We are proud to announce that Europa Yachts Philippines and Palawan Sailing collaborate to launch Europa Sailing School. Palawan Sailing is the country’s only accredited International Yacht Training (IYT) recreational sailing school and the sole authority offering Ocean YachtMaster level in Asia.

Europa Sailing School will offer courses that are designed to provide the highest standard of maritime education for the recreational yachtsman and woman and for those who are serious about obtaining the best nautical qualifications available through IYT certification. These courses are ideal for those who greatly want to expand their knowledge and experience and increase their confidence in commanding a yacht.

COURSE OFFERING HIGHLIGHTS

Owner skipper certificate

This 5-day course is for owners of sailboat who have some basic sailing experience as a crew/skipper and who have just purchased their own boat from Europa Yachts. With the help of a certified crew, you will be trained to sail out near coastal shores in fair seas and take over a sail boat for short passages by day and be in charge of the safety of your crew and your boat. This course is conducted on the owner’s vessel.

Owner advanced skipper certificate

This 6-day course is for owners of sailboat who have done their owner/skipper certificate with Europa Yachts or other accredited sailing schools, those who want more practice on their own vessel before doing their first offshore sailing trip. This course is conducted on the owner’s vessel.

For details on all the courses offered, download the Sailing School brochure here  or email us through info@europayachts.net.

Competent Crew/Deck Hand Certificate

This 8-day course is for crew members who have no previous sailing experience but who will be expected to work on a sailing yacht and now want to become an active crew member.We will start with the basics of sailing and move on to train the student as a deck hand crew.  By the end of the course, the crew will be able to assist the skipper at the helm, know how to hoist the sails, trim the sails, know the rules of the road, assist in man overboard rescue, put up an anchor, help with mooring procedures, check an engine prior to departure and assist in basic maintenance and troubleshooting.

IYT Competent Crew

This 4-day course is for sailors who have had some experience with sailing or who have done the Learn to Sail course, and now want to become an active crew member on a bigger sailing boat.  For beginners, there will be extra time to learn the basics of sailing. By the end of the course, the enrolee will be able to assist the skipper at the helm, know how to hoist the sails, trim the sails, know the rules of the road, assist in man overboard rescue, put up an anchor, help with mooring procedures, check an engine prior to departure.

IYT Flotilla Skipper course

This intermediate course is for sailors with previous sailing experience, who want to become eventually bareboat skippers or simply improve on their sailing knowledge and boat handling.

IYT Bareboat skipper

This 5-day course is for sailors with previous sailing experience as a crew member and who have obtained their international flotilla certificate or equivalent. You will be trained to take over a sail boat for short passages by day and be in charge of the safety of your crew and your boat.

For details on all the courses offered, download the Sailing School brochure or email us through info@europayachts.net.