The first event of the year is also the gateway to the Skipper Team: an opportunity not to be missed for those who want to get involved and prove their nautical and crew management skills. In classroom and on board of sailing boats between 40 and 50 feet, practical and theoretical tests will be held to test your skills and compare them with the point of view of professionals. Welcome on board!

DEPARTURE BASE Marina Fezzano, La Spezia
Available dates

2/3 NOVEMBER 2024: only date in the year! 
This event is the Skipper Recruitment for SEASON 2025

TIME OF DEPARTURE Check-in at 7:00 pm on Saturday - Check-out on 5:00 pm on Saunday

Included services

Tutor on board
Final cleaning
Overnight stay on board (limited places)
Classroom and simulators

Not included services

Transfers to/from the Marina
Food and beverage
Bed linen
Ashore overnight
AICS membership fee (30€)

120€. This event has a limited number of participants: if you are interested, book your place now.


Overnight accommodation on board for 20 registered participants; for the other participants, rooms are available at the Fezzano Marina and in nearby hotels.


This weekend is entirely organised and run by BeSkipper a.s.d. (Associazione Sportiva Dilettantisca)

Additional information

Language Italian and english.
Class Event Ticket
How to come TRAIN: La Spezia central station
Product ID 33

BeSkipper: take control. Presentation and recruitment.

The event takes place over two days, during which the participants will be divided into groups and alternate between practical tests on board and theoretical tests in a classroom.

Overnight accommodation on board is included for the first 30 registered participants; beyond this number, nearby hotels will be indicated with special rates.

The following skills will be examined during the selection meeting:

    • Boat control in restricted space conditions
    • Motor boat control
    • Sailing boat control and maneuvers
    • Mooring and/or anchorage in different configurations
    • Theoretical and face-to-face tests on nomenclature, foreign languages, knowledge of on-board procedures and systems 

An internal communication service will be available to share travel expenses to reach the boarding base.

Marina di Fezzano, La Spezia