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International Bareboat Skipper Course

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 SundayThis 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:

  • Introduction
  • Taking over a vessel & checking out
  • Meterorolgy
  • Pilotage & Passage Planning
  • Theory of Vessel Handling
  • Tides & Currents Theory
  • Chartwork
  • 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.

COST: $330

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.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Vessel checkout
  • Responsibilities of a Captain/Skipper
  • Seamanship
  • Vessel Handling
  • Sail Passages

COST: $750 (includes IYT logbook)