ISPA Competent Crew

ISPA COMPETENT CREW BASIC SAIL

ISPA Competent Crew - Basic Sailing Certificate - Shore Based & On the Water Practicals

International Certificate of Competency - ISPA Competent Crew Basic Sail - Course Details

Upon completion of this course you will have the knowledge requirements to live aboard a sailing vessel in tidal waters as Competent Crew - In an emergency, be able to substitute as skipper - Sail a vessel under 30 ft. where no navigational hazards exist within 5 miles of safe harbour.  In daylight hours only and in light to moderate conditions. You will learn crew responsibilities as follows:

  • Basic Sailing
  • Points of Sail - tacking, gybing, running, reaching, beating
  • Basic keel boat cruising
  • Crewing responsibilities
  • General seamanship
  • Anchoring and docking
  • Emergency procedures
  • Fundamental basic knowledge essentials to live aboard a cruising yacht

 Upon completion of both ashore and afloat portions of this course your International logbook records personal standards achieved within the International Certificate of Competency? program, for pleasure craft up to 24 meters, allowing schools, charter boat and delivery companies to ascertain your level of ability.  The Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) exam will also be offered to you free of charge if you have not yet obtained one.

Prerequisites:  None.  This is an entry level course.

Ashore Based Theory Portion - ISPA Competent Crew Basic Sail ashore theory portion can be studied in classroom where you will receive two shore based courses for one low price at Grant MacEwan University Edmonton or you may choose a self paced home study correspondence course. Students become better prepared for afloat practical which brings added safety and confidence on the water in the sailboat environment.  This course is combined with the ashore based portion of the  Day Skipper Intermediate Sail Certificate Program  Order texts and logbook when you register for this course (approx 20 hours of home study). Upon completion of this course you are qualified to join us for our West Coast Cruise & Learns.  Register early while berths are available.
 
Texts/Workbook:  Competent Crew $42.50  Log Book $30.00 + Shipping
 
Shore Based Theory Course Dates:

 SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2015
COMPETENT CREW BASIC SAIL
& DAY SKIPPER INTERMEDIATE SAI
L- TWO COURSES ONE COMBINED PRICE
ASHORE COMPONENT - GRANT MACEWAN UNIVERSITY - 4 WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

 Course# Dates  Location Day
Time
 Price
GMU-CCDS-01E April 1, 8 15 & 22, 2015 Grant MacEwan University
 Edmonton Room 8-207
Wednesdays7:00-9:00 pm
 $180.00
+ Workbooks
 
Ashore Workbooks Text:  Competent Crew  $42.50

Afloat Practical (On The Water) Portion -  Choose an afloat course date that is right for you when your workbook has been completed.  Obtain on the water competency in all of the Competent Crew Sail performance objectives to earn your ISPA Competent Crew Certification. The afloat portion is combined with the afloat portion of the Day Skipper Intermediate Sail Certificate Program
 
Afloat Practical Portion - Cruise and Learn Course Locations:  Lake Wabamun, West Coast - Nanaimo
 
Afloat Practical Course Dates:
  SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2016
COMPETENT CREW BASIC SAIL
& DAY SKIPPER INTERMEDIATE SAIL COMBINED (2 COURSES - 1 LOW PRICE)
AFLOAT (ON THE WATER) PRACTICAL COURSE DATES - WEEKDAYS (SOME WEEKENDS AVAILABLE)

Book before June 30, 2015 and Lake Wabamun Courses will be reduced by $50.00
 Course# Dates  Location Day
Price
 CC/DS-12-01W April 22 - 29, 2016
 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
1499.00
 CC/DS-12-02W April 30 - May 07, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
1499.00

 CC/DS-12-02D May 23 - May 27, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
675.00
 CC/DS-12-03D May 30 - June 03, 2016Lake Wabamun  Week Day
675.00
 CC/DS-12-04D June 06 - June 10, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
675.00
 CC/DS-12-05D June 13 - June 17, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
675.00

 CC/DS-12-06D June 22 - June 26, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00

 CC/DS-12-07D June 27 -  July 1, 2016  Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-08D July 04 - July 08, 2016  Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-09D July 11 - July 15, 2016  Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-10D July 18 - July 22, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-11D July 25 - July 29, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-12D August 01 - August 05, 2016  Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-13D August 08 - August 12, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-14D August 15 - August 19, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-15D August 22 - August 26, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-16D August 29 - Sept 2, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-17D September 05 - Sept 09, 2016  Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-18D September 12 - Sept 16, 2016  Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-19D September 19 - Sept 23, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-20D September 26 - Sept 30, 2016 Lake Wabamun  Week Day
 675.00
 CC/DS-12-21W October 07 - Oct 14, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard 1499.00
 CC/DS-12-22W October 15 - October 22, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
1499.00
                
 
Rates include cost of sailboat, instructor, Personal Floatation Device & Foul Weather Gear (if Required) 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.  Lake Wabamun Max 3 Per Boat
Airfare, Texts, Logbook, Applicable Taxes Not Included.
Courses Must Be Paid in Full Prior to Course Date.
Where weather conditions prevent a scheduled course or outing, alternative dates will be provided.

Discounts Apply & Gift Certificates on Lake Wabamun are available for this course

Deadline to Register: Spring West Coast Cruise & Learn  in Nanaimo April 15, 2016 or until berths last whichever comes first.  Book now if you're planning to go on the Spring Cruise.  Space is limited.

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

Upon obtaining your Day Skipper Certification, by completing the ISPA Competent Crew Basic Sail ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail certificate programs,  the next certifications are Coastal Navigation and Coastal Skipper Advanced Sail . You may also be interested in Lake Wabamun Skipper Excursions.  

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