Ocean sailing with SEAL Expeditions
There comes a time in many people lives that they want to expand horizons and sail offshore, taking extended sail passages and exploring horizons and foreign lands. SEAL Expeditions and supports these dreams with a comprehensive training program that teaches the technical and practical skills of offshore sailing. These skills will be transferred by top-notch skippers during ocean passages or Caribbean adventure sailing trips on a modern, fast, well equipped ocean sailing yacht.
Offshore expedition and nautical academy
The combined strengths of both companies create a top-notch offshore expedition school and nautical academy that offers maritime live skills, adventure, practical seamanship and
comprehensive offshore sailing experience.
The skippers will demonstrate, instruct and discuss every aspect of preparing and conducting offshore passage making. They will strengthen your knowledge-base and confidence so that you are well prepared to sail and skipper a yacht anywhere in the world.
During the trip there will be several on-board seminars.
The first one is before departure. This will focus on familiarization with POOH-TO, while capturing the crew’s level of knowledge and experience of offshore sailing. Also it will provide instructions and generic information with respect to watch keeping, responsibilities and tasks. This is to ensure that the crew is capable and comfortable to sail away in the blue.
Other on-board seminars or seminars to be provided during stop-overs will focus on offshore sailing and cruise passaging. These seminars include but are not limited to: passage making, routing, sail planning, downloading and interpreting weather information and monitoring weather conditions, electronic and chart navigation, communications, watch keeping and log book maintenance, anchoring and anchor safety procedures, heavy weather sailing, meal planning and provisioning, ship maintenance, emergency procedures such as medical emergencies and distress situations etc.
All theory will be provided in a package of practical experience.
We warmheartedly welcome you on board!