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The crew will consist of a maximum of six students plus an experienced Offshore Instructor. A watch system will be maintained at all times while at sea. Emphasis will be placed on developing the skills of a serious cruising sailor with constant attention to safety.
We will offer ASA 106 training during this passage. If you are interested in this incredible adventure, please visit our website or contact 250-656-7070. Avoid disappointment as space is limited!
Join us for an exciting YachtMaster Offshore
Cruise & Learn from the Fort Lauderdale to Golfito in March 2019!
This trip will take you through Fort Lauderdale, Belize, Panama, and Golfito!
Mid march when the freighter arrives with our New Leopard 45, we will equip, provision and be sailing the brand new Leopard 45 from Fort Lauderdale, Port everglades, with a few long passages to Panama canal. Through the canal locks onto Golfito, Costa Rico. We will offer full cabins fully provisioned.
The skills covered will include:
Advanced day and night navigation
Heavy weather sailing
Maintenance and repair procedures
Trip planning and provisioning
Successful cooking at sea
ASA 104 -Bareboat cruising or
Coastal Skipper/Advanced certification
ASA 105 - Coastal Navigation,
Course Level for Catamaran:
ASA 106 on successful completion of tasks
Course material and food is supplied.
Cruising Spinnaker endorsement.
What To Bring:
Foul Weather Gear
John Robertson, the mastermind behind Robertson and Caine catamarans, Cape Town, South Africa
Now building the catamaran for the biggest charter operations in the world, "The Mooorings" & Sunsail
Read all about the path to success, Click on image for viewable print
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Good for the inside passage summer winds in BC
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Offered on a number of offshore yachts, ease of reefing.
Around Vancouver Island coupled to INSTRUCTOR Certification with ASA EI Tim Hoving.
This passage will allow you to achieve ASA 106 certification
Sail a cruising yacht in offshore conditions under the leadership of a professional
ASA INSTRUCTOR - Worldwide recogniztion
- Teach the new wave of sailors
- Paid while you sail
- Easy income while on your worldwide journey
We offer a skills refresh to prepare you for tjhis evaluation
We offer you some slots in our program to teac
Pave the way for you achieve CATAMARAN ASA 214 certification.
New Instructors had a great time, welcome
Tony Mattheys and
to the ASA instructor group
Cruising World Names Leopard 48 "Best Catamaran.....EVER!"
Cruising World Magazine has named the Leopard 48 their #1 best catamaran EVER! Two other Leopards also made their top 40.
Local Tradesman Weighs in on Leopard Quality
"Just wanted to let you know how much of a pleasure it was doing the wiring on OpsMobil (48 Leopard). With the schematics Leopard provides it makes identifying and understanding the circuits and systems on their boats a snap. I can only imagine how much time this saves technicians and owners doing installations or trying to understand how the systems are laid out on board the boat." Brendon Bell, Owner - PRIME YACHT SYSTEMS Sidney, BC
Island Cruising and Coastline Marine have New Office Space
You'll still find us on the docks in Port Sidney Marina, but our head office is now located at:
#101 - 9776 Fourth Street
Sidney, BC V8L 2Z1
Please stop by and say hello.
Canada's First Leopard 48! On Our Docks!
Canada's first 48' Leopard Catamaran has transited the Panama Canal, sailed to Golfito, Costa Rica, and has arrived in her new home, beautiful Sidney by the Sea.
Available for charter viewing on our docks.
Leopard Catamaran adds owner reviews to site
Owner reviews are being added to site, staring with the popular Leopard 39.