Hello, dear future skippers and sailors!
Minimum age is 18 years old. You don’t need any certificate for ISSA Inshore skipper course. An ISSA Instructor will run the course. At the last day of your skipper training you will have an examination.
Price for 1 sailor is 1229 euro.
The price includes the certificate fee of 150 euro to ISSA.
Course duration is up to 14 days.
The minimal standard of Inshore Skipper Certificate
Taking over a vessel: Hull and rig checks, machinery and systems checks, instrument checks, safety equipment checks
Meteorology: Sources of information, personal observation, weather patterns, sea and land breezes, cloud types and formations, precipitation and fog
Pilotage and passage planning: Pilot books, almanacs and information sources, passage planning considerations, navigating a coastal passage, passage strategy, port regulations, pilotage plans
Vessel handling: Anchoring mooring and MOB, berthing and leaving a berth, handling in confined areas with and against cross currents
Chartwork: Review of position fixing and running fixes, course to steer to counteract a current, effect of tide and plotting the effect of tides and currents
Collision Regulations: Review of collision regulations, lights, sound and shapes, application of the regulations
Vessel Check-out: Hull and rig checks, machinery and systems checks, instrument checks, safety equipment checks, fuel and water capacity
Responsibilities of Captain/Skipper:
Communication with crew, delegation of crew seamanship general deck work, ropes, knots and splices, care and use of lines
Vessel Handling: Anchoring, mooring and MOB, berthing and leaving a birth, handling in confined areas, handling with and against cross currents.
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