ISPA /Young Mariner Program Participation Guide

 ❐ Noto Nishi Gishi Marina(Guest House Hokkai) / Access 

○ From Tokyo Area

・ By Air: Haneda Airport to Noto Airport. There is two flights daily (round trip).
  ANA 747 0855 departure 0950 Arrival (2019 May Schedule)
  ANA 749 1455 departure   1550 Arrival  
     (The fee will be approximately ¥12,000~¥15,000 if purchased early.)
  * There is bus service from the airport to Anamizu Railway Station.
  * Anamizu 1049 departure Nishigishi 1102 Arrival. 
           3minitues walk to guest house Hokkai 
      * By Taxi: 40mintues from the airport to Nishigishi Marina (Guest House Hokkai)

・ By Train: Reference only (¥17,000 one way)
  Shinkansen: Tokyo Station 0836 departure - Kagayaki 505・ to arrive Kanazawa 1106
  JR Nanao-line:Kanazawa Station 1131 departure/arrival Nanao 1256
  Noto-tetsudo:Nanao Station 1312 departure / arrival Nishigishi 1339

❐ Program Objectives (Goal)

1. Performance Objective

    ISPA Competent Crew, Day Skipper for those who already have

     Competent Crew Certificate.

2. Motivational Objective

    Assignment book "Spaceship Earth Operation Manual (Buckminster Fuller)"

    Think about people and the earth and discuss.

 Collaboration Objectives

Program content to be set up with organizing partners

This time, we will incorporate the practical goals of US Scouting Service's Small-Boat Sailing into the course.

◯ Other (for Fun)

・ Music Night: Enjoy sings a cup that is not well known in Japan

Cooking: Preparing dinner while having fun together everyone-this is a

    Part of the seamanship training

Night Sky Watcher: Observe the wonderful night sky that cannot be seen in the city.

❐ Opening and Last Day
・ Meeting location and time:Aug 05 1700
      Guest House  Hokkai
      Conduct course briefing and prepare dinner. Bedtime should be 2200.
・ Aug 05~10, Wake Up 0600・Sail Training and other activity.
・ Dismiss: Aug 09, 1400 (After the Lunch)

Daily routine

 Daily routine summary from the second day to the last day.

0630 Get up and radio exercises                                      

0700 Breakfast, clean up will be done by each person

0800 ~ 1200 · Sail training in the morning

1200 ~ 1300 · Lunch: At the base marina or at another harbor in the bay.

1300 ~ 1600 · Afternoon Sail Training / and · /  Collaboration Program

1600 ~ 1700 · Snagging down of the ship (clean up)

1700 to 1800 · Free time

1800 ~ 2000 Dinner preparation and dinner

2000 ~ 2200 · Fun Objective (music · starry sky observation), free time

2200 sleeping

❐ Things to bring (like a soft duffel bag, no suitcases)
Wearable clothes, long sleeves, and short sleeves, shorts and trousers, bedtime clothes, awning hats, sunglasses, toiletries and sunscreens (creams), bandanas (large handkerchiefs), bath towels, exercise shoes (does not need to be a deck shoe) Rain gear top and bottom (general outdoor use OK), flashlight (for headlamps: white and red lights), underwear etc. 

❐ About the participation of parents (introductory course of ISPA basic course)

There are two options for parent activity.

1. If there are spots availableparents of the participants can participate and learn as a student to gain the ISPA Competent Crew certification as well


2. If parents are interested in serving as chaperones/support, please fill  Application for support/assistant or ask the organizer for further details. 

Parents with sailing and/or musical experience (guitar, ukulele, etc.) will be preferred. 

* Application for support/assistant.


or, ask over the email.

❐ Application Form (Click Herer)

Participant Fee

 ※Included in the fee

 ◇ Training fee with course material (workbook, log book)
 ◇ All meal (cook by participants and staff)

 ※Not included and mandate
 ◇ Sailing gear including rain ware. (PFD will be provided)
◇ Travel fee and Travel Insurance (mandatory)


Liability Waiver / Cancellation 

Waiver of Liability  download 

About Cancellation Policy

・ In case of cancellation 3 days or more prior to the event: 10% of the participation fee
・ In case of cancellation between 3 months and 2 months: 50%
・ In case of cancellation between 2 months and 1 month: 70%
・ In the case of cancellation within one month of the day: 100%


※ Application Form