How do I Switch to Skippering a Catamaran? 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 to switch to a catamaran? Do I need a Catamaran Certification?” Looking at switching over […]
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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 […]
The biggest lie in sailing stems from sailing certifications alone as proof enough of competence to charter yachts.
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 […]
With responsible sailing knowledge there is, of course, theory and practical skills to learn and demonstrate. When you get with your practical instructor, it is highly recommended to complete the appropriate theory courses prior to the practical training. Otherwise, you’ll spend too much time on the basics preventing the instructor from doing their real work which […]
Here is a question from one of our students and our answer: Grant, I am trying to find a school that will administer your verified competency test or checkout. I thought I read that it could be done in one day by one of your affiliated schools. I am making a trip to Annapolis, MD in […]
Here is a great question from one of our students to one of our Vancouver based instructors at Vancouver Sailing School regarding experience and Rank advancement If you like the topic please LIKE it on facebook and g+1 it. Thanks it really helps us! How Can I Rise In Rank To Charter With Out Master of […]
If you think this post is right on the nail please LIKE it via Facebook and g+1 it. Thanks, it really helps us grow. A Sailing Resume beats a Sailing Certification It’s obvious when you think about it. It’s like Rock Paper Scissors. Show up to a charter company with a sailing certification and it’s […]
NauticEd is a fully recognized education and certification platform for sailing students combining online and on-the-water real instruction (and now VR). NauticEd offers +24 online courses, a free sailor's toolkit that includes 2 free courses, and six ranks of certification – all integrated into NauticEd’s proprietary platform. The USCG and NASBLA recognize NauticEd as having met the established American National Standards. Learn more at www.nauticed.org.
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