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• Elementary and advanced seven-day-courses have their start in Milna including arrival and departure from Split and vice versa. Meals and accommodation in Milna are included in the price.
• The headquarters of the School are situated in Milna on the island of Brac, with the rooms and moorings of the Sailing School. Half board is included in price.
• The School instructors are Croatian representatives in Olympic categories with outstanding sailing experience and the years-long experience as professional skippers in the nautical tourism.

Details for Navigational and Adventure Sailing click here

DAY

Elementary Sailing Course
The elementary sailing course program consists of the essential knowledge and skills you can acquire in sailing. During the course, theoretical skills of the sailing essentials sail aerodynamics, navigation skills, maneuvering with engine and sails, weather forecasting, avoiding collisions on sea, safety on sea, etc. are acquired.

In the practical part of the course a special attention is paid to the elementary sailing skills, where attendants in groups of maximum 5 persons with one instructor have enough time to gain skills for independent sailing.

The Sailing Course is held aboard a First 7500.

Advanced Sailing Course
This sailing course represents a higher level than the elementary course. It is focused on the upgrading of sailing and seamen's skills while practicing.

The course duration is seven days, i.e. 53 school hours. This program is especially focused on the maneuvering exercises during practicing (mooring and unmooring with engine and sails), working and maneuvering with spinnaker. The methodology is the same as in the elementary programe, i.e. it is identical with the methodology of the RYA and ASA programs of the American sailing associations.

Sailing with First 7500 and Nautic Racer 12
Prior attendance to the Elementary course program is obligatory.

1
(sat)

Meeting in Uvala baluni bb in Split at 11.00 a.m. The attendants will receive hand-books; they will be acquainted with their instructors and with the placement of the sailing boat in the same marina.

They will be introduced to the basic terminology; sailing towards the base in Milna.

Upon the arrival in Milna, on the island of Brac, attendants will be shown how to put the ship out of commission.

The course attendants will be accommodated in the base; dinnertime, appointments for Sunday, questions and conversation, etc

Meeting in Uvala baluni bb, Split at 11.00 am. The attendants will receive hand-books and will be acquainted with their instructors and the placement of the sailing boat in the same marina.

Revision of terminology and ship rigging
Sailing out and cruising towards the base in Milna on the island of Brac.

Upon the arrival in Milna – putting sails and rigging in order.
The attendants will be accommodated in the base, dinnertime, appointments for Sunday, questions and conversation, etc.

2
(sun)

9.30 am - theory, first 15 minutes knots exercise , theory
11.00 am - early lunch
12.00 am - putting out, sailing
18.00 pm - sailing back to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.00 pm - dinner, comments, appointments for the next day

9.30 am - coffee break
Theory
11.00 am - early lunch
12.00 am - putting out
Maneuvering exercises under canvas
18.00 pm - returning to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.00 pm - dinnertime, comments, appointments for the next day
3
(mon)

9.30 am - coffee break, theory
11.00 am - early lunch
12.00 am - putting out
Exercising on the sea polygon
18.00 pm - returning to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.00 pm - dinner, comments, appointments for the next day

9.30 am - coffee break
Theory
11.00 am – early lunch
12.00 am - putting out
Exercising how to put the ship to shore, sailing and cruising with spinnaker
18.00 pm - returning to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.00 pm – dinnertime, comments, appointments for the next day
4
(tue)

9.30 am- coffee break, theory
11.00 am- early lunch
12.00 am- putting out; exercising in the marina; mooring – unmooring; sailing;
18.00 pm - returning to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.00 pm - dinnertime, comments, appointments for the next day

9.30 am - coffee break
10.00 am – early lunch
11.00 am - putting out to one of the following destinations: Starigrad, Vis, Hvar, Maslinica. After the arrival– break – preparations for departure (independently, without instructor's help).
18.30 pm - returning to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.30 pm - dinnertime, comments, appointments for the next day
5
(wed)

9.00 am - coffee break, theory
11.00 am - early lunch
12.00 am - putting out
Sailing to the nearest islands: Brac, Šolta, Hvar or Vis.
18.00 pm - returning to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.00 pm - dinnertime, comments, appointments for the next day

9.30 am coffee break
Theory
10.00 am – early lunch
11.00 am - sailing out and cruising to set destination (Šolta, Hvar or Vis). After arrival to the destination: setting the ship in order – break.
19.00 pm – dinner aboard, final preparations for night cruising towards the base in Milna. Putting out under canvas about 22.00 pm, arrival to the base at night, depending on weather conditions.
6
(thu)

