SailQuest Youth Sailing Program

IYT CREW course – Day by Day Schedule

 Day 1 

Travel, Transfer and Arrival

 

Minivan transfer from airport to SailQuest sailing school base

On arrival – SailQuest Classroom – Welcome briefing, schedule, rules & regulations, marina rules, staff & student introductions.

Accommodation assignment/arrangement - Move in & set-up

18:30 – Welcome Aboard Dinner (Lake House)

Rope work, knot tying instruction, sailing songs

20:30 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

Day 2

Intro to Sailing with SailQuest - Afternoon Training Sail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

08:00 – Provided Breakfast (Lake House)

09:00 – SailQuest classroom: Welcome to SailQuest, sailing theory, Collision Regulations pt. 1, etc.

13:00 – Lunch Break (Lake House)

14:00 – Basics of Yachting briefing & Afternoon sailing exercises

18:30 – New Sailor Dinner (Lake House)

Distress signals, rope work, sailing songs

20:30 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

 Day 3

Yacht/System Orientation - Live Aboard Training Voyage

08:00 - Provided Breakfast (Lake House)

09:00 – Yacht orientation: knot tying, on deck orientation, down below orientation, equipment & systems, yacht layout, more…

12:30 – Lunch Break (Lake House)

13:30 – Depart on Live Aboard Training Voyage, sailing & sail handling instruction, anchoring instruction

17:00 – Overnight anchorage at uninhabited tropical island, beach stop, swimming, etc.

18:30 – Provided Dinner on board (catered by Lake House)

Rules of the Road pt. 2, Navigation light identification, sailing songs

 Day 4

 Sailing Instruction & Exercises - Live Aboard Training Voyage

08:00 – Provided Breakfast on board (rice soup, breakfast cereal, juice, fruit)

09:00 – Sailing instruction & exercises in reefing, sail handling, sail trim, tacking, gibing, boat handling, anchoring, more...

12:00 – Lunch on board (noodle soup, fruit)

13:00 – Man Over Board exercises, heaving to, short course sailing, crewing considerations, more...

17:00 – Overnight anchorage at uninhabited tropical island Ko Phai, beach stop, swimming, etc.

18:30 – Provided Dinner on board (bolognaise, pasta, salad)

Rules of the Road pt. 3, Navigation light identification, sailing songs

Day 5

Rules of the Road - Live Aboard Training Voyage

07:00 – Provided Breakfast on board (rice soup, breakfast cereal, juice, fruit)

08:00 – Navigation lessons

12:00 – Lunch on board (noodle soup, fruit)

13:00 – Collision Regulations, real traffic situations in the shipping port area, sailing exercises, intro dingy, more…

17:00 – Overnight anchorage at Bang Saray, harbor swim

19:00 – Provided Dinner onshore at local Thai Restaurant (Bang Saray harbor)

IYT CREW Course review, Navigation light identification, sailing songs

Day 6

Live Aboard Training Voyage - IYT Crew Course Exams

08:00 – Provided Breakfast on board (rice soup, breakfast cereal, juice, fruit)

09:00 – Sailing exercises and IYT CREW Course review

12:00 – Lunch on board (noodle soup, fruit)

13:00 – Return to Ocean Marina - IYT Crew Course exams & review

15:00 – Certificate Ceremony

16:00 – Program conclusion

18:00 – New Crew Dinner Party (Lake House)

20:00 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

Day 7

Transfer and Departure

 

06:30-08:30 - depending on flight time - Provided Breakfast (Lake House )

Minivan transfer from SailQuest Sailing School base to airport