Arrive at Langkawi Sailing
School meeting point as per your joining Instructions.
You are met by your Instructor and directed to the yacht.
Settle on board un-pack, welcome onboard brief, including
fire safety, use of heads, cabin lights and fans, fresh
water system, how to make a cup of tea/coffee!! Freshen
up then off for a cool drink and bite to eat in the local
restaurants and get to know the rest of the crew.
Breakfast is followed by a
Safety Briefing. This will introduce you to the Yachts
Safety Equipment, where it is, what it's for and how to
use it. This will normally be carried out by one of our
trainee Skippers familiar with the boat. Instructor clears
out Customs and Immigration. Then it's prep for sea and
the voyage ahead. Once the Yacht and Crew are ready it's
time for your first challenge, getting out from the dock.
Your Instructor will explain the "ropes" and
then give everyone a chance to practice coming in and
out of the Marina. We call this "Bumps and Grinds".
Then its "Off on another Adventure". We set
sail for our first set of Tropical Islands. On Route the
Instructor will explain how to put the sails up and how
they work. Practice Tacking, Gybing, steering, plotting
our position and keeping lookout. Who will be first to
spot our destination on the horizon? Then it's all hands
on deck to prepare for our arrival. The Skipper will prepare
the Pilotage; decide when to lower the sails and where
to moor. Anchor down, Boat put to bed, and off in the
dinghy to explore, and sample the delights of our first
Thai Island Paradise. (Ko Lipe)
Pre-dawn start!!!! Prep for
Sea, Anchor up, and away, night pilotage out from the
Islands then settle into the routine of passage making.
Sunrise at sea followed by a hearty breakfast. Take turns
at steering, plotting position, and keeping watch. While
the Skipper organizes the Navigation the crew relaxes
and spot for dolphins, flying fish and Thai fishing boats.
Ko Rok Nok appears on the horizon and before we know it
we have arrived.
Practice picking up a mooring buoy, Man overboard before
mooring up for the night. Have a refreshing swim or snorkel
in the clear water, swim to the beach to explore. Watch
the sunset with a sundowner before dining onboard under