Ocean Skipper

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“Curso Patrão de Alto Mar”

  • This course allows day and night navigation, without any limit of the navigation area or limitation in terms of size of yacht and engine power.
  • This license allows the hire, or sailing, of a yacht throughout the world.
  • Passing the exam automatically renews the radiotelephone operator’s certificate Class A.
  • Applicants must have completed the Coastal skipper certificate at least a year previously, at the time of the exam.

General Conditions

Payment may be done until the last lesson of the course, by cheque, cash or bank transfer. During the course there is also the possibility to pay by instalments.
Bank Account | 004600171527160017032 | Banco Popular – Account Garruncho, Escola Nautica
(Includes VAT, personal accident insurance, manual, all educational material required for the course, examination administrative costs and a temporary Skipper license).

Documents required

  • Medical certificate stating “Fit for Nautical activities”.
  • Colored Photo on photographic paper.
  • Photocopy of ID card or passport.
  • Declaration proving the student’s ability to swim.
  • Qualifications certificate.
    Note: If needed, a medical appointment can be scheduled by the school.


The lectures will take place on the Centro Náutico facilities and the practical classes on the Tagus River, experiencing the yachting reality and aboard a certified yacht for this purpose. 

Centro Náutico – Nautical School
Esplanada D. Carlos I
1990-195 LISBON


To make your pre-application, please fill and submit the form below.
Your entry will be immediately held.

Coordinator and Instructor | Comdt. Martins da Cruz

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