Maneuvering a Big Cruiser off the coast of Shimoda

Throughout a year
1 group 100,000yen~

Outline of the program

Lesson of controlling a big cruiser( length of 17 meters), participating in the annual International Billfish Tournament in Shimoda. Aiming at helping guests who have acquired small vessel license, brush up his technique. The lesson is a 3 hours' course with the aid of the captain of Black Pearl Ship, beside you. Capacity : 12 people.

Program schedule

Meet at the designated pier of Shimoda port. Present your license and fill in the necessary information on the boarding list.
Go on board and learn basic operation and leaving & berthing of a ship. After that we go to Shimoda offing and take a cruise… The captain supports you, regarding the level of your skills. Please discuss the departure time.

Availability of English guides on the day of the activity

Japanese and simple English is used.

Detail of the program

Venue ⁄ location The Shimoda Port - Off the coast of Shimoda
Available period Throughout a year
Available period Except International Billfish Fishing Tournament period(July) and ship maintenance period.
Hours of registration 8:00am - 5:00pm
Length of the program 3 hours
Reservation Required
Toilet Yes, cabin, etc.
Kiosk Yes, a convenience store nearby.
Necessity of bringing something to eat Yes, when lessons continue to lunch time.
Place to eat Yes, cabin, etc.

Required items to bring

Drinking water, etc.

Precautions ⁄ remarks

At least one person must be the holder of ship license. If the aptitude is not approved, you are not allowed to leave the port. It may be canceled depending on the weather or the wave condition.

Details of the fee

Experience of controlling a cruiser : 100,000yen (tax included) / Operation, lesson fee and fuel cost within. / For 1~12 people.
Remarks concerning the fee
Payment method Pay by cash before boarding.
Cancellation fee The same day cancellation : 50%
Reservations accepted from Throughout a year
Reservations accepted until 3 days before, 7:00pm
Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation 1~1 group

Meeting place ⁄ map

Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting time

Shimoda Boat Service Kakisaki Pier or Uzima Pier, etc. (Check each time.) Meet 20 min. before boarding.

Meeting place (address ⁄ access)

(To Kakisaki Pier) 10 minutes by bus from Izukyu-Shimoda Station for Suzaki・ Tsumekizaki. Get off at Koshigoe and 1 minute walk.

Reservation ⁄ inquiry

English service for making reservations and inquiries No support in English. Please contact to "Seamon" by phone or e-mail.
Name Black Pearl
Address c/o Rakuyo 1116-8 Kakisaki Shimoda
TEL ⁄ FAX Tel.0558-22-1233  Fax.0558-27-1222
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
Business hours 10:00am - 7:00pm
Closed Irregular

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