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Introduction to NauticEd

NauticEd is a North American Sailing and Boating Education body officially recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard and all U.S states. NauticEd is the only sailing education body adhering to the American National Standards for sailing training and assessment, EDU-3. Apart from US Coast Guard, NauticEd is also Royal Yachting Association (RYA) approved for the RYA Day Skipper theory.

NauticEd Programs

NauticEd provides sailing training program online. Apart from the online courses, they facilitate practical training schools throughout North America, Europe, Australasia, Mediterranean and other places.

What sets NauticEd apart from any other program is that they have the electronic tools to train, measure, and ensure competence. NauticEd use an electronic logbook to measure experience, on-the-water instructors use a proprietary assessment app to train and measure skills competence, and use eLearning to train and measure knowledge.

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Validity of the Certificates

The NauticEd SLC is accepted by all countries as being a valid sailing.

NauticEd is an RYA approved center and completing the NauticEd RYA Day Skipper Theory course online along with on-water practical training will make you eligible for International Certificate of Competence (ICC) which is the only sailing license approved by United Nations as a legitimate recreational sailing license.

International Sailing License and Credentials (SLC)

The International Sailing License and Credentials (SLC) is a recreational sailing license valid for all yacht charter companies worldwide including European and Seychelles charter companies. To gain an SLC, the candidate must hold a national government boating license (NASBLA State Boater License for U.S. or PCOC for Canadians), pass an online suite of theoretical knowledge courses and tests appropriate for bareboat chartering, log previous sufficient sailing experience, and demonstrate sailing skills according to internationally established sailing standards.

International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

Day Skipper Theory s course is a prerequisite to the practical RYA Day Skipper on-the-water training. Pass this course online and the practical training at any RYA training center and you will receive the RYA Day Skipper Certificate - SAIL. This makes you automatically eligible to be awarded the ICC - International Certificate of Competence, required by European countries and signatories to United Nations Resolution 40 as the minimum requirements to sail in their waters and for power boats up to 10 meters.

Acceptance at Charter Companies

100% of Yacht charter companies worldwide accept the NauticEd Bareboat Charter Master Certification. Charter companies recognize NauticEd’s qualified students because of the sailing resume software.

A student can use the NauticEd free software to build their sailing resume. The software analyses the knowledge, skills, and experience and issues the Bareboat Charter Master certificate when the student is competent enough to skipper a boat on a yacht charter vacation.

International Acceptability

NauticEd’s license is international and serve online students from 95 different countries. The practical on-the-water training school network is loctaed throughout North America, the Mediterranean, and around the world.

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