Here I will make a page about my start as a sailor.
My plan is to sell the house and move onto a suitable sailboat and hopefully – be able to travel around the big world.
I am an adult of suitable age – retired but in good shape – although age is starting to show.
This is now also evident in training, where unfortunately the ability to remember is not what it used to be.
I am Norwegian, but now I live in Austria and Croatia and all the sailing training is done in Croatia – By Adriatic Sailing Academy.
To date I have achieved
Boat Skipper Category B,
Boat Skipper Category C – 30 GT/BT,
Yacht Master B – 500 GT/BT,
ASA 101, ASA 103, ASA 104 ,
D2 – Basic Safety Trainings – STCW VI/1-4,
Restricted Operator’s certificate for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System GMDSS (ROC)
Next will be : Advanced fire fighting STCW VI/3
There are many nice courses from ASA , and this I have on my wish list:
ASA 107 : Celestial Navigation
ASA 108 : Offshore Passage making
And I would like to have the Catamaran Endorsement ASA 114
Much more about this in the near future
As well as:
- How I found my sailing school and how my experience around this with acquiring sailing licenses was and is.
- What Sailboat will be best for me?
- My experience in finding a suitable sailboat
- Good Books I have found
- And where does the trip go next
If you should find what I do write here on this website as useful, I will be more than happy if you contributes and makes links to this site where it’s appropriate . Thank You
And you can read more about different training at adriaticsailing.de in German and www.adriaticsailing-academy.com in English