Day Skipper Bareboat Sail has its venue on Ultra d.o.o. sailing boat Beneteau Oceanis 40 as cruiser boat with maximum 6 attendants and one instructor. The course attendants are accommodated on board during the whole course. This program is a logical continuation and addition to the experience acquired in the previous Competent Crew course. It is held by instructors with very long skipper and yachting experience. The program includes a tour to the following islands: Brač, Šolta, Hvar, Vis and Korčula with one night navigation. Over these six days together with the following issues such as an independent navigational program, nautical skills, following the weather conditions and out-of-marina anchoring the attendants will be richer in their sailors’ skills. In the program they are also obligated with a duties necessary for living on sea such as: doing the dishes with the limited water consumption, cooking and the preparation of the typical meals: pasta with tuna, tomato sauce, fish stew.
Daily working program is not fixed owing to the unforeseeable weather conditions.
Clothing: we recommend to have sunscreen during summer, hat, sneakers, warm sport clothes for winter
Licence and Ability after the course (licence approved by the Ministry of Croatia-MMPI): Holder of the Day Skipper Certificate of Competence is competent to sail a vessel in private or charter purposes, up to 30GT within inland waters, 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 on bord.
Day 1 - Sunday
08:00 Meeting with your instructor and preparations for setting sails after buying all the groceries needed for your 6 day course
09:00 Familiarisation with the boat, safety briefing
10:00 Setting sails and basic sailing excercizes, seamanship sail
11:00 Approaching the island of Solta on sails and berthing excerzises all day long in Rogac
18:00 Berthing and tieding up the boat on island of Solta
19:00 Revision and individual feedback
20:00 Dinner and free time on the island
Day 2 - Monday
10:00 Setting sails and sailing to one of nearby anchorage areas