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Our courses prepare you for the practical boating license exam. During the course, we will discover and practice the maneuvers and exercises mandatory for the exam: sailing at all points of sail, man overboard, buoy taking, entering and leaving port, heaving, communicating with the crew, marine vocabulary and much more. The number of hours required to get you ready for your license depends on your initial level, the regularity of your courses and your learning curve. We will offer you the best possible options, taking all these factors into account.

We lead you all the way to success:
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The sailing license is mandatory to sail on a sailboat that has a sail surface superior to 15 m2. The practical exam takes place after the theory (see below).

Steps towards the sailing license

⚓ Book a first 2-hours private lesson or join one of our group courses (online or by reaching us directly)

⚓ We will then tailor a program according to your level, your availability and your needs. These lessons can be taken before, during and/or after passing the theoretical exam.

⚓ Meanwhile, you will need to subscribe to the Office cantonal des véhiculescontact and registration form here. To prepare the theoretical exam, we recommend the following app Boat Driver, which has proven its efficiency among our students.

⚓ Ready? Need a few more classes? We are following you along your learning path, and we will book your practical exam date when you are ready and feel confident. The day of the exam, we will practice for one additional hour right before the exam so you can assess the weather condtions and feel comfortable. Ready? Let’s do this!

⚓ Congratulations! You can keep learning and improving your sailing competences with our theoretical classes and our advanced classes!

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