This program places emphasis on practical training in a live aboard format. This course is highly recommended for people who are interested in chartering or owning a boat. Gain valuable experience while cruising to a different destination and enjoy a different anchorage each night. Continue to improve your sailing skills in a vacation-like setting!
OBJECTIVE: To be able to cruise safely in familiar waters as both skipper and crew of a sailing yacht of 8 – 12 meters in moderate wind and sea conditions by day. Emphasizes on-the-water skills at a level acceptable for bareboat chartering.
1. A 6-day / 5-night continuous live-aboard cruise in the Kingston-Thousand Islands area
2. A Weekend Intensive/Challenge couse in the Kingston-Thousand Islands area.
**If you already have extensive live-aboard sailing experience but would like to attain certification to back-up your experience then the intensive weekend Intermediate Cruising course is the format for you. **
3. Seven days in the Caribbean during the winter months.
~ Our Live-Aboard boat in Kingston is a CS 30 (profile diagram & layout diagram)
~ This course requires a minimum of three students to run. There will be either three individual students or two couples with one instructor.
FEE: $1,175.00 + HST *Provisioning extra – 6 day/5 night live-aboard course (includes textbook).
FEE: $750 + HST *Provisioning extra – Weekend Intensive/Challenge (please contact the office at 613-721-8683 to arrange)
CERTIFICATION(S) AWARDED: Sail Canada Intermediate Standard.
Optional: IYT ICC & International Bareboat Skipper certifications