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Boating Licence

In Le Touquet, we prepare you for your boating licence exam*.

A coastal boating licence is mandatory when operating a boat with a motor greater than 6 horsepower (4.5kW), at sea and within 6 nautical miles (11km) of a shelter.

We train you and you go to sea !

*The exam for the boating licence is a French National exam. It is in French. You must therefore speak and read French in order to pass the exam.

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Training is in 3 steps: 

  • 2 days training learning theory (9h) 
  • 3h30 operating a vessel (on appointement).
  • The exam: 1 hour multiple-choice exam in boulogne sur MerUn examen à Boulogne sur Mer.

IMPORTANT : The exam is open to anyone 16 or older

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Courses/training for the coastal boating licence take place at the Centre Nautique de la Baie de Canche.

Pre-inscription for the national exam in Boulogne sur Mer is made by the Centre Nautique de la Baie de Canche and depends on the completeness of your application form. 

  CAUTION  ALL INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE HANDLED. The date is only fixed once the Affaires Maritimes have confirmed the Application registration. It is not known at the time of your inscription. 

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