Sailing For Kids

International Watchkeeper / Flotilla Skipper

A five day course aimed at increasing a student's knowledge sufficiently to be a watchkeeper or a flotilla skipper on board a bareboat yacht, in fair weather, in daylight hours within sight of land. Recommended entry level requirements: to have successfully completed the International Crew course and the VHF radio operator's course.

Course Outline

Responsibilities of a watchkeeper / flotilla skipper
Man overboard procedures
Charts and chartwork
The magnetic compass
Buoyage
Taking over a vessel and vessel checkout
Engine, tools, spares, safety equipment
Crew safety briefing
Galley and provisioning
Powerboat handling skills
Sailboat handling skills
Basic first aid
Collision regulations
Customs matters and legal requirements
Preparing a short passage
Anchoring
Dingy handling under power

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)