THE PRACTICAL COURSE OF NAVIGATION AND THE BASICS OF SAILING is intended 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 master the practical skills of boat sailing.
Participants in the PRACTICE course check and determine their theoretical knowledge acquired in the course for the exam, and for those who will later prepare for the exam. PRACTICAL COURSE enables easier mastering of all theoretical content necessary for successful exams in the Ministry of the Sea or in the Harbour Master Office.
Participants will master the practical skills of boat 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 avoiding collisions 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.
Each course participant participates in all boat manoeuvres either as a boat leader or as a crew member in various roles, with advice, instructions and comments from the course leader, and in practice goes through the entire course program.
DURATION, LOCATION AND TIMES OF EDUCATION:
The course lasts for 3 DAYS: Saturday 17h to Tuesday 17h or Wednesday 09h to Saturday 09h
Dates: end of May, June, September – 2022.
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, toilet, saloon and kitchen, dinghy with outboard engine, all necessary equipment
experience sleeping on the boat, preparing food and staying on a boat during day and night
EXAMPLE OF TYPES OF BOATS USED IN THE COURSE:
Bavaria 38 Cruiser:
Bavaria 42 Match:
the entire course program,
course leader, instructor
boat costs (rent, mooring) in the home port
overnight on a sailboat
boat fuel costs
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
food and drink (participants are organized in agreement with the course leader before or immediately upon arrival at the Practical Course)
mooring costs outside the home port
expected additional costs, depending on the itinerary and the organization of the voyage can be from 300 to 600 HRK per person.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Course participants are recommended to bring appropriate clothing and footwear appropriate to the weather forecast for the period of the practical course and the length of stay on the boat / sailboat, accessories for personal hygiene.
Detailed information related to the location, a three-day itinerary of the practical course and all other information will be sent to participants by e-mail and / or telephone no later than 7 days before the course.
The 3-day practical course is held when the term is at least 80% full, of which the registered participants will be notified no later than 20 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 is paid no later than 30 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 February 28, 2022. 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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