Offshore Passage Making and Delivery Opportunities

Published by Swain Sailing School and Yacht Charters on Friday, 4th January 2002 - 11:12AM in BVI courses


Offshore Passage Making and Delivery Courses

Fall 2018 

Yacht: Beneteau 43 

Itinerary: Newport, RI- Bermuda- Tortola BVI


Leg 1:  October 28- November 2, 2018;   Tuition: $2,195pp*

    Leg 2:   November 3- 8, 2018, Tuition: $2,195pp*

    Spring 2019

    Yacht: Beneteau 43 

    Itinerary: Tortola BVI- Bermuda- Newport, RI


    Leg 1: May 5- 10, 2019 ;Tuition: $2,195pp*

    Leg 2: May 11-16, 2019, Tuition: $2,195pp*

      Link to our full Passage Making and Delivery Schedule for more itineraries and dates.

      *Discount available if joining for both legs. 

        **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
        • Coastal Passage Making/Advanced Coastal Cruising
        • International Bareboat Skipper and/or International Certification of Competency (ICC)

        Tuition Supplements:

        • Coastal Navigation: $250 (includes text, materials and exam fee)
        • Coastal Passage Making: $50 (includes text and exam fee)
        • International Proficiency Certification: $75 


        • If certifying: Basic Keelboat, Basic Cruising, Bareboat Cruising
        • Non-certification: Must have experience (or certifications) equivalent to Bareboat Cruising

        Corresponding Texts:

        • Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell
        • Coastal Navigation- Published by the American Sailing Association
        • The Annapolis Book of Seamanship by John Rousmaniere
        • The International Marine Book of Sailing by Robinson, William H., Robinson, Robby

        Curriculum includes:

        • Preparation for an offshore passage
        • Watchkeeping
        • Electronic navigation
        • Nighttime man overboards

        For a more detailed curriculum:

        ASA Track

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