Sailing Courses
Intermediate level



Live Aboard Skipper

Course Description

You planing to buy (or just did it) a sailing yacht and sail around the world.

Spend the last years watching those Youtube Sailing Channels of happy people enjoying life? Now its your time but you don’t feel enough confident to slip your mooring lines. You are not that quick doing a bowline or a clove hitch. How and when reef sails. How to negotiate a harbour entrance or just making a pilotage plan to enter a busy harbour?!

With Living aboard Skipper combo you will get your ICC, VHF and Powerboat certifications and besides that deal with diesel bug problems, service your outboard or your tender. You will increase your comfort zone and feel ready to set sails and sail round the world.

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16 years of age

What's included?

Bareboat Skipper Fastrack
Powerboat course
Course notebook
Fee to our conservation project


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➞ Combine this course with a sailing expedition!

What does this mean? Instead of doing this course in a fixed location, you can optionally opt to do it while being part of a sailing expedition with our partners in Atlantic Explorers! If you are searching for adventure and a unique learning experience, you should check this out.

Available combinations:

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Important: Before booking

Before booking any of our expeditions, please make sure to have read all the relevant information showed above and understand all conditions that may apply when joining a sailing expedition. For a better experience onboard for all crew members, some basic rules should be understood and followed. You can find them in this links:

READ: What to expect?

READ: Terms and conditions

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Live Aboard Skipper
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March 7, 2022

Please fill this form in order to book a place in our course! After completing, please wait up to 48 hours for further information and booking confirmation.

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Expedition combination

When possible, we offer the possibility to combine courses with a sailing expedition! Please let us know if you are interested and we will confirm if it is possible for this date.

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Structure of the course

The following are the main subjects to be taught during this course. After completion, the student should be competent at an acceptable level.

International Crew course

Bareboat Skipper course

Small Powerboat & Rib Master course

VHF course

Catamaran Endorsement available on request (extra)

If you want to know more details about the course outline and subjects, please contact us here.


Some of our courses require some qualifications or previous experience from the candidate due to the nature the course.

This are the pre-requirements to book and join this course:

16 years of age

If you want to know more details about certifications and proven experience onboard, please contact us here.

Downloadable resources

Use this documents to start learning and preparing your course. Please note that you should go through all this information before you start your course with us.

If you need more details on course preparation, please contact us here.

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