WHITE COAST CHARTERS

SEA SCHOOL

Sea School Denia Motorboat Licences Costa Blanca

Need a boat licence?

White Coast Sea School (working with Pro Sea School) offers training courses for all levels of ability in both power and sail. From a basic motorboat licence to Ocean YachtMaster with IYT. (International Yacht Training) training courses.

COURSES

Our most popular course is the 2-3 day Small Powerboat & Ribmaster
We have a dedicated classroom and training boats
Cost is €550 per student fully inclusive:

SMALL POWERBOAT AND RIB MASTER (MCA APPROVED) +ICC 10m

COURSE LIMITATIONS
- Covers vessels up to 10m
- Operation in coastal regions
- Driven by outboard or inboard motors
- In fair weather
- No horsepower limitations
- No accommodation

COURSE OUTLINE
This three day course covers two days of theory and one day of practical boat handling including:
- Safety at sea
- VHF Radio operations
- Small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats
- Launching and recovery
- Anchors and anchoring
- Nautical terminology
- Boat handling under power
- Man overboard procedures
- Ropes and rope-work
- Basic rules of the road (collision regulations)
- Glossary of terms

POWERBOAT SKIPPER TRAINING

Designed for those to wish to operate a power pleasure boat with accommodation up to 24 m, (80') in sight of land in fair weather. Tailored for those who are considering chartering a powerboat or for those who are purchasing a vessel. Five-day course, which includes both theory and practical components.

CERTIFICATE LIMITATIONS
- Command of a vessel up to a maximum length of 78ft / 24 metres
-In coastal waters up to 20 miles offshore
- In daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions
- This certificate is the level of competence that one needs when chartering a boat in the Mediterranean or West Indies where there are restrictions in terms of cruising area and distance from the base and the vessel has to be safely moored in a marina or anchored before dark.

COURSE OUTLINE
- Responsibilities of a skipper
- Crew safety checks
- Hull and rig checks
- Machinery and systems checks
- Fuel and water capacity and range
- Menus and quantities
- Float plan
- Sources of meteorological information
- Weather patterns
- Sea and land breezes
- Cloud types and formations
- Pilotage and passage planning
- Considerations when planning a passage
- Routine for navigating a coastal passage
- Passage strategy
- Port regulations, customs, immigration
- Pilotage plans
- Vessel handling in confined quarters
- Mooring, anchoring, coming alongside
- Ropes, knots, care and use of lines
- General deck work
- Tides and currents theory
- Tidal heights, springs and neaps
- Rule of "twelfths"
- Position fixing, running fixes
- Plotting the effect of tides and currents
- Collision regulations
- Lights, shapes and sounds
- Application of the regulations
- Advanced dingy handling

YACHTMASTER COASTAL TRAINING

The IYT Worldwide Yachtmaster Coastal certificate is a recreational certificate of competency for command of sailing and/or power vessels up to 24 metres in length up to 60 nm offshore. It is a comprehensive live aboard course consisting of six days for sail or five days for power, which includes the practical on water examination.

It has come to our attention that it has not been made perfectly clear to all IYT Worldwide yachtmaster candidates that this certification is for recreational use only and may never be upgraded to a professional certificate. Therefore, we require all candidates taking a recreational IYT Worldwide Yachtmaster Coastal, Offshore or Ocean course to complete an acknowledgement prior to taking the course.

CERTIFICATE LIMITATIONS
- Command of a vessel up to a maximum length of 78 ft / 24 metres
- In coastal waters up to 60 miles offshore
- In moderate wind and sea conditions
- Not for commercial use

COURSE OUTLINE
- International collision regulations
- Navigational charts and publications
- Dead reckoning and estimated position
- Position fixing
- Tides and currents
- Pilotage
- Safety at sea
- Meteorology
- Ropework
- Anchoring
- Boat handling
- Docking
- Passage planning

Talk to our team today to discuss sea school courses
+34 684327523

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