Advanced sailing course is tailored to those who want to upgrade their yachtsman knowledge and experience and prepare for the challenges of navigation under sails in different conditions and circumstances at sea.

Instructor Igor Orlov (RYA Yachtmaster, Cert. No. 20017)
Yacht X-35 One Design
Safety equipment Ocean Safety / Spinlock
Protective clothes Henri Lloyd
Duration Fri, Sat and Sun (09:30-17:30) or
Tue, Wed and Thu (09:30-17:30) due to night salilng, schedule is slightly modified
Home port Marina Portorož (D18/19)


  • Revision of the most important topic from basic sailing course
  • Advanced sail trimming
  • Basics of spinnaker/gennaker sailing
  • Heavy weather/storm sails and preparation for stormy weather
  • Night sailing
  • Marine meteorology and forecast
  • Waves, tide, tidal currents and sea/permanent currents
  • Safety equipment and dealing with emergency situations
  • Man overboard recovery
  • Skipper passage


March, April, October, November, December

  • 375 € (4 students)
  • 330 € (5 students)

May, June, July, August, September

  • 410 € (4 students)
  • 365 € (5 students)

(The price includes boat accommodation, linen, gas, fuel, marina fee in Portorož and use of top quality personal safety equipment and protective clothes)


  • 5% members of the YC NASA
  • 5% group of 4 or 5 students
  • 5% course repetition