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2019 Summary Calendar

  • Theory course. RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore. 9 March – 13 April 2019. More info here.
  • Theory course. Marine VHF Radio. Sunday 10 March 2019. More info here.
  • Theory course. RYA Day Skipper. 31 March – 4 May 2019. More info here.
  • Theory course: Intro to Navigation and Safety, April 23 – 24. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 22 – 26 May 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 29 May – 2 June 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 5 – 9 June 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 12 – 16 June 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki – Inkoo/Bärosund – Helsinki. 29 June – 2 July 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki – Tallinn. 9 – 12 July 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Tallinn – Helsinki. 14 – 17 July 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki – Inkoo/Bärosund – Helsinki. 25 – 28 July 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 31 July – 4 August 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 14 – 18 August 2019. More info here.
  • Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 21 – 25 August 2019. More info here
  • Practical sail training cruise. Mediterranean, Croatia. 5 – 12 October 2019. More info here.
  • Theory course. RYA Day Skipper. 19 October – 23 November 2019. More info here.
  • Theory course. RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore. 20 October – 15 December 2019. More info here. Booking open.
  • Theory course. RYA Day Skipper. 27 October – 14 December 2019. More info here. Booking open.
  • Theory course. Marine VHF Radio. Sunday 8 December 2019. More info here.
  • Theory course: Celestial Navigation. January 2020. Dates & details coming soon.

More to come…

 

RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Theory, 9 March - 13 April 2019

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore theory provides substantial background information in navigation, safety, and seamanship for coastal skipper practical course students. The course includes an extra item: ‘Skippering a cruising boat in the Baltic Sea.’ This subject helps to plan and implement coastal passages in the Baltic Sea.

Duration: 40 session hours and 3 assessments.

Course dates:

Module 01. Saturday 9 March 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 02. Saturday 9 March 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 03. Saturday 16 March 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 04. Saturday 16 March 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 05. Saturday 23 March 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 06. Saturday 23 March 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 07. Saturday 6 April 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 08. Saturday 6 April 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 09. Wednesday 10 April. 17:30-21:30.
Module 10. Saturday 13 April 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 11. Saturday 13 April 2019. 13:30-17:30.

Course delivery is flexible. Sometimes a participant may miss a classroom session. The course can include additional classroom meetings to fill in the gaps. Online course support services also help to catch up and learn at home.

Materials: Practice charts, RYA chart plotter software, info and exercise booklet, course notes book, training almanac, course handouts, assessment papers and certificate of satisfactory completion.

Price: 370€;  includes all materials, lectures, assessments, RYA course completion certificate

Location: Lauttasaari Classroom

RYA Day Skipper Theory, 31 March - 4 May 2019.

RYA Day Skipper theory provides background information in navigation, safety, and seamanship for Inshore Skipper practical course students. The course includes an extra item: ‘Navigation and boating safety in Finland.’ This subject addresses the unique and challenging boating environment of Finnish waters.

Duration: 40 session hours and 2 assessments.

Course dates:

Module 01. Sunday 31 March 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 02. Sunday 31 March 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 03. Sunday 7 April 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 04. Sunday 7 April 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 05. Sunday 14 April 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 06. Sunday 14 April 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 07. Saturday 27 April 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 08. Saturday 27 April 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 09. Saturday 4 May 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 10. Saturday 4 May 2019. 13:30-17:30.

Course delivery is flexible. Sometimes a participant may miss a classroom session. The course can include additional classroom meetings to fill in the gaps. Online course support services also help to catch up and learn at home.

Materials: Practice charts, RYA chart plotter software, info and exercise booklet, course notes book, training almanac, course handouts, assessment papers and certificate of satisfactory completion.

Price: 350€;  includes all the materials, lectures, assessments, RYA course completion certificate.

Location: Lauttasaari Classroom

Marine VHF Radio course, Sunday 10 March 2019

Scope: Principles of VHF Radio system, operating VHF Radio, voice and DSC calls, preparing to take the SRC exam.
Course date: Sunday 10 March 2019. 09:00 – 17:00.
Price: 90€
Location: Lauttasaari classroom

Intro to Navigation and Safety. 23 - 24 April 2019.

Learn the first steps of navigation, safety, and related topics. This one day course is ideal for people who are new to boating and want to understand the essential aspects of operating a small boat. Short lessons and exercises focus on boating on Finnish waters.

Dates:
Tuesday 23 March 2019. 17:00 – 21:00.
Wednesday 24 March 2019. 17:00 – 21:00.

Price: 90€
Location: Lauttasaari classroom.
Materials: Course notes document included.

RYA Day Skipper Theory, 19 October - 23 November 2019.

