An entire practical weekend dedicated to enthusiasts, shipowners and skippers: you will analyse the most common breakdowns with practical and theoretical focus on how to intervene, solve or plug difficult situations on board. Theoretical and practical lessons will be held on board 40, 45 and 50 foot sailing boats with simulations and direct interventions on the diesel engine and on-board systems. 

DEPARTURE BASE Marina Fezzano, La Spezia
Available dates

Weekend 21/22 October: AVAILABLE
Weekend 18/19 November: AVAILABLE
Weekend 9/10 December: AVAILABLE

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

Included services

Double cabin spot
Tutor on board
Final cleaning
Teaching materials

Not included services

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

€270 per person. Minimum 3 participants.

Sailing licence is not required.


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 32


SUN ODYSSEY 49i (2009)
Class: Barca a vela - Premium plus

SUN ODYSSEY 49i (2009) View MoreLess

Technical Sheet:
Model SUN ODYSSEY 49i (2009)
Type Sailing boat - Premium plus
Year 2009 (refit 2017)
Length 15.07 m
Width 4.49 m
Sail area 112.00 mq
Cabins 4 double + dinette
Beds 8 + 1 crew
WC/Shower 4
Details Solar panels, watermaker, frezzer, BBQ

Boat models, technical specifications and options may be subject to change. BeBlue organises crews by balancing age, gender and specific requests of participants and reserves the right to make free upgrades to higher classes if needed. All boats are selected with care and experience.

BeBlue reserves the right to replace any boat in or out of the catalogue with another of similar class and quality.

You will learn:

The weekend is designed to get hands-on with parts and equipment on a test bench and/or on board by simulating the most common maintenance with all the necessary tools.

  • Focus on diesel inboard engine
  • Focus on onboard systems with practical tests: electricity and hydraulics
  • Diagnosis and solution for steering system failure
  • Diagnosis and solution for waterways and/or leaks
  • Diagnosis and solution for mast and sail failures
  • Diagnosis and solution for grounding
  • Fire on board, grounding and waterways and/or faults
  • Practical tests on malfunctions
  • Crew briefing, check-in and check-out procedures
  • Lease and charter documents and contracts

Marina Fezzano, La Spezia