Sailing Course – Individual

A one-on-one sailing school to bring out the professional skipper in you. During the individual skipper course, you will sail in Croatia with your private instructor and master your sailing skills much faster.

The individual one-on-one approach is adapted to meet your specific demands and to make you an experienced skipper in less time.


Join Croatia Sailing Academy

No previous sailing experience needed

Sailing Course Experience

The individual skipper course is a one-on-one sailing school in Croatia with your private sailing instructor. Depending on your requirements, you will sail from 1 to 14 full days and nights. 

Your instructor will completely adapt the course outline to meet your demands. You can select the course plan, its precise features, and the course duration. 


Learn sailing quick and easy

The largest advantage of our individual skipper academy is that this course is tailored exactly to the needs of our attendees and every participant will be able to have an undivided attention of our instructors. The small number of attendants allows our instructors to spend more time with each attendant, the learning curve is much stepper and you have an opportunity to learn much quicker than in a classic skipper academy.

What You Will Learn

Boat maneuvering:

  • Mooring of the boat, by stern and flank
  • Departure from the mooring site, secluded and between other boats
  • Approaching dock, by stern and bow
  • Various anchoring techniques
  • Tying the mooring buoy

Navigational skills:

  • Meteorology
  • Map using knowledge
  • Navigation plan and course specification
  • Work on navigational instruments


  • Inspection and location of on board first aid
  • Most common injuries and avoidance methods
  • Safety at sea
  • Every day practical work on VHF radio station

Mechanical problems solving:

  • Introduction to the main characteristics of the ropulsion system
  • Motor and propulsion system control
  • The most common problems on the ship’s systems and their resolution
  • The most common problems with sailing and their resolution
  • Working on the anchor winch
  • Avoiding the most common boat damages

Skipper's skills:

  • The rights, responsibilities and duties of the skipper
  • Trimming sails
  • Nodes
  • Preparing a boat for navigation
  • Introduction to the Sailing rules
  • Check in, check out boat
  • Communication with crew

Included in price

  • On board accommodation
  • Skipper Instructor (Yacht Master)
  • Boat fuel
  • Marina and mooring expenses
  • License category B
  • Discount on C c

About the boat

  • Dufour 430
  • Cabins: 4
  • Number of participants: min – 5; max – 8
  • Course duration: 7 days
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