RYA Day Skipper theory provides background information in navigation, safety, and seamanship for Inshore Skipper practical course students. The course includes an extra item: ‘Navigation and boating safety in Finland.’ This subject addresses the unique and challenging boating environment of Finnish waters.

Duration: 40 session hours and 2 assessments.

Course dates:

Module 01. Saturday 19 October 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 02. Saturday 19 October 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 03. Saturday 26 October 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 04. Saturday 26 October 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 05. Saturday 2 November 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 06. Saturday 2 November 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 07. Saturday 9 November 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 08. Saturday 9 November 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 09. Saturday 23 November 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 10. Saturday 23 November 2019. 13:30-17:30.

Course delivery is flexible. Sometimes a participant may miss a classroom session. The course can include additional classroom meetings to fill in the gaps. Online course support services also help to catch up and learn at home.

Materials: Practice charts, RYA chart plotter software, info and exercise booklet, course notes book, training almanac, course handouts, assessment papers and certificate of satisfactory completion.

Price: 350€;  includes all the materials, lectures, assessments, RYA course completion certificate.

Location: Lauttasaari Classroom

RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Theory, 20 October - 15 December 2019

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore theory provides substantial background information in navigation, safety, and seamanship for coastal skipper practical course students. The course includes an extra item: ‘Skippering a cruising boat in the Baltic Sea.’ This subject helps to plan and implement coastal passages in the Baltic Sea.

Duration: 40 session hours and 3 assessments.

Course dates:

Module 01. Sunday 20 October 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 02. Sunday 20 October 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 03. Sunday 3 November 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 04. Sunday 3 November 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 05. Sunday 24 November 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 06. Sunday 24 November 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 07. Sunday 1 December 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 08. Sunday 1 December 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 09. Tuesday 10 December 2019. 17:30-21:30.
Module 10. Sunday 15 December 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 11. Sunday 15 December 2019. 13:30-17:30.

Course delivery is flexible. Sometimes a participant may miss a classroom session. The course can include additional classroom meetings to fill in the gaps. Online course support services also help to catch up and learn at home.

Materials: Practice charts, RYA chart plotter software, info and exercise booklet, course notes book, training almanac, course handouts, assessment papers and certificate of satisfactory completion.

Price: 370€;  includes all materials, lectures, assessments, RYA course completion certificate

Location: Lauttasaari Classroom

RYA Day Skipper Theory, 27 October - 14 December 2019.

RYA Day Skipper theory provides background information in navigation, safety, and seamanship for Inshore Skipper practical course students. The course includes an extra item: ‘Navigation and boating safety in Finland.’ This subject addresses the unique and challenging boating environment of Finnish waters.

Duration: 40 session hours and 2 assessments.

Course dates:

Module 01. Sunday 27 October 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 02. Sunday 27 October 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 03. Sunday 10 November 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 04. Sunday 10 November 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 05. Saturday 30 November 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 06. Saturday 30 November 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 07. Saturday 7 December 2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 08. Saturday 7 December 2019. 13:30-17:30.
Module 09. Saturday 14 December  2019. 9:00-13:00.
Module 10. Saturday 14 December 2019. 13:30-17:30.

Course delivery is flexible. Sometimes a participant may miss a classroom session. The course can include additional classroom meetings to fill in the gaps. Online course support services also help to catch up and learn at home.

Materials: Practice charts, RYA chart plotter software, info and exercise booklet, course notes book, training almanac, course handouts, assessment papers and certificate of satisfactory completion.

Price: 350€;  includes all the materials, lectures, assessments, RYA course completion certificate.

Location: Lauttasaari Classroom

Marine VHF Radio course, Sunday 8 December 2019

Scope: Principles of VHF Radio system, operating VHF Radio, voice and DSC calls, preparing to take the SRC exam.
Course date: Sunday 8 December 2019. 09:00 – 17:00.
Price: 90€
Location: Lauttasaari classroom

Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 22 - 26 May 2019.

Sailing area: Helsinki coastal waters provide exciting and diverse sail training area to learn crew member skills, navigation and skippering. Helsinki offers a wide variety guest marinas and smaller harbors where we can stop for lunch. Daily sail training trips start from our home base at HSK Yachtclub in Lauttasaari.

Course dates:

Wednesday 22 May 2019, 17:30-21:30
Thursday 23 May 2019, 17:30-21:30
Friday 24 May 2019, 17:30-21:30
Saturday 25 May, 09:00-19:00
Sunday 26 May 2019, 09:00-19:00

Price: Sailing Crew €450; Inshore Skipper €450; Coastal Skipper €480

Course note book included. Additional night navigation exercises are included in the Coastal Skipper course.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 29 May - 2 June 2019.

Sailing area: Helsinki coastal waters provide exciting and diverse sail training area to learn crew member skills, navigation and skippering. Helsinki offers a wide variety guest marinas and smaller harbors where we can stop for lunch. Daily sail training trips start from our home base at HSK Yachtclub in Lauttasaari.

