Sailing School


Intermediate Cruising Standard
(Bareboat Skipper)


"To be able to cruise safely in familiar waters as both skipper and crew of a sailing yacht of 8-12 metres in moderate wind and sea conditions by day. Emphasises
on-the-water skills at a level acceptable for
bareboat chartering."


Course Content Synopsis

  • Cruise and passage planning.
  • Aspects of living afloat.
  • Weather.
  • Improved boat handling.
  • Seamanship and problem solving.
  • Navigation.
  • Boat Maintenance.
  • Flying a spinnaker.
  • VHF procedures.


More course options:

CYA Basic Crew (Competent Crew) - Become a useful member of a sail boat crew.

CYA Basic Cruising (Day Skipper) - Learn to take command.

CYA Advanced Cruising (Coastal Skipper) - Experience the challenges of heavier weather and night sailing.

CYA Coastal Navigation Standard -Find your way safely from A to B.

CYA / Coast Guard Card (Pleasure Craft Operator Card) - Mandatory licence for powered pleasure craft.