Law & Licences

Sailing license requirement

licenses for sailing

licenses for sailingThe Mediterranean is very unpredictable when it comes to licensing requirements. Every destination, and every yacht charter company seems to have different rules and regulations.

Countries of the EU

The European Union is working on an ICC (International Certificate of Competence) license for all the countries of the EU, but it’s not ready yet. So this license will become more and more prevalent throughout Europe and eventually in other parts of the world.

Monetary deposit on a charter boat

Before making a monetary deposit on a charter boat, it is imperative to get a written confirmation that your nautical license and sailing resume has been accepted.  Keep in mind that you will be required to show original documents to the charter company once arriving, so keep them safe with your travel documents.

nauticweb | 08.2010

Before making a monetary deposit on a charter boat, it is imperative to get a written confirmation that your nautical license and sailing resume has been accepted. Keep in mind that getting a response takes a lot of emailing and or calling to the company. We never found it easy, it was time consuming, and it took a lot of nagging. You will be required to show original documents to the charter company once arriving, so keep them safe with your travel documents.

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norbertomoreau

Norberto Moreau is publisher and Co-Founder of the group Allied Management Ltd (Hong Kong, London, Valencia). The group has a network with associates in Yachting, Properties and Online Services.