Course dates:

Wednesday 29 May 2019, 17:30-21:30
Thursday 30 May 2019, 17:30-21:30
Friday 31 May 2019, 17:30-21:30
Saturday 1 June 2019, 09:00-19:00
Sunday 2 June 2019, 09:00-19:00

Price: Sailing Crew €450; Inshore Skipper €450; Coastal Skipper €480

Course note book included. Additional night navigation exercises are included in the Coastal Skipper course.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 5 - 9 June 2019.

Sailing area: Helsinki coastal waters provide exciting and diverse sail training area to learn crew member skills, navigation and skippering. Helsinki offers a wide variety guest marinas and smaller harbors where we can stop for lunch. Daily sail training trips start from our home base at HSK Yachtclub in Lauttasaari.

Course dates:

Wednesday 5 June 2019, 17:30-21:30
Thursday 6 June 2019, 17:30-21:30
Friday 31 7 June, 17:30-21:30
Saturday 8 June 2019, 09:00-19:00
Sunday 9 June 2019, 09:00-19:00

Price: Sailing Crew €450; Inshore Skipper €450; Coastal Skipper €480

Course note book included. Additional night navigation exercises are included in the Coastal Skipper course.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 12 - 16 June 2019.

Sailing area: Helsinki coastal waters provide exciting and diverse sail training area to learn crew member skills, navigation and skippering. Helsinki offers a wide variety guest marinas and smaller harbors where we can stop for lunch. Daily sail training trips start from our home base at HSK Yachtclub in Lauttasaari.

Course dates:

Wednesday 12 June 2019, 17:30-21:30
Thursday 13 June 2019, 17:30-21:30
Friday 14 June, 17:30-21:30
Saturday 15 June 2019, 09:00-19:00
Sunday 16 June 2019, 09:00-19:00

Price: Sailing Crew €450; Inshore Skipper €450; Coastal Skipper €480

Course note book included. Additional night navigation exercises are included in the Coastal Skipper course.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki - Inkoo/Bärosund - Helsinki. 29 June - 2 July 2019

Sailing area: This round trip offers versatile inshore and coastal parts. After departing from Helsinki, we sail west through Espoo waters, either inland route or coastal route towards Porkkala peninsula. Then we sail over the Strait of Porkkala and continue towards Bärosund in Inkoo. In the Bärosund area, we navigate around Orsland – Älgsjölandet archipelago which provides spectacular narrow passages with high islands both sides, and demanding inshore navigation areas on the other side of the archipelago.

Course dates:
Course start: Helsinki, Saturday 29 July 2019 at 10:00.
Planned arrival: Helsinki, Tuesday 2 July 2019 at 18:00.

Price: Sailing Crew course 470 €, Inshore Skipper course 470 €, Coastal Skipper course 500 €, Mile Building cruise 440€.

Other info: Course materials included. ‘Boat cash’ will be collected to cover onboard food expenses and marina fees. The course includes separate night navigation exercises for Coastal Skipper students.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki - Tallinn. 9 - 12 July 2019.

Sailing area: Tallinn and the coast of Estonia are surprisingly close to Finland. Distance from Helsinki to Tallinn is about 40 miles, and from Porkkala Peninsula to Naissaar only 17 miles. Estonian coast offers a unique sailing experience with sandy islands, a variety of destinations and harbors, and historic places. One way trip from Helsinki to Tallinn leaves more time to explore the Estonian coast around the Tallinn. Before the departure, we will make an overall passage plan, including the plan for the crossing of the Finnish Gulf. Transportation after the sailing trip is easy: ferries from Tallinn to Helsinki take only a few hours.

Course dates:
Course start: Helsinki, Tuesday 9 July 2019 at 10:00. Departure from HSK Sailing Club in Lauttasaari.
Planned arrival: Tallinn, Friday 12 July 2019 at 18:00. Arrival to Old City Marina in Tallinn.

Old City Marina is located in Tallinn city centre, next to Old City Harbour where Tallink, Eckerö Line and Viking Line ferries depart for Helsinki. See the website https://www.portoftallinn.com/old-city-marina

Price: Sailing Crew course 480 €, Inshore Skipper course 480 €, Coastal Skipper course 510 €, Mile Building cruise 450€.

Other info: Course materials included. ‘Boat cash’ will be collected to cover onboard food expenses and marina fees. The course includes separate night navigation exercises for Coastal Skipper students.

Practical sailing course. Tallinn - Helsinki. 14 - 17 July 2019.

