The Complete Superyacht Master Author:Anthony Parks, Terry Rowe The ultimate guide to running a superyacht and passing the MCA Master exam Recognized globally as the gold standard in training, MCA qualifications provide the first step toward a career on a larger vessel. Written by two superyacht skippers with a combined 90 years' experience, this book is designed for those who have passed the RYA Yac... more »htmaster Ocean exam and are involved in running large vessels requiring advanced levels of seamanship and management. The book reviews in depth the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea (COLREGS) and the IALA system of buoyage, as well as the core responsibilities of a skipper, inshore and ocean navigation, pilotage and passage planning, heavy weather, radar communications, emergencies, and maintaining the safety of crew and guests.
The authors have interviewed superyacht skippers, fleet managers, crew trainers, and boat owners to ensure readers receive the best possible preparation
Includes hundreds of color photographs and illustrations
An accompanying Web site includes downloadable programs for passage planning, astro navigation, and inventory management as well as author updates on the latest regulations
Whether you're embarking on a career or are a seasoned hand looking for solid advice, here is an ideal guide to running a tight, safe ship.« less