Come down to SailMaine and rent a boat! In order to rent a SailMaine J22 each sailor must be certified by a SailMaine instructor to ensure safety and experience. It takes one hour and costs $40 per person.
We offer Skipper Certification by appointment. Give us a call and we can find a time that works for you and our instructor.
The certification includes the demonstrating proper understanding of the following areas:
- preparation to sail
- skipper/crew operations and skills
- leaving the dock or mooring
- boat control in confined waters
- navigation & navigation rules
- boat control in open water
- heavy weather sailing
- overboard rescue methods
- safety and emergency procedures
- returning to dock or mooring
- securing the boat properly
For a complete list of the information you will be expected to show competency in, click here: Skipper J22 Certification Checklist.