Bareboat certification program

Limited sailing experience to qualified and certified in bareboat charter



Bareboat Certification Program


Guest Member

Blue Water Membership Included


Annual Member


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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 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.



Taught on:

Prepares you for:

Optional Certification:


IC-24, Hanse 385

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

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


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 – 4pm

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

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