Preparation for the sea:
Being able to prepare a yacht for sea, including engine checks, sail selection, lashing and stowage of all equipment on and below deck.
You can lower, reef and change sails to suit prevailing conditions.
You can prepare an anchor, mooring lines, and take charge of the crew by mooring alongside, pulling up to a buoy, anchoring, and sailing.
Be proficient in nautical chart work and backcountry navigation routines, including: Taking and plotting visual landmarks. Use electronic navigation equipment to fix position.
Use of waypoints.
Working up to DR and EP.
Estimation of tidal heights and tidal currents.
Determine course to steer to allow for tidal current, leeway and drift.
Knowledge of IALA beaconing.
Maintenance of navigation records.
Use of echo sounder.
You can prepare and execute a route plan for entering or leaving port.
Understands the use of leading lines and oppositions.
I use the probe as piloting aids.
Know the sources of forecast information.
Interpret forecasts and use a barometer as a forecasting aid.
Practical knowledge of International Regulations to Prevent Collisions at Sea.
Maintenance and repair work:
Understands and is able to perform maintenance tasks.
Know the properties and uses of the common ends of synthetic fibers.
He knows how to change fuel and water filters, pump impeller, and bleed the fuel system.
Understand how to provision a yacht.
He is capable of taking the correct measurements as a skipper for man overboard recovery.
Understands the use of distress flares and how to use a life raft.
You can operate a radiotelephone in an emergency and send a distress message.
Understand how to secure a trailer.
Understands rescue procedures, including helicopter rescue.
Motor yacht handling:
It can safely take a boat to and from a berth, mooring buoy, and anchor in various wind and tide conditions.
You can steer and trim the sails effectively at all points of navigation.
You can plan and conduct a coastal voyage, taking into account the relevant navigational hazards and the limitations imposed by the type of vessel and the strength of the crew.
He has experienced sailing at night, including port entry and exit.
Understands the special consideration of route plans, watching and identifying marks at night.
Work efficiency is not affected/partially affected/severely affected by dizziness.
Government and sailing:
Understands the basics of sailing and can steer and trim sails at all points of sailing.
You can follow a compass course, sailing and motoring.
Has satisfactorily carried out general duties on deck and below deck in connection with the daily routine of the ship.
Hours: Monday at 9:00 a.m. - Friday at 9:00 a.m.
Duration: 5 days (Monday to Friday)
Minimum of 2 students signed up to take the course.
Periodicity: all year
Ship: Grand Soleil 43