The Competent Crew Sail program consists of the essential knowledge and skills you can acquire on sailing. During the course the theoretical skills of the sailing essentials, the sail aerodynamics, basic helmsman skills, safety on the sea, etc. are acquired. In the practical part of the course a special attention is paid to the elementary sailing skills, where the attendants in the groups of maximal 5 course attendants with one instructor have enough time for gaining skills for independent sailing. Competent Crew Sail Course is based inACI marina Split.
PRICE INCLUDES: 25% VAT, instructor, waterproof suits rental, sailing school book, fuel, loan of sailing suites and gloves.
PRICE EXCLUDES: accommodation, food & baverages
The Competent Crew course is held on the Beneteau First 24 or Beneteau Oceanis 30.1
Individual courses will be charged double
possible changes due to weather conditions
Pre-course experience: None, but it is advised to obtain a VHF licence
Licence and Ability after the course (licence approved by the Ministry of Croatia MMPI): Holder of the Certificate is competent to sail a vessel for private purposes or chartered vessels up to 7m lenght, with engine power up to 15 kW, 3 NM offshore, during daylight in light to moderate conditions with condition to hold a valid VHF licence if the vessel has a VHF or GMDSS-VHF station onboard
It is recommended to complete ISPA COMPETENT CREW SAIL workbook before arrival to the course. Although it is possible to finish the book during the course since the book requires about 20 hours to be completed. Book has to be completed before the last day of the course (Shorebased part of the course is completed Competent Crew Sail Workbook)
Day 1 - Sunday
10:00 Meeting with your instructor, general info about the course
11:00 Getting to know the boat, safety briefing, standing and running rigging, ropework