The Skipper’s Guide English Edition E-Book



Maritime Laws and Regulations:

  • Understanding international and local maritime laws.
  • Navigational rules and regulations.

Navigation and Chart Reading:

  • Proficiency in reading nautical charts.
  • Plotting courses and using navigation aids.

Safety Procedures:

  • Implementing emergency response protocols.
  • Fire prevention and firefighting techniques.

Boat Handling and Seamanship:

  • Docking, undocking, and anchoring techniques.
  • Maneuvering in confined spaces.

Rules of the Road:

  • Understanding and applying COLREGs.
  • Situational awareness and collision avoidance.


These five subjects serve as the cornerstone of “The Skipper Guide,” providing a solid foundation for successful navigation and skippering skills. They equip individuals with the knowledge and confidence needed to excel in both theory exams and practical seamanship. Passing your skipper’s licence will open the doors to the possibilities of ocean adventures. Happy sailing. Apply to sit your theory exam


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The Skipper’s Guide English Edition E-Book

It Contains detailed explanations to help anyone get a skipper’s licence.

Embarking on a maritime adventure is a thrilling endeavor, one that demands not only a spirit of adventure but also a deep understanding of the rules that govern the open waters. Within the realm of seafaring, a Skipper’s License stands as a testament to one’s expertise and responsibility as a captain.

Passing any skipper’s course is a 2 part process involving a theory examination and a practical one. “The Skipper Guide” is a comprehensive eBook designed to be your trusted companion in mastering maritime laws and honing your skills at sea. Ideal for continuous learning before, during, and after obtaining your skipper’s licence.

In this carefully curated guide, you will find a treasure trove of knowledge that transcends the confines of traditional study materials. Beyond the rigors of examinations, this guide is your compass to navigating the complexities of maritime regulations and the art of seamanship. It serves as an indispensable reference, offering clarity on the nuances of maritime laws while providing practical insights on how to conduct oneself with confidence and competence on the open waters.

As we embark on this journey together, “The Skipper Guide” invites you to set sail with assurance, knowing that you are equipped with the knowledge and wisdom essential for a safe, successful, and fulfilling voyage. Join us as we delve into the pages of this eBook, and let the waves of wisdom carry you towards your goal of becoming a skilled and responsible skipper.

Author: Captain O.Kishun

The Skipper Guide English Edition v1 Back cover

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The skipper and the Tourism Authority Act 2006 1
Chapter 2 Nautical Terms 11
Chapter 3 Position and direction at sea 19
Chapter 4 Magnetic and Gyro Compasses 31
Chapter 5 International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea 51
Chapter 6 The buoyage system and lighthouses 103
Chapter 7 Tides and Currents 125
Chapter 8 Meteorology 135
Chapter 9 Security at Sea 157
Chapter 10 Communication 183
Chapter 11 Boat handling 199
Chapter 12 Coastal Navigation 221
Chapter 13 Outboard and Inboard Engines 241
Chapter 14 Protection of the marine environment 253
Chapter 15 First Aid 263
Chapter 16 Some Tricks of the Trade 277
Annex 1 – References 283
Annex 2- Contact numbers of National Coast Guard stations and
other emergency Services 285
Annex 3 – Conversion Table (knot/nautical mile/time) 287
Annex 4 – Answers to Quizzes 1 to 15 291


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