Yachting Croatia

Skippers Drill

It is our great pleasure to introduce you our Skipper Training Center with educative program SKIPPER DRILL and the other services that we provide in cooperation with offical partner Mare charter.

Yachting in Croatia is a professionally organized company that is primarily engaged in services in nautical tourism.

In addition to the large selection of boats for rental with or without a crew, we also offer services of nautical consulting and various sporting, educational and entertainment type of services.

 

ABOUT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

Our educational SKIPPER DRILL program is created in a way to be as interesting and accessible to our students as possible. Goals of program are: that the attendees learn and complete a specific program to the highest standards, to create a team spirit among the attendees, to familiarize them with their daily tasks and the organization on board. In short, introduce attendees to the way of life on board.

Together with the envisaged educational program, we also wish to introduce attendees to the local stories and places that we are to visit, so that at the end of the course the attendees will have enjoyed a rich and unforgettable experience.

We have four programs how to become experienced skipper.

 

COMPLETE SKIPPER
This intesive program is designed for people without previous experience who have decided to independently navigate the vessel in a private or business purposes, and who already possess a skipper licence, but they need more confidence, experience and fine grinding - tuning of existing knowledge.

The theoretical and practical lessons will enable the attendant to understand and learn what means to be a skipper, main obligations and responsibilities and what kind of knowledge is expected. From the first day, the complete organization on the boat, as well as everyday duties on-board, cleaning, cooking, etc are determined. The main aspect of the training will include the following skills; getting familiar with all parts of the boat, maneuvering the boat, sailing in and sailing out-docking, use of the anchor, handling the boat instrument, terestric navigation theory, reading of nautical maps, daily and night navigation through the sailing, learning about the sailing laws, basic of meteorology, working with sails and ropes, basic of marine engines, safety on boat, man overboard and all other issues related to check in and check out the boat in the charter and other.

* The emphasis is on:

- safety on board
maneuvering with engine, docking at the marina in various ways and conditions
basics of repairing marine engines - giving useful tips on how to cope when you find yourself in trouble with engine on the sea
handling with UHF radio and other boat instruments

* The purpose of this program is to train attendants with the skills in order to become complete self - skippers, captains.

* Upon completion of the course, you will get adequate knowledge which can serve as an excellent basis for the examination for the skipper licence.

 

COMPETITIVE SKIPPER
To sail with different experience.

We have designed a special program for those who want to experience sailing in a different way.

The course is intended for people who passed our program of skipper drill course, who already possess certain knowledge of sailing and for those who wish to become members of a race team . This course is actually an upgrade of the previously acquired knowledge.It is about a program through which attendees will learn how and in which manner to use racing sails, spinnaker, genaker. From the first day, the complete organization on the boat, as well as everyday duties on-board, cleaning, cooking, etc are determined. One of the goals of this program is to acquire as much knowledge and experience at sea by repetition and exercise. Also this is good opportunuty to try sailing with KEVLAR - CARBON sails on this boat and ful race equipment.

* The emphasis is on:

trimming the sails and how to sail faster
handling with spinaker, genaker

* the purpose of this program is to train attendants with the skills in order to become a better sail trimmers and had the opportunity to try out different positions on the board from bow to the stern.

* we also organize regattas events throughout the year and If you want to compete on one of the regatta during the year, you can register and become a member of our sailing club.

 

OFFSHORE CHALLENGE
We have designed a special program for those who want to experience sailing in a different way.

Offshore challenge is primarily designed for adventurers, adrenaline lovers, who do not mind the winter, the rain and the cold wind.To sail towards the offing and leave all the thinking behind them, to let go to the special experience of the open seas and for a moment, to search for the answers which come to our minds in those moments …

Open seas, freedom, positive fear, respect towards nature, new experiences; all this will be possible in this program.

Depending on the weather conditions, the plan is to visit area of island Vis, Sušac, Lastovo.. and enjoy complete peace on the islands where there are no at that time a lot of tourists. 

* Special attention is paid to:

- safety on board
- preparing the boat and crew for difficult conditions on the sea
- boat handling
- sail trim, reefing sails
- read nautical maps
- meteorology
- basics of repairing marine engines-giving useful tips on how to cope when you find yourself in trouble with engine on the sea
- handling with UHF radio and other boat instruments
- man overboard

* it is preferable for participants of this program that already have some sailing experience.

 

SPECIAL OFFER - UNIQUE EXPERIENCE ON UNIQUE SAILING YACHT
Sail with the style and experience the sailing from a different perspective . If you decide to spend your holidays actively wanting to learn to sail and in the same time explore the beauty of the Adriatic, this program is designed for you.

Each day, attendees will through methodical approach to learn the basics of sailing and navigation. Also you will have the opportunity to explore the islands in summer, magical coves, lighthouses, beautiful historical places, vine cellars, taverns, delicious local culinary delights and much more.

* the emphasis is on basic of sailing knowledge and safety on board.

This program includes:

- maneuvering the boat under different conditions
- anchoring
- trimming sails
- read nautical charts
- handling with UHF radio
- basic of meteorology
- man overboard

* what makes this program even more special is that there is an option to hire a professional chef or hostess on board.


* All participants who opt for SKIPPER DRILL getting what is most important, and it's high quality education and knowledge.