Sail Training Courses and Materials
The Sail Training Courses and Materials are designed by Sail In Asia for ISSA and AYTA. What makes our company unique is that we offer the widest choice of training courses, of any sea school in Asia. Check out the courses by clicking on the handbooks below that interest you.
Keelboat Courses were designed specifically for weekend training on yachts that are essentially daybooks not overnight vessels or blue water cruising yachts. . We have designed the Keelboat Crew, Keelboat Navigator and Keelboat Skipper courses for the modern keelboat. Keelboat Courses were designed specifically for weekend training.
SIA have produced the training materials for their ISSA Yacht Training Courses. Our Zero to Hero Course is ideal for people who want to learn to skipper a yacht in 14 days. It is possible to do shorter courses so have a quick look at shorter courses for those of you who can't spare 14 days.
AYTA / ISSA Training Courses
The ISSA Inshore Skipper Certificate is a course addressed to candidates that already have a good understanding of sailing/boat handling, nautical terminology and safety at sea and wish to commercially skipper power driven yachts up to 15m LOA. The aim of the ISSA Inshore Skipper course is to increase the candidates’ nautical knowledge and skills. The ISSA Inshore Skipper has the ability to competently take on the duties on board a yacht, during the day and night hours and up to 20 NM from shelter in fair weather, and moderate sea conditions.
Outdoor Education courses
Outdoor Education courses are principally for International School students. AYTA / ISSA Keelboat certification is available for recreational courses and for Dinghy Sailing Courses. The ISSA handbooks are available on this page for ISSA Yacht Crew. Learn to Sail Handbooks and Keelboat Handbooks are available for download below.
ISSA Keelboat Course Handbooks
The Keelboat is a very popular first yacht purchase or starter for newcomers to yachting. The main difference between a Keelboat and a Yacht is size and fit of equipment. A Keelboat usually its between 6m to 9m in length, usually fitted with an outboard and minimal electronic equipment and only sometimes with internal sleeping space, head and rarely a galley whereas a yacht is usually a larger vessel with far more equipment, internal engine, sleeping accommodation, galley, head and navigator station (with electronics). The Keelboat Courses below have been designed to equip and train people to handle these vessels. Check out their content carefully and see if they are what you need to learn to improve your competences.
Sailing and Power Yacht Handbooks for Students
Cruising Yachts and Multihull Courses
A cruising yacht or multihull yacht is a very popular family purchase as it offers lots of weekend adventures and in holidays overseas visits to nearby countries. A floating home can be a hugely attractive asset and is particularly attractive in Thailand and SE Asia in general.. The main difference between a Keelboat and a cruising yacht is size and fit of equipment. A yacht is usually a larger vessel with far more equipment, internal engine, sleeping accommodation, galley, head and navigator station (with electronics). The ISSA yacht courses have been designed to equip and train to sailing newcomers to safely handle these vessels. Check out the course content carefully and see if they are what you need to learn to improve your competences and develop them so you, your family and friends enjoy safe blue water cruising.