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24M Powerboat Skipper/Bareboat Flotilla

Not A Beginners course.

  • Ended
  • 1.800 Amerikaanse dollar
  • Wellington Road

Service Description

24M Powerboat / Bareboat-Flotilla Sail Designed for those to wish to operate a power or sail pleasure boat with accommodation up to 24 m, (80′) in sight of land in fair weather. Tailored for those who are considering chartering a power or sail boat, or for those who are purchasing a vessel. Five-day course, which includes both theory and practical components. The International Certificate of Competency (ICC) endorsement is an add on. Certificate Limitations; - Command of a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft /24 meters - In coastal waters up to 20 miles offshore - In daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions - The ICC certificate is the level of competence that one needs when chartering a boat in the Mediterranean or West Indies where there are restrictions in terms of cruising area and distance from the base and the vessel has to be safely moored in a marina or anchored before dark. Course Outline: - Responsibilities of a skipper - Crew safety checks - Hull and rig checks - Machinery and systems checks - Fuel and water capacity and range - Menus and quantities - Float plan - Sources of meteorological information - Weather patterns - Sea and land breezes - Cloud types and formations - Pilotage and passage planning - Considerations when planning a passage - Routine for navigating a coastal passage - Passage strategy - Port regulations, customs, immigration - Pilotage plans - Vessel handling in confined quarters - Mooring, anchoring, coming alongside - Ropes, knots, care and use of lines - General deck work - Tides and currents theory - Tidal heights, springs and neaps - Rule of “twelfths” - Position fixing, running fixes - Plotting the effect of tides and currents - Collision regulations - Lights, shapes and sounds - Application of the regulations - Advanced dingy handling

Cancellation Policy

We are so pleased you are deciding to choose MSWI to complete your courses. Our staff are professionals and their time and scheduling, is of the utmost importance to guarantee our quality service. To this end we do strictly adhere to our policies of cancellation. Please read the following carefully before you sign up. We require a 50% down payment to enroll you in a course. We retain 10% in case of cancellations more than a week prior to the course to cover administrative and reservation costs incurred by our school. If you cancel within a week of the course date, there is still a 10% administrative fee, and the balance of money will be allotted to a rescheduled date. WE DO NOT REFUND FOR BOOKINGS MADE WITHIN THREE BUSINESS DAYS OF THE COURSE DATE ALL REFUNDS ON PAYMENTS PAID BY CREDIT CARD WILL BE PAID BACK TO THE CARD, and 10 % for administrative and bank costs involved will be deducted.

Contact Details

  • 42 Wellington Rd, Cole Bay, Sint Maarten


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