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DATE: 06.03 - 13.03.2021.

SAILING LEVEL- No experience, Beginner

Basic sailing course aims to familiarize attendees with the basic terms and techniques of sailing through a theoretical and practical approach. The theory includes an introduction to basic terms related to a sailboat and sailing, points of sailing, reading nautical charts, fundamentals of meteorology, rules at sea (avoiding collision etc.), rescuing a man at sea in MOB (man overboard) scenario and more.

Practical teaching includes maneuvring a sailboat under engine, preparing the ship for sailing, how to adjust sails according to the wind direction, sailing maneuvers, tacking and jibing techniques, sailing with a given course, reefing the sails, handling ropes, making basic knots, etc. From the first day, we also go over the complete organization of the boat, as well as everyday duties on-board for cleaning, cooking, etc. 

*In fact, the attendees will get an excellent knowledge base and be ready for the (skipper license) exam (optional).


  • 09:00 a.m. Breakfast on board
  • ​10:00 a.m. Theoretical lecture
  • 11:00 a.m. Practical classes at sea
  • 02:00 p.m. Lunch Break
  • 03:00 p.m. Practical classes at sea
  • 05:00 p.m. Arrival in marina
  • 07:00 p.m. Dinner

BASE: Marina Mandalina - Šibenik, World Yachting Charter office

CHECK IN: Saturday from 4 p.m.
CHECK OUT: Friday till 16 p.m.

SAILING BOAT: Elan impression 40 New!!

ACCOMMODATION: During all seven days the attendees will be situated on the boat - 6 overnight stays.


  • Breakfast on board-team preparing breakfast
  • Lunch on-board - lunch package or team cooking.
  • Dinners are organized as follows -in local taverns or on the boat-with the team preparing meals.


LANGUAGES:  English, Croatian


PRICE INCLUDES: Professional skipper instructor, boat, accommodation on boat, bed linen, gas for the kitchen, safety equipment, course materials, Log Book, T-shirt, inflatable dinghy, outboard engine, final cleaning, tourist tax.

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: fuel, marina fee, food and beverages.


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