Passage Making and Delivery Training

Published by Swain Sailing School and Yacht Charters on Friday, 4th January 2002 - 11:13AM in BVI courses

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Passage Making Training and Delivery Opportunities

Tortola, British Virgin Islands- Bermuda- Newport, Rhode Island

Spring 2020

Yacht: Hanse 548   

Itinerary: Tortola, BVI - Bermuda - Newport/Jamestown, Rhode Island

Dates:

Leg 1: BVI- Bermuda;  May 4-9, 2020*

Leg 2: Bermuda- Newport/Jamestown, RI;  May 10-15, 2020*

Tuition: $2,395

Combined trip discount for both legs $3,295

*Finish date is always estimated for our delivery courses and is dependent on wind and weather conditions. We recommend that crew arranging airfare purchase tickets that can be changed without penalty.

For a more detailed curriculum please inquire about the following training tracks:

Contact us to inquiry about the course.

Yacht: Astrea 42 (catamaran)

Itinerary: Tortola, Newport/Jamestown, Rhode Island- Bermuda- BVI

Dates:

Leg 1: RI- Bermuda (640nm); November 2-7, 20200* (arrive to us on 10/31).

Leg 2: Bermuda- Tortola, BVI (835nm); November 8-13, 2020*

Tuition- one leg: $2,495

Combined trip discount for both legs $3,495

*Finish date is always estimated for our delivery courses and is dependent on wind and weather conditions. We recommend that crew arranging airfare purchase tickets that can be changed without penalty.

Certifications Available:

Coastal Navigation (ASA 105)

Coastal Passage Making/Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 106)

VHF certification

International Proficiency Certificate (IPC)

Offshore Passage Making (ASA 108)

Celestial Endorsement (ASA 117)

Tuition Supplements:

Coastal Navigation (105): $250 (includes text, materials and exam fee)

Coastal Passage Making (106): $50 (includes text and exam fee)

Offshore Passage Making (108) $75 (includes texts and exam fee)

VHF/Marine Communications certification $125

International Proficiency Certificate (IPC): $35*

*Please note the IPC is an add on for those who hold the minimum of Bareboat Cruising certification or higher.

Prerequisites:

If certifying: Basic Keelboat (101), Basic Cruising (103), Bareboat Cruising (104)

Non-certification: Must have experience (or certifications) equivalent to Bareboat Cruising with some charter experience.

Corresponding and/or Recommended Texts:

Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell

Coastal Navigation- Published by the American Sailing Association

The International Marine Book of Sailing William H Robinson

VHF/Marine Communications certification manual

2020 Nautical Almanac

Latitude and Longitude from the Noon Sun John Karl

Curriculum includes:

Preparation for an offshore passage

Weather routing

Watchkeeping

Electronic navigation

Nighttime man overboards

Customs and clearing procedures


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