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Regulatory practices for Skipper and Yacht Captain in Santa Pola

Port of departure: Santa Pola, Spain
400€ Per personFull boat
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The coordinator: Carlos, 57 years old
28 reviews

We will carry out the regulatory practices to obtain the Skipper or Yacht Captain with an RO 400 from our School approved by the Valencian Community Council, with a base port in Marina Miramar de Santa Pola.

Current regulations establish that in order to govern a boat you must carry out navigation practices and provide a certificate from an approved school of having carried out the navigation practices stipulated by law.

These practices are mandatory to be able to govern a boat, the current legislation establishes that they must have a duration of 48 hours. They will be carried out through the bay of Santa Pola, Isla de Tabarca, Isla Grosa, Isla de Benidorm, Altea, Moraira and depending on the time it could be crossed to Ibiza. The official program published by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine is followed.

The different compulsory points will be made for the practices of this degree.

1.-NIGHT NAVIGATION. Recognition of lights, beacons and beacons. Identification of lights from other vessels. Approach directions depending on orientation. Landfall
Situation due to delay. Bearing and distance to other vessels. Recognition of the coast. Disturbances
Use of the life raft: stowage, unloading, launching, inflation, righting and boarding. Use of indoor equipment. Survival at sea Behavior of the castaways in the water. Organization of life on a raft: vigilance, guards, rationing, cloak anchor. Closest coast. Knowledge and use of life jackets. Knowledge and use of the life raft and its equipment.
Handling of charts, directions, lighthouse books, tidal yearbooks and gazetteer of maritime radio stations. Trace of a defeat Calculation of fuel, water and food. Checklists.
Study of the nautical chart. Hazard identification. Situation due to delays and lines. Directions. Estimated navigation
Ways to avoid man overboard. The first thing when a man falls into the water. The maneuver. Search and collection.
Initialization to electronic navigation. Situation. Enter a track and a landfall point. Errors and corrections.
Precautions Navigation in fog.
Additional precautions. Monitoring the meteorology. Preparation of the maneuver and quartermaster. Choice of the safest defeat.
And for the Yacht Captains, the mandatory practices detailed in each section will be carried out in BOE No. 247 Saturday October 11, 2014 Sec. I. Page 83041.

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☆ Friday: boarding at 17:00
☆ Sunday: disembarkation at 17:00
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Included in the price
  • Insurance
  • Final cleaning
  • Costs of mooring and anchoring
  • Professional skipper
  • Gas
Not included in the price
  • Meals on board
  • Bed linens
  • Food and drink on land
  • Parking
Additional information
☆ Parking: Marina Miramar has paid parking and you can also park in the nearby streets with a little patience.
☆ The price of € 400 is for the Yacht Skipper practices.
☆ For the Yacht Captain practices it is € 450, the remaining € 50 you can see the payment directly with Sailwiz.
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Meet Carlos, the coordinator
57 years old · From Elche, España
28 reviews
I am a Senior Sports Technician for Sailing in Fixed Rig and Instructor for nautical titles. I was a sailing instructor for children and adults classes. In recent years I have dedicated myself to teaching cruise sailing classes and practices. The classes complement the compulsory practices of the nautical degrees.
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28 users have valued the coordinator
  • Curso de vela de un dia en Santa Pola
    November 2021
    My husband and I went out with Carlos. Excellent experience. He always gave good instruction and let us do the maneuvers. We had a lot of wind so we practiced sailing, which was what we wanted. 10 points!
  • Curso de vela de un dia en Santa Pola
    November 2021
    Carlos organized a course especially for us. My husband and I have the expanded PER and we wanted to practice sailing and port entrances. Fantastic experience and Carlos excellent at every moment. Very patient and good instructor. Excellent!
  • Curso de vela de un dia en Santa Pola
    November 2021
    Great experience! Carlos, super patient and very good passing his experience and knowledge. We made, the first day, crossing towards the Mar Menor, practicing maneuvers and sailing. The second day Mar Menor and then to Torrevieja. Finally back to Santa Pola with a lot of wind and waves. Excellent experience!
    Response from Carlos
    Muchas gracias Florencia, fueron 3 días que pasaron rápido, un placer navegar con vosotros. Nos vemos, de nuevo, cuando queráis.
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