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5 day advanced sailing course

5-Day Advanced Sailing Course

Gain the YNZ Level Three: Overnight Skipper Qualification on this five-day live-aboard advanced sailing course in the Bay of Islands.

This intensive sailing course includes navigation and night sailing, and is designed to extend your expertise ready for further sailing adventures.

It’s an excellent sailing course if you have already learned to sail and wish to step up to chartering larger yachts as skipper, or you’re thinking about buying your own boat.

You’ll live aboard with your instructor and up to three others, sailing the extended Bay of Islands cruising grounds for five days and four nights.

Content covered in this course includes:

  • Planning for safe voyages
  • Communication systems
  • Engine management
  • Heavy weather precautions
  • Responsible navigation
  • Minor and less minor emergencies
  • Boat Keeping and Maintenance
  • Galley Skills, stocking the boat with food
  • Night watch and considerations when spending more than one night on board
  • Planning and carrying out a sail of not less than three days

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