Boat Leader License Certificate B


We organize courses for the skipper of category B in small groups with minimum of 10 and maximum of 20 participants and with the lectures, students participate in practical exercises (tasks of navigation, sailor’s knots, etc.).

Classes are held in the combination of classrooms and practical lectures.The course is organized on weekend (Saturday-Sunday) .Exam is taken on Sunday, in English,German,Italian language and in case of a large number of registered participants and prior appointment in German and Italian language.

The right to take the exam for a skipper of category B is acquired by the age of 16. After passing the exams Boat leader category B with your permission can operate a boat or yacht for private purposes up to 30 gross tons in the field of navigation IIa, III (without limitation) and IV. By the age of 18 power is limited to 15 kW (20 hp), and then is not limited.

The sailing area is always indicated in a sailing permit vessels where, according to its size, construction and equipment sets or limits the navigation area on 1 or 3 nautical miles away from the mainland or islands of Croatian waters.

Age: for all adults (16-18 years with the signature of a parent or guardian)

Prerequisites: no

Min. Requirements: swimming skills and willingness to exercise

Acquired skills: the basics of steering, handling sails, participation in all the work on the boat

Accommodation: Maritime zone: Istria Course duration: 2 days

The course lasts two days: Saturday 10: 00-18: 00 / Sunday 09:00 exam

Program exams Boat leader B:

Program exams Skipper Category B includes the following items and services:

  • Maritime Navigation (NAVIGATION)
  • Chart general (types, content maps, catalogs, maps, gauges)
  • Reading tickets, tags and abbreviations
  • Determination of the courses and bearings
  • Measuring distances on maps
  • Waterways (labels, danger, optical mark …), IALA system
  • Plotting points ship
  • Basics of terrestrial (ground) navigation
  • At the same time observation
  • The observation in the space of time
  • Number and estimated position
  • Manuals for navigation
  • pilots
  • Lists lighthouse
  • Compass, use, maintenance, errors and their correction
  • The use of electronic devices on the boat
  • Radar, principle, measure the distance and angle of the radar
  • Depth, type, operating principles, errors
  • Speedometer: types, operating principles, errors.
  • The division of mechanical propulsion device
  • Basic concepts of work, preparing for the operation, make and stop
  • Ways to make, lubrication and cooling
  • Control of work, instruments for control
  • Diagnosing faults and their elimination
  • Batteries, fuel and precautions necessary for loading fuel
  • Ship installation
  • Extinguishing media.
  • Knowledge of precautions to prevent spills of oil into the sea
  • Ballast tanks and tanks for wastewater collection
  • The regulations on navigation, on the order of the ports
  • The instruments on the boat, boat registration in the register of boats, reviews
  • qualifications crew
  • Port authorities’ competence in relation to the boat and crew boats
  • The means of maritime transport – boats and yachts of various types
  • Advantages and disadvantages, elements of design and constructional features of different types of boats
  • accessories boats
  • The stability of the boat – concept, classification and importance of the stability of the ship
  • Ropes and Knots
  • Meteorology, generally
  • Meteorological elements – air temperature, atmospheric pressure, humidity; fluxes, clouds and precipitation, fog and visibility
  • Winds on the Adriatic
  • Tides, waves generated by wind, swell, influence shallow water sea time
  • Reports and warnings, weather and navigation conditions.
  • Maneuvering, safety of navigation and FIRST AID
  • Maneuvering the boat – concept, types of maneuvering and meaning
  • Knowing maneuverability boats
  • The practical management of a boat at sea, landing, anchoring and binding
  • External conditions when maneuvering (wind, waves, currents)
  • Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
  • Practical display with models
  • Lights on ships
  • daily signs
  • Beep
  • Knowledge of procedures in case of emergency
  • danger signals
  • Cooperation with SAR services (Search And Rescue – Rescue)
  • Survival at sea – procedures in rafts and lifeboats
  • Life-saving appliances – types, quantities, equipment and features
  • Life rafts and rescue boats
  • Personal saving appliances (vests, belts)
  • First aid
  • The funds for first aid
  • Sources injuries on the boat
  • CPR
  • First aid in case of hypothermia, freezing and high atmospheric temperatures.


To attend the exam bring :
1) Two images 3 x 2.5 cm
2) A photocopy of the passport / personal
3) The administrative fee
4) Payment slip


  • 250 € + hotel
  • 8 Hours theory on board
  • Brochure
  • Exam fee to the Port Authority

The course lasts two days:

Saturday 10: 00-18: 00 / Sunday 09:00 exam

The price includes:

  • instructors and crew
  • Tax, VAT, Printed material

Upon completion of the course you will be able to obtained licenses B -that gives you right to operate.

  • Cargo and fishing boats (under 12 meters)
  • All kinds of boats for personal use (up to 12 meters)
  • Yachts up to 30 GT(gross tonnage)
  • Charter yachts up to 30GT, without the crew

To obtain this license you have to be minimum 16 years of age.

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