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Maritime School Day skipper course
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Day Skipper

A beginners course.

  • 1.250 Amerikaanse dollar
  • Wellington Road

Service Description

IYT Day Skipper / Crew – Sail This is a 6 day course, depending on wind and conditions, aimed to deliver a safe, informed, confident and competent day sailor/skipper who can confidently command a sailboat up to 10 meters (32.8 feet) and crew during daylight hours in fair conditions in inland waters (bay or lake sailing) or coastal waters up to 5 miles offshore. Recommended Entry Level Requirement: - A learn to sail course/certificate Certificate Limitations: - Command a vessel up to a maximum length of 10 meters (32.8 feet) Inland waters (bay or lake sailing) or coastal waters up to 5 miles offshore Daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions Course Outline - Basic sails and sailing - Collision Regulations - Responsibilities of the Skipper/Captain - Personal Safety Equipment - Boat Safety Equipment - Vessel Checkout – Documentation, Charts, Nautical Publications and Flags - Equipment & General Checks - Basic Ropework - Capsizing, Swamping and Sinking - Responsibilities of the Crew, Care of the Environment, Provisioning & Housekeeping - Outboard Motors - Boat Handling Under Power - Basic Meteorology - Charts - Tides & Currents - Buoyage - Man-Overboard Procedures - Anchors, Anchoring and Running Aground - Basic First Aid - International Flotilla Skipper - This is a five day course aimed at increasing a student’s knowledge sufficiently to be a watchkeeper or a flotilla skipper on a live-aboard sail or power boat.

Upcoming Sessions

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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