Sailing Licenses

bout the SLC, ICC and IPC Sailing Licenses

What is a National Government License in the USA
The SLC states "To gain an SLC, the candidate must hold a national government boating license (NASBLA State Boater License for USA or PCOC for Canada),...
Fri, 14 May, 2021 at 1:54 PM
Foreign boating and sailing license for the USA
USA follows the rule of reciprocity. If you can legally boat in your own country, then you can boat in the USA.  In the USA, NASBLA is the agency that o...
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019 at 8:21 AM
What do I need to Charter in the Mediterranean
In the Mediterranean (and the Seychelles), the governments there require you to have a Sailing License. The License must be a license, not a certification. ...
Sat, 24 Jul, 2021 at 4:16 PM
How do I gain a VHF license which is required by Mediterranean countries?
The NauticEd Bareboat Charter Clinic course deals with VHF licenses for chartering in the Mediterranean. Module 4 discusses use of the VHF covering such thi...
Mon, 6 May, 2019 at 1:07 PM
Can I get my Captain's license with NauticEd
In the USA, a Captain's license is a license issued by the USCG (United States Coast Guard) for commercial operations. Meaning if you are going to rece...
Sat, 9 May, 2020 at 9:57 AM
My SLC boat length rating
Congrats on your SLC - well done. It is a big accomplishment. The rating of your boat length listed on your SLC license is based on the size of boats you l...
Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Is there a written theory test for the SLC on-the-water assessment?
Yes. When being assessed by the assessor on the water, prior to heading off, the assessor will issue you a written test. The test covers navigation, tides, ...
Wed, 6 May, 2020 at 4:37 PM
I have little sailing experience but would like a sailing license
Just like an airplane license, you need to have experience before you get your license. A sailing license is required for the Mediterranean. In the Caribbea...
Sun, 24 May, 2020 at 5:43 PM
How do I apply for the ICC
The ICC is only issued by the RYA out of the UK. In order to gain an ICC you must either: (a) Pass the RYA Day Skipper theory and practical and ain'...
Wed, 27 May, 2020 at 8:21 PM
How Do I Renew My SLC Sailing License
The SLC is valid for 3 years and is easily renewable. To renew, just sign in to your account and go to the international sailing license area on the home si...
Sat, 27 Nov, 2021 at 3:31 PM