Franje Tuđmana 213 – 21213 Kaštel Gomilica – Croatia
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Franje Tuđmana 213 21213 Kaštel Gomilica – Croatia
+385 21 223 614

Marina Kastela, Split

Sailing School

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Skipper practical course

Join the Sailing forever weekly course suitable for inexperienced and aspiring skippers. After passing the exam, You will receive a Croatian skipper licence (BOAT SKIPPER CATEGORY B) and will be able to rent a sailboat Yourself and navigate it in Croatia during next holiday with your family and friends.

Actual licenses are not the most important part graduates will take away. Most valuable part are the skills in variety of situations at sea to handle, knowledge of vessel and crew safety.

The course takes your knowledge to the standards required for the exams, equips you with sufficient experience to make informed decisions on board, to navigate safely around coastal waters, working with sails, knowledge of lights to introduce you to night cruising, passage planning & meteorology.

Sailing, teamwork, endurance
Business networking
Fun, relaxation, beautiful Dalmatia scenery
Off-shore activities

Croatian boat skipper licence – B category

– The Croatian boat skipper license category B is the most common license in Adriatic sea. This card is best adapted to local legislation and is faster to obtain in comparison with other types of skipper lecenses. It allows You to operate pleasure and charter yachts up to 30 GT without professional crew up to 12 Nm from the coast or islands in Adriatic Sea.

– The license can be obtained by a person over 16 years of age. The exam is verbal and takes approximately 20 minutes, it is leaded by an examiner speaking several languages. In addition to safety rules and navigation disciplines, the applicant is tested in radio operation, therefore it is not necessary to take a separate exam at the telecommunications office. After you pass, licence card will be issued and sent to You by post.

Basic Information

  • Boarding location: Marina Kaštela ( near Split, HR )
  • Exam location: Lucka Kapetanija Split or Zadar
  • 2000 EUR / boat – Refundable damage deposit payable by cash or card
  • Every part of the event accompanied by COVID-19 protective measures
  • Available PCR, AG test premises near Marina and in the Airport

Cancellation policy

  • 90 and more days before the starting:       No charge
  • 90 – 21 days before the starting:               50% of the total amount
  • Less than 21 days before the start:           100% of the total amount

 

Sailing forever

Example of cource track

Saturday             Maslinica

Sunday               Primosten

Monday              Kaprije

Tuesday             Murter

Wednesday        Zadar

Thursday            Tribunj

Friday                 Frapa

Saturday            Kaštela

Sailboats & crew

Course details Beautiful Beneteau First 45 or 35

Slender silhouette, sharp temperament, – First 35 or 45 are extraordinary performance cruisers – designed for the appeal and sailing pleasure. A stylish yachts with an ageless hull design, these fast cruisers are a perfect blend of elegance, power and safety. First 45 boat promises great sensations and comfort for the crew of 6 + the skipper. First 35 boat accommodates the crew of 4 + the skipper.

Crew

You can reserve a whole boat (for crew up to 4 or 6), or a place in a cabin, – in this case we will find You a team that fit your expectations, mood, and even age, will form a perfect match for you!

You can also take Your partner with You, he does not need to pass the final exam, but will be a part of the crew during the whole sailing week.

From our courses

“Course was challenging, but fun & enjoyable, practical ” learn – by – doing ” part is easy to follow, whilst complex subjects are carefully explained”

Our Instructors

Our instructors go beyond the syllabus to teach You how to skipper a vessel safely and efficiently – not just what you need to pass the exams; they are leading the crew in a friendly atmosphere, learning is combined with the rest, swimming, diving, relax around the islands, with visiting historical Croatian sites and towns. Lessons and materials are clear, entertaining, engaging and easy to follow. Sailing Forever team will also provide a highest level of technical and administration support to ensure safety and pleasure of sailing for the whole week.

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Jozef Hnilica

 

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Jozef Graus

 

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Erik Hrubý

 

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Ľubomír Ťažandlák

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Lea Princová

 

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Marián Klisenbauer

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Pavel Sněhota

 

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Peter Tomasch

Our partners & sponsors, media support

Limited offer

From 450 € / pers. (depending on season)

Participation fee includes

– Performance sailboats Benetteau First 35 or 45  (all new sails, rigging) pilot book and nav.charts, 13% HR TAX
– Organization & logistics
– Berth for boat in home marina
– Technical support

– Instructor / Skipper

– Transit log (cleaning the boat, gas, underwater inspection, crew list, bedlinen, 2 pc. towels/person.)

