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Nautical practices

Navigation practices for nautical titles
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Nautical practices
Perform your nautical practices in the best nautical schools. Choose your practice and reserve your place. Soon you can steer a boat yourself, find out about which license is the one that best suits your needs and enjoy sailing.
Frequent questions
  • ⭐How much do nautical practices cost?
    The price of nautical practices varies depending on the school, the location where they are carried out, as well as the type of degree, since they increase as the rank rises. PNB internships can cost between €100-150 and PER between €160-240. As for Yacht Skipper navigation practices, the price goes up to €250-450 and Yacht Captain up to €550.
  • ⚡ Is there a discount to do nautical practices?
    Sometimes it is possible to get group discounts , but it depends on the time of booking and the schools. We encourage you to check if you can have any advantage when booking your internship with Sailwiz.
  • ⌚ How long do the navigation practices last?
    They last between 24-48 hours depending on whether they are the regulations or those of extension of attributions. If the complementary practices of the PER are done in a pack, you can do both the extension to the Balearic Islands and the sailing qualification in just one weekend.
  • ➡️ Do nautical practices expire?
    Yes. 10 years after completing your nautical qualification, navigation practices included, you must renew it, having to pay some fees and present a psychotechnical examination.
  • ✅ Is there a deadline to carry out navigation practices?
    Yes, since you pass the theoretical exam you will have 2 years to be able to present yourself to the nautical practices, after this time you would have to complete your degree again.
  • ✍ Are nautical practices compulsory?
    Yes , the regulatory nautical practices to obtain your title as a skipper are mandatory. However, the practices of empowerment and expansion of powers are totally voluntary.
User reviews about Nautical practices
Average grade
A fantastic experience !!! Despite having bad seas, we learned a lot thanks to the professionalism and experience of our super patron María José. Without any doubt I will repeat.
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Nicolas September of 2020
The cool boat, just like our skipper. We sail all night, moments of all kinds, with wind, without it, intense waves, calm sea. A highly recommended experience. The sunset sailing, like the sunrise, are two events that you must feel sometime in your life.
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I did the PY practices with Miguel and his sailboat and everything was impeccable, a comfortable, clean boat. Miguel is a great professional, he lets you do and corrects you, teaches you and instructs you everything always with a smile and a wonderful attitude, not only do I recommend him but I would insist on sailing with him. salu2
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Excellent experience, crossing to the Balearic Islands as planned and putting into practice the techniques of sailing, navigation, and anchoring
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The experience could not have been more satisfying. Carlos is an expert skipper, very didactic and entertaining in his teachings, as well as a great person who made the journey very pleasant for us at all times. The boat very comfortable and seaworthy, and the rest of the crew collaborated to create a fantastic atmosphere. highly recommended
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It has been a pleasure to share a journey with Carlos, he has been a great patron, a great person with a lot of patience with all of us students and we have learned a lot in two days.
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  • Where can you do nautical practices?

    All official nautical qualifications require mandatory nautical practices to ensure basic navigation and safety knowledge. These practices must be certified by schools approved by the corresponding administrations.

    The realization of the practices of nautical qualifications can occur before or after passing the theoretical exam, and they have a validity of 24 months to issue the title. In Sailwiz we put you in touch with nautical schools that can provide you with the official certification for your degree.

    On the web you can find nautical practices for all degrees. In the following list you can access the specific practice pages of each title:

    - Basic Navigation Pattern
    - Recreational Craft Pattern
    - Yacht pattern
    - Yacht Captain
    - Extension of powers of PER
    - Enabling sailing

    You can also see the theoretical-practical course of Navigation License .
  • Where do navigation practices take place?

    Generally, in all recreational nautical degrees, navigation practices must be carried out in the open sea , or at least in places with tides in order to simulate a real navigation situation. This is in the case of the titles of PER, Yachtsman and Yachtsman.

    In the specific case of the PNB title and the Navigation License, nautical practices, in addition to the sea, can also be carried out in river waters, lakes and swamps such as the San Juan Reservoir for those who want to get their license. in Madrid.

    At Sailwiz we offer you a variety of options where you can carry out your navigation practices from Valencia, Seville, Castellón, Málaga, Barcelona, Vigo, Huelva, Alicante, among many other locations. Choose the most convenient location for you, on the dates and times that best suit your needs.
  • When should nautical practices be done?

    The realization of the nautical practices for the recreational qualifications can be given before or after passing the theoretical exam , and they are valid for 24 months to issue the title.

    The most advisable thing is to do them once you have acquired all the basic knowledge and theoretical concepts so that you can apply them in real life and put what you have learned into practice with more meaning.
  • Complementary nautical practices
    Apart from the compulsory navigation practices that we have already mentioned, there is the possibility of carrying out complementary nautical practices that will enable you to increase your powers as a skipper. These are totally voluntary and optional to the degree itself.
    • Practices for expanding the PER: enable you to govern pleasure boats up to 24 meters in length. It also grants permission to navigate between the Peninsula and the Balearic Islands.
    • Sailing qualification practices: these serve both for PNB, PER, Skipper and Yachtsman. It is about regulatory sailing practices that grant the ability to handle any type of sailing vessel, so that you can govern not only motor boats but also sailboats.

    In addition, at Sailwiz you have the possibility of carrying out both complementary nautical practices in a single pack and at a lower price. Consult all our offer and choose the option that suits you best.
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