Sail and Motor Cruising

 

CCPCN RYA Competent Crew Skills

Reprinted July 2020

Page 94: Under the 'Mayday message' sub-heading, lines six and seven have been amended. The information 'number of persons on board' now falls within the 'Other VITAL information' line, rather than the 'Require immediate assistance' line.

Reprinted March 2019

Page 11: Change to image of RIB.

DSN RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes

Reprinted January 2021

Page 72 (print book): In the illustration at the bottom of the page, the first annotated label has been amended to read '1 Dial in 282°(T)'. Previously, it read '1 Dial in 246°(T)'.

eBook note: In E-DSN, this corresponds with page 68 on the RYA Books app, or page 74 via Online Access.

Reprinted December 2019

Page 52: The last line on this page has been amended from 'be linked to a GPS to give your position', to read 'be linked to a GNSS to give your position'.

eBook note: In E-DSN, this corresponds with page 50 on the RYA Books app, or page 54 via Online Access.

 

Page 53: The MAYDAY and PAN PAN calls have been updated, along with the paragraph beneath them.

eBook note: In E-DSN, this corresponds with page 51 on the RYA Books app, or page 55 via Online Access.

 

Page 95: The sentence under the first illustration has been amended to read:

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'Although you are steering 068 degrees (M), you are maintaining your shortest COG or ground track (051 degrees (M)) A to B'.

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eBook note: In E-DSN, this corresponds with page 90 on the RYA Books app, or page 97 via Online Access.

 

Page 123: Further factors to plan for regarding weather have been added.

eBook note: In E-DSN, this corresponds with page 116 on the RYA Books app, or page 125 via Online Access.

Reprinted April 2019

Pages 92-95: The chart illustrations featured on these pages have been amended to ensure consistency. The position of both waypoints is now consistent across the illustrations.

Page 101: The first illustration on the page has been amended. There has been an extension to the bearing line and an illustration of a GPS plotter has been added.

Page 101: Information on cross-track error (XTE) has been added with an accompanying illustration.

Page 101: The last illustration on the page to the right of the ‘Plotting at Speed’ section has been amended. The degrees around the edge of the web have been changed. Additionally, the position of the boat has been changed. An illustration of a GPS plotter has been added.

DSPCN RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes

Reprinted June 2021

No content changes.

G109 RYA Sail & Power Logbook

Reprinted June 2021

No content changes.

G133 RYA Weather Handbook

Reprinted May 2021

No content changes. 

G158 RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus & Logbook

Reprinted November 2020

Page 8: The sections on 'Non-Tidal Courses' and 'Courses below Day Skipper Level' have been removed.

Page 23: Section six 'Berthing Alongside and Leaving' has been expanded.

Page 29: The last sentence of paragraph one has been removed.

Pages 103–106: The pages on the ICC have been amended to reflect recent changes.

Reprinted November 2019

Throughout: The course 'Basic Sea Survival for Small Craft Syllabus' has been amended to read 'RYA/MCA Small Craft Basic Sea Survival Syllabus'.

Throughout: The course 'World Sailing Offshore Safety Course' has been amended to read 'RYA/World Sailing Offshore Personal Survival'.

G25 RYA Diesel Engine Handbook

Reprinted January 2021

No content changes.

Reprinted March 2020

No content changes.

G60 RYA Pocket Guide to Boating Knots

Reprinted November 2020

No content changes.

G63 RYA Knots, Splices & Ropework Handbook

Reprinted June 2021

No content changes.

Reprinted August 2018

Pages 227-228: New 'Understanding the Strength of Ropes' pages added.

G69 RYA Passage Planning

Reprinted January 2021

No content changes.

Reprinted March 2020

No content changes. 

G70 RYA Yachtmaster Handbook

Reprinted January 2021

No content changes.

Reprinted January 2020

Page 8: A new sentence has been added to the end of page 8 which reads:

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Today the RYA Yachtmaster qualification continues to be the most widely internationally recognised qualification of its type in the world.

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Page 9: Under the sub-heading 'Preparing for the Exam', paragraph two, the wording '...some form or organised training in preparation...' has been amended to read '...some form of organised training through an RYA Recognised Training Centre in preparation...'

Page 26: Line three, a new sentence has been added which reads: 'That is, 10 seconds for the completion of one full cycle'.

Page 33: In the blue table, the column heading of the last two columns have been swapped. In order from left to right, the column headings now read 'MHWS / MHWN / MLWN / MLWS'.

Page 45: Paragraph two, line two, the wording '...assuming he had right of way...' has been amended to read '...assuming he was the 'stand-on' vessel...'

