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JUST SAIL ACADEMY:
DEEP KNOWLEDGE OF DEEP SEAS..

Just Sail Academy, established with the mission of becoming a school of mission in the field of professional yachting training, set out to train sailors of the future with its experienced instructor captains, latest model boats and theoretical and practical curriculum. Just Sail Academy, which started its training series with 'Life at Sea Training', aims to expand its course catalogue with international yacht training approved certificate programs in the future.

LIFE AT SEA TRAINING

95% of life on-board is almost the same at every boat and during every cruising; however, there is a 5% slice where the decisions and actions taken by the sailor/captain are the key to a safe and enjoyable sailing. Theoretical knowledge alone is not enough on the boat: Vibrations of the sea, curves of the wind, dance of the clouds and the entire movement of nature are full of great data of the seas. At sea, anything can be an answer.

Life at Sea Training, which consists of a 3-days on-board course, has been prepared with a content and flow that will enable you to test your theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of maritime and sailing and to complete your skills.

Everything you need to know, from the clothes to be worn and the materials to be used on the boat to safe movement methods on the deck in bad weather conditions, is presented together during Life at Sea Training. The training, prepared in a modular format, can be customized according to the level and demands of the participants.

At the end of the course, participants will be entitled to receive the 'Just Sail Academy Life at Sea Training Participation Certificate' and will be given a life at sea handbook as a gift.

Our training tours departing from Bodrum/Göcek D-Marin are carried out with 6 participants on our 46-meter boats with 3-4 cabins and 3 bathrooms/toilets. Our training tour calendar is subject to change due to adverse weather conditions and other force majeure reasons.

For detailed information about and participation to Life at Sea Training, you can email to us via [email protected] or call 0252 440 0252.

Day 1: Basic Training and Preparation

09:00-10:00 Participant Registration and Welcoming
10:00-12:00 Basic Maritime Training
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Safety Protocols and Emergency Training
15:00-17:00 Sailing

Day 2: Advanced Skills and Practice

09:00-11:00 Advanced Knot Techniques
11:00-13:00 Cruise Planning and Rotation
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Sea Maneuver Practice
16:00-18:00 Daily Evaluation and Free Time

Day 3: Life at Sea and Closure

09:00-11:00 Marine Life and Sustainability Training
11:00-13:00 Maritime Life Survival Discipline
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Final Cruise and Practice
16:00-17:00 Closing, Certificate Ceremony and Feedback

Senior Instructor Captain Ecehan Karacan

Captain Ecehan, one of the first graduates of the Yacht Captainship Department of Bodrum Anatolian Vocational High School, which was established in 1998 to provide Turkey's first yacht captain training, completed his associate degree at Anadolu University Tourism Travel Services and his bachelor's degree in Accommodation Management. Captain Ecehan also received Occupational Safety and Health training.

Captain Ecehan, one of the first graduates of the Yacht Captainship Department of Bodrum Anatolian Vocational High School, which was established in 1998 to provide Turkey's first yacht captain training, completed his associate degree at Anadolu University Tourism Travel Services and his bachelor's degree in Accommodation Management. Captain Ecehan also received Occupational Safety and Health training.

Captain Ecehan has 10 years of experience in the field of operational management at marinas and has been a bareboat charter captain for the last 15 years. Captain Ecehan, who has joined Just Sail family in 2023, serves as Just Sail's Fleet Director in addition to the training activities.

MUTLU NAKIPOGLU

Instructor CaptainYASIN CIMEN

Captain Yasin, who is experienced as a 149 gross ton commercial yacht captain has a unique formation in the fields that we can call the analytical side of maritime. He is specialized in preventive maritime safety, emergency management, complex navigation systems, route planning, technical maintenance, high standard operations and crew management.

Yasin Kaptan, who has joined Just Sail family in 2022, serves as Just Sail Operations Manager in addition to the training activities.

ECEHAN KARACAN

Instructor Captain MUTLU NAKIPOGLU

Captain Mutlu, who has one of the rare real-life stories that every white-collar person dreams of and managed to leave corporate life and switched to a life mode integrated with nature started his maritime adventure by exploring the coasts of Turkey with the 27ft sail he bought in 2020.

Captain Mutlu was working as an engineer in a private company in Istanbul at that time, but his passion for the sea turned into a life-changing wind taking him to Bodrum Turgutreis. Captain Mutlu made a horizontal and smooth transition from dream to reality and became literally happy as his name suggests (His name ‘Mutlu’ means ‘happy’ in English).

Captain Mutlu, who has joined Just Sail family as Operations Director in 2022, also continues to fly with paragliding, goes on spiritual journeys with yoga, and expands his music repertoire as a good listener.

YASIN CIMEN

Senior Instructor Captain Ecehan Karacan

Captain Ecehan, one of the first graduates of the Yacht Captainship Department of Bodrum Anatolian Vocational High School, which was established in 1998 to provide Turkey's first yacht captain training, completed his associate degree at Anadolu University Tourism Travel Services and his bachelor's degree in Accommodation Management. Captain Ecehan also received Occupational Safety and Health training.

Captain Ecehan, one of the first graduates of the Yacht Captainship Department of Bodrum Anatolian Vocational High School, which was established in 1998 to provide Turkey's first yacht captain training, completed his associate degree at Anadolu University Tourism Travel Services and his bachelor's degree in Accommodation Management. Captain Ecehan also received Occupational Safety and Health training.

Captain Ecehan has 10 years of experience in the field of operational management at marinas and has been a bareboat charter captain for the last 15 years. Captain Ecehan, who has joined Just Sail family in 2023, serves as Just Sail's Fleet Director in addition to the training activities.

Instructor Captain Mutlu Nakipoğlu

Captain Mutlu, who has one of the rare real-life stories that every white-collar person dreams of and managed to leave corporate life and switched to a life mode integrated with nature started his maritime adventure by exploring the coasts of Turkey with the 27ft sail he bought in 2020.

Captain Mutlu was working as an engineer in a private company in Istanbul at that time, but his passion for the sea turned into a life-changing wind taking him to Bodrum Turgutreis. Captain Mutlu made a horizontal and smooth transition from dream to reality and became literally happy as his name suggests (His name ‘Mutlu’ means ‘happy’ in English).

Captain Mutlu, who has joined Just Sail family as Operations Director in 2022, also continues to fly with paragliding, goes on spiritual journeys with yoga, and expands his music repertoire as a good listener.

Instructor CaptainYasin Çimen

Captain Yasin, who is experienced as a 149 gross ton commercial yacht captain has a unique formation in the fields that we can call the analytical side of maritime. He is specialized in preventive maritime safety, emergency management, complex navigation systems, route planning, technical maintenance, high standard operations and crew management.

Yasin Kaptan, who has joined Just Sail family in 2022, serves as Just Sail Operations Manager in addition to the training activities.