Yachting - On The Water Classes

Certified Yachting Courses

Yacht Training (Yachts 35 ft - 100+ ft )

To receive an IPC for Yachts, the Basic & Inshore Powerboat Cruising classes last a combined 46 hours over the course of a week.  All classes require skills evaluation and knowledge tests.

If you own a yacht, our instructors will travel to you.  If you don't have a yacht, join the waiting list and we will notify you of upcoming classes.

Click to learn more about the IPC Yacht certification process.

 

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Course 1 : 16 hour Curriculum 
(No Pre-Requirements)

Equipment - Minimum 26’ with single or twin screws 

· Basic Boathandling
· Maneuvers
· Systems
· Anchoring
· Safety
· Weather
· Navigation Rules
· Navigation Aids
· Command & Control
· Knots & Line Handling
· Charts & Symbols
· Powerboat Theory
· Emergency Procedures

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Course 2 : 24 hour Curriculum
(Pre-Requirement : Basic Powerboat Cruising)

Equipment - Minimum 34’ with single or twin screws 

· Intermediate Boat handling
· Maneuvers
· Systems
· Spring Lines
· Anchoring ( two anchors, powercat bridle )
· Mooring
· Command & Control
· Provisioning
· Cruise Planning
· Piloting
· GPS
· Radar (optional)
· Use of Navigation Publications
· Documentation
· Emergency Procedures
· Dinghy Management

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(Successful completion of this class qualifies you for your IPC certification)

Course 3 : 4-6 hour Curriculum
(Pre-Requirement : Basic Powerboat Cruising)

Equipment - Minimum 34' with single or twin screws

The Night Operations Endorsement is a valuable course that will teach you how to responsibly operate a powered cruising vessel at night.

· Preparation
· Night Navigation Planning
· Night Systems and Procedures
· Night Vision Factors
· Leave and Return to Dock/Slip
· Leave and Enter Harbor
· Identify Vessel Traffic & Aids to Navigation
· Simulated PIW Rescue

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All-In-One Course 
(No Pre-Requirements)

Equipment - Your Yacht must be a Minimum 34' with single or twin screws

We can Move your Yacht to another location or just cruise up and down the coast. Either way, you get to be part of the crew. 

During the trip, you will learn the curriculum of all 3 courses:

· Course 1 : Basic Powerboat Cruising
· Course 2 : Inshore Powerboat Cruising
· Course 3 : Night Operations Endorsement

Up to 4 people can be trained during the trip.  An IPC certification will be issued, provided that you pass the required IPC Exam.

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(Successful completion of this class qualifies you for your IPC Certification)