INTERNATIONAL SAILING SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION

ul. T. Borowskiego 2/309, 03475 Warszawa
Poland

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Master of Yacht

Experience required prior training: 60 days at sea as skipper or watch leader in at least 5 voyages, at least in 3 different sea areas, including tidal waters (at least one area), 2 passages over 100 nautical miles as skipper
Certification required prior training: SRC, First Aid Certificate, Sea Survival
Minimum age required: 18 years old
Suggested number of training hours: 40 hours – training covers more exam preparation
Who can run the training: ISSA Instructor who holds MoY certificate
Who can do the examination: ISSA Examiner
Examination: 6 hours, including 2 at darkeness Maximum 3 candidates at a time
How to submit the application: To authorized ISSA school only

Candidate for Master of Yacht should possess the same knowledge as Offshore Skipper but should be more fluent in applying it.

Apart of that, Master of Yacht should:

  • have proper appearance (dressing and hygiene) and should behave properly (show respect to others)
  • be condifent in his actions;
  • be friendly to his crew;
  • remain calm in all situations and should not escalate stressful situations;
  • have good communication skills with the crew;

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Rescue Skipper Training


The Rescue Skipper Instructor programme is the first in the series of professional programmes for Instructors, Skippers, Yachstmen and women.

The candidates for the instructor course undergo a selection process where they are verified in both physical and psychological terms.
Endurance training: swimming – 1000 m, having the injured on a tow – 100 m, staying on the water surface – 15 minutes, swimming in ABC equipment (dive mask, snorkel and fins) – 500 m, swimming underwater – 15 m, recovering items from up to 5 m depth.

Course guidelines:
Theory and practice, accident scenarios:

1. Training session: providing first aid, recovery position, protective barriers, automated external defibrillator (AED) use, providing first oxygen aid; practice.

2. Training session: providing auxiliary medical assistance, what to do in the case of bleeding, shock, spinal injury, seasickness, dehydration, sunstroke, choking, limb fracture; practice.

3. Training session: radiotelephonic communications’ rules, distress communications, urgency communications; practice.

4. Rescue session: safety measures, life protection measures, securing measures.
Development of the skills of using:
• Safety belt, life harness, buoyancy aid.
• Tying lifeline, making safety harness with a rope, tying bowline knot.
• Life ring, safety cord.
• Safety rope, danbuoy.

5. Practical skills development session:
• Practice: man overboard, manoeuvre under sail under power.
• Practice: man overboard, getting an unconscious person out of water, using life protection devices.
• Practice: getting a panicked person out of water, freeing techniques, using life

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ISSA Classroom

Guidelines for ISSA courses classrooms standard

Obligatory standards

  • The classroom should be located away from noise-generating activities.
  • Prioritize natural light in the classroom over other.
  • Ample space shall be provided in the classroom design for the programmed seating configuration.
  • As far as possible, physically comfortable operative temperatures in the room should be maintained.
  • A good ventilation that is appropriate to the size of the room and its occupancy rate must be provided.
  • Marker board, projection screen or other adequate equivalents.
  • Every student should have his own seat and desk as well as access to electrical socket.
  • Every student has to have unobstructed view of the presentation area, the displays, marker boards, etc.
  • The toilets should be located in the classroom vicinity.

Premium standards

  • The front wall of the room behind the instructor area should have no protrusions (structural or otherwise) into the room so that, marker boards, projection screens or information displays can be installed across the entire wall of the presenter area.
  • Adequate ceiling height shall be provided allowing an unobstructed view of properly sized information displays.
  • There should be no columns in the classroom. Columns placed within the room’s interior space severely hamper room arrangement and student viewing of the instructor and visual aids.
  • Classroom aspect ratio should not exceed 3:2.
  • Dimmable and pre-programmed lighting with assigned “lighting zones” to optimize room flexibility and improve visibility (eg. Disable light fixtures at projection screen).
  • Classroom furniture should be movable for quick reconfiguration.

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About us

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About Us

ISSA aims to provide opportunities worldwide for people who dream of learning to sail to make a start in a sailing school. Also, ISSA provides an international career path for sailing and windsurfing instructors to teach sailing and windsurfing in other countries.

ISSA is a non-profit international association which provides a framework of common standards of quality and safety for sailing and windsurfing schools throughout the world. The ISSA standards apply equally to the certification of students completing sailing and windsurfing courses at all levels of ability. All ISSA sailing and windsurfing instructors are trained to the same of levels of competence.

ISSA is managed by a committee elected from its member sailing and windsurfing schools.

ISSA was created in 1969 in London by:

Les Glenans FRA
Polish Yachting Association POL
Yacht Club de Morges SUI
Casa di Vela Caprera ITA
National Schools Sailing Association GBR
Centro Internacional de Navigacion de Arousa ESP

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