Bareboat Prep

Published by Swain Sailing School and Yacht Charters on Tuesday, 26th July 2016 - 12:19PM


Bareboat Prep

This course offers the same curriculum and certification options as our Live Aboard Cruising course, but is taught the day sail (non live aboard) format.  

Basic Cruising and Bareboat Cruising Certifications

Prerequisite: Basic Keelboat

Course Structure:

This course is a five day course, starting on Monday and finishing on Friday.

In Bareboat Preparation you learn the same skills taught in Live Aboard Cruising course on a 36-45' foot yacht, sailing approx. 6 hours per day. Students opt for this course if they prefer shoreside accommodations for the evening as opposed to sleeping on board.

Mastered skills include: navigation, crew over boards, sail trim and sail shape, mechanical and electrical systems, and anchoring.

There is a 2 person tuition minimum for this course.

Training Yachts:

Beneteau 43


November - May $1995pp

June- October $1795pp

*Tuition includes Basic Cruising and Bareboat Cruising texts, exam fees, yacht damage insurance, boat fuel. 

Contact Us for Private Course rates

A minimum deposit of 50% of total package is due at the time of the booking. Balance is due 60 days prior to the course start date.

Cancellation/Change Policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing. A $250 per person processing fee is charged on all cancellations. No refunds or transfers allowed for defaults, and cancellations less than 60 days prior to start date of the course.

Contact Us to register for sailing courses on Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

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