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Self-Study, Quizzes, Promotions and Bareboat Certifications
If your goal is to rent a boat (bareboat) we highly recommend getting your or SLC (International Sailing License & Sailing Certificate) which allows you to legally sail anywhere in the world. The key to getting promoted quickly- Seatime and Self-Study!
How to Study
New Sailors- Take the BEGINNERS QUIZ before your 1st sail and keep retaking it until you get 100%. Review videos under Beginners Study Guide.
Intermediate Sailors- Continue to review study materials under Intermediate Study Guide and take the 3rd Mate Test after your 5th sail. You may take this test 2 times per week if necessary.
Read Sailing For Dummies and RYA Day Skipper books.
Bareboaters and Future Captains- Seatime is king but the more you self study, the quicker you will advance. Review intermediate sailor guidelines and start preparing for you 2nd Mate (Bareboat) Promotion
Beginner Study Guide
Take your 1st test.
Take this test before your 1st sail
Keep retaking this test until you get 100%
Prize for anyone getting 100% on your 1st try
Intermediate Study Guide
Rules of the Road Sailing
Rules of the Road COLREGS Overview
Virtual Knots (Must Know Knots*)
TIME TO TAKE YOUR 3RD MATE TEST
3rd & 2nd Mate qual
3RD MATE PROMOTION
JR. CREW PROMOTION
SR. 2ND MATE & 1ST MATE
sr 2nd mate qual
Advanced Study Guide
PREREQUISTES MATE PROMOTIONS
Mate Promotion Prerequisites, Steps to Your 1st Promotion
Review Study Guides above
Pass your Mate Promotion test
Email me any certificate you receive from the State. firstname.lastname@example.org
Review the prerequisites for your promotion.
Talk to your skipper and let them know which promotion you are going for.
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