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International Bareboat Skipper

Duration: 5 days
Min Age: 16

Course Overview

The International Bareboat Skipper course is a five day course and the recommended entry level requirements are a VHF maritime radio operators certificate, and to have logged over 200 nautical miles and 10 days at sea before advancing to this level.

At a glance:

  • This course prepares you to charter your own yacht internationally.
This course is not for beginners!

Prerequisites:

Entry level requirements are a VHF maritime radio operators certificate, and to have logged over 200 nautical miles and 10 days at sea before advancing to this level. The candidate should be 16 years of age or over and preferably hold the IYT International Crew Certificate or equivalent. Candidates who do not have 200 nautical miles may take this course and gain miles required to obtain certification during the course.

What you'll learn:

  • RESPONSIBILITIES OF A BAREBOAT SKIPPER
  • CREW SAFETY CHECKS
  • HULL AND RIG CHECKS
  • MACHINERY AND SYSTEMS CHECKS
  • FUEL AND WATER CAPACITY AND RANGE
  • MENUS AND QUANTITIES
  • FLOAT PLAN
  • WEATHER PATTERNS
  • SEA AND LAND BREEZES
  • CLOUD TYPES AND FORMATIONS
  • PILOTAGE AND PASSAGE PLANNING
  • PASSAGE STRATEGY
  • SOURCES OF METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION
  • CONSIDERATIONS WHEN PLANNING A PASSAGE
  • ROUTINE FOR NAVIGATING A COASTAL PASSAGE
  • PLOTTING THE EFFECT OF TIDES AND CURRENTS
  • 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
  • COLLISION REGULATIONS
  • LIGHTS, SHAPES AND SOUNDS
  • APPLICATION OF THE REGULATIONS
  • ADVANCED DINGY HANDLING

Who this course is for:

This 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.

Certificate Limitations:

  • COMMAND OF A VESSEL UP TO A MAXIMUM LENGTH OF 24 METRES AS PART OF A FLOTILLA
  • IN COASTAL WATERS UP TO 20 MILES OffSHORE
  • IN FAIR CONDITIONS WITH MODERATE WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS
  • MOST CHARTER AGENCIES WILL INSIST ON DAYLIGHT HOURS AS A CONDITION TO CHARTER.
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Price / Person

850

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Sigrid Moors "Sigi"

HEAD OF EDUCATION & IYT INSTRUCTOR
Certified by RSSSS

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