– Helly Hansen t-shirts with logos.

Price does not include:

– Insurance / Security deposit

– Tourist tax 1,35€ / person / day

– Fuel – approx. 10 – 20 € / person / week

– Berth for boat in non – home marinas

– Food for crew and skipper

– Licence and exam state fees – approx 900 HRK / person

Optional at extra charge:

– Helly Hansen polo shirts with event logos – 35 EUR / shirt

– Transfer Split airport – marina Kaštela – 40 EUR / crew / one way
– Alternative weekly parking near Marina 25 EUR / car
– WiFi (Wi-Fi 4G LTE unlimited) – 15 EUR / boat
– Outboard motor for dinghy  – 70 EUR / boat

– Dalmatian meals and refreshments on board ( set prepared for the crew in advance ) – 250 EUR / boat
– Other services, – anything we can help you with in Croatia (assistance with visas, excursions, local hotels,  PCR tests, etc) – on the request.

– The Croatian boat skipper license category B is the most common license in Adriatic sea. This card is best adapted to local legislation and is faster to obtain in comparison with other types of skipper lecenses. It allows You to operate pleasure and charter yachts up to 30 GT without professional crew up to 12 Nm from the coast or islands in Adriatic Sea.

– The license can be obtained by a person over 16 years of age. The exam is verbal and takes approximately 20 minutes, it is leaded by an examiner speaking several languages. In addition to safety rules and navigation disciplines, the applicant is tested in radio operation, therefore it is not necessary to take a separate exam at the telecommunications office. After you pass, licence card will be issued and sent to You by post.

Route & program example

Saturday –  Kaštela
– Check-in & accommodation around 17.00. Meeting with instructor, boat check, food supplies, going out from marina & firsts trainings around Dalmatian islands. Night on anchor or buoy.

Sunday – way north to Zadar
– Theory & practical trainings, breaks for lunch & dinner, swimming and free time, night on anchor, buoy,  city pier or in marina

Monday – way north to Zadar
– Theory & practical trainings, breaks for lunch & dinner, swimming and free time, night on anchor, buoy,  city pier or in marina

Tuesday – way north to Zadar
– Theory & practical trainings, breaks for lunch & dinner, swimming and free time, night on anchor, buoy,  city pier or in marina

Wednesday – 26.05. Zadar
– Theory & practical trainings, arriving to Zadar, registration for the exam, lunch, passing the exam in the afternoon, celebration dinner,  night life in Old town.

Thursday – way south to Kaštela
– Practical trainings, working with sails, breaks for lunch & dinner, swimming and free time, night on anchor, buoy,  city pier or in marina

Friday – way south to Kaštela
– Practical trainings, working with sails, breaks for lunch & dinner, swimming and free time, night on anchor, buoy,  city pier or in marina.

Saturday – arriving to Kaštela

– Boat check out at 9am, free program, beach activities, optional excursions, tours to Split, Trogir

* This is just an example of the schedule, it is subject to change, taking into account weather conditions, skipper’s decisions and crew’s suggestions, all accompanied by maintaining proper protocols to guarantee the safety of our guests.

Join us for the adventure




    Available terms in 2021

    Boat Date Date Date Date Date Date
    First 45 ( 6+1 ) 10.07.2021 14.08.2021 18.09.2021
    First 45 ( 6+1 ) 10.07.2021 21.08.2021 18.09.2021
    First 45 ( 6+1 ) 10.07.2021 28.08.2021 18.09.2021
    First 45 ( 6+1 ) 3.07.2021 21.08.2021 18.09.2021
    First 45 ( 6+1 ) 26.06.2021 21.08.2021 18.09.2021
    First 35 ( 4+1 ) 10.07.2021 7.08.2021 25.09.2021
    First 35 ( 4+1 ) 10.07.2021 14.08.2021 25.09.2021
    First 35 ( 4+1 ) 10.07.2021 21.08.2021 25.09.2021

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    Phone: +385 21 223 614
    E-mail: info@sailingforever.com
    21213 Kaštel Gomilica – Croatia
    Franje Tuđmana 213