VODAN SKIPPER ACADEMY

Preparation course for professional skippers

05.05.2018. – 19.05.2018, 2 weeks

Price : 1.350,00 Euro or 10.000,00 Kn

Sailing yacht : Bavaria 46 (or similar, 4-5 cabin)

Practical and theory lessons in central and south Adriatic (Šibenik, Split and/or Dubrovnik area)

School provides preparation course for charter skippers, teaches you necessary skills to become a successful professional skipper.

Minimum 4 persons

Price includes:

  • Accommodation on boat
  • Experienced instructor on-board, with RYA + IYT Yachtmaster Instructor licenses
  • Fuel for the boat
  • Marina fees
  • Preparation for Croatian boat leader/Yacht-master license
  • Discount on Boat leader C, Yacht master category A preparation courses with our partners Adria Libar
  • Tourist tax

Not included in price:

  • Transportation to / from the base
  • Food and drinks 

Bonus:

 

All candidates that satisfy the course program and have shown attitude towards further improvement, we guarantee possibility to get more experience, enroll in different sailing opportunities and work as professional skippers!

COURSE CONTENTS

Maneuvering with a yacht

  • Approaching a mooring
  • Leaving a mooring
  • Alongside mooring to a peer/yacht
  • Anchoring
  • Mooring to a buoy

Navigational skills

  • Chart work
  • Course to steer
  • Dead reconning, Estimated position
  • Night sailing exercise
  • Knowledge of local weather and interpreting forecasts/meteorology

Skipper skills

  • The role and responsibilities of a skipper
  • Guest managing
  • Crew delegating
  • Sail trim
  • Knots
  • Sail plan and general preparation
  • Yacht check
  • Engine check
  • Regular charter check-in / check- out procedures

Mechanical problems solving

  • Engines checks and problem solving
  • Basic sails problems, reefing and furling systems
  • Electrical systems problems

Basic safety

  • Safety equipment and parts
  • Safety checks
  • Safety guest briefing
  • Man overboard drills under power and sails
  • Distress situations
  • VHF communicat

BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY!

 

Call us:

+385 91 304 0666

 

 

Send message: 

info@vodan-yachting.com

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