ISPA - Coastal Skipper

ISPA COASTAL SKIPPER ADVANCED SAIL

ISPA - Coastal Skipper Advanced Sail Certificate - Shore Based & On the Water Practicals

International Certificate of Competency ISPA - Coastal Skipper Advanced Sail - Course Details

The holder is certified as the skipper and navigator, to be responsible for the safety of his/her sailing vessel and crew for coastal passages within 50 miles of safe harbor, in coastal/tidal waters, where navigational and weather hazards exist, day or night with good visibility.

The next step for the Day Skipper who wants to bare boat charter sail in coastal tidal waters nationally or internationally. 

Advanced Sailing Course includes

  • Advanced sail trim
  • Spinnakers
  • Electronic navigation
  • Advanced anchoring
  • Heavy weather techniques
  • Engine/boat system troubleshooting
  • And More

 
Prerequisites:

ISPA Competent Crew Basic Sail
, ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail, ISPA Coastal Navigation

Recommended:
First Aid plus CPR Restricted Radio Operator Certificate (Marine) ROC(M).

Ashore Based Theory Portion - ISPA Coastal Skipper Advanced Sail ashore theory portion can be studied by self paced home study correspondence. Prepares students for afloat practical portion and adds to skipper safety and confidence on the sailboat in a coastal environment.  Order text when registering for this course. (approx 20 hours of home study).
 
Text/Workbook - $42.50 plus shipping
 
Afloat Practical - On the water component duration must be live-aboard in tidal waters, minimum 5 days including 4 night hours, 125 miles.  Stand a rotational navigational watch for the duration of the component. Choose an afloat course date that is right for you.  Obtain on the water competency in all of the Coastal Skipper performance objectives to earn your ISPA Coastal Skipper Advanced Sail Certification. Coastal Skipper afloat practical is usually combined with the Coastal Navigation practical component.  
 
Afloat Practical Course LocationsWest Coast Cruise & Learn
 
Afloat Practical Course Dates:
 MMER/FALL 2016
7 DAYS LIVE ABOARD WEST COAST - AFLOAT PRACTICAL COMPONENT
Can be taken any time after completing shore based component.
 Course# Dates  Location Day
 PriceAvailablilty
 CS/CN-12-01W April 22 - Apr 29, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
 1499.00
CS/CN-12-02W Apr 30 - May 07, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
 1499.00
 CS/CN-12-21W October 07 - 14, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard  1499.00
CS/CN-12-22W
 October 15- 22, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
 1499.00

Advance Reservation and Deposit Required to Reserve Your Date and Order & Review Texts - Advance Study Required
 For West Coast Cruises Max 5 Students Per Boat.
Airfare, Texts, Logbook, Applicable Taxes Not Included.
Courses Must Be Paid in Full Prior to Course Date.
Rates include cost of Sailboat, Instructor, Meals, Personal Floatation Device & Foul Weather Gear (if Required) and transportation from Airport to Marina & Vice Versa
 
Deadline to Register Spring West Coast Cruise & Learn  in Nanaimo April 15, 2015 or until berths last whichever comes first.
Book now if you're planning to go to the coast
this spring 

To Register:  Obtain a Registration Form on the Top Right of this Page.  Questions?  Contact Us

For those who have obtained their Coastal Skipper Certifications by completing their certificate programs for Coastal Navigation & Coastal Skipper on our West Coast Cruise & Learns the next step is Skipper Excursions on Lake Wabamun & West Coast Flotillas for skippers who want more on the water experience in coastal/tidal waters and want to charter for the first time and for those who just want to join us for the experience and the fun.

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