September 2017 - SailQuest Sailing School Course dates:

10 Day SailQuest IYT Sailing Course - September 01-10, 2017

SailQuest Crew course - September 01-05

Day 1

Intro to Sailing with SailQuest

 
  • 09:00 – new students meet at the SailQuest Sailing School for Welcome to SailQuest briefing & sailing theory review.
  • 12:00 – lunch break
  • 13:00 – Basics of Yachting briefing
  • 14:00 – afternoon/sunset sailing
  • 18:00 – end of Day 1

Day 2

Yacht/System Orientation

 
  • 09:00 – on deck orientation: knot tying, yachting basics, equipment & systems, life raft, more…
  • 12:00 – lunch break
  • 13:00 – down below orientation: equipment & systems, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, yacht layout, more…
  • 17:00 – end of Day 2

Day 3

Hands-On Sailing Instruction & Exercises

 
  • 09:00 – instruction & exercises in reefing, sail handling, sail trim, tacking, gybing, boat handling, more...
  • 12:00 – lunch break
  • 13:00 – Man OverBoard, heaving to, short course sailing, crewing considerations, more...
  • 17:00 – end of Day 3

Day 4

Live-aboard Training Voyage

 
  • 09:00 – depart Ocean Marina, sailing drills & procedures, intro to Collision Regulations, look-out skills, more…
  • 12:00 – lunch at sea
  • 13:00 – more Collision Regulations, real traffic situations in the shipping port area, more sailing drills & procedures, intro to anchoring, intro dingy, more…
  • 17:00 – at anchor, Ko Si Chang harbor swim
  • 18:00 – dinner ashore at a great Thai restaurant
  • 20:00 – overnight aboard training yacht or bungalow option onshore

Day 5

Live-aboard Training Voyage & IYT Crew Exams

 
  • 07:00 – breakfast on board
  • 08:00 – anchor up & back at sea, course review
  • 12:00 – lunch at sea
  • 14:00 – return to Ocean Marina
  • 15:00 – evaluation & exams

SailQuest Captain course -  September 06-10

Day 6

Chartwork & Navigation

 
  • 09:00 – Classroom Navigation: chart work, compass, passage planning, navigational aids, tides & currents, more
  • 12:00 – lunch break
  • 13:00 – weather for the mariner, owner/charter briefing, live aboard lifestyle considerations, more…
  • 17:00 – end of Day 6

Day 7

Yachting Clinics & Short Course Sailing Excercises

 
  • 09:00 – Boat Buying Clinic - things to consider when getting ready to buy a yacht
  • 10:00 - Marine Deisel Engine Clinic - engine checks, troubleshooting common problems, engine spares & maintenence
  • 11:00 - Dingy & Outboard Clinic - outboard engine - operation & troubleshooting, dingy maneuvers
  • 12:00 – lunch break
  • 13:00 – sailing exercises - students take command of the yacht for short course sailing exercises
  • 17:00 – end of Day 7
  • Sailing Movie Nite
  • 19:00 – students, instructors & SailQuest alumni gather at the Sailors Bar for sailing instruction videos and a classic sailing movie feature film.

Day 8

Close Quarter Manuvering - Mooring, Anchor & Docking

 
  • 09:00 – Close Quarter Maneuvering briefing, mooring & anchoring practice, prop walk, using reverse, more …
  • 12:00 – lunch break
  • 13:00 – marina exercises, coming alongside, docking, more…
  • 17:00 – end of Day 8
  • Sailing Movie Nite

Day 9

Day/Night Sailing Training Voyage

 
  • 10:00 – depart Ocean Marina - full day of sailing, passage planning, onboard navigation, review collision regulations, yachting safety, sail handling, take command of a vessel, anchoring, dingy etc.
  • 12:00 – lunch at sea
  • 16:00 – at anchor at remote tropical island, beach stop, sundown swim
  • 17:00 – dinner onboard
  • 19:00 – night sailing breifing, night sailing passage, light recognition, night navigation, etc.
  • 23:00 – return to Ocean Marina - students stay onboard or return to on-shore accommodation.

Day 10

Evaluations, Course Review & IYT Skipper's Exams

 
  • 09:00 – Skipper's evaluation, sailing exercises, full course review
  • 12:00 – lunch break
  • 13:00 – IYT Bareboat Skipper's exam
  • 15:00 – exam review, certificate honors & awards ceremony
  • 16:00 – program conclusion

Get Started with the SailQuest "Learn to Sail" course now:

Sign up for the SailQuest 10 Day IYT Bareboat Skipper's Certificate course:

  1. Select your preferred training dates from our Monthly Course Schedule.
  2. Contact SailQuest to check availability on your selected course dates or Call Captain Tim @+66845399689.
  3. Go to our 10 Day IYT Bareboat Skipper's Pricing & Payment page to confirm your booking.

We are looking forward to sailing with you, providing an exceptional training program and helping to turn your sailing dreams into reality.

Sailing School YACHTS!

SailQuest Sailing School 304

Jeanneau 43 Deck Salon

  • Fast & Safe
  • Well-Equipped
  • Ready for Live-Aboard
  • Professionally Maintained
  • Comfortable Cabins
  • Full Galley & Salon