ISPA - Day Skipper

ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail Certificate - Shore Based and On the Water Practicals

International Certificate of Competency - ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail

This certification allows the holder to act as skipper of a live aboard sailing vessel. To be responsible for the safety of his/her vessel and crew while day sailing in familiar waters - within 10 miles of safe harbour. During daylight hours in moderate wind and sea condition using basic navigational skills. Essential for Boat Chartering - ISPA Days skipper Intermediate Sail Certificate Course includes:

Intermediate sailing cruising knowledge

Anchoring and docking

International Buoyage system

Basic navigation

Collision regulations

Passage preparation and planning

Marine weather

Tides and currents ......and much more

Prerequisites: Competent Crew Basic Sails

Recommended but not an requirement - First aid plus CPR, Restricted Radio Operator certificate

Ashore Based Theory Portion - ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail ashore theory portion can be studied at the Seba Beach with Sindbad School of Sailing, or by self paced home study correspondence.  Students become better prepared for afloat practical which brings added safety and confidence on the water in the sailboat environment.

This course is usually combined with the Competent Crew Basic Sail Certificate Program and also prepares students to write and pass the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) exam.  The Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) exam will also be offered to you free of charge upon completion of this course if you have not yet obtained one.   Order texts and logbook when you register for this course. (20 hours of home study). When you complete this course you are qualified to join our Cruise & Learn Register while berths are available

Ashore Workbooks Text:  Day Skipper Sail  $42.50

Afloat Practical - Cruise and Learn Course Locations:  Lake Wabamun, West Coast

Afloat Practical Course Dates

 
Rates include cost of sailboat, instructor, Personal Floatation Device & Foul Weather Gear (if Required) Advance Reservation and Deposit Required to Reserve Your Date and Order & Review Texts - Advance Study Required
For West Coast Cruises Max 5 Students Per Boat.  Lake Wabamun Max 3 Per Boat
Airfare, Texts, Logbook, Applicable Taxes Not Included.
Courses Must Be Paid in Full Prior to Course Date.
Where weather conditions prevent a scheduled course or outing, alternative dates will be provided.

Gift Certificates on Lake Wabamun are available for this course

Deadline to Register:
Spring West Coast Cruise & Learn  in Nanaimo April 15, 2016 or until berths last whichever comes first. 
Book now if you're planning to go on the Spring Cruise.  Space is limited.

 To Register: contact Paul Kanto @ 780 953 5471.  Questions?  email [email protected]

Upon obtaining your Day Skipper Certification, by completing the ISPA Competent Crew Basic Sail ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail certificate programs,  the next certifications are Coastal Navigation and Coastal Skipper Advanced Sail . You may also be interested in Lake Wabamun Skipper Excursions.

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