Sailing Licenses

bout the SLC, ICC and IPC Sailing Licenses

Difference between a Sailing License and a Sailing Certificate
A sailing license is different from a  sailing certification. A license infers there is some form of Government approval involved. A sailing certifi...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 10:51 AM
Sailing License: ICC or the SLC?
Going to the Mediterranean or the Seychelles? If you are a competent sailor, both the ICC and the SLC are relatively simple to get and equally welcomed by g...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 1:59 PM
Do I Need a Sailing License to charter (rent) a boat?
Yes and No - it depends on where you are going. If you are chartering in  the Mediterranean or the Seychelles you need a sailing license. Either the SLC...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 2:09 PM
Does the USCG 6 Pax or masters qualify me to charter?
Not really. To gain a USCG 6 Pax license you take theory tests and document boating time on the water since you were 16 years old. There is not necessar...
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019 at 1:10 PM
Where can I get an SLC assessment and what is it?
Where: Click on our sailing schools tab then on your country and then on your state (or a country or area you would like to go). Any school that is abl...
Sat, 4 May, 2019 at 9:15 AM
What is involved in the SLC assessment and what is the cost?
The practical part of the SLC assessment will take about 6 hours on the water with a NauticEd SLC qualified assessor. Here is the link to the SLC assess...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 7:26 AM
Can I skip to the SLC exam to get the SLC
No gaining an SLC license requires that you follow the process. Follow these instructions on this page
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019 at 2:30 PM
How do I get an SLC Mediterranean Sailing License?
Gaining an SLC is fairly simple if you are already a competent sailor. Basically, it is a suite of online bareboat charter knowledge courses and tests follo...
Wed, 23 Jun, 2021 at 8:36 AM
The IPC vs the SLC
The IPC stands for the International Proficiency Certificate. It is NOT the ICC. The ICC is the International Certificate of Competency created by the Unit...
Tue, 17 Sep, 2019 at 7:07 AM
Do I need a license to sail the world on my own boat
Technically speaking, for your own boat, you do not need a license to sail the world. A couple of howevers are attached to the "technically speakin...
Thu, 12 May, 2022 at 12:02 PM