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Spanish Boat Licence
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The Spanish Boat Licence is a basic-level boating course that qualifies you to drive small boats and jet skis in Spain. A gift voucher for a Boat Licence course is a unique gift for birthdays, Christmas or even Valentines day.

9 months to ejoy the voucher

The recipient has up to 9 months to redeem the voucher.

Customizable gift certificate

When you pay online, you can download a gift certificate.

Up to 5 participants

You can buy a gift voucher for up to 5 students.

Spanish Boat Licence

What you need to know about the Licencia de Navegación.

Spanish Boat Licence

Valid for Spanish-flagged vessels up to 6m

Spanish Boat Licence

Valid for Spanish-flagged vessels up to 6m

You don't have to be Spanish!

Available for all nationalities

Choose your language

Taught in English or Spanish

Get qualified in half a day

4 hours on the water plus 2 hours online

The kind of boat you can drive

Here’s a video of one of our training boats. You can rent this boat in the Summer.

The details

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The Spanish Boat Licence qualifies you to legally drive a powerboat of up to 6 metres length overall (LOA) in Spain as well as to dive a personal watercraft (PWC/jetski), either rented or privately-owned. The Spanish Boat Licence course provides a practical introduction to boat handling, safety equipment and preparing the boat and crew to go out on the water.

This course is suitable for beginners and for drivers with experience who are looking for formal certification to operate a Spanish-flagged pleasure craft in Spain.

The course lasts 4 hours on the water with an additional 2 hours study online. We run courses to obrain the Spanish Boat Licence all year round. During July and August, we run this course three times a week, with pick up in either Denia (El Portet) or Javea (Nou Fontana). From April through June and during September and October, we plan courses on a regular basis with at least one course every two weeks. During the winter months, we run courses in accordance with students’ availability.

The Boat School course to obtain the the Spanish Boat Licence is taught in small groups.

The Spanish Boat Licence is valid for driving:

– Motor boats up to 6 meters overall length (LOA)
– Jetskis / Personal Watercraft (PWC) all sizes
– During daylight hours
– Up to 2 nautical miles from a port, marina or safe haven

This course is open to all nationalities. You don’t have to be a Spanish citizen or resident to obtain the Spanish Boat Licence.
You can drive either your own boat or a rented boat with this licence.

Practical skills, including…
Leaving a mooring & coming alongside
Picking up a mooring buoy
Anchoring & weighing anchor
Slow speed manoeuvres
Man overboard recovery

& just the right amount of theory, including…
The Rules of the Road
Weather information

The price for a gift certificate for the Spanish Boat Licence with the Boat School is 180€. The certificate entitles the recipient to participant in a Boat Licence course as part of an open group. You can purchase a voucher with up to 5 places.

Passengers
The rules under which we operate don’t allow “passengers” on the course; everyone on the course needs to participate!

What’s included
Your Spanish Boat Licence course with The Boat School includes:

Use of light-weight inflatable life jackets
Cold water on the boat
Fuel and mooring fees
Spanish Boat licence certificate
10% discount on future rentals for selected boats
IVA (tax)

What’s not included
Meals are not included
Medical certificate (budget between 30€ and €40 per person)

This course is suitable for beginners and for drivers with experience who are looking for formal certification to operate a Spanish-flagged pleasure craft in Spain.

The minimum age for this course is 16. Candidates under the age of 18 will need a consent form signed by a parent or guardian.

You will need a medical certificate before we can issue you with your Spanish Boating Licence. For the Spanish Boating Licence, you’ll need a simple medical check up and a medical certificate issued by a driver’s medical centre. The check up is done in English, takes 15 minutes sand costs about 30€. You can do the check up on the day of your course.

Recognition in Spain
The Spanish Boat Licence is valid for driving:

  • Spanish-flagged vessels up to 6 meters overall length (LOA)
  • Jetskis of any size
  • During daylight hours
  • Up to 2 nautical miles from a port, marina or safe haven

Open to all nationalities. You don’t have to be a Spanish citizen or resident to obtain the Spanish Boat Licence. You can drive either your own boat or a rented boat with the Boat Licence.

Assuming you have a medical certificate, we’ll issue your Licence as soon as you finish the course.

International recognition
The Spanish Boating Licence isn’t formally recognized outside of Spain. If you need international recognition, we suggest you look at the RYA Powerboat level 2 course. For many nationalities, the RYA will issue you with an ICC on the basis of your Powerboat level 2 certificate.

Your instructors on the Spanish Boat Licence course are professional skippers. Many of our skippers have an instructor qualification from the UK Royal Yachtng Association as well as a professional certification from the Spanish Maritime Authority. 

Gift a sailing adventure

180€ per person

Purchase a gift certificate

Click on the button below to puchase a gift certificate for the Spanish Boat Licence. The link will open a new window with an online booking form and payment system. When you complete the reservation, you’ll immediately receive instructions about how to download and complete the gift certificate. 

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spanish boat licence with zodiac open 55
spanish boat licence with zodiac open 55

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The Boat School

Recognized by the Royal Yachting Association to conduct Powerboat Training, Sail Cruising courses in the Yachtmaster (sail) scheme and Shorebased (theory) courses.

Recognized by the Spanish Directorate General for Merchant Shipping, the Comunidad Valenciana and the Region of Murcia to conduct sail, motor, powerboat and VHF training.

Operational Base Denia

Edificio H, Marina de Dénia
Darsena de babor s/n
03700 · Denía · Spain

Madrid Office

Greenwich Náutica
C/ Marqués de Lema 7, Local 6
28003 · Madrid · Spain