Bareboat Charter Master

Multiday and Coastal Sailing. Take a sailing vacation and charter boats worldwide. Gain the knowledge, training, experience, proper certification, and licensure for multiday and near coastal sailing adventures. Start Bareboat training here ›

Learn multiday and coastal sailing with NauticEd's Bareboat Charter Master course

A Bareboat Charter Master is someone who knows their stuff inside and out. Leading your friends and family on coastal waters for multiple days on a sailing vacation is where you need mastery of knowledge, skills and systems. Our Bareboat Charter Master sailing certification requires meaningful experience, comprehensive online course work, on-the-water training and a demonstration of your practical sailing skills.

NauticEd’s Bareboat courses train all aspects of multiday sailing: international navigation rules and bouys, sailing techniques, boat management and systems, boat handling, coastal navigation, electronic navigation and more. Your sailing school’s course is a charter ready program that immerses you in practical on-the-water education, as well as 6 online in-depth multimedia knowledge courses. Why we chose to partner with NauticEd ›

This is not a weekend warrior, zero to hero certification, upon completion of the requirements, you will truly be accepted in to the elite group of those who can call a charter company anywhere in the world – and go. Additional licensing requirements are required for the Mediterranean and Seychelles.

Bareboat Charter Master Certification:

Upon successfully passing theory and practical assessment, and logging experience, you’ll earn the Bareboat Charter Master Rank certification. Learn more about certification ›

International SLC Certification: the International Sailing License and Credentials (SLC) is recognized by worldwide port authorities and yacht charter companies as the North American equivalent to the United Nations ICC sailing license. Requirements include a practical assessment of competence by a NauticEd American National Standards sailing instructor. *note

NauticEd Bareboat Charter Master Rank Certification CardNauticEd International Sailing License and Credentials.

  • What you’ll learn:

  • Navigation Rules

  • Basic Sail Trim

  • Sailing Theory & Principles

  • Standing & Running Rigging

  • Docking

  • Maneuvering Under Sail

  • Anchoring

  • Weather & Sea Conditions

  • Coping with Emergencies

  • Electrical Systems

  • Basic Navigation

  • Auxiliary Power (inboard diesel)

  • Maneuvering Under Power

  • Mooring

  • Electronic Navigation

  • Bareboat Chartering

  • Coastal Navigation

  • Anchoring & Mooring advanced

  • Electronic Navigation

  • Bareboat Goals:

  • Multiday & Coastal Sailing

  • Chartering Large Keelboats

  • With SLC: chartering in Europe and the Mediterranean

  • Take friends and family on sailing trips and charter vacations

Included in your course:

Free weather, GPS and course apps are included in your course. More information ›

Predict Wind 3 month free subscription with sailing class

NauticEd IOS and Android nd testing app

NauticEd Tracklink IOS application for Sailors



*SLC NOTE: Some European jurisdictions require additional licensing to charter a yacht. We recommend the NauticEd SLC (International Sailing License and Credentials) to satisfy these requirements.


Are you interested in being your own skipper for sailing vacations? Then get started today by signing up for your two free online courses complements of Joe’s Sailing School. NauticEd’s multimedia training approach will prepare you to take our on-the-water practical training.