Captain David Bray FNI - Nautical Nostalgia

Master Mariner ~ Marine Artist ~ Guest Speaker ~ Maritime Historian



DPO Handbook 3rd Ed cover

DP Operators Handbook (3rd Edition) Nautical Institute, 2015

David has just completed a major update of this definitive work. Now accepted as the standard textbook for the training of DP Operators, the book represents latest and best practice in the management of DP-capable vessels. In preparing the new edition, David has been ably assisted by co-authors Captain John Daniels, Captain Glenn Fiander, and Captain Dane Foster.
The new book is available from the publishers, the Nautical Institute.

Dynamic Positioning Operator Training, 2nd Edition bookDynamic Positioning Operator Training, 2nd Edition.Nautical Institute monograph 1999

 Dynamic Positioning (2nd Edition), Clarkson, 2003


Bridge Procedures Guide bookBridge Procedures Guide, International Chamber of Shipping, 2007 (contributing author


The story of the Norfolk Wherries - bookThe story of the Norfolk Wherries, Jarrolds 1979

The Marine Technology Reference Book, Butterworth & Co, 1990 (contrib. author)