Sailing school – Regatta for friends

Sailing school

Yacht school Today everyone has the opportunity to learn how to operate a sailing yacht and get international bareboat skipper license.

To do this you just need:
• to love the sea;
• to love the wind;
• to love freedom;
• to have the courage to let it all in your life;
• to pass the IYT exam;
• to be prepared for the fact that your life will change.

The international training course for skippers with Regatta for friends is two weeks of theory and practice in Montenegro or Croatia on a 13-meter sailing yacht. The yacht is certified for training in the school, which carefully preserves the centuries-old traditions of yachting.

What skills / knowledge do you need to have in order to enroll for a skipper course:

  • the experience of sailing (preferably);
  • basic knowledge of English language;
  • ability to swim (calmly float and swim 50 meters);
  • desire to learn.

What requirements need to be fulfilled to become a skipper:

  • get training on IYT (International Yacht Training) program;
  • successfully demonstrate your knowledge and skills in the exam;
  • obtain certificates for bareboat skipper and VHF radio operator.

What skills will be developed:

  • study of typical yacht construction;
  • the practical implementation of the basic duties of a sailor, boatswain,  navigator, radio operator and captain;
  • daytime coastal sailing;
  • sea ​​sailing;
  • skipper leadership.

Upon successful completion of a serious theoretical and practical exam, you will receive two certificates:

  1. IYT bareboat skipper (Sail) – a certificate allows you to independently rent a yacht and move away from the coast within 20 nautical miles.
  2. IYT radio operator  – this certificate confirms your right to use a marine radio station and is mandatory for some countries.

After successfully completing a yachting course, you will get exclusive membership for Skippers Club. This is a community where you will always receive support and answers to questions about boat rental, the technical side, routes and relationships with charter companies. Every month the club gathers face-to-face meetings where in a warm and friendly atmosphere skippers exchange experiences and lifehacks, talk about mistakes, meet with boat owners and representatives of the yachting business to maintain the relevance of knowledge.

After the sailing course you can: Become a real yachtsman!

  • Feel the sea wind and salty spray at the helm of a sailing yacht!
  • To expand the circle of communication and make friends with the same enthusiastic people!
  • To rent a yacht all over the world and sail your own route with your friends and family!
  • Visit new places on the planet that are accessible only from the sea!
  • Discover the countries that you already love from the new side!
  • And also graduates of our school successfully apply their skills, becoming Regatta for friends skippers!