You have passed your RYA Day Skipper course, but you would like to gain more experience in skippering without a pressure of taking a yacht on your own. Or you haven’s sailed for a while and you would like to refresh your skills and theory. Moreover, you would like to advance in your skills and knowledge, collect the miles and prepare well for your RYA Coastal Skipper course. Join us on Day Skipper Plus program!
769,00 € – 867,00 €
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Day Skipper Plus – who should apply?
Day Skipper Plus program is for Day Skippers who would like to refresh and bring their sailing skills and knowledge to a higher level. For ones to become more comfortable with skippering a yacht. Besides that it’s for all that would like to progress within the RYA scheme and collect the miles. As well as prepare for their RYA Coastal Skipper course.
Island of Murter in the heart of ancient Dalmatia and its nearby islands and villages provide a perfect setting for the sailing course. It’s where the turquoise colours of the sea compete every day in the beauty of their spectre and where the warm sun and a gentle sea breeze with a taste of salt and a scent of pine trees provide excellent conditions for sailing in t-shirts. As well as for swimming in the crystal clear sea.
Regardless if you’re alone or with your friends and family, feel free to contact us.
Day Skipper Plus – what will you learn?
Day Skipper Plus program focuses on refreshing and enhancing your existing skippering skills and knowledge. It will bring you a taste of advanced navigation and skippering skills. You will learn how to communicate with crew more efficiently and how to take care of their safety and well being.
Also, you’ll learn how to sail on to/off the anchor and buoy and how to dock under sails. We’ll revise the Day Skipper theory and cover some advanced navigation and pilotage skills with an introduction to Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster techniques.
We’ll also focus on advanced boat handling in tight spaces and emergency situations – rudder or engine failure and Man Overboard. Besides that you will improve your knowledge on collision regulations and weather and how it’s affecting on sailing. You will experience a night sail too.
As a part of the course you will be able to use sailing handbooks from the yacht’s library that will help you to make the most of the course. Every morning the course starts with theory lesson. After that we sail till lunch break and then we sail till docking for the night in the late afternoon.
Day Skipper Plus – Certificate after the course
There is no official certificate after this course and there is no assessment. However, instructor will thoroughly brief you on your progress. Instructor will guide you through further steps if you would like to continue with your development. Instructor will also log the miles you did during the course in your RYA Logbook.
Day Skipper Plus course aim:
To refresh and bring sailing skills and knowledge to a higher level and to become more comfortable with skippering a yacht.
Skills and knowledge after Day Skipper Plus course:
– Boat handling using sails and motor
– Docking under sails
– Anchoring and buoy catching under sails
– Advanced navigation
– Tidal calculations
– Passage and Pilotage planning & executing
– Weather and forecast
– Collision regulations
– Safety measures
– Man overboard
– Night cruising
Experience after Day Skipper Plus course:
– 5 days aboard a yacht, 100 + nautical miles – logged in the RYA Logbook
Certificate after the Day Skipper Plus course:
– No certificate
Conditions/Prerequisites for Day Skipper Plus course
– 16 years (16 – 18 accompanied by a parent or guardian)
– RYA Day Skipper course
Pre-course assumed knowledge:
– RYA Day Skipper course
Number of students:
– Min 2, max 5 (Own boat tuition is available on request)
Instructor ratio 1:5
– Swimming skills and readiness for physical activity
Program of the Day Skipper Plus course
– 5 days
Language of the course:
Arrival and first meeting:
– Saturday – 18:00 * , ANA office, ACI marina Jezera, Obala Sv. Ivana BB, Jezera
* Please be so kind and let the instructor know if you’re not able to arrive on time
Start of the course:
– Sunday morning
– Lunch break
– Docking for the night
End of the course:
– Thursday afternoon
Free time: afternoons and evenings
– Aboard of a sailing yacht in a double bed cabins (one bed cabins available upon additional payment)
– Island of Murter and its’ neighbouring islands and villages, Šibenik archipelago – Prvić, Zlarin, Tijat, Kaprije, Kakan, Žirje. Skradin and National Park Krka as well as National Park Kornati and its’ archipelago.
Sailing plan is subject to change depending on the current weather conditions and the forecast. Safety first!
Sailing gloves, two pairs of non-slip shoes or sneakers, T-shirts and long sleeve shirts, short and long pants, strong sunscreen, a cap or a hat, sunglasses, towels, personal hygiene items, bathing suit, towels, mosquito repellent.
If you are sailing during colder months, please bring your sailing suit, or a warm, waterproof jacket, pants (and a sleeping bag if you prefer).
Please remember to bring personal medications if required.
DATES AND PRICES
Price range per person depending on the date: approximate price 760 EUR – 870 EUR.
Please, use the booking system above to get the exact price, the system calculates EUR price based on the current exchange rate.
Price of the Day Skipper Plus course includes:
- Accommodation aboard a sailing yacht – 6 nights
- 5 days of sailing
- Mooring fees in ACI marina Jezera
- Course materials
- Final cleaning
- Tourist tax
Not included in price of the Day Skipper Plus course:
- Flights/other transportation to/from the base and parking costs
- Personal medical and travel insurance
- Harbour fees of other marinas, out of the base in ACI marina Jezera
- National parks entry fees
- Food and drink aboard and ashore
- Accommodation ashore outside course date
Rates apply to accommodation in double cabins. The upgrade for the use of a single cabin is 60% of the listed price.
The format of the dates is European (DD.MM.YYYY)
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