Marina Berthing & Anchoring Course


  • 2 day practical training course
  • Increased confidence
  • Ideal training location
  • Professional instruction
  • Variety of training scenarios

Gain essential skills and build confidence.....

The Gulf Charters Sailing School Berthing course builds on the basic skills learned in the watchkeeper and skippers courses. During the two days you will fine-tune your abilities at the helm and as crew whilst docking in a marina, achoring and mooring. The course takes place on board with the emphasis on practical training.

Course Outilne:

  • Review of ropework, knots and cleating procedures
  • Placement of fenders
  • Maneuvering under power & wind considerations
  • Placing and recovering Anchors
  • Mooring on fixed bouys
  • Coming alongside & springing off a dock
  • approaching a marina slip ahead & astern
  • Dinghy assistance in strong winds
  • Communication between Skipper and Crew



Ko Chang Flotilla
Students manuevering in Ocean Marina
Ko Chang Ao Salakpet
.....And now for something completely different!
Ko Mak resort
Swimming at a safe anchorage.