Experience is king and is being built up by a combination of miles and skills. Many sailors often focus on making as many as possible miles, especially those that are preparing themselves for the Yachtmaster Certificates of Competence. However, during those long trips with hours of steering and watch keeping, they don't have the opportunity to practice many important skills. For those sailors we have developed...


Skill Building à la carte


Description of this skill builder

As the name of the course already indicates, the program of this Skill Builder will be defined by coaching you on a selection of skills.  A few examples are:

  • Passing a lock (especially during busy moments in summer)
  • Manoeuvring and mooring a yacht in marina
  • Approaching a large offshore harbour at night
  • Crossing a traffic lanes or a TSS
  • Experiencing sailing on tidal water
  • Recognising navigation lights of ships at night
  • Sail handling, tacking, gybing, reefing and trimming your sails 
  • Anchoring and mooring on a mooring buoy

This course is available for a minimum of 2 persons.


What's included

  • C-MASTERS sailing yacht with instructor
  • Own cabin for comfort and privacy
  • Food and drink on board
  • Fuel and mooring fees
  • Free parking at our training location


Supporting courses

We recommend the RYA shorebased courses and several of the C-MASTERS practical courses, including Practical Diesel Engine and Power handling.


Supporting books

  • RYA Day Skipper handbook
  • Reeds Skipper book
  • RYA Boat handling Sail and Power



Details of this course

Recommended previous experience : All levels are welcome, however the level of Day Skipper is a big plus.


Recommended knowledge:  Preferably at the level of Day Skipper shorebased


Duration: 2, 3, 4 or 5 days



  • On request


Cost: on request







Overview of all our Experience Building offerings



Individual Coaching

dscn1602Personalised 1:1 tuition on any practical and theoretical topic for beginners to professionals

Mile Building


Quickly build up as many miles as possible with our C-MASTERS mile builders to various destinations 


Experience Building Voyages

dscn1450Explore new and challenging sailing areas. Sailing voyages tailored to your wishes

Skill Building a la Carte

dscn5799Complex situations made simple. Practice skippering skills tailored to your needs

Sailing as a Family

dscn0142Pass the sailing bug on to your family. All family members participate, learn and enjoy sailing.

Recreational Cruising

archipelSail, relax and explore our beautiful sailing area on board of our C-MASTERS yachts







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