Small Powerboat & RIB

Small Powerboat & RIB Certificate.

Crew Training

Crew Training

Skipper Training (Power, Sail)

Skipper Training (Power, Sail)

VHF Short Range Certificate

VHF Short Range Certificate

Seatrips Advanced Training on board

HANDS ON ADVANCED TRAINING ON BOARD

The onboard practice is taking place by rotating a trainee captain who will delegate and give the orders to the rest of the crew.

Prior to disembarkation

  • ​Familiarization with the vessel and Safety Briefing.
  • Adequate time is given to the students in order to settle and get to know the vessel. (The above occur only during the first day of the course)
     
  • Preparation for disembarkation – Checking sails, batteries, engine, fuel, fresh water etc. Students must prepare the vessel for disembarkation without the aid of the Instructor.
  • Vessel’s documents. Permission to disembark from port authorities.

Checks – Exercises under way

  • There must be a general safety plan in place which will mention the actions to be taken in case of emergency.
  • Checking of bilge pumps, hatches and hanging ropes.
  • Practice with harnesses and life jackets.
  • VHF practice

Handling 

  • All students must rotate in Captain’s role and delegate.
  • Practicing in alongside docking as well as docking with the stern.
  • Close quarter maneuvering including 360 degrees turn and going astern for significant time.
  • Vessel handling and maneuvering with sails only (students must understand that all maneuvers have to take place against the wind)
  • Special notice must be taken when departing that no ropes are hanging from the sides of the vessel.

Chartwork & navigation

  • Shoreline recognition and chart use
  • Determining vessel’s position using a 3 point fix, dead reckoning and estimated position
  • Cross checking position with GPS.
  • Plotting our course and sailing to a well-known destination with two or more direction changes.
  • Reading the chart prior to our arrival in a specific harbour. Continuous checking of the depth.

Sail trimming  

  • Sail adjustment from zero point
  • Everyone sails in all points of sail
  • Basic trimming of genoa and main sail

Man Overboard

First and most important action: Press the MOB button on GPS.

All students in rotation will take Captain’s role and reach to the MOB:

  • By reducing speed to minimum
  • Doing the «Williamson Turn»
  • Pressing the MOB on GPS, dropping the sails and turning to the direction suggested by the GPS.

Emphasis is given to the correct communication between Captain and crew.

Seamanship

Is to be taught through the Instructor’s experience. Rope handling and rope work is emphasized.

Care for the environment

Passage planning (mandatory by SOLAS rule 34)

Things to consider:

  • Appropriate clothing
  • Time of departure and arrival
  • Enough fuel, water and food
  • Weather forecast and weather changes
  • Safe heavens and harbours
  • Navigational hazards
  • Competent crew for the passage and the weather
  • Traffic in the area

Emergency First Aid

Having some basic first aid knowledge is essential as it enables you to increase patient comfort, it gives you tools to prevent the situation from becoming worse, it creates the confidence to care and it encourages healthy and safe living.

Course Duration

1 day.

Prerequisites

Anyone who is interested in acquiring or updating CPR and first aid skills can apply for this course.

Recognised Credentials

EFR Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care & Care for children, AED

Course outline

  • Scene Assessment & Barrier Use
  • Primary Assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Serious Bleeding Management
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management
  • Injury Assessment & Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures
  • Care for children

Yachtmaster Coastal Sail/Power

Yachtmaster Coastal Sail/Power

Yachtmaster Offshore Sail/Power

Yachtmaster Offshore Sail/Power

If you need more information or want to be notified for a particular training program, do not hesitate to contact us and we will reply as soon as possible.

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