November/December 2018 - SailQuest Sailing School Course dates:

10 Day SailQuest IYT Sailing Course - November 30-December 09, 2018

SailQuest Crew course - November 30-December 04

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

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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.