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RECREATIONAL BOAT SKIPPER (PER)

Recreational Boat Skipper (PER) is the nautical license which will let you govern a recreational motorboat or sailboat between islands or between the Peninsula Iberica and Balearics and there is no need of previous experience.

+   What kind of leisure boat can I govern with this license?

  • Jetski of any power.
  • Motorboats with a maximum length of 15 metres.
  • Sailboats with a maximum length of 15 metres if you carry out the complementary practices about sail navigation (1).
  • Motorboats with a maximum length of 24 metres if you carry out the statutory practice of cruise navigation (2).
  • Sailboats with a maximum length of 24 metres if you carry out the complementary practices about sail navigation (1) and the statutory practice of cruise navigation (2).

+   In which circumstances can I navigate? 

  • With jetskis, inside the specific navigation limits that apply according the technical features of each one.
  • With motorboats, until 12 miles from the coastline and between islands inside the balearic and canary archipelago, during daytime and night-time
  • With sailboats, until 12 miles from the coastline and between islands inside the balearic and canary archipelago, during daytime and night-time in case you carry out the complementary sail practices (1).
  • With motorboats, between the Peninsula Iberica and Balearics, during daytime and night-time, in case you carry out the statutory practice of cruise navigation (2).
  • With sailboats, between the Peninsula Iberica and Balearics, during daytime and night-time, in case you carry out the complementary sail practices (1) and the statutory practice of cruise navigation (2).

+   How is the course structured? 

  • Sessions of theory (time invested will depend on each student) where we are going to work on the following themes:
  1. Nautical naming. 
  2. Mooring and anchoring elements. 
  3. Sea safety.
  4. Legislation.
  5. Beaconing.
  6. International code to prevent collisions (RIPA).
  7. Navigation and manoeuvres.
  8. Sea emergencies.
  9. Meteorology.
  10. Navigation theory. 
  11. Navigation marine charts.
  • Practical sessions about navigation and security for 16 hours on an homologated boat where we will apply every concept worked in the theory part to obtain the motor navigation license.  
  • A theory and practical session of 12 hours about short range radio operator.
  • Practical sail navigation complementary sessions (1) of 16 hours in an homologated boat if you also want the sail navigation license. 
  • Practical complementary session (2) of cruise navigation during 24 consecutive hours if you want to get the license to navigate with boats with a maximum length of 24 metres and between the Peninsula Iberica and Balearic. 

+  Information of interest

  • Maximum of 8 students in a course.
  • You need to pass a theory exam to get the license.
  • All practices can be done before or after the theory exam.  
  • Minimum age of 18 years.
  • The student must bring a medical certificate apt for nautical activities to be able to get the license. 
  • Once finished the theory and practice sessions and the exam passed, the student can issue the official license/card. 
  • The official license card has a validity period of 10 years, and after that it can be renovated submitting a new medical certificate.  

+   Rates

  • 550 € the complete course of Recreational Motor Boat Skipper which includes the theory and practical sessions, exam taxes, an insurance and didactic material.  
  • 725 € the complete course of Recreational Motorboat and Sailboat Skipper which includes the theory and practical sessions, exam taxes, an insurance and didactic material.  
  • 275 € the practical regulatory session of cruise navigation for 24 hours. 

If you are interested on this course, contact us filling in the contact form, by phone or email and we will inform you about the scheduled courses.