Sailing area: Tallinn and the coast of Estonia are surprisingly close to Finland. Distance from Helsinki to Tallinn is about 40 miles, and from Porkkala Peninsula to Naissaar only 17 miles. Estonian coast offers a unique sailing experience with sandy islands, a variety of destinations and harbors, and historic places. One way trip from Helsinki to Tallinn leaves more time to explore the Estonian coast around the Tallinn. Before the departure, we will make an overall passage plan, including the plan for the crossing of the Finnish Gulf. Transportation to the departure point of the sailing trip is easy: ferries from Helsinki to Tallinn take only a few hours.

Course dates:
Course start: Tallinn, Sunday 14 Sunday 2019 at 10:00. Departure from to Old City Marina in Tallinn.
Planned arrival: Helsinki, Wednesday 17 July 2019 at 18:00. Arrival to HSK Sailing Club in Lauttasaari.

Old City Marina is located in Tallinn city centre, next to Old City Harbour where Tallink, Eckerö Line and Viking Line ferries arrive from Helsinki. See the website https://www.portoftallinn.com/old-city-marina

Price: Sailing Crew course 480 €, Inshore Skipper course 480 €, Coastal Skipper course 510 €, Mile Building cruise 450€.

Other info: Course materials included. ‘Boat cash’ will be collected to cover onboard food expenses and marina fees. The course includes separate night navigation exercises for Coastal Skipper students.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki - Inkoo/Bärosund - Helsinki. 25 - 28 July 2019

Sailing area: This round trip offers versatile inshore and coastal parts. After departing from Helsinki, we sail west through Espoo waters, either inland route or coastal route towards Porkkala peninsula. Then we sail over the Strait of Porkkala and continue towards Bärosund in Inkoo. In the Bärosund area, we navigate around Orsland – Älgsjölandet archipelago which provides spectacular narrow passages with high islands both sides, and demanding inshore navigation areas on the other side of the archipelago.

Course dates:
Course start: Helsinki, Thursday 25 July 2019 at 10:00.
Planned arrival: Helsinki, Sunday 28 July 2019 at 18:00.

Price: Sailing Crew course 470 €, Inshore Skipper course 470 €, Coastal Skipper course 500 €, Mile Building cruise 440€.

Other info: Course materials included. ‘Boat cash’ will be collected to cover onboard food expenses and marina fees. The course includes separate night navigation exercises for Coastal Skipper students.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 31 July - 4 August 2019.

Sailing area: Helsinki coastal waters provide exciting and diverse sail training area to learn crew member skills, navigation and skippering. Helsinki offers a wide variety guest marinas and smaller harbors where we can stop for lunch. Daily sail training trips start from our home base at HSK Yachtclub in Lauttasaari.

Course dates:

Wednesday 31 July 2019, 17:30-21:30
Thursday 1 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Friday 2 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Saturday 3 August 2019, 09:00-19:00
Sunday 4 August 2019, 09:00-19:00

Price: Sailing Crew €450; Inshore Skipper €450; Coastal Skipper €480

Course note book included. Additional night navigation exercises are included in the Coastal Skipper course.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 14 - 18 August 2019.

Sailing area: Helsinki coastal waters provide exciting and diverse sail training area to learn crew member skills, navigation and skippering. Helsinki offers a wide variety guest marinas and smaller harbors where we can stop for lunch.

Course dates:

Wednesday 14 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Thursday 15 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Friday 16 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Saturday 17 August 2019, 09:00-19:00
Sunday 18 August 2019, 09:00-19:00

Price: Sailing Crew €450; Inshore Skipper €450; Coastal Skipper €480

Course note book included. Additional night navigation exercises are included in the Coastal Skipper course.

Practical sailing course. Helsinki Intensive. 21 - 25 August 2019.

Sailing area: Helsinki coastal waters provide exciting and diverse sail training area to learn crew member skills, navigation and skippering. Helsinki offers a wide variety guest marinas and smaller harbors where we can stop for lunch.

Course dates:

Wednesday 21 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Thursday 22 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Friday 23 August 2019, 17:30-21:30
Saturday 24 August 2019, 09:00-19:00
Sunday 25 August 2019, 09:00-19:00

Price: Sailing Crew €450; Inshore Skipper €450; Coastal Skipper €480

Course note book included. Additional night navigation exercises are included in the Coastal Skipper course.

Practical sail training cruise. Mediterranean, Croatia. 5 - 12 October 2019.

Airport: Split. Base: Seget Donji, close to Trogir. The boat is Sun Odyssey 440.

Sailing area: Adriatic coast with turquoise sea, beautiful islands, and picturesque old port towns.

Dates: Saturday 5 October at 17:00 – Saturday 12 October at 09:00.

The trip can be taken as a practical sailing course or as a mile building cruise.

Price: €690. Payments: 138 € (20%) by the booking and €552 € six weeks (42 days) before the trip starts.

The sailing cruise complies with the regulations of the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (KKV).

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