Passage Making and Delivery Training

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


Passage Making Training and Delivery Opportunities

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

Fall 2019

Yacht: Hanse 548   FULL

Itinerary: Newport, RI- Bermuda- Tortola BVI


Leg 1: October 28- November 2, 2019; Tuition: $2,295pp*

Leg 2: November 3- 9, 2019, Tuition: $2,295pp*

Full trip available for $3095

Spring 2020

Yacht: Hanse 548

Itinerary: Tortola BVI- Bermuda- Newport, RI


Leg 1: May 4-9, 2020* 

Leg 2: May 10-15, 2020*

Discounted tuition available for those registering 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 (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 have hold the minimum of Bareboat Cruising certification or higher.


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

2019 Nautical Almanac

Latitude and Longitude from the Noon Sun John Karl 

Curriculum includes:

Preparation for an offshore passage


Electronic navigation

Nighttime man overboards

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

Contact us to inquiry about the course.

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