The Yacht Pattern (PY) is the nautical title that will allow you to steer a recreational motor and sailing boat at long distances from the coast, being necessary to previously hold the title of Patrón de Embarcación de Embarcación de Recreo (PER).

+ What type of pleasure craft will I be able to steer with this certificate?

  • Nautical motorcycles of any power.
  • Motor boats up to 24 meters in length.
  • Sailing boats up to 24 meters in length if the corresponding complementary sailing training is carried out.

+ Under what circumstances will I be able to sail?

  • In relation to nautical motorcycles, within the specific limits of navigation applicable according to their technical characteristics.
  • In relation to motor and sailing vessels, up to a maximum of 150 miles between the coast and a line parallel to the coast at that distance, during daytime or nighttime hours.

+ How is the course structured?

  • Theoretical sessions (the time invested will depend on each student) in which the following topics are covered:
  1. Safety at sea.
  2. Meteorology.
  3. Theory of navigation.
  4. Navigation chart.
  • 48-hour practical sessions on navigation and safety in a certified vessel.
  • Complementary practical sailing sessions of 16 hours in an approved boat if you also want to obtain the sailing license.

+ Information of interest

  • Maximum 8 students per course.
  • It is necessary to be in possession of the title of Patrón de Embarcaciones de Recreo (PER).
  • It is necessary to pass the theoretical exam to obtain the qualification.
  • All motor and sailing practices can be done before or after the theoretical exam.
  • Minimum age of 18 years old.
  • The student must provide a medical certificate of fitness for boating for the processing of the title.
  • Once the theoretical and practical sessions have been completed and the student has passed the exam, he/she will be able to apply for the official certificate/license.
  • The official license is valid for 10 years, after which it may be renewed with a new medical certificate.

+ Prices

  • 850 € the complete Motor Yacht Skipper course, which includes the theoretical and practical sessions and didactic material.
  • 1.025 € the complete course of Motor and Sailing Yacht Skipper, which includes the theoretical and practical sessions and didactic material.
  • 92,20 € examination fees.
  • 100 € the fees for the issuance of the diploma.

If you are interested in this course, you can contact us through the

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or by phone or e-mail [email protected] and we will inform you of the schedule and timetable.

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