Gemini Legacy 35 – International Certificate of Competence (ICC) - ( )

Caribbean & BVI
  • Passengers: 4
  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 35
  • Type: Gemini Legacy
  • Yacht Year Built: 2014

Cabins 3

About the Yacht

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

The IYT Bareboat Practical Course is an introduction to taking charge onboard a monohull or catamaran, allowing you to put your basic navigation, pilotage, and sailing skills into practice. It will provide you with an opportunity to take command, and to develop your leadership skills onboard, under the guidance of an experienced and friendly instructor.

Charter Info

  • High Price: $2,500
  • Low Price: $2,500

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

The IYT Bareboat Practical Course is an introduction to taking charge onboard a monohull or catamaran, allowing you to put your basic navigation, pilotage, and sailing skills into practice. It will provide you with an opportunity to take command, and to develop your leadership skills onboard, under the guidance of an experienced and friendly instructor. Upon successful completion of the IYT Bareboat Skipper Practical Course, you will be able to navigate and skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day. This qualification is usually required when chartering a yacht as skipper anywhere in the world. Holders of the IYT Bareboat Practical qualification can apply for an International Certificate of Competence (ICC). To obtain the official certificate it is required that the student take the exam at the end of the charter.  

COURSE DETAILS

  • Private instruction for students with commercially endorsed RYA,ASA or IYT certified sailing instructors
  • Internationally recognized certificate to enable students to charter monohulls and catamarans up-to 78' worldwide
  • e-learning online theory courses prior to arrival to enable students to concentrate on the practical aspects of sailing
  • expedited check-out process and chart briefing getting studentsoff the dock quickly
  • all coursework supplied as pdf download

CERTIFICATE LIMITATIONS

  • Command of a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft /24 metres
  • In coastal waters up to 20 miles offshore
  • In daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions
  • This certificate is the level of competence that one needs when chartering a boat in the Mediterranean or West Indies where there are restrictions in terms of cruising area and distance from the base and the vessel has to be safely moored in a marina or anchored before dark

Subjects covered during typical six day Bareboat skipper course:

  • Responsibilities of a bareboat skipper
  • Crew safety checks
  • Hull and rig checks
  • Machinery and systems checks
  • Fuel and water capacity and range
  • Menus and quantities
  • Float plan
  • Sources of meteorological information
  • Weather patterns
  • Sea and land breezes
  • Cloud types and formations
  • Pilotage and passage planning
  • Considerations when planning a passage
  • Routine for navigating a coastal passage
  • Passage strategy
  • Port regulations, customs, immigration
  • Pilotage plans
  • Vessel handling in confined quarters
  • Mooring, anchoring, coming alongside
  • Ropes, knots, care and use of lines
  • General deck work
  • Tides and currents theory
  • Tidal heights, springs and neaps
  • Rule of "twelfths"
  • Position fixing, running fixes
  • Plotting the effect of tides and currents
  • Collision regulations
  • Lights, shapes and sounds
  • Application of the regulations
  • Advanced dingy handling

Accomodations

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Rules & Regulations

COST to obtain International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

  • $2,500 for Student 1 , 2 & 3.  Additional charges apply for larger groups than 3 Students.
  • Includes certified instruction for student 1 ,2 & 3 for 6 days.
  • Includes VHF exam & Bareboat Skipper Cert. exam for ICC  for Student 1 only
  • Excludes VHF exam & Bareboat Skipper certification exam for ICC for Student 2 & 3
If Student 2 & 3 wish to take the exam to obtain ICC at end of charter the additional charges apply
  • Student 2 and/or 3 : VHF exam: $ 250 p/p
  • Student 2 and/or 3  :  Bareboat Skipper certification to obtain ICC is $300 p/p
  • The $2,500 covers the instruction for Student 1, 2 & 3 students for  the 6 day charter
The above cost does not include rental of catamaran of choice. 
  • The ICC is not recommended for  beginners and the recommended entry level requirements are a VHF radio operators certificate, and to have logged over 200 nautical miles and 10 days at sea before advancing to this level. The recommended minimum age to obtain this certification is 18.
  • We can offer additional sailing courses designed at your level.  Please contact us with the information you need to ensure we match your sailing goals.
  • collaboration with our training partners TSS

Equipment

  • Full batten mainsail
  •  Genoa on profurl furling system
  •  Lazy bag
  •  Selftailing Winches
  •  Stack pack
  • Dinghy

Yacht Details

  • 2014 Gemini Legacy 35.
  • 3 Cabins with 2 heads and showers.  3rd Cabin is considered crew cabin.  Crew cabin has head/shower.
  • Queen cabin forward starboard hull.
  • Aft cabin is double
  • Larger head/shower starboard aft
  • AC on shore power only
   

The Crew

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Our Chief Instructor

Steve took his first RYA sailing course over 25 years ago and was instantly hooked on the experience, during the last two decades he has continued to hone his skills as a professional skipper and a trainer, he is now the chief instructor for “Tortola sailing school”. Steve has a strong background in the marine industry in the UK, Mediterranean and Caribbean, he has a successful track record in the charter industry both as Skipper and base manager and has sailed over 60,000 nautical miles as skipper, including 5 professional transatlantic deliveries. Steve constantly receives outstanding customer reviews for his relaxed but professional instructing style, his genuine passion for sailing shines through in everything he does in his professional career, Steve is an IYT Chief Instructor (power and sail), commercially endorsed RYA Yacht-Master and RYACruising Instructor, he is also certified as an ASA Instructor.

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