RYA Books and Publications

Pre-Course Reading

The following RYA books are available to purchase direct from the RYA. By clicking on the book cover you will be re-directed to the RYA website to complete your purchase. We also have a limited stock of these publications at the for sale at the school.

 Sail Cruise Books

Buy RYA Sail Cruising and Yachtmaster Scheme - Syllabus and Logbook at the RYA Shop RYA G158 Logbook Contains useful details of course content and requirements. This is where you record all your sailing trips, miles, qualifying passages etc. Your RYA Certificates get stored at the back of this book.

Buy RYA Yachtmaster Handbook at the RYA Shop The RYA Yachtmaster Handbook is the first official and definitive guide for anyone preparing for the world-renowned RYA Yachtmaster Offshore and Coastal examinations


RYA Yachtmaster Quiz Book. If you're testing your knowledge for a course, or merely wanting to learn a bit more or refresh your knowledge, this is the ideal book for you.

The RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased Notes is an invaluable aide memoir for anyone who has taken, or is taking, a course in navigation, safety and seamanship. (This book is included in the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster shorebased course pack)

Buy RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes at the RYA Shop The RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes has been compiled to complement the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course and draws on the cumulative experience of hundreds of experienced sailing instructors.

The RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes is essential reading for anyone taking the Day Skipper Shorebased course - the beginners course in navigation, safety and seamanship. (This book is included in the Day Skipper shorebased course pack)

Buy RYA Day Skipper Handbook Sail at the RYA Shop RYA Day Skipper Handbook Sail This is the official handbook supporting the RYA Day Skipper Sail Course and is ideal for anyone looking to brush up on their knowledge to this level.

The RYA Competent Crew book is the official course notebook for the RYA Competent Crew Course but it isalso essential reading for anyone who has limited yachting experience.

Buy RYA International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea at the RYA Shop RYA International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea outlines the regulations concerning what should be done when a vessel is coming into contact with any other vessels.

Buy RYA Diesel Engine Handbook at the RYA Shop RYA Diesel Engine Handbook is essential reading for anyone doing the one-day RYA Diesel Engine Course. Includes a free DVD giving expert instruction and top tips from Nick Eales of Seastart.

Buy RYA VHF Radio (inc.GMDSS) at the RYA Shop VHF Radio This book is essential background reading for anyone taking a VHF radio course. It covers all radio procedures from routine calls to urgency and distress and includes an explanation of the new GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) requirements.

Buy RYA VHF Radio (SRC Syllabus and Sample Questions) at the RYA Shop RYA VHF Radio (SRC Syllabus and Sample Questions)This 3rd edition is ideal for anyone preparing for their VHF Operator’s Short Range Certificate (SRC) examination as it lists the syllabus and includes practice questions to help you prepare for the SRC written test.

Buy Symbols and Abbreviations at the RYA Shop Symbols and Abbreviations (5011) Essential for all mariners using Admiralty charts (both paper and ARCS), this publication illustrates Symbols and Abbreviations in full colour, along with full explanations.

 

 

Updated Jul 2017