CJSS organizes this training in Sint-Maarteen (November, December, March and April) and in Panama (February). You can join a group or participate with friends! 


This training aims to consolidate the skills developed within the framework of the "Basic cruising Standard" and the "Coastal Navigation Standard" of FQV (Voile Québec). Students will have to demonstrate that they have mastered these skills in addition to developing their ability to act as a skipper while navigating by day in unfamiliar waters. They will also need to acquire the skills and experience necessary to conduct 'life on board' cruises.










Thus, as the on-board chief, you will have to prepare fallback routes, plan alternatives, analyze the weather, open a route plan with the Coast Guard in addition to leading the crew. The team members will have to prepare a topo that they will present to the other team members:


  • Managing life on board;

  • Planning a cruise;

  • Seamanship;

  • Electrical system, batteries, etc .;

  • Dead reckoning, take stock;

  • Different docking and anchoring techniques;

  • How to react in an emergency situation (grounding, water leak, fire, etc.);

  • Interpret a weather report and plan a cruise accordingly.


This certificate also includes a theoretical examination based on the book "Voile croisière intermédiaire"This training, lasting 5 to 7 days and costing approximately $ 949 + taxes, may vary depending on where it takes place, and the number of days of the training.

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