The sailing license that you typically hear about is for yacht chartering only and only in certain areas of the world like the Mediterranean, Seychelles, and a few others. Learn more here….
We get this call almost every day – “I’ve been sailing a monohull for years and am confident. I want to take a catamaran on a sailing vacation. What does it take?” Looking at switching over to sailing a catamaran on a sailing vacation or to buy? The thought of it can be intimidating and […]
NauticEd has been operating as a premier sailing training body since 2008 and is recognized by NASBLA and the United States Coast Guard as adhering to the American National Standards for sailing training. This carries a lot of responsibility and expectation on our instructors to properly follow the standards when training and assessing – and […]
At NauticEd, we treat the word COMPETENCE very seriously. We strive to help everyone of our students become competent and we show progress along the way with varying Ranks and Levels of achievement. To us, competence means that a person can do the thing they are asked successfully. That they are fully capable and they […]
To charter a yacht on a sailing vacation (or a powerboat on a boating vacation) you absolutely must have a boating or sailing resume. A sailing or boating resume is the same as a job resume – it summarizes, in a very concise format, all of your accomplishments.
This is a brief for Yacht Charter Companies on How the NauticEd Sailing License and Certification Ranks Work. THE BOTTOM LINE As adequate certification for charterers, charter companies should look for: Bareboat Charter Master Rank Level III, IV, or V; or Captain Rank Level III, IV, or V These Ranks and Levels mean that the […]
You now must have a Sailing License for chartering a sailboat in the Mediterranean. No matter how much experience you have and no matter who you are, you have to have a license. Why?
PRESS RELEASE: This past week, NauticEd’s SLC license was approved as a valid sailing license in the Mediterranean How do you get a Mediterranean Sailing License? Going sailing in Greece, Italy, Croatia, Spain, France, Turkey? Previously, you needed the ICC (International Certificate of Competence), which, for North Americans was practically inaccessible as there are very few […]
NauticEd gives all sailors a free online logbook But some ask why do we do this. We received an email this morning from someone who compliments us on our courses but ripped us a new one for requiring him to enter time into his logbook. Well, we don’t quite “require”, but the software does raise the student’s rank […]
My Rant on the Sailing Certification Factories This actually happened today. A yacht charter client of ours submitted his resume to the yacht charter company. He had sailing certifications from another certifying body from 101 through 105. He was turned down. Imagine the disappointment you’d have when you have done all that work and paid all […]