International Licences

Below is a table outlining the additional licenses that will now be accepted in Croatia.

Whilst we accept a few other internationally recognised sailing qualifications from experienced sailors, we prefer applicants with RYA Yachtmaster qualifications. We encourage those seeking qualifications to choose the RYA Yachtmaster. Contact us for advice if you are unsure.

Issuing Authority Licence

Royal Yachting Association recommend

Yachtmaster Coastal

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Master Class 5

Ministry of Transport

Boat Leader C

Danish Maritime Authority

Yachtskipper 3

Ministère de l'Écologie, de ‪l'Énergie, du Développement durable et de ‪l'Aménagement du territoire

Certificat niveau 5 FFV option habitable + Permis Côtier

Deutscher Segler-verband


Irish Sailing Association

ISA Yachtmaster Coastal

Uffici delle Capitanerie di porto

Patente Senza limiti

Direccion General de la Marina Mercante

Patron de embarcaciones de recreo

American Sailing Association

Advanced Coastal Cruising Standard (ASA 106)

US Coast Guard

Captains Licence – Master
Near Coastal of Inspected
Passenger Vessels Up to 100 Gross Ton

International yacht training (IYT)

Master of yachts coastal / mate 200 tons

Others may be accepted according to experience level. Please inquire at