Bareboat certification program

Takes you from limited sailing experience to being qualified and certified to bareboat charter

 

 

Bareboat Certification Program

 

Cruising Course St. Thomas Sailing Center

Bareboat Certification Program

STYC Blue Water Membership Included

$2900

STYC Annual Member* $2400

*For information on St. Thomas Yacht Club
Annual Membership please call, email
or visit STYC Membership page.

This 7-day intensive program will get you from limited sailing experience to becoming qualified and certified to bareboat charter in places like the Virgin Islands. The program includes the most important cruising related elements of our Learn to Sail, Advanced and Cruising Courses. Spend Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday learning to sail on an IC-24. Wednesday through Saturday morning you will live aboard while learning to cruise in the waters of St. Thomas and St John while circumnavigating one or both islands. Become familiar with onboard systems, learn to optimize your sailing skills, explore harbors, practice docking under power, learn advanced navigation and piloting techniques and more — in short, all the skills necessary for safe and fun cruising in the waters of the Virgin Islands.

COURSE DETAILS

Prequisite:

None

Taught on:

IC-24, Hanse 385

Prepares you for:

Bareboat charter in places like the Virgin Islands
Sailing your own cruising boat with confidence

Optional Certification:

US Sailing Basic Keelboat, Basic Cruising, Bareboat Cruising
(included in course fee)

Format

Course is 7-Days
Starts on Saturday and
ends the following Saturday.

Saturday thru Tuesday
First four days are Live ashore,
sailing days on the IC-24
10am – 5pm

Wednesday 10am thru Saturday morning
You will Live aboard a Hanse 385
and Cruise the waters of
St. Thomas and St. John

Program Dates

2022

  • December 10-17, 2022

2023

  • January 28 – February 4, 2023
  • February 25 – March 4, 2023
  • April 1-8, 2023
  • May 20-27, 2023
  • June 17-24, 2023
  • July 8-15, 2023

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