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SailQuest Youth Sailing Program

IYT CREW course – Day by Day Schedule

Arrivial Day

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

18:00 – Welcome Aboard! Buffet-style Dinner (Lake House)

Sailing Video Presentations

20:00 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

Day 1

Intro to Sailing with SailQuest - Afternoon Training Sail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

08:00 – Provided Breakfast (Lake House)

09:00 – SailQuest classroom: Welcome to SailQuest, about yachts & sailing, sailing theory, more...

13:00 – Lunch Break (Lake House)

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

18:00 – Buffet-style Dinner (Lake House)

Knot tying, rope work, sailing songs

20:00 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

 Day 2

Yacht/System Orientation - Sailing Exercises - MOB Exercises

08:00 - Provided Breakfast (Lake House)

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

13:00 – Lunch Break (Lake House)

14:00 – sailing & sail handling instruction, Yacht Safety, MOB exercises

18:00 – Buffet-style Dinner (Lake House)

Status of Vessels and Nav Light Identification, sailing songs

20:00 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

 Day 3

 Sailing Instruction & Exercises - Crew Team Work - Crew Commands

08:00 - Provided Breakfast (Lake House)

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

13:00 – Lunch Break (Lake House)

14:00 – sailing & sail handling instruction, Yacht Safety, MOB exercises

18:00 – Buffet-style Dinner (Lake House)

Instructor's Favorite Sailing Stories, sailing songs

20:00 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

Day 4

Live Aboard Training Voyage - Departure - Island Hopping

08:00 – Provided Breakfast (Lake House)

09:00 – Departure Live Aboard Training Voyage

12:00 – Lunch on board (selected from lunch menu options)

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

17:00 – Overnight Island Anchorage

18:00 – Provided Dinner onshore at local Thai Restaurant

20:00 - return to training yachts for overnight (or onshore accommodation available at additional cost)

IYT CREW Course review, sailing songs

Day 5

Live Aboard Training Voyage - Return to marina - IYT Crew Course Exams

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

09:00 – Sailing exercises and return to marina

13:00 – Lunch Break (Lake House)

14:00 – IYT Crew Course exams & review

16:00 – IYT Crew Certificate Ceremony

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

Sailing Video Presentations

20:00 – Return to Accommodation

22:30 – Lights Out

Departure Day

Transfer and Departure

 

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

Minivan transfer from SailQuest Sailing School/accommodation to airport