Yacht Captain (CY)

Yacht Captain Course (CY)

With the title of Yacht Captain, you can navigate boats up to 24 meters in length and sail without limitation of the distance to the coast. To obtain this degree, you must first be in possession of the title yacht skipper and pass two theoretical modules.
As with the title Yacht Skipper, there are two modules that must be approved: Navigation Module (Theory of Astronomical Navigation and Calculations) and the Generic Module (Meteorology and Oceanography and English).


  • Pass the theoretical exam of the yacht skipper
  • Pass the appropriate theoretical exams.
  • Perform 48 hours of basic safety and navigation practices from the yacht captain
  • Pass a psychotechnical examination
PNB Patron de Navegacion Basica

Up to 24 meters length

No distance limits

Day and night navigation

Jet skis

Provision of certain professional services

Allows tourist excursions and recreational fishing


  • Navigation practices for yacht captains.
    Mandatory 48 hours. Current regulations stipulate that in order to obtain the title of yacht captain, you must present a certificate from an approved school if you have performed the established navigation practices.
  • Sailing Habilitation Practice
    Optional 16 hours. The habilitation practice consists of 4 descents of 4 hours each. This allows you to steer sailboats. It serves for the titles PNB, PER, Yacht Skipper and Yacht Captain, if you complete it for one title, it will be worth it for the others.

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