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Own Boat Tuition

September 16, 2016 5:55 pm Published by

Sail Grenadines’s instructors will travel to your yacht in order to teach any of the RYA practical courses or for informal tuition and refresher training. We can tailor the informal training to whatever you would like to cover from stern to mooring, weather routing, passage making, sail tactics, maintenance, basic pilotage to night sailing!

Power Handling Techniques

September 16, 2016 5:53 pm Published by

Nervous about squeezing into the smaller stern-to spots, want to become more proficient at cross wind mooring techniques or just gain confidence in harbour manoeuvring under power? Sail with one of our instructors for the day and gain a better understanding about how your yacht handles in different situations, how to make best use of prop walk and how to use the elements to your advantage. Also ideal for anyone wanting to practice shorthanded techniques... View Article

Advanced Sail Trim

September 16, 2016 5:51 pm Published by

A day course for cruisers wanting to improve their knowledge of efficient sailing, trimming, sail balance, getting the best speed out of the yacht and sailing in confined spaces. Sail with one of our instructors and increase your skills and knowledge of telltales, back-stay tension, using the kicker, traveler positioning, reefing or, on request, spinnaker / cruising chute and pole use. Recommended on day 1 / 2 / 3 of your holiday to give you... View Article

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

September 16, 2016 5:51 pm Published by

The ICC is a certificate asked for in many Countries in order to charter a yacht. In order to obtain an ICC, your theoretical knowledge level should be similar to RYA Day Skipper and you must be happy skippering a yacht (see what is covered in the assessment below). We can offer a minimum one day assessment for an ICC, and can provide training prior to the assessment. Note we are not able to issue... View Article

Refreshers and Skill Building

September 15, 2016 10:42 pm Published by

Refresher sailing courses in the Grenadines are ran by our onsite Yachtmaster Instructors – anything from 1 day to 1 week sailing with instruction– with no exams! We focus on what you want to practice and prepare you for whatever comes next in your sailing plans! Many of our guests are a little rusty, they want to polish their skills before chartering with family and have asked if we run informal, relaxed tuition to the RYA... View Article