Coastal Cruising (BCC 103) and/or Bareboat Chartering (BBC 104)
Upon completion of the Basic Coastal Cruising (BCC) and/or Bareboat Charter (BBC) ground school classes, travel to our
associate training facility in Fernandina Florida to apply your new knowledge as you navigate the tidal waters of
the Atlantic and coastal waters. You'll gain valuable experience sailing in the bay, offshore, and along the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW).
You should plan your travel to arrive the evening prior to your
For the BCC class you'll need to make reservations to stay at one
of the local Inns during your class since it does not include
overnight stays aboard. To maximize your sailing experience, a
"sleep aboard" the training vessel within the marina is an
for an additional $25 pp per night fee.
For the BBC class you will move aboard the evening prior to your
class trip. During the trip at least one night will be spent
at anchor and one in a marina where you’ll dine with your classmates
by the waterside.
This can be an exotic vacation outing or a challenge of the
Basic Coastal Cruising or Bareboat Charter "on-the-water"
certification. With special approval, both certifications may be
combined for a 5 day class provided that everyone in the class
agrees and are strong candidates to challenge both