Local Skipper

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“Curso de Patrão Local”

This license allows for Coastal navigation up to the maximum distance of 25 miles from a harbour and 6 miles from the coast, regardless of the installed power and vessel size.

You may apply directly to this course without having to obtain your day skipper license first. It is the option that we advise for all who want to start on their nautical path.


Minimum age, 18 years;

Documents required

  • Medical certificate stating “Fit for Nautical activities”.
  • Digitilisied Photo.
  • Digitilisied copy of ID card or passport.
  • Declaration proving the student’s ability to swim.
  • Qualifications certificate (only for Coastal Skipper and Ocean Yachmaster).


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


To make your pre-application, please fill out and submit the form below. Please be aware that the classes are held in Portugues


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