The International Bareboat Skipper Course has two components - Theory and Practical. The Theory course runs over a full day and the Practical Course runs over three days - from 9am Friday to 5pm Sunday. This is a certificate of excellence for those who wish to take command of their own yachts confidently and safely or for those who wish to safely charter a small yacht for their family holiday.
COURSE OUTLINE - INTERNATIONAL BAREBOAT SKIPPER COURSE THEORY:
- Taking over a vessel & checking out
- Pilotage & Passage Planning
- Theory of Vessel Handling
- Tides & Currents Theory
- Collision Regulations
- Theory Assessment - this will take place at the end of the weekend practical course
- The course runs over a full day from 9am - 5pm.
INTERNATIONAL BAREBOAT SKIPPER PRACTICAL
The International Bareboat Skipper Practical course runs over a weekend from 9am on Friday to 5pm on Sunday. It is a neccessity that you complete the theory course before taking part in the practical course. There is normally a minimum entry level - students are required to have logged a total of 200nm and 10 days at sea before advancing to this course. However, prior learning from other recognised establishments can be accepted.
Please note a theory examination will take place at the end of this weekend course. Practical skills are assessed throughout the weekend.
- Vessel checkout
- Responsibilities of a Captain/Skipper
- Vessel Handling
- Sail Passages
COST: $750 (includes IYT logbook)