How to get RYA certificate?
For everyone who desires to feel the wind in their hair and the scent of the Adriatic Sea and at the same time attend the World-class sailing course under the British Royal Yachting Association (the RYA), ANA brings to you this unique possibility. Regardless if you are a complete beginner or you have sailed before, or you have skippered the boat before, the RYA has something for everyone. From the Competent Crew course to Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper practical courses, you can feel and experience what it means to learn to sail under to rules of British yachtsmen on the beautiful Adriatic coast in the unspoiled and exotic aquatorium of Murter and Kornati islands. Our friendly and experienced instructors will open wide the doors of the fascinating world of sailing to you and give you confidence and knowledge so you too can make the wind and waves our friends and allies.
More on the courses
Day Skipper: it’s a plus if you know your way around the boat, we will provide 100 NM of sailing and 4 night hours to your logbook.
Coastal Skipper: 300 NM of navigation prior to course. 8 night hours, 2 days as skipper. We will provide 100 NM of sailing and 4 night hours to your logbook.
Where are we and our location
We are located between the two jewels of the Adriatic Sea - Kornati and Krka
Our sailing school is placed in ACI Marina Jezera on the island Murter, in the heart of Dalmatia. Jezera is a small town on the southeast side of the island, which is connected to the land with drawbridge over a narrow sea passage. The town is indent in bay shaped like horseshoe which is surrounded with gentle hills. Due to its natural position the town is not exposed to strong wind gusts so its bay is ideal for docking and ship habitation. Jezera, once exclusively a fisherman town, is still known as the most important starting point for fishing Adriatic tuna. Natural gift, beauty and indentedness of Adriatic Sea coast, something unusual and rare presents intrinsically encounter with sea. More >>>
Program managers and instructors
chief of ANA base Jezera / island Murter
Master Mariner, Head of RYA program
Practical part of training on basic and advanced courses will be held at ten metres long school sailing boats.
Boat equipment is consistent with course programme that connote acquiring skills and coordination of crew in basic sailing manoeuvres and operations. Procedures of changing sails configuration is conducted with switching types of frontal sails and compression of mainsail, with no help of mechanism for retracting sails. Boat characteristics and equipment are subordinated to the purpose of school boat.
For higher levels of education (skipper course, all additional programmes) you will have boats type Elan 333 and Beneteau First 36.7 on disposal.
Equipment of these boats will provide you with all the needed comfort for a few days stay on boat. Boat Elan 333 equipped with all the needed equipment that is regulatory by RYA.