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Skipper Course

Skipper Course

The skipper course offers theoretical knowledge and practical skills, so that you can independently manage any boat up to 30 tons and up to 18 m in length.

The skipper course takes place on the new sailboat Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440 (2020).

The port of departure is Marina Kaštela near Split.


The duration of the course is 6 days (7 nights on board).

Theoretical and practical training lasts 5 days and one day is reserved for the exam at the Port Authority.


The theoretical part of the course contains 5 modules:
• Navigation
• Basic knowledge of engine repairs and maintenance
• Maritime (regulations and meteorology)
• Maneuvering and safety of navigation
• Radio communication service


The practical part of the course includes:
• Basic knowledge for the maintenance of the boat systems and equipment and elimination of minor defects
• Work on charts (work with triangles, compass and plotter, ship position determination, route planning)
• Use of navigation devices
• Maneuvering the ship in the open sea (under engine and sails)
• Points of sailing, basic techniques of sailing, trimming and reefing the sails
• Anchoring, docking and mooring under different circumstances
• Navigation (day/night)





  • Nevena

    The course was very well organized and it seems to me that we got more than we expected. Thank you for the commitment and special attention to each of us.

  • Stefan

    I recently completed a sailing course with Jovan, and it was fantastic! The instructor were knowledgeable, the course content was well-structured, and the hands-on experience was invaluable. I feel much more confident in my sailing skills now. Highly recommended!


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