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Biograd na Moru

Advanced Anchoring and Docking - SOLD OUT

Join our comprehensive sailing course to enhance your expertise in anchoring and docking techniques, from traditional methods to advanced practices. Master the use of ashore lines, mooring lines, spring lines,.. for safe and efficient navigation. Elevate your sailing skills to the next level with us

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Advanced Anchoring and Docking - SOLD OUT
Advanced Anchoring and Docking - SOLD OUT

Time & Location

05. Okt. 2024, 17:00 – 12. Okt. 2024, 09:00

Biograd na Moru, Biograd na Moru, Croatia

About the Event

We invite you to join a sailing course specifically designed to deepen your knowledge of various anchoring and docking techniques. This course covers everything from traditional methods to advanced techniques such as ashore lines, mooring lines, mooring alongside, and rafting up. Learn how to correctly use fenders, bow lines, stern lines, and the two spring lines (fore and aft) to ensure the safety and efficiency of your navigation.

About the Course

Our course offers a combination of theory and practice to ensure you develop robust skills ready to be applied at sea. Below is an overview of the main topics that will be covered:

  • Traditional Anchoring: Master basic anchoring techniques, including selecting the location and the proper way to drop and retrieve the anchor.
  • Ashore Lines: Learn to anchor using shore lines, a useful technique in coves and protected areas, increasing the boat's stability.
  • Mooring Lines: Understand how to use mooring buoys to dock safely in congested areas or where anchoring is not allowed.
  • Mooring Alongside: Discover the technique of docking alongside a quay or wall, ensuring the boat is secure and easily accessible.
  • Rafting Up: Learn the practice of tying multiple boats together, an efficient solution for social events or in limited anchorage areas.
Proper Use of Equipment

In addition to anchoring and docking techniques, our course will cover the proper use of essential equipment to ensure the safety and protection of your boat:

  • Fenders: Learn how to position and use fenders correctly to protect your boat from impacts during docking.
  • Bow Line and Stern Line: Understand the importance and proper use of the bow line and stern line to keep the boat stable.
  • Spring Lines (Fore and Aft): Learn to use the two spring lines, positioned fore and aft, to control the boat's movement and prevent damage.
Event Structure
  • Theoretical Sessions: Covering fundamentals, strategies, and best practices.
  • On-Water Practice: Hands-on exercises on different types of boats to apply the concepts learned.
  • Live Demonstrations: Our instructors will perform maneuvers and explain each step in detail.
  • Q&A Session: An opportunity to clarify specific doubts and share personal experiences.
Benefits for Participants
  • Skill Enhancement: Refine your docking and anchoring techniques with expert guidance.
  • Increased Confidence: Gain the assurance to handle various situations at sea.
  • Certificate of Participation: Earn a certificate recognizing your participation and learning.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow sailing enthusiasts and share experiences.
Registration

Spaces are limited to ensure personalized attention and high-quality learning. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to elevate your sailing skills to the next level.

Dates: October 5th - 12th Location: Biograd, Croatia Fee: 890€ for a shared cabin (7-day sailing course)

         1335€ for a private cabin (7-day sailing course)

Package Includes:

  • Onboard accommodation
  • Sailing workshop
  • Professional skipper (MCA Master of Yacht)
  • Final cleaning and linen

Not Included:

  • Food and drink on board
  • Marina and mooring expenses
  • Boat fuel
  • Transportation to the departure marina
  • Tourist taxes

No Hidden Costs

Payment Methods: Bank transfers, direct debit, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover, UnionPay, PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay.

We eagerly await your participation as we explore the wonders of sailing with enhanced safety and confidence!

Fair winds and see you soon!

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