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Yachtsmen Courses

Yacht school educates and prepares navigators of small sized ships for the international certificate of  motor controlled and  or sailing pleasure crafts.
LATVIAN INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR OPERATORS OF PLEASURE CRAFT.
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Our yacht school is licensed by CSDD. We provide a full theoretical training course for the category of yacht captains by the program:
– Sailing yacht captain  in the inland waters
– Sailing yacht captain  coastal navigation
– Sailing yacht captain Motor yacht coastal navigation
Theoretical training takes place in our yacht school equipped by modern technical means for developing practical skills, the program includes workshops on the navigation simulator.
Cource duration is approximately 1.5 months
Classes are held in evenings.
ESTONIAN INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR OPERATORS OF PLEASURE CRAFT
We educate and train navigators of small sized ships for the international certificate of control  of motor controlled and / or sailing pleasure crafts, whose length does not exceed 24m in open sea areas and inland waters without any restrictions. Exams are by a competent commission of the Estonian Maritime Administration. Certificates are issued by the Estonian state Road Administration MAANTEEAME
The best price in Riga!
The cost of a complete theoretical course 900 EUR
-If you do not have a boat or yacht for practical training (must be 6-10 meters in length), we can offer a boat or a yacht.
The cost of practical training is 30 EUR  for 1 hour.
The procedure for training and payment:
900 EUR – Theory – 66 hours.  Training takes place at the address: Dudajeva gatve 5a, Riga SIA “GGB”.
  • Principles of small ships;
  • The structure of the boats / yachts and their equipment;
  • Pilotage and Navigation. Using Charts;
  • COLREG (COLREG72);
  • Navigational signs, lights, bouys;
  • International codes, flags and letters;
  • Sound signals;
  • Safe speed;
  • Collision avoidance;
  • Rigging;
  • Navigational Aids;
  • Safety driving shipbuilding;
  • Meteorology;
  • Communication on board ships;
  • First aid;
  • Marine units;
  • General issues;
  • Unlimited number of consultations in the group before the exam + free parking.
After the theoretical course, you can choose where to be certified:
1. CSDD (to obtain an international certificate for pleasure-craft up to 12m Latvian sample)
70 Eur – 1 practical lesson (3 hours)
2. Estonia, Tartu -> MAANTEEAME
Exams are held by the competent committee of the Estonian Maritime Administration. Certificates are issued by the Estonian state Road Administration MAANTEEAMET. Estonian international certificate allows to navigate motor controlled and  or sailing pleasure craft, whose length does not exceed 24m in open sea areas and inland waters without any restrictions.
  • Mooring operations;
  • Parking at the pier and anchor;
  • The use of sails;
  • Swimming under different wind directions and excitement;
  • Using a magnetic compass;
  • Man over board – maneuvering;
  • Pleasure craft equipment;
  • Use of GPS, VCH, DSC;
  • Use of nautical charts
The procedure for the examination in Tartu( map)
Theoretical exam: test specification for marine map (laying).
  • before the exam you must pass a medical examination (approx. 50,00 eur.);
  • Two photos 3,5×4,5 cm;
  • certificate issuance (approx. 20,00 eur) MAANTEEAMET.
RADIO OPERATOR CERTIFICATE
Only in Latvia, we are training candidates to obtain the certificate of radio operator which is issued by the state (not by a private entity). Education for the certificate of radio operator can be undertaken by anyone without prior training on the management of recreational watercraft. The certificate is issued in compliance with all international regulations. Course price is 250 EUR.
Radio operator certificate is required when sailing on a yacht near Croatia, Montenegro, Spain and other popular charter Mediterranean resorts. Radio operator certificate is issued by the Estonian state water department in Tallinn. Certificate has no restrictions on the use of coastal waters for recreational craft.
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yacht school educates and prepares navigators of small shipps  for the international certificate of motor controled and / or sailing pleasure craft.
For questions tel: +371-29217492
 
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