During the course we berth the yacht at least 100 times! Each time we carefully analyze docking maneuver and thus consistently build students knowledge and experience necessary for controllable and routine close-quarters handling under power.

Instructor Igor Orlov (RYA Yachtmaster, Cert. No. 20017)
Yacht X-35 One Design
Safety equipment Ocean Safety / Spinlock
Duration 09:30-17:30
Home port Marina Portorož (D18/19)


  • Cooling system and impeller replacement
  • Close-quarters handling under power
  • 180 degree turn in tight spot with no bowthruster
  • Picking up a mooring buoy
  • Leaving & coming alongside pontoons
  • Stern-to mooring in marina; berthing and leaving berth with permanent mooring anchor
  • Stern-to mooring in marina; berthing and leaving mooring between piles
  • tricks and tips


  • 165 €

(The price includes fuel and use of top quality personal safety equipment and protective clothes)


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