PER on board

PER courses on board (Boat Recreation Pattern)
PER on board (Recreational Boat Pattern) is the most practical way to get your pattern title. These courses combine the theoretical preparation for the exam and navigation practices. They are done sailing for a week and include accommodation on board.
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València, Valencia
From 24 Apr to 30 Apr
24 Apr
7 days
2 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 15 May to 21 May
15 May
7 days
0 More information No availability
València, Valencia
From 22 May to 28 May
22 May
7 days
1 More information Reserve for 950€
Alicante, Alicante
From 31 May to 4 Jun
31 May
5 days
0 More information No availability
Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
From 31 May to 4 Jun
31 May
5 days
0 More information No availability
Valencia, Valencia
From 31 May to 5 Jun
31 May
6 days
8 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 5 Jun to 11 Jun
5 Jun
7 days
8 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 12 Jun to 18 Jun
12 Jun
7 days
7 More information Reserve for 950€
Alicante, Alicante
From 14 Jun to 18 Jun
14 Jun
5 days
1 More information Reserve for 1,111€
Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
From 14 Jun to 18 Jun
14 Jun
5 days
1 More information Reserve for 675€
València, Valencia
From 19 Jun to 25 Jun
19 Jun
7 days
7 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 26 Jun to 2 Jul
26 Jun
7 days
8 More information Reserve for 950€
Alicante, Alicante
From 28 Jun to 2 Jul
28 Jun
5 days
2 More information Reserve for 1,111€
Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
From 28 Jun to 2 Jul
28 Jun
5 days
2 More information Reserve for 607€
València, Valencia
From 3 Jul to 9 Jul
3 Jul
7 days
8 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 10 Jul to 16 Jul
10 Jul
7 days
8 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 17 Jul to 23 Jul
17 Jul
7 days
4 More information Reserve for 950€
Alicante, Alicante
From 19 Jul to 23 Jul
19 Jul
5 days
4 More information Reserve for 1,111€
Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
From 19 Jul to 23 Jul
19 Jul
5 days
4 More information Reserve for 607€
València, Valencia
From 24 Jul to 30 Jul
24 Jul
7 days
6 More information Reserve for 950€
Getaria, Gipuzkoa
From 2 Aug to 6 Aug
2 Aug
5 days
4 More information Reserve for 1,290€
Alicante, Alicante
From 16 Aug to 20 Aug
16 Aug
5 days
8 More information Reserve for 1,111€
Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
From 16 Aug to 20 Aug
16 Aug
5 days
8 More information Reserve for 607€
València, Valencia
From 28 Aug to 3 Sep
28 Aug
7 days
8 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 4 Sep to 10 Sep
4 Sep
7 days
5 More information Reserve for 950€
Alicante, Alicante
From 6 Sep to 9 Sep
6 Sep
4 days
8 More information Reserve for 1,111€
Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
From 6 Sep to 9 Sep
6 Sep
4 days
8 More information Reserve for 607€
València, Valencia
From 11 Sep to 17 Sep
11 Sep
7 days
7 More information Reserve for 950€
València, Valencia
From 18 Sep to 24 Sep
18 Sep
7 days
8 More information Reserve for 950€
Alicante, Alicante
From 20 Sep to 24 Sep
20 Sep
5 days
8 More information Reserve for 1,111€
Alicante (Alacant), Alicante
From 20 Sep to 24 Sep
20 Sep
5 days
8 More information Reserve for 607€
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
From 6 Nov to 12 Nov
6 Nov
7 days
6 More information Reserve for 950€
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
From 13 Nov to 19 Nov
13 Nov
7 days
6 More information Reserve for 950€
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
From 4 Dec to 10 Dec
4 Dec
7 days
6 More information Reserve for 950€
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
From 11 Dec to 17 Dec
11 Dec
7 days
6 More information Reserve for 950€
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Frequent questions
  • ⭐ What is the PER on board?
    The PER on board consists of obtaining a recreational nautical qualification regulated by Spanish regulations on board a ship. This certificate allows the government of vessels for recreational use for the conduct of coastal navigation in ships of the sixth or seventh list.
  • ✅ Where can I take the PER course on board?
    PER courses on board are held in approved boats from nautical schools throughout the country. At Sailwiz you can find a selection of PER courses on board in the best schools in each area.
  • ➡️ What is the price of the PER on board?
    The price of a PER course on board is highly variable. There are options from 600 euros to almost 2,000 euros. The difference depends on the area, instructors, number of students enrolled, and the quality of the school.
  • ⌚ How long is a PER course on board?
    The duration of the PER on board course may vary depending on the nautical school where it is held, although it usually lasts a total of seven days.
  • ⚡ What requirements must be met to perform the PER on board?
    The requirements are: be of legal age; pass a theoretical exam carried out by the public administration; provide the certificate of navigation and safety practices of at least 16 hours duration; another certificate with the short-range radio operator course; and the psychothenic.
  • ✍ What are the advantages of doing the PER on board?
    The onboard course allows you to learn theory and practice together, living on board and taking advantage of experience to acquire knowledge in less time and more effectively.
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  • What is the title of Recreation Pattern?

