Skipper Large Sailboats Course Bundle
(A bundle of 4 courses)

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Rating is 4.90 (based on 46748 reviews).

Adventure Awaits! Learn how to sail large keelboats.

Sailing a large sailboat (keelboats over 26ft in length) combines the timeless knowledge and skills of sailing with modern comforts and capabilities necessary for extended journeys. Whether you're a seasoned or beginner sailor, the Skipper Large Sailboats online 2 course bundle provides what you need to become a competent large keelboat sailor - including added emphasis on large sailboat systems, docking, and maneuvering under power.

Optional Skipper Rank certifcation is available when you meet the experience and assessment requirements. Plus, get free access to Basic Sail Trim and Navigation Rules courses, and start preparing to sail and enjoy extended voyages with large keelboats!

Estimated Time (all courses combined): 29 hours
Price: $106.50  $95.00

Bundle includes these courses (Click one of them to view more)

  • Skipper
  • Maneuvering Under Power
  • Basic Sail Trim
  • Navigation Rules
  • Skipper Course

    Rating is 4.92 (based on 4343 reviews).
    A comprehensive online sailing course for beginner to intermediate sailors to learn how to sail large sailboats (keelboats) 26 ft (8m) and above. If you want to learn to sail or improve your sailing skills then the Skipper Large Sailboat Online Course is right for you.

    Estimated time: 20 hours
  • Maneuvering Under Power Clinic

    Rating is 4.97 (based on 3740 reviews).
    Absolutely essential maneuvering and docking online course that will save you thousands in dents, bumps, and scratches at the marina. Want to dock your monohull or catamaran sailboat like a pro every time? One of NauticEd’s most popular courses, Maneuvering Under Power and Docking online course teaches you how to maneuver your sailboat under power in diverse and challenging conditions.

    Estimated time: 4 hours
  • Basic Sail Trim Course

    Rating is 4.95 (based on 18876 reviews).

    Whether you're learning to sail or an advanced sailor, take this FREE sailing course - it will take you about 2 hours to get through the material, and I guarantee you'll learn something. The basic concepts of sail trim are explained using multimedia interactive HTML5 animation technology, meaning you'll have various trim controls at your mouse tip while watching wind effects.

    Estimated time: 2 hours
  • Navigation Rules Clinic

    Rating is 4.83 (based on 19789 reviews).

    This FREE online course is a great safety course for EVERYONE. Take the Navigation Rules online sailing course to learn navigational markers and USCG rules of the road when sailing or under power.

    Estimated time: 3 hours
    Not running into something? Priceless
    FREE COURSE (literally priceless)


  • There is no time limit to complete the sailing lessons
  • You can review the sailing lessons as many times as you like
  • You can make as many attempts as needed to pass the tests
  • If you've already bought one sailing class then you'll be given an appropriate credit

Course Information

If you've got some experience already, you might consider upgrading to the Bareboat Charter Master Bundle of Courses. You'll save even more AND get the Electronic Navigation course for FREE.

Skipper Large Sailboats Course Bundle Description

Discover sailing with our comprehensive online Skipper Large Sailboat bundle of courses. This interactive and multimedia course bundle is designed to teach sailors of all levels, from beginners to experienced sailors, with the knowledge and theory required to competently sail, operate, and maneuver large keelboats greater 26ft (8m) in length.

The 2 course bundle includes the Skipper Course and Docking & Maneuvering Under Power. You’ll also receive the Basic Sail Trim and Navigation Rules courses for free. With this bundle, you'll gain the theory and knowledge instruction in a wide range of critical sailing aspects, including:

  • The Skipper Large Sailboats online course bundle teaches you to sail and dock large keelboats
  • Large Keelboats: Explore the anatomy of large keelboats, understanding the components, rigging, and systems that make these vessels unique. Gain insights into maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Sail Theory: The fundamental principles of sailing, including wind dynamics and sailboat physics. Understand how to harness the power of the wind and the physics of sailboat design to propel your vessel efficiently and effectively.
  • Sailing Maneuvers & Techniques: Build your confidence by learning the various sailing maneuvers, from tacking and gybing to heaving to and more! Hone your sailing techniques to harness the wind's power effectively and sail with precision while safely helming the sailboat with confident control.
  • Sail Trim: Discover the art of reading the wind and trimming the sails for optimal performance.
  • Sailing Terminology & Communication: The language of unique terms used by sailors, which is essential for clear communication on a sailboat.
  • Docking and Maneuvering Under Power: Learn the intricacies of docking and maneuvering your sailboat under power, ensuring you can navigate even the trickiest of marinas.
  • Anchoring & Mooring: Learn the art of anchoring and mooring safely and securely to enjoy peaceful nights at anchor in picturesque locations.
  • Boat Management & Systems: Learn about boat management and systems (engine, electrical, etc…) to ensure your vessel operates flawlessly throughout your journey.
  • Navigation: Learn the art of navigation, chart reading, and GPS usage.
  • International Navigation Rules and Buoys: Learn international navigational markers and USCG rules of the road when sailing or under power.
  • Coping with Emergencies: Prioritize safety with modules on safety equipment, procedures, and protocols for different sailing conditions, environments, and crew-overboard emergencies.
  • Essential Knots: Specialized knots to reliably secure lines (ropes) to perform specific tasks in sailing and tame the hundreds of feet of line various lines on a sailboat.
  • Weather: Develop a keen understanding of weather patterns, enabling you to make informed decisions for safe and enjoyable sailing experiences.

Additionally, if you're new to NauticEd, you’ll also receive a free eLogbook to record your sailing experience, and all of your experience and training are automatically updated in your free online Sailing Resume.

Skipper Large Keelboat Certification (Optional)

Upon successful completion of the course, and logging a minimum 10 days of sailing experience in your FREE sailing eLogbook, you will receive the Skipper Large Keelboat Rank certification.

Or after completing the prerequisite Skipper Bundle, train with a NauticEd Sailing Instructor and add Skipper Large Keelboat Rank Verified Competency certification to your sailing resume.


Whether you dream of leisurely cruising along scenic coastlines or competing in sailing regattas, the Skipper course bundle will empower you to make the most of your sailing aspirations. Register today and begin a lifetime of unforgettable sailing experiences.

Fair Winds and Following Seas!

Instructor Grant Headifen
Grant Headifen
NauticEd Global Director of Education

Today's Investment: $95.00 (Regular Investment $106.50)

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