Late afternoon we anchor for the night and take the dinghy ashore to visit towns or beaches. Each crew member learns how to operate the dinghy and is encourage to explore new places ashore. Your captain is familiar with the islands and can offer suggestions about activities, night life, and restaurants. This is a great vacation for everyone and creates a unique bonding experience for all.
Learn to Bareboat Skipper in the Virgin Islands
Schedule for 2018 to be announced
Non sailors welcome. Two persons per cabin. Maximum 6 passengers. Certification for BK 101, BC 103, BB 105.
Our seven-day trips is aboard a 43' sailboat with all the comforts of home. You and your crew mates will take charge of the boat under the supervision of your Captain-instructor. This trip is ideal for any one who wants to learn to sail, and skipper a bareboat. You will spend 4-6 hours everyday sailing. Course includes BK 101, BC 103, BC 104 certifications. Learn more. Beginner sailors (BK 101) will receive additional refresher sail back at our New York location in the Spring. Your instructor will teach you all the fundamentals and basics of sailing of which include tacking, jibbing, anchoring, and docking. The curriculum also includes man over-board drills, charting and plotting, use of safety equipment, engine maintenance and other mechanical systems on the boat. By the end of this trip, our main goal is for you to have full confidence in yourself as a sailor. At the end of each day the boat will anchor giving you time to go ashore swim, and relax. Bring snorkel gear to see some under water sights.
Price includes (2) certifications, breakfast, lunch and two dinners prepared onboard, family style. Limited to six persons per voyage.
Airfare, transfers, and meals ashore not included.
The boat becomes your home... that you share with a group of people who quickly become family. This is the most valuable part of the experience, because it deepens everything else. Our yacht sleeps eight with two guests in each of four cabins. The salon and galley are shared areas. Like camping, space is limited, but comfortable. Cabins for singles are grouped by gender and sleep two. You could even sleep under the stars on the main deck!
Fee: $1,995. Book online. Save 10% when you enroll by October 31
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