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Professional skipper course

​To attend this course no previous sailing experience is needed

Professional skipper course

​To attend this course no previous sailing experience is needed

You have sailed the oceans, mostly with your family and friends in favourable conditions. Now, you feel like you’re ready to learn how to handle a yacht in rough conditions like a true professional, with extensive knowledge and confidence? You’ve come to the right place. We are here to teach you how to
handle every situation as an experienced professional within just two weeks. It doesn’t matter if you already have some experience and you’re looking to increase your knowledge or you have never encountered with a boat, but you know sailing is your passion, we are here to help you to turn your passion into the business. Even with no previous nautical knowledge, we will bring you into the shape to solely perform as a professional skipper. For individuals who are interested in working as professional skippers, we guarantee a job during the summer season in Croatia after they’ve successfully completed our course.

During the 14 days of our professional skipper course, your skills will be improved and trained through theoretical and practical exercises in order for you to able to steer the yacht (according to your license) safely to any port in the Adriatic. The course will start from Pula and take place in various archipelagos, bays, marinas and other environments which you will encounter while performing your professional skipper duties. Our instructors will also put strong emphasis on crew management. You will learn how to communicate and handle potential conflicts among your guests and crew. The basics of yacht mechanics will also be part of the course, along with the lessons on how to fix minor mechanical issues.

By successfully finishing the professional course you will get very extensive knowledge on sailing, yacht mechanic, yacht docking and crew management in order to feel comfortable manage any crew and steer any yacht(according to your licence).

For more details about professional skipper course send us an inquiry and we will get back to you at
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What will you learn

Program is performed 24 hours per day, 7 days a week where attendees/students will learn:

Maneuvering the boat

  • Tying a boat with stern and port/starboard side
  • Docking in a marina to a berth between yachts and to a an empty peer
  • Approaching the peer with the stern and with a bow
  • Anchoring using versatile techniques
  • Catching and tying/mooring a boat to a buoy
  • Anchoring in a linen raft

Navigational skills

  • Metrology
  • getting to know the maps and techniques on how to use one
  • Planning navigation and setting the course
  • Getting familiar with navigational instruments
  • continuous sailing/navigation during day and night

Navigational skills

  • Metrology
  • getting to know the maps and techniques on how to use one
  • Planning navigation and setting the course
  • Getting familiar with navigational instruments
  • continuous sailing/navigation during day and night

Safety

  • Locating and placing the first aid kit
  • most often injuries and how to avoid them
  • how to apply first aid
  • safety on sea
  • procedure on using the VHF station

Solving mechanical issues

  • Introduction to the basic characteristics of the drivetrain
  • control of engine and drivetrain
  • Most common issues on boat systems (electricity, lubrication, navigation, engine) and how to solve them
  • Most common issues with sails and how to solve them
  • Handling anchor electric-winch
  • Avoiding most common damages on the boat

Solving mechanical issues

  • Introduction to the basic characteristics of the drivetrain
  • control of engine and drivetrain
  • Most common issues on boat systems (electricity, lubrication, navigation, engine) and how to solve them
  • Most common issues with sails and how to solve them
  • Handling anchor electric-winch
  • Avoiding most common damages on the boat

Skipper skills

  • Rights, responsibilities and duties of a skipper
  • Trimming and reefing the sails
  • Sailing nodes
  • Navigating At Night and navigation in difficult navigation conditions (fog, hard rain, thunderstorms)
  • Preparation of the boat for voyage/navigation
  • Introducing the rules of navigation at sea (International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea)
  • Check in and check out procedure with charter companies
  • How to communicate with guests on board
  • Most common sailing routes in area
DateDurationSailing Yacht
30.03.2019. – 06.04.2019.2 weeksBavaria 46 os similar (4-5 Cabins)
27.04.2019. – 11.05.2019.2 weeksDufour 430 os similar (4-5 Cabins)
DateDurationSailing Yacht
23.03.2019. – 06.04.2019.2 weeksBavaria 46 os similar (4-5 Cabins)
27.04.2019. – 11.05.2019.2 weeksDufour 430 os similar (4-5 Cabins)

Price

1.100

The price includes:

  • Accommodation on boat

  • Skipper instructor on-board, with Yachtmaster Instructor licenses

  • Fuel for the boat

  • Marina fees

  • Preparation for Croatian boat leader/Yacht-master license

  • Discount on Boat license C

  • Tourist tax

  • Tax included

  • Food and Drink on boat

Price

1.100

The price includes:

  • Accommodation on boat

  • Skipper instructor on-board, with Yachtmaster Instructor licenses

  • Fuel for the boat

  • Marina fees

  • Preparation for Croatian boat leader/Yacht-master license

  • Discount on Boat license C

  • Tourist tax

  • Tax included

  • Food and Drink on boat