THE PRACTICAL COURSE OF NAVIGATION AND THE BASICS OF SAILING – 3 DAYS
The PRACTICAL COURSE is prepared for participants who have passed the exam for a Boat Skipper category B as well as for those who just want to pass it and have decided to experience the practical skills of boat navigation, manoeuvring and sailing.
During the PRACTICAL COURSE participants use their theoretical knowledge acquired for the Boat skipper category B exam. Participants will improve and accomplish the practical skills of boat navigation, manoeuvring and the basics of sailing.
The acquired knowledge, experience and skills will enable them to sail with motorboat, yacht or sailboat independently, safely and skilfully.
PROGRAM – PRACTICAL COURSE OF SAILING AND BASICS OF SAILING:
- getting to know the vessel, its systems and equipment
- renewal of the theoretical contents of the course for the Boat Skipper in practice
- boat manoeuvring (sailing, docking, anchoring, buoy)
- basics of navigation (work on the navigation chart, electronic navigation and instruments – speed log, depth log, VHF, GPS – plotter)
- rules for prventing collision at sea, boat lights, day shapes, sound signals
- maritime skills – application of knots, handling of boat equipment
- theoretical and practical basics of sailing
- using sails in practice (upwind, sidewind, downwind)
- boat propulsion – basics
- safety on the boat.
Every participant of the course participates in all boat manoeuvres either as a boat skipper or as a crew member in various roles, with advice, instructions and comments from the course instructor and practically goes through the entire course program.
DURATION, LOCATION AND TIMES OF EDUCATION:
The course lasts for full 3 DAYS:
Saturday 17h to Tuesday 17h or Wednesday 09h to Saturday 09h
Dates: 27-30.05.2023.; 31.05.-03.06.2023.; 10-13.06.2023.; 14-17.06.2023.
PRACTICAL COURSE PROGRAM / ITINERARY
program / itinerary: PRACTICAL COURSE PROGRAM – 3 days
APPLICATIONS AND RESERVATIONS:
mob: +385 99 310 3095
PORT OF DEPARTURE / RETURN:
Sukosan / Zadar / Biograd n-m / Vodice / Murter (one of the mentioned ports)
- 12-15 m motor sailer/cruiser with 3 or 4 cabins, toilets, saloon and kitchen, dinghy with outboard, all necessary equipment
- experience sleeping on the boat, preparing food and staying on a boat during day and night
- the entire course program
- course leader, instructor
- boat costs (rent, mooring) in the home port
- overnight stay on the sailboat
- boat fuel costs
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- food and drink (participants are organised in agreement with the course instructor before or immediately upon arrival at the Practical Course)
- mooring costs outside the home port
Expected additional costs, depending on the itinerary and the organisation of the voyage can be from 50€ to 80€ per person.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Course participants are recommended to bring clothing and footwear appropriate to the weather forecast for the period of the practical course and the length of stay on the sailboat, accessories for personal hygiene.
Detailed information related to the port of departure/return, the three-day itinerary of the PRACTICAL COURSE and all other information will be sent to participants by e-mail and/or by telephone no later than 30 days before the course.
The 3-day practical course is held when the occupancy is at least 80%. The registered participants will be notified that the course will take place no later than 45 days before the term of the course.
The registration fee for the Practical Course is 50% of the course price and is paid immediately after pre-registration via online application or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The total price of the Practical Course should be paid no later than 60 days before the date of the Practical Course.
In case of cancellation of the course by the organizer, the amounts paid are returned to the payers.
In case of cancellation of the course by the participant in the period of 30 days before the course, the pre – registration fee is non-refundable, and in case of cancellation of the participant in the period of 15 days before the course the full amount of the course price remains to organizer.
By registering and paying the REGISTRATION FEE by January 31st, 2023. you get a 10% discount on the regular price of the Practical Course!
Take advantage of early check-in!
Tel/WhatsUp/Viber +385 99 310 3095
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