    The title of Patron of Recreational Boats, commonly known by its acronym, "El PER", is a title regulated by Spanish regulations that serves to carry boats up to 15 meters in length and to navigate a maximum distance from the coast of 12 miles

    There is the possibility of extending the attributions up to 24 meters and allowing navigation between the peninsula and the Balearic Islands by carrying out additional specific practices for this.

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  • What requirements must be met to obtain the title of Recreation Employer?

    The requirements to obtain the title of Recreational Vessel Pattern (PER) are:
    • Be of age.
    • Pass a theoretical exam carried out by the public administration.
    • Provide a certificate of having carried out a navigation and safety practice of at least 16 hours in an approved nautical school.
    • Provide a certificate of having completed a short range radio operator course in an approved nautical school, consisting of 4 hours of theoretical training and 8 hours of practical training.
    • Provide a psychogenic certificate (similar to drivers, weapons, etc ...)


    In addition there are two optional ratings:

    If we want to take sailing boats, we must also present another certificate of having done an internship in an approved school of 16 hours (Two days of 8 hours each).

    And if we want to take boats of more than 15 meters (up to 24 meters) and be able to make crossings between the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, we must provide a certificate of having done an internship in an approved school of 24 hours of continuous navigation.

    It is possible to combine the sail and the 24-meter extension and the Balearic Islands in a single practice in a 48-hour continuous navigation journey.
  • What is the advantage of doing the Recreational Skipper course on board?

    The majority of approved nautical schools conduct courses in a classroom to prepare the Recreation Skipper exam and practices on their school boats.

    The on-board course allows you to learn theory and practice together, living on board and therefore, taking advantage of the experience to acquire knowledge in less time and in a more effective way. It is much easier to understand the parts of a ship and the maneuvers by seeing them on the spot and sailing on a ship, than explained on a blackboard or a powerpoint.
  • How is the theoretical examination of Recreation Pattern and when and where are they carried out?
    The Recreational Pattern theoretical exam is a test type test, affordable with a little preparation. The agenda is not complicated, it is available to anyone to assimilate. If after taking a course on board for a week, you practice some time doing tests and some nautical chart exercise, you will take it out the first time.

    The exams are convened by public administrations in different autonomous communities. You can present yourself in the place and date that best fit you. Keep in mind that you must register several weeks in advance. You can check upcoming exams and complete your registration for the call that interests you at www.examenesdenautica.com .
  • What should I do to book a Recreational Skipper course on board in Sailwiz?
    Register in Sailwiz and access the activity sheet and click on the book button to formalize the reservation and payment. If you have any questions you can contact the employer from the activity page or call Sailwiz.

    Once you make the reservation it is highly recommended to read the nautical terminology chapter before boarding to carry a minimum base of nautical nomenclature. Most of the courses include the teaching material that you will receive after making your reservation.

    Doing PER on board is a way to get the title out of the most fun and a very easy way for you to keep the concepts.
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