Brown’s Rule of the Road Manual – The rule of the road at sea, 19th Edition 2013 (eBook)

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January 2013

Brown’s Rule of the Road Manual – The rule of the road at sea, 19th Edition 2013 (eBook)

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This 19th edition of Brown’s Rule of The Road Manual (first published in 1928) has been extensively revised and expanded to include the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments, the latest MCA Deck Officer Orals syllabus, and several IMO routeing measures and guidance notices for the conduct of safe navigation. An updated IALA buoyage and marks section has also been illustrated by completely new coloured.

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Another work from Brown, Son & Ferguson, this manual was written by Extra Master HH Brown and revised and expanded upon by Master Mariner Saurabh Sachhdeva. The latest version incorporates STCW 2010 Manila Amendments, new buoyage and marks, latest MCA deck officer oral syllabus and several IMO routeing measures and guidance notices for conduct of safe navigation. The required knowledge of the rule of the road at sea can only be acquired by careful study and observation and this book has been prepared to provide a means to this end. It is particularly suitable for study both at sea and ashore and the book's sequence has been arranged to suit that purpose. The diagrams, questions and answers will be found to be helpful and informative. This book has been revised to include the updated COLREGS, including those annexed to IMO Resolution A910(22). The latest amendments came into force on 29th November 2003 as has the revised edition of the Maritime Buoyage System 2010, which have both been incorporated in the book.

The Company was established in a small way about 1850 as a retail stationery business, with initial premises on the south side of the River Clyde in Glasgow, next to the Railway terminus in Bridge Street. Later came moves to Drury Street, then to York Street and about the year 1908 to 52 Darnley Street, before a final one to the present premises at 4/10 Darnley Street, in December 1981.

The scope of the Company's publications was broadly increased so that they now covered every phase of sea life. Although too numerous to mention here, publications covered many aspects of nautical knowledge, which, by then had become far more of an exact science. The publishing activities of the company were not, however, limited to nautical affairs. When the Boy Scout and Girl Guide movements started, the Company saw further scope for its activities and became connected with both Associations. Activities have since further expanded into the fields of Scottish literature and plays. The list of the latter is extensive and, judging by their successes in play festivals, has been made up with discrimination. Brown, Son and Ferguson are the leading play publishers in Scotland, with over 200 one act and 100 full length plays always in print.

Title: Brown’s Rule of the Road Manual – The rule of the road at sea, 19th Edition 2013 (eBook)
Edition: Nineteenth
Product Code: BF1001EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-84927-037-3 (9781849270373), ISBN 10: 1-84927-037-6 (1849270376)
Published Date: January 2013

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