Did you know you could learn to sail in the BVI while enjoying a holiday in the sun? Horizon Yacht Charters Sailing School is an American Sailing Association certified facility, where first-class tuition is available on first-class yachts in one of the most idyllic cruising grounds in the world: The British Virgin Islands.
You will set sail from the beautiful, friendly British Virgin Islands and visit several special locations whilst at the same time earning your American Sailing Association certifications.
Over the course of a week you will gain the knowledge and experience to charter sailboats anywhere in the world, and embark on your own sailing adventure! The goal is to enjoy a learning vacation. The emphasis is on learning how to sail, through hands-on experience, in a beautiful part of the world. Mornings will be spent learning and practicing new skills. In the afternoons you will set sail with the backdrop of spectacular beaches in the British Virgin Islands, refining these newly learned skills along the way. Once anchored for the afternoon, there will be free time to spend exploring, snorkeling, fishing, and relaxing…
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Other Services Offered
- Women Only Courses
- Couples Courses
- Private Courses
- Weekday Courses
- Weekend Courses
- Corporate Team Building Courses
- Vacation Charters
Horizon Yacht Charters – British Virgin Islands
|Address||Nanny Cay MarinaTortola, BVIBritish Virgin IslandsVG1110Caribbean|