BSA Start Sailing

BSA Start SailingHave a great weekend out on the water and receive practical training on board a yacht. You will get to know all basics for handling a sail boat in a safe and competent way.

Does sailing look interesting to you? You have limited experience with modern sail yachts? You see yourself enjoying life at sea? Then the BSA Start Sailing course is perfect for you. This practical course has been designed to introduce complete beginners to the life on board, to give basic training in sailing on a cruising yacht. You needn’t have stepped aboard a yacht before to enjoy this life.

During the  course you will be encouraged to take an active part in all aspects of sailing the yacht. Everything, beginning with the very basics, will be explained and demonstrated by your friendly and accommodating instructor. Emphasis is placed on teamwork, learning new skills, making new friends and seeing the sights of Arctic Norway.

Pre-course experience
None, absolutely everyone is welcome on this course

Assumed knowledge

Minimum duration
20 hours, live on board

Minimum age
None – you can bring your family and friends with you

Course content
Sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road, dinghies

Ability after the course
You are able to steer, handle sails, keep a lookout and assist in all the day to day routines

BSA Diploma, awarded on completing the course. NOTE: This is NOT a course within the RYA syllabus.

Course dates

see availabilities in our Course Calendar.

NOK4500 per person, prices are inclusive of accommodation, food, fuel, qualified and experienced instructor.
Not included are personal travel expenses and insurances.

Special deals
Private cabin
NOK7700 per person (we guarantee you don’t have to share your cabin)
NOK7700 per group of two (If you book together and share cabin and books with a friend, buddy, partner, wife/husband etc.)
Deals cannot be combined!

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