An offshore licence is required to navigate a motor boat more than 6 miles from a shelter, day or night, with no power limitation.

The minimum age required is 16 years.

You must first obtain your coastal licence to access this training, which is just a theoretical examination.

Upcoming licences dates


A theoretical part

The duration of the training is estimated between 30 and 30 hours.

Theoretical exam in Strasbourg

The offshore extension takes the form of a theoretical examination of 1h30:

You will need to get a 10/20 at the exam, with a minimum of 7/12 for card exercises.

The candidate will use the 9999 card which will be retained by the Instructor Service.

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