.... read more »
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Navigation & Seamanship Guides

Navigation & Seamanship Guides and books

An art or a skill navigation is certainly something you need to learn, keep up to date with and be able to rely on when cruising with your yacht or boat. With the invention of GPS and chart plotter it is easy to skip the learning of some of the basic navigation and seamanship skills, but they are still very much needed both as just in case there is an equipment failure and as a double check. Know your flags compass readings and be able to navigate by the stars and a piece of paper.

If you are sailing and older or classic boat, there is more to learn authors such as Tom Cunliffe have written down the essentials to pass their knowledge down the generations and help with sail setting, rigging and maneuvers in classic boats.

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Book of Navigation
Book of Navigation
This highly acclaimed book on navigation, produced by Adlard Coles, is a must have reference point for anyone taking an RYA theory or practical course. The book clearly and accurately explains all that the aspiring yachtsman/woman needs...
£14.99 *
Celestial Navigation
Celestial Navigation
This book will enlighten how possible it is to calculate an exact position on earth using traditional navigational techniques. Understanding these methods will challenge everything you thought you knew about navigation.
£11.99 *
Flip Cards - IALA Buoyage Pack - A
Flip Cards - IALA Buoyage Pack - A
A pack of cards in a plastic wallet with questions (sometimes pictorial) regarding buoyage on one side and the answers on the other. One of a series of 8 subject packs. A great way to absorb those essential aspects of sailing knowledge.
£8.99 *
Flip Cards - Lights and Shapes
Flip Cards - Lights and Shapes
A pack of cards in a plastic wallet with questions (sometimes pictorial) regarding ships lights at night on one side and the answers on the other. One of a series of 8 subject packs. A great way to update yourself on the essential...
£8.99 *
Flip Cards - Rule of the Road Pack
Flip Cards - Rule of the Road Pack
These cards show the view forward from the deck of various vessels (power, sailing and fishing) of developing traffic situations at sea. In each case the mariner has to decide the correct course of action to navigate his vessel through...
£8.99 *
Gaff Rig Handbook
Gaff Rig Handbook
Regarded internationally as the definitive book for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing a gaff-rigged vessel, this book provides a fascinating insight into the design, history, techniques and developments of a rig which has...
£29.99 *
GPS Afloat
GPS Afloat
A thoroughly modern and up-to-date text that runs through all the basics of GPS, navigational applications, technical pitfalls and the recommended techniques to use.
£14.99 *
Hand Reef & Steer
Hand Reef & Steer
Author: Tom Cunliffe The first book to be published for many years on the subject of traditional handling and sailing techniques appropriate for the older, more traditional craft or replicas of such craft. In Hand, Reef & Steer - winner...
£22.00 *
Illustrated Seamanship
Illustrated Seamanship
The colourful, highly illustrated guide to seamanship is a follow
£13.99 *
Kayaking
Kayaking
A lavishly illustrated introduction to safe kayaking this book covers everything a beginner needs to know from launching to Eskimo rolling. The reliable book is endorsed by the British Canoe Union.
£8.99 *
Reeds Crew Handbook
Reeds Crew Handbook
Reeds Crew Handbook for new and aspiring crew. It will give them all the essential knowledge they need to undertake the tasks traditionally handled by crew aboard any size of yacht. Presented in bite-sized topics in a very accessible and...
£7.99 *
Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook
Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook
This handy pocket-sized guide is the perfect on-board reference for the maritime flags of the world and their uses.
£7.99 *
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