Courses for 2017

Maneuvering Under Power: 

  • Prerequisite: NauticEd online course: “Maneuvering Under Power Clinic”
    • Approximately 3 hours to complete
    • 27 practical exercises to download and complete on the water
    • This course rates 5/5 , based on 488 reviews
  • You will practice:
    • Momentum
    • Maneuvering in forward
    • Prop walk
    • Maneuvering in reverse
    • Sideways movement & spinning
    • Leaving the dock
    • Returning to the dock
    • Knots & lines handling


  • Maneuvering Under Sail: 

    • Prerequisite:  “Skipper Course” from NauticEd
      • Approximately 20 hours to complete
      • This course rates 4/5 , based on 667 reviews
    • You will practice:
      • Points of sail
      • Steering / Rules of the road
      • Proper winch techniques
      • Tacking & Jibing
      • Heading up & Bearing away
      • Luffing up & stopping
      • Heaving-to
  • Anchoring: 

    • Prerequisite:  “Anchoring a sailboat clinic” from NauticEd
      • Approximately 4 hours to complete
      • This course is rated 5/5, based on 93 reviews
    • You will practice:
      • Choosing the right spot & equipment
      • Using proper hand signal communication
      • Setting/raising the anchor
      • Tying to shore
      • Etiquette
  • Crew Overboard 

    • Recommended: “Safety at sea clinic” from NauticEd
      • Approximately 14 hours to complete
      • This course  rates 5/5, based on 32 reviews
    • You will practice:
      • Emergency action list
      • Recovery under sail (at least 2 methods)
      • Recovery under power
      • Recovery of a disabled body
      • Hypothermia
  •  Sailing At Night

    • Prerequisite:  “Basic Rules of right of way” [free of charge] from NauticEd
      • Approximately 20 minutes to complete
      • This course rates 5/5, based on 823 reviews
    • You will practice:
      • Identify local lighted marks
      • Identify correct lightning on local traffic
      • Landfall approach
      • Night-time equipment
      • Crew organization
  • Storm Tactics  

    • Prerequisite: ” Storm Tactic Clinic” from NauticEd
      • Approximately 4 hours to complete
      • This course rates 5/5, based on 20 reviews
    • You will practice:
      • Making a storm management checklist 
      • Tactics to weather a storm
      • Heaving-to and staying behind your own slick
      • Packing a ditch bag
  • Skipper’s Partner (What if ???)

    • Prerequisite: “Basic Rules of right of way” [free of charge] from NauticEd
    • Recommended: “Skipper Course” from NauticEd
    • You will practice:
      • How to start and stop the engine
      • How to stop the boat under power
      • How to spin the boat under power
      • How to dock the boat under power
      • How to stop the boat under sail
      • How to reduce the speed under sail
      • How to retrieve a crew overboard
      • How to use a VHF radio
      • How to tack & jibe
      • How to tie 3 Knots, and lines handling
  • NauticEd Verify Proficiency Program:

    • Skipper’s program 

      • Prerequisite: NauticEd online course: ” Skipper Course”
      • You will be awarded the “Skipper Rank” when:
        • You complete and pass this Proficiency Program
        • Log 10 days sailing in your online logbook
      • You will be able to demonstrate:
        • Your knowledge on any topic listed on this online course
        • A skillful manoeuvrability when docking under power
        • A basic coastal navigation, using paper charts and GPS
        • 1 anchoring technique, using proper communication
        • 1 COB retrieving techniques, using proper communication
        • Heaving-To, staying behind your own slick
    • Bareboat Charter Master Program

      [48 hours minimum] 
      • Prerequisite: NauticEd online course: “Bareboat Charter Master Package”
      • You will be awarded the “Bareboat Charter Master Rank” when:
        • You complete and pass this Proficiency Program
        • Log 50 days sailing in your online logbook
      • This sailing certification and rank is accepted by major companies world-wide
      • You will be able to demonstrate:
        • Your knowledge on any topic listed on this online course
        • A skillful manoeuvrability when docking under power with wind coming from different directions
        • An accurate coastal navigation, using paper charts and GPS
        • 2 anchoring techniques, using proper communication
        • 2 COB retrieving techniques, using proper communication
        • Heaving-To, staying behind your own slick
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