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.