RYA Shop – Boat Handling and Sail Trim

RYA Introduction to Boat Handling for Sail and Power – G68

This book helps you gain a better understanding of boat handling by dealing with a wide variety of situations in a thoughtful and logical way.

Expert advice in easy to follow text combined with in-depth colour illustrations make this title an essential tool to everyone who takes a boat out on the water.

Course: Advanced Boat Handling
Book: Buy RYA Introduction to Boat Handling for Sail and Power at the RYA Shop


RYA Sail Trim Handbook for Cruisers – G99

Full of useful tips and pointers on sail trim. Designed for cruisers rather than racers it is a great book for all sailors.

Course: Day Skipper + Sail
Book: Buy RYA Sail Trim Handbook – for Cruisers at the RYA Shop


Manual of Seamanship – G36

The most comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of seamanship.

Course: Yachtmaster Coastal Sail
Book: Buy RYA Manual of Seamanship at the RYA Shop


The Complete Yachtmaster – ZC12

A bestseller since first published and a standard reference for Yachtmaster students as well as skippers of all levels of experience.

Subjects include analysis of a good skipper, the theory and practice of sailing, seamanship, navigation, including plotters and PCs, meteorology, heavy weather and stability and coping with emergencies.

Course: Yachtmaster Offshore Sail
Book: This book is not available at the moment.


Reeds Skippers Handbook – ZS02

Includes latest maritime regulations and electronic techniques, and provides answers to most of the navigation problems that are likely to arise during a coastal passage.

Course: Coastal Skipper Practical
Book: Buy Reed’s Skipper’s Handbook (for Sail and Power) at the RYA Shop


Stability and Buoyancy – G23

Deals with stability and buoyancy and includes hazards common to most boats: bad loading; breaking waves; characteristics of different boat types; maximum safe heel angle; and a glossary of terms.
Course: N/A
Book: Buy RYA Stability and Buoyancy at the RYA Shop


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