Teacher Information

Teachers will have the option between trip duration of 1 to 5 days. Below is the standard set up for a one day trip. Teachers have complete ability to request different time schedules (within crew agreement) and changes within the standard schedule. Teachers also have the ability to choose their classes from available Common Tides curriculum based on their students needs.

Standard One-Day Schedule

8:30 AM — Arrival, Instructions, and Safety Talk
9:00 AM — Lesson one – Fish Species Identification (or teacher’s choice)
10:00 AM — Basic Snorkel – led by trained instructors and watched by a lifeguard
11:00 AM — Lesson two – Environmental Awareness (or teacher’s choice)
12:00 PM — Lunch
1:00 PM — Boat Tour and Rules
1:15 PM — Lesson three – Introduction to Sailing (or teacher’s choice)
2:00 PM — Lesson four – Science of Sailing (or teacher’s choice)
4:00 PM – Wrap up and students disembark

Marine Science Class Options:
Aquatic Environmental Impact; Fish Habitat and Biology; Invertebrate Identification and Biology; Reef Makeup and Coral Degradation; Oceanography; Biomimicry; Marine Mammal Biology and Habitat; Plankton Identification and Importance, Seagrass and the Mangrove Impact; etc.

Sail Science Class Options:
Sail Theory Introduction; Advanced Sail Handling; Knot Work; Navigation; Astronomy; Mechanical Advantage; Meteorology; etc.

Water Class Options:
Basic Snorkel; Advanced Snorkel; and Scientific Snorkel.