No previous sailing experience required! Our three-day Bareboat Sailor Certification Course is designed to prepare you to charter a sailboat on your own & give you hands-on experience at anchoring overnight in the Apostle Islands.
Intermediate Sailor Certification Course
Get bareboat certified in just two days!
Duration: 2 days & 1 night – can start on any day of the week
Group Size: At least 2 people MUST sign up together; an additional 2 people can be added to your crew
Boat Details: 32 – 33′ sailboat
Food/Drink: You are responsible for all food/drink while onboard. Make sure to provide provisions for your instructor too!
- All Season
- Per Person
Build Your Sailing Skills
Superior Charters bareboat charter certification program is designed to prepare you to charter a sailboat on your own in the Apostle Islands. Start with some experience crewing on yachts or sailing small boats, and in just a few short days, you’ll be able to explore the pristine nature and beauty of the Apostle Islands on your own.
Complete the boating resume to share with us your sailing experience, then our instructors determine how to spend the two single days of training. This two-day course is best suited for skippers with crewing experience on Lake Superior or who have extensive sailing experience on smaller vessels.
We hold our Learn to Sail class on 32-33′ foot boats that serve as your classroom and overnight accommodations. Complimentary boarding included on the evening prior to the first day of the course. You’ll spend two days and an overnight at anchor with the captain aboard. Learn first-hand what it’s like to be the responsible skipper! There is a head and a galley on all boats. Bring a sleeping bag or bedding and towels. Sailing is a physical activity that people of all ages can participate in and appreciate, but being physically fit will increase sailing performance and safety. These trips are hands-on activities that require complete, unaided mobility getting on and off docks, boats, and dinghies.
This course allows two people to become certified in two days. You can add up to two additional people to join you as crew and they will receive a crew certification as well.
Add a crew member: For a reduced fee of $295, bring along an additional hand who can gain boating experience while you’re certified.
Must sign up two people at time of booking – require names, contact phone # and email address for each attendee.
All provisions are supplied by you and your party as with all bareboat charters. Please include your instructor in planning your meals.