Boat license

The practical program, 2 hours of actual driving per candidate on board the school boat and one hour and a half in the classroom:

- Ensure the safety of the crew
- Decide whether or not to go out
- Put on a life jacket
- Put the engine in service and start it after the necessary checks.
- Maneuver on a course at different speeds.
- Break its way by using the reverse gear while underway
- Maneuver to recover a man overboard
- Take a dead body buoy
- Follow a compass course and a line formed by two landmarks
- Simulate the use of a distress flare and other safety equipment and know how to use them properly.
- Simulate the use of a fire extinguisher
- Docking, mooring
- Prepare the mooring and tie up the boat
- Anchor, check that the anchor is secure, take into account the turning radius
- Turn around between two breakdowns
- Go backwards over a long distance
- Determine the risk of collision
- Determine the wind and current direction
Documents to be provided:

- A recent passport photograph;
- A photocopy of the front of your identity card;
- The application form for the coastal license here;
- The certificate of physical fitness here;
- A 38€ tax stamp (registration fee), available online here;
- A tax stamp at 70€ (delivery of the title available online here;

For any additional information or registration request, please visit: 
By choosing Zeboat for your coastal licence training, you are actively helping to protect the environment. Part of your enrolment fee is donated to the MerTerre association, which fights marine pollution by cleaning up macro-waste. Sharing a common passion for the sea, L'Académie Zeboat is proud to have become the first sailing school in France to donate part of the coastal licence registration fee to an environmental association.