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Adult Basic Sailing Course

what is the cost of the adult basic sailing course

The cost is SGD 561.75 (incl. GST).

does the participant need to know how to swim

Yes, a swim test will be conducted in the open sea. Each participant will be equipped with a personal flotation device.

what do we need to bring

Suncream, sunglasses with retention strap, cap, water bottle, rubber soled shoes or sailing booties (no sandals!), rashguard or T-shirt and swim shorts (for on-water sessions), a pair of sailing gloves, towel, a set of extra clothing, snack, writing materials (notebook and pen).

do i need to bring my own lunch

No, daily lunch will be provided by SSF and there will be a 1 hour lunch break.

what boat is used for the adult basic sailing

The Laser, which is a single-handed vessel, is used during the BSC.

what will be provided by the ssf

Course training book, Personal Flotation Device (PFD), daily lunch (1 hour break), sailing/training equipment, Certificate of Participation (upon completion).

will i receive a level 1 proficiency card following the completion of the course

There will be a theory and practical assessment on the last day of the course. If you pass, you may complete a short online application to obtain your Level 1 Proficiency card.

will there be any make up class if my iā€™m unable to attend one of the training days

Unfortunately we do not provide make up classes If you are unable to attend the full four days of the course. Instead, you may sign up for the Level 1 Proficiency Assessment which covers the last two days of BSC. It includes on day of theory and water time and a second day of the theoretical and practical assessment.

if for unforeseen circumstances i am unable to continue with his course can i request for a refund

If you have started the course, we do not provide a refund. Management will decide on a case by case basis if we can do anything to make up for missed sessions.