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A Weekend Warriors Sailing Series Event
IPC Prep with Bareboat Cruising Certification & Catamaran EndorsementFather and son sailing a monohull

This very special three-day course is for experienced sailors who do not need to take a full certification course in order to start chartering overseas. The course is designed to help you get you the International Proficiency Certificate (IPC) for chartering monohulls or catamarans in Croatia and other overseas locations where the IPC is required.

Three Days of Sailing Aboard a Catamaran or Monohull

During a three-day period (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) at one of Offshore Sailing School’s SW Florida locations, you participate in this program while sailing a 40′-47′ monohull or catamaran, which you choose in advance. A senior Offshore Sailing School US Sailing certified instructor will evaluate your skills and provide the tests required to obtain US Sailing Bareboat Cruising Certification 104 and the US Sailing Catamaran Endorsement 114 if doing this course on a catamaran.  All participants are required to provide proof US Sailing Basic Keelboat 101 and US Sailing Basic Cruising 103, or equivalent experience and certification if not earned at Offshore Sailing School. A sailing resume providing complete information about the boats you have sailed and your sailing experience is also required before confirmation in theSteering a catamaran program is provided.

Schedule and Costs

  • Friday and Saturday all day instruction and practice underway – 9am-5pm
  • Sunday instruction and practice underway – 9am-3pm
  • Includes 3-night stay at an Offshore Sailing School partner hotel/resort Thursday through Saturday
  • Water and lunch provided aboard all three days of course during testing and evaluation
  • US Sailing Bareboat Cruising Certification 104 earned when written test is passed
  • Certificate and logbook awarded at end of course, stickers for logbook sent later by US Sailing
  • US Sailing Catamaran Endorsement 114 earned when written test is passed if learning on that type boat
  • Link to apply for IPC will be provided, processing and cost not included
  • Maximum number of participants per boat and instructor is three (3)
  • Package cost including hotel is $3,495 per personOffshore Sailing School Leopard 40

Ask for weekend availability at Offshore Sailing School Florida locations. Package rate is same whether you are taking course alone or traveling with others in course with you. Plan to arrive Thursday afternoon, depart Sunday after course ends, or stay ashore Sunday (additional cost). Not included: IPC application fee, travel costs to/from hotel/resort/marina, parking fees you may incur, beverages/food you wish to bring aboard, meals other than lunches aboard. ASA grads with 103 certification are welcome with certification roof provided as well as a complete sailing resume and pre-course online test results (extra fee for online test). Bring your logbook if you have one for instructor to endorse.

Space is Limited! For Available Dates & Locations, Call or Email Today!

800-221-4326 or 239-454-1700
Sail@OffshoreSailing.com