ICC: International Certificate of Competence
Skipper's Charter licence as required for yacht and motor boat charter
by charter providers abroad and in Ireland
ICC Certificate Course
The International Certificate of Competence for Operators of Pleasure Craft (ICC) for users of pleasure craft, was established under resolution No. 40 of the Working Party on Inland Water Transport for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The aim of the ICC is to provide boat owners and people wishing to charter boats with an internationally recognised document certifying their competence to skipper a boat for recreational use. Sailing Ireland can work with both sail and motorboat users to get their ICC certificate.
The standard method of acquiring your certificate is to take a two day Preparation and Test Course. On day one you will receive training on the boat handling skills required and revision of the relevant theory. The second day comprises of a practical test of boat handling skills followed by a written theory examination. Prior study is recommended for the theory and advise will be given on the subjects and standard required. We pride ourselves on the high percentage of successful candidates having completed our courses. Note: An ICC passed on a sailing yacht will qualify you for a dual certificate covering both motor and sail. Please allow 10 working days for receipt of Licence following application request.
Additional instruction will be given as required on individual skills such as Med mooring, MOB recovery, sail trim and navigation.
How to book your place
To book your please contact us by phone on +353 (0) 53 913 9163
or by mobile on +353 (0) 86 171 3800
Send us an email and we will get back to you promptly with advise and available dates. You can put your name on our "Crew List" and we will advise you on planned courses and options on dates.
Next planned ICC course:
Please contact us for an update.
We try to group up to a max.of 5 applicants together in order
to keep costs down and fully crew up the boat.
Venue: Kilmore Quay Marina
Next course: 5-6th April
Further dates are available on request
Start: 1000hrs Sat - 1700hrs Sun
2 day course and exam.
Cost: €275 incl. exam fee and accomodation on board
Number of candidates: Max 5.
Type of boat: Yola: Jeanneau SO 37
Available places: Enrolling now
Early Booking recommended.
Contact Dermot 086 1713800
Private course/test can be tailored to suit, please advise your interest.