While training and earning a sailing certification while on a vacation is possible, it doesn’t make nearly as much sense as you may think if you focus on 2 key questions.
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 […]
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?
In 2007, we started NauticEd because we saw a lack of consistent standards in sailing education in North America and a general lack of modern training techniques worldwide. What we saw were some sailing association factories pumping out certifications to people who clearly were not competent to command and skipper a sailboat. Bareboat charter certifications […]
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 […]
How can an American gain an International Sailing and Boating License? NauticEd issues the internationally accepted sailing license, the SLC. Learn about the SLC here below. At NauticEd, we help people reach their sailing goals and potential. Not surprisingly, most people would like to go bareboat charting on a sailing vacation. The perceived roadblock for […]
If you like this post please LIKE it on facebook. Thanks, it really helps us grow. The ICC (International Certificate of Competence) or the SLC™ (Sailing License and Credentials) To gain an appropriate sailing license to sail in the Mediterranean is now a simple process. FIRST A NOTE OF CAUTION: A Mediterranean Sailing License must also […]
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, an electronic logbook, a sailing resume building tool, 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.
The NauticEd Vacations team are Expert Global Yacht Charter Agents – when you book a sailing vacation or bareboat charter through NauticEd, we don’t charge you a fee – we often save you money since we can compare prices from all yacht charter companies. PLUS, we can give you advice on which destination or charter company will suit your needs best. Inquire about a Sailing Vacation or Charter.