Berthing and Docking


Berthing and docking courses

Private lessons to be booked 15 days in advance. In case of adverse weather a new date will be set as close as possible to the original date.

Whether you have an easy to reverse modern yacht or a long keel traditional boat, wether or not you have a twin-screw engine or a bow-thruster, this course will help you become confident and calm when berthing and docking.

This course last 2 hours and cost $310. As with all Nautilus Yachting School courses you are welcome to bring friends or family to share the cost of the lesson. It is a great way to spend quality family time or a fun way to learn with your friends. (4 people maximum)

  • Reading the wind
  • Understanding your boat
  • Approaching
  • Speed and turning control
  • Tying-up
  • Un-tying
  • Leaving
  • … and more

Workshops are all conducted on the water.

Each student is encouraged to practice each new skill over and over so as to quickly build confidence while safely supervised by our instructor.

All lessons will include additional notes and reading materials as well as written personalised advice.