Page 46: Last ship illustration on the page, the two red circular lights have been amended to be green.

Page 93: Under the sub-heading '3. Sea Survival certificate', paragraph three has been amended to read:

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Both the RYA Sea Survival and the STCW Personal Survival Techniques certificates are suitable for a commercial endorsement. The RYA Sea Survival certificate has no expiry date, but the STCW certificate has to be revalidated after five years. The RYA course is available at over 200 centres worldwide.

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Page 93: Under the sub-heading '4. RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) course completion certificate', sentence one has been expanded to read 'This course informs skippers of their legal responsibilities when working commercially'.

Page 95: Under the sub-heading 'Instructors', bullet point two, the last sentence has been amended to read 'RYA Yachtmaster instructors can teach to any level, up to and including preparation for a Yachtmaster exam'.

Page 95: The last sentence on this page has been amended to read 'Potential instructors who do not possess good people skills are unlikely to be successful'.

Page 96: Under the sub-heading 'RYA Yachtmaster Qualification Panel', line nine, the sentence ending '...negligence' has expanded to read '...negligence or lack or competence'.

Page 98: The reading list has been updated.

G71 RYA Day Skipper Handbook Sail

Reprinted July 2021

 No content changes.

G73 RYA Personal Logbook

Reprinted June 2021

No content changes.

G81 RYA ICC Handbook (International Certificate of Competence)

Reprinted June 2020

Page 5: The last two paragraphs under the sub-heading 'Evidence of Nationality or Residency' have been updated.

Page 7: Paragraph two has been updated.

Page 7: The two URLs at the bottom of the page have been updated to read:

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www.rya.org.uk/go/icc-cevni

www.rya.org.uk/go/icc

[ENDS]

Pages 9 and 10: The table headings on these pages have been amended for clarification.

G94 RYA Yacht Sailing Techniques

Reprinted January 2021

Page 63: The first diagram for the round turn and two half hitches has been corrected.

Page 123: The second illustration has been amended to correctly display the port and starboard lights.

Page 168: The caption under the first photograph on the page has been amended to read:

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Gybing from a run on starboard to a run on port tack: "Prepare to gybe". The crew starts to wind in the mainsail.

[ENDS]

Reprinted June 2019

Page 76: An additional illustration has been added within the 'Signalling Distress' section to clearly illustrate Code Flags N and C.

G97 RYA Day Skipper Handbook: Motor

Reprinted November 2020

No content changes.

Reprinted October 2019

Page 70: The first paragraph has been amended.

Page 70: The bullet points following the sentence 'You can also use the normal VHF radio to send a traditional VHF voice message. You must tell them:' have been amended. The bullet point 'How many people are aboard' has been replaced with 'Nature of distress'. A fifth bullet point has been added that reads 'Any other relevant information'.

Page 70: The red 'MAYDAY' box has been amended as follows:

Line one: ‘When life or vessel are in grave or imminent danger:’ has been amended to read ‘When life or vessel are in grave and imminent danger:’.

Line four: ‘Motor boat’ has been removed from ‘This is motor boat Astrid, Astrid, Astrid’.

Line seven: ‘Motor boat’ has been removed from ‘Motor boat Astrid’.

The line ‘(Give number of persons on board)’ has been removed.

The line ‘(Give any other useful information)’ has been amended to read ‘(Give any other useful information including number of persons on board)’.

Page 70: The red 'PAN PAN' box has been amended to remove 'motor boat' from the line 'This is motor boat Astrid, Astrid, Astrid'. This line now reads 'This is Astrid, Astrid, Astrid'.

Page 70: The small blue text box at the bottom of the page has been amended.

G99 RYA Sail Trim Handbook

Reprinted January 2021

No content changes.

Reprinted July 2019

No content changes.

SAP RYA Sailability and Powerability Syllabus & Logbook

Reprinted July 2021

Page 30: Left column, the URL ‘www.rya.org.uk/courses-training’ has been updated to read: 

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https://www.rya.org.uk/training
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Page 30: Right column, the URL ‘www.rya.org.uk/wheresmynearest’ has been updated to read:

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www.rya.org.uk/wheres-my-nearest
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YSN Yachtmaster Shorebased Notes

Reprinted April 2021

Page 59: Below the right hand diagram, the caption has been amended to read: ‘Plot a chain of vectors at the beginning of the ground track and then arc off the total distance that will be travelled through the water during the same time period of the tidal vectors.’

Page 62: The text within the order of priority illustration has been amended. The text to the right of the first two vessels has been removed and replaced with 'Not under command or restricted in ability to manoeuvre' in square brackets.