Applicant Profile

Those who have just started sailing and seamanship

Program Types

Daily short cruising from Izmir (4 Saturdays or 4 Sundays)
Long distance cruising from İzmir (4 consecutive days)

Total Program Duration

Duration of daily short cruising is 4 days - 32 hours (Weekend courses)
Dration of long distance cruising is 4 consecutive days. (on board stay)

Time Schedules

Daily cruising : Meeting at 09:00 on the boat, returning back to the port at 17:00.
Weekly cruising : Meeting at 09:00 on the boat on the first day, returning back to the port at 17:00 on the last day.

Program

In this program, course participants who have just started sailing are instructed about basic sailing rules and main items about managing a sailing boat by intensive application. The whole program takes place on the boat during cruising. During the program, participants manage each item of the cruising and have the opportunity to intensively practice all the items..

Subjects

  • Sailing terminology.
  • Rigging.
  • Preparing the boat for sea (Engine, sails, inside of the boat...)
  • Mooring
  • Steering the boat.
  • Refueling, replace the foods and staff.
  • Refueling, replace the foods and staff.
  • Manoeuvre by motor.
  • About wind and nautical terms.
  • Main principles of sailing.
  • Sail parts.
  • Sail trimming.
  • Maneuver by sails.
  • Rules of the road (Collision regulation)
  • Mooring alongside in a marina.
  • Safety rules and fire fighting.
  • Man overboard.
  • Preparing the boat for storm.
  • Heaving to.
  • Basic level VHF
  • Knots and rope work
  • Anchorage.
  • Living aboard (using the heads, living afloat...)
  • Engine checks. (The most common problems)

You can choose your basic program from BOOKING PLAN

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