9.00 am - coffee break, theory
11.00 - early lunch
12.00 - putting out
Sailing to the nearest islands: Brac, Šolta, Hvar or Vis.
18.00 - returning to the base, putting sails and rigging in order
19.00 - dinner, comments, appointments for the next day

The course attendants have the morning off.
12.00 am – early lunch
13.00 am – preparations for putting out without instructor's help.
14.00 pm – putting out independently, the instructor will follow the attendants with inflatable dinghies
18.00 pm - returning to base, putting the ship in order
19.00 pm - dinner and party time
7
(fri)

9.00 am – competition in seamen's skills, theory
11.00 am - early lunch
12.00 am - putting out, regatta to Split
Arrival in Split by 15.00 pm, putting sails and rigging in order, washing and cleaning;

The course attendants will be given diplomas and occasional gifts.

10.00 am –early lunch
11.00 am - putting out towards Split (regatta), attendants work independently;
Arrival to Split by 15.00 pm; course attendants will be given diplomas and occasional gifts; Farewell.

Navigational Sailing Programme
Navigational Sailing Program has its venue on sailing boats Nautic racer 12, Beneteau Oceanis 473 or Beneteau 50.

The course attendants are not accommodated in our base on land but they are staying aboard during the whole course.

This program is a continuation and addition to the experience acquired in the previous two courses. It is held by instructors with very long skipper and yachting experience. The seven-day-program totals 250 nautical miles, i.e. approximately 35 nautical miles a day under the motto: WE SAIL EVEN AT THE TIME WHEN NOBODY DOES!

Departure: On Saturday (1st day) at 12.00 am: meeting and getting acquainted in Split; accommodation aboard the boat moored in the same marina; distribution of sailing suits, preparations for putting out, revision and division of working program for each course attendant with a list of duties for the duration of the seven-day-program (sorting out the kitchen and the boat interior, cooking, putting rigging and
the deck in order, keeping a log, etc.)

The program includes a tour to the following islands: Brac, Šolta, Hvar, Vis, Lastovo, Korcula and Mljet with two navigations at night. During these seven days along with the maritime issues such as an independent navigational program, nautical skills, following the weather conditions and out-of-marina anchoring, the attendants will be acquainted with things unavoidable for living on sea such as: doing the dishes with the limited water consumption, cooking and preparation of the typical meals: «tinguet», pasta with tuna, tomato sauce, fish stew (fish stew), etc.

Daily working program is not fixed due to unforeseeable weather conditions, but course attendants are obliged to sail 35 nautical miles a day, i.e. one route a day is foreseen for this course.

The departure to Split is planned on the seventh day (Friday) by 16.00 pm. After the arrival course attendants are obliged to put sails and rigging in order and finally to clean and wash the boat; awarding of diplomas and casual gifts;

Provisions expenses, mooring in marinas, fuel, and rental of yachting suits are included in price.

This course program requires obligatory prior attendance of the ELEMENTARY AND ADVANCED COURSE PROGRAMMES.
Sailing on: Nautic racer 12, Beneteau Oceanis 473 or Beneteau 50.

THE PRICE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
• Accommodation in the base of Ultra Sailing School in Milna on the island of Brac (school) – elementary
and advanced program
• Handbook given by Ultra Sailing School – all course attendants who come for the first time to the School
of sailing
• Sailing suit rental – all programs
• Early lunch and dinner – elementary and advanced program
• Meals for the duration of the accommodation on the sailing boat
• Mooring costs in marinas, fuel is included in the price of all programs.

Adventure Course
This type of sailing is for all who want to experience something really special. This program is designed for sailing, enjoying and performing only the most necessary working duties aboard. Navigation with radar and modern navigational help included.

This program is carried out on the sailing boats Beneteau 50, Oceanis 473 or Nautic racer 12, specially equipped for such kind of sailing.

SPLIT – MALTA – SPLIT

TERM: October 22 – November 6 PRICE for 14 days

PRICE: £1600

Departure from Split: On October 22

Planned destinations on the weather conditions and on arrangement with skippers. They are the following:

• The island of Malta
• The island of Sicily
• The Strait of Otranto – the South of Italy

Arrival in Split: On November 6


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