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Port Skipper Course in San Sebastián

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The coordinator: Floren
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The professional qualification of Port Skipper will enable you to practice as a skipper on merchant ships of gross tonnage not exceeding 100 GT that sail at a distance from the port not exceeding 3 miles and transporting a maximum of 150 passengers and as chief engineer at suitable ships with a power not exceeding 375 KW per engine. You can also simultaneously perform both functions if the characteristics of the boat allow it and the propulsion power does not exceed 100 kW.

Likewise, you can also practice as a skipper on fishing vessels in boats with a length less than 12 meters and in navigations less than 3 miles from the port or refuge if you certify a minimum shipment of 12 months, and after obtaining this professional title, in the fishing vessel bridge section, as long as you are registered in the Registry of Professionals of the Fishing Sector.

Now you have the opportunity to obtain the professional title of Port Master in our approved school in San Sebastián.

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The course lasts 150 hours, corresponding 110 hours to the theoretical content and 40 hours to the practical content. It is necessary to attend at least 90% of theoretical hours and 100% of practices.

- Plan a trip, including consumption
- Navigation by esteem
- Determine situations by coastlines
- Determine situations and defeats through electronic nautical aid system
- Interpretation of weather conditions through maps and instruments
- International Regulations to Prevent Approaches at Sea
- Interpretation of charts and nautical publications
- Protection and security of passengers in emergency situations
- Standard vocabulary in English
- Tightness and stability of the ship
- Measures to be taken in case of emergency
- Principles of maneuver and governance of the ship
- Prevention of pollution of the marine environment
- Legal responsibilities of the ship's owner
- Operation of the main and auxiliary machines of the ship
- Engine maintenance, breakdown repair and maintenance plan

- Perform government exercises of a boat
- Perform real exercises consisting of three lines of position: delay, marking, routing
- Perform government maneuvers in accordance with the International Regulations on Prevention Approaches
- Simulate emergency situations: collision, beached, waterway, man in the water, rescue or abandonment
- Simulate English language communication
- Perform breakdown repair tests, simulated on engines, steering system, electrical system
- Perform basic equipment test tests before going out to sea: propeller, safety equipment, batteries
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Requirements to obtain the certificate:
- Be over 20 years old.
- Have the certificate of Basic Training in Maritime Safety
- Pass the theoretical course and practical tests
- Accredit a boarding period of at least 12 months in Spanish civil vessels with gross tonnage greater than 5 GT and power exceeding 100 KW, with a minimum of 6 months in the bridge service and another 6 months in the machine service
- Pass the medical examination of maritime shipping made by the Marine Social Institute when applying for the title
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Meet Floren, the coordinator
29 reviews
The sea is the clearest expression I know about freedom. Browse wherever you want without having to answer to anyone.
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    I had a very good experience and it was easy and cheap to enroll
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    I learned a lot ... the teachers are great
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