APPROVED NAUTICAL ACADEMY

Nautical qualification courses and internships

On-site classes and training center in Portonovo (Sanxenxo)

Discounts on training with friends

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Bring a friend and you get a 10% discount for you and another 10% for your friend. If you bring two, you get a 15% discount for each one. And if you bring 3, you get a 20% discount.

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NAVIGATION LICENSE

Get your Navigation License (titulín) with only 6 hours of training without exam.

With this license you will be able to sail with pleasure boats up to 6 meters in length at a maximum distance of 2 miles from the coast. You will also be able to take nautical motorcycles without power limit.

  • Up to 6m. length with power limitation according to manufacturer.
  • All jet skis.
  • Enables daytime navigation up to 2 nautical miles from a port or place of shelter.
  • Minimum age: 16 years old (with authorization).
  • 2h. of theory + 4h. of practices (to validate the Titulín only will be necessary the accomplishment of the practical part).
  • Without exam. Obtained throughout the year and on the same day. Call us to reserve your place.
  • Without previous qualification (Theory + Practice): 149€.

  • Only Practice (validation of the qualification): 119€.

    The completion of the course includes all the material necessary for the course, notes and official syllabus, issuance of the license and VAT. It does not include the psycho-technical certificate.

SKIPPER FOR BASIC NAVIGATION (PNB)

With this title of Basic Navigation Skipper you will be able to sail with boats up to 8 meters in length, at a maximum distance of 5 miles from the coast.

Compulsory training of 12 hours, with the option to extend with sailing practices. With final exam.

On-site or telematic training.

  • Up to 8m. length
  • All jet skis.
  • Day or night navigations up to 5 nautical miles from a port or place of shelter.
  • Minimum age: 16 years old with authorization
  • Theoretical exam of 27 multiple choice questions
  • Compulsory navigation and safety training: 8h
  • Compulsory radio course: 2 hours of theory and 2 hours of practice.
  • Sailing practice (optional): 16 hours. Valid for all qualifications
  • 24 months to complete all parts (theoretical and practical tests).
  • Theoretical classroom course: 249€ / Telematic: 149€.

  • Motor practices (compulsory 8h) : 149€.

  • VHF (compulsory 4h): 99€.

  • Sailing practices (optional): 249€.

  • PACK Theory + Engine + Radio: 349€.

  • PACK Theory + Engine + Radio: 399€.

  • PACK Complete Theory + Engine + Radio + Sailing: 499€.

  • PACK Complete Classroom Theory + Engine + Radio + Sailing: 599€.

  • PACK Motor + Radio + Sailing (without theory): 449€.

    The completion of the course includes all the necessary material for the course, notes and official syllabus, exams and questionnaires, management and processing of registration and VAT. It does not include exam fees or psycho-technical certificate.

RECREATIONAL CRAFT SKIPPER (PER)

This qualification will qualify you for coastal navigation in boats up to 15 meters, being one of the most demanded nautical titles, because it does not require any previous license or qualification.

Compulsory theoretical exam.

  • Up to 15m. length.
  • All jet skis.
  • Navigation up to 12 miles from the coast.
  • Navigation between islands within the Balearic and Canary archipelago (making the extension of powers).
  • Minimum age: 18 years old.
  • Theoretical exam 45 questions. If you are in possession of the PNB, it will only be necessary to perform a part of the
    part of the exercises of the exam (18 questions).
  • Obligatory safety and navigation practices: 16h (8h + 8h).
  • Compulsory Short Range Radio Operator course: 12 hours: 4h theory + 8h practical.
  • Sailing practices (optional): 16h (8h + 8h).
  • Valid for all qualifications and professional ratings.
  • 24 months to complete all the parts (theoretical and practical tests).
  • Extension of the qualifications for navigation between the mainland and the islands, and from 15 to 24 meters in length: 24 hours of sailing practice in crossing.
  • Theoretical classroom course: 299€ / Telematic: 199€ / Interactive Telematic: 249€.
  • Internship Motor (compulsory 16h) : 249€.
  • VHF Radio Internship + Theory (mandatory 12h): 149€.
  • Sailing Practices (16h optional): 249€.
  • Expansion to 24m. and Islands: 299€.
  • PACK Theory + Engine + Radio: 499€.
  • PACK Classroom Theory + Engine + Radio: 599€.
  • Complete PACK Theory + Engine + Radio + Sailing: 699€.
  • Complete PACK Classroom Theory + Engine + Radio + Sailing: 799€.
  • PACK Motor + Radio + Sail (without theory): 549€.
  • PACK Motor + Radio + Sail + Expansion (without theory): 799€.
  • PACK Expansion + Sail: 499€.

The course includes all the necessary material for the course, book, notes and official syllabus, exams and questionnaires, didactic material and nautical charts, management and processing of registration and VAT. It does not include examination fees or psycho-technical certificate.

YACHT MASTER (PY)

You may sail pleasure boats up to 24 meters in length, up to 150 miles from the coast.

  • Up to 24 meters in length.

  • All jet skis.

  • Navigations up to 150 nautical miles from the coast.

  • Minimum age: 18 years old.

  • To be in possession of the PER.

  • Possibility of professional qualification.

  • Theoretical exam 40 questions. 2 modules: Generic (Safety at sea and Meteorology) and
    Navigation (Theory and Nautical Chart). A pass in one of the modules is retained for the following 2 exams.

  • Safety and Navigation Practices: 48h. 36 in voyage with night navigation.

  • Sailing practices (optional): 16h (8h + 8h). Valid for all the qualifications and required for professional qualifications.

  • 24 months to complete all parts (theoretical and practical tests).

  • Theoretical course: 399€
  • Motor training (compulsory 48h) : 499€.
  • Sailing practice (optional): 249€
  • PACK Theoretical + Motor: 799€
  • PACK Motor + Sail (no theory): 649€
  • PACK Complete Theoretical + Motor + Sailing: 999€

The course includes all the necessary material for the course, book, notes and official syllabus, exams and questionnaires, didactic material and nautical charts, management and processing of registration and VAT. It does not include examination fees or psycho-technical certificate.

YACHT CAPTAIN (CY)

With this qualification you will be able to sail with any yacht without length limit or distance limit from the coast. With the possibility of professional qualification.

  • No length limit.
  • No distance limit. Unlimited navigation all over the planet.
  • All Jet Skis.
  • Minimum age: 18 years old.
  • Requirement to be in possession of the PY.
  • Possibility of professional qualification.
  • Theoretical exam 40 questions. 2 modules: Navigation (Theory and Calculations) and Generic (Meteorology and English). A pass in one of the modules is retained for the following 2 exams.
  • Safety and Navigation Practices: 48h. 36 in voyage with night navigation.
  • Sailing practices (optional): 16h (8h + 8h). Valid for all qualifications and required for professional qualifications.
  • 24 months to complete all parts (theoretical and practical tests).
  • Theoretical course: 499€
  • Motor practice (mandatory 48h): 499€
  • Sailing practice (optional): 249€
  • PACK Theoretical + Engine: 899€
  • PACK Motor + Sailing (no theory): 649€
  • PACK Complete Theoretical + Motor + Sailing: 1099€

The course includes all the material necessary for the course, book, notes and official syllabus, exams and questionnaires, didactic material, management and processing of registration and VAT. Examination fees and psycho-technical certificate are not included.