Flotilla Training Course

Flotilla Training Course

Flotilla Training Courses – 2 Day Practical courses combining ICC Assessment

A Flotilla Training Course is  perfect for anyone looking to, or has booked a Mediterranean yacht charter or flotilla holiday.

Designed specifically to cover the many elements of sailing & boat handling that you will encounter on a flotilla or charter holiday.

You will also appreciate & consider what is involved living together on a yacht for a period of time to make your holiday that much more enjoyable.

In addition you will complete the ICC assessment which is a common requirement when chartering abroad.

You will learn about;

  • Safety procedures
  • Sail setting and trimming
  • Stern to mooring
  • Basic navigation
  • Collision Regulations
  • Considerations living onboard a yacht

You will practise;

  • Tacking and gybing a yacht
  • Reefing
  • Anchoring
  • Mooring techniques
  • Handling and dinghy
  • Knots

It has been proven time and time again that you will all enjoy your holiday significantly more if you are well prepared and have a good understanding of boat handling and how to sail a yacht.

It is an ideal way to learn with your family or group of friends before you go away on holiday, understand what is involved and learn to work together as a team under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

Our instructors have all had many years experience sailing in the Mediterranean and are well placed to advise you on what you can expect and to allay any fears or concerns you may have.

What is included;

  • Accommodation onboard
  • All breakfasts, lunches, snacks and soft drinks.
  • Evening meals are not included and normally taken ashore.

Our Flotilla Training Courses are run through our RYA Sailing School based in the Solent using our modern 34 – 38 foot sailing yachts. The yachts we use will be very similar to the ones you will be holidaying on so you will get a first hand insight as to what to expect before you arrive.

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