PREPARING A SAILING YACHT
1. Preparations on Deck
      a. Checking Moorings & Sheets
      b. Fenders, Harnesses, Mast & Rig checks
      c. Checking Navigation Lights
      d. Checking Service Boat (rib)
2. Preparations of Sailing Equipment
      a.Mainsails, headsails & spinnaker checks
      b. Reefs & reefing lines
      c. Sheets
      d. Oiling blocks & winches
3. Checking Weather Forecast, Course and Alternative Ports
4.Safety Checks
       a.Lifejackets
       b. Flares
       c. Fog Horn
       d. Epirp System
       e. Life raft
       f. Navigation Lights
       g. Hatches
       h. Port Holes
       i. Watertightness
5.Engine Fuel Checks
       a. Engine oil 
       b. Water cooling systems (spare impeller)
       c. Water & Fuel tank check (fullness)
6. Other Preparations
       a. Formalities, transit log & other paperwork
       b. Work sharing & shifts
       c. Provisioning according to needs of crew
       d.Drinking water check
       e. Eating, meal orders
       f. Clearing up before cruising
       g. Organisation of team, & sreading the workload


PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF MOTORING
1. Steering
        a. Steering in windy conditions
        b. Steering in conditions of current
        c. Steering in wavy conditions
        d. Steering in shallow waters
2. Bow Thruster
3. Propellor
4. Generators
5.Anchors
6. Anchoring
        a. Determining depth and type of sea bed
        b. Scope
        c. Laying the chain
        d. Controlling the scope when anchoring
        e. Staying on anchor
        f. Anchor releasing techniques
7. Ropes
        a. Where are the used?
        b. Tying up & mooring techniques with ropes
8.Winches and uses of wiches for different purposes
9. Windlasses
10. Servise Boat (rib)
11. Primary Manouvers
        a. Coming alongside
        b.Leaving a jeti
        c. Stern to
        d. Bow to 
        e.Wind on manouüvers
        f. Wind off manouvers
        g. Manouvers where anchor can be used.
        h. Use of springs & other ropes to leave a jeti
        i.Rescuing a boat which has run aground
        j. Being towed
        k. Man over board
12. Engine
        a. Choice of engine for boat
        b. Boat maintenance
        c. Operation of a boat
        d. Systematic ways of determining failiures
        e. Seasonal & Annual maintenance
        f.Water & oil filters
        g. Separators

PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF SAILING
1.Checks before going out cruising.
2. Manouvers
         a. Differences in manouvres when using a spinnaker  
         b.Team work
3. Man over board
4. Sail cruising
          a. Preparations for strong winds
          b. Reefing
5. Racing
          a. Preparations & Analysisof situation before a race
          b. Trim of mast & rigging according to expected weather
6. Emergency & Extreme Condition sailing
          a. Hoisting & trimming a storm jib 
          b. Determining the boats balance in a storm
          c. Heave to
          d.Using a storm anchor
          e.Managing a damaged boat
               Broken Mast
               Broken Rudder
               Broken Keel
               Taking in water
               Capsized boat
15.Steering
            a. Steering in light, medium & strong winds in

different points of sailing.
            b. Skipper & Crew unision
            c. Role of the tactician
            d. Planning
16. Changing sails
             a. Changing Head sails
             b.Changing spinnakers
17. Modern Boats
             a. Centreboards
             b. Manouvers of centreboards
18. Secondary rudder ( fore keel)

ROPES & KNOTS
1. Ropework
              a. Splicing
                Adding ropes
                Making a bight
              b. Adding rope to chain
              c. Snubbing
              d. Heaving Line
2. Mooring Lines ( Braided & flexible)

DAY & NIGHT TIME CRUISING
1. Passage Planning
2. Recording navigations & log book
3. Preparation when entering or leaving a port (fenders, mooring lines)
4. Getting a fix & plotting
5. Use of waypoints
6. Dead Reckoning & Estimated Points
7. Setting a course
8. Making leeway
9. Currents & tides
10. Calculating leeway caused by tides & currents
11.Using pilot boats & preffered channel marks
12.Using the İALA Marking System
13. Analysing  barometric weather information
14. Setting shifts & night watches










COURSE PROGRAM

Advance- Bareboat Skipper               


The objective of this course is to teach advance sailing, seamanship, boat handling and navigation 
with more practical sailing exercises to bring you a level of bareboat skipper of a cruising yacht.