Sailing For Kids

International Bareboat Skipper

This is not a beginners course and the recommended entry level requirements are to have completed the VHF radio operators course, have logged over 200 nautical miles and 10 days at sea before advancing to this level. The minimum age requirement to obtain this certification is 18.

Course Outline

Responsibilities of a bareboat skipper
Crew safety checks
Hull and rig checks
Machinery and systems checks
Fuel and water capacity and range
Menus and quantities
Float plan
Sources of meteorological information
Weather patterns
Sea and land breezes
Cloud types and formations
Pilotage and passage planning
Considerations when planning a passage
Routine for navigating a coastal passage
Passage strategy
Port regulations, customs, immigration
Pilotage plans
Vessel handling in confined quarters
Mooring, anchoring, coming alongside
Ropes, knots, care and use of lines
General deck work
Tides and currents theory
Tidal heights, springs and neaps
Rule of "twelfths"
Position fixing, running fixes
Plotting the effect of tides and currents
Collision regulations
Lights, shapes and sounds
Application of the regulations
Advanced dingy handling

Courese Fees

Note : All Course Fees are Subject to Change Without Prior Notice

MINIMUM OF 3 CANDIDATES 1,900 (USD) (Power or Sail) (Theory & Practical)