The coastal licence allows you to drive a motorboat of more than 6 hp at sea, up to 6 miles from a shelter. This limit is also the limit of the coastal zone for the safety equipment of pleasure boats. This permit allows access to most ports, coasts and islands in mainland France and overseas. However, it does not allow for crossings such as the Channel or Corsica, for which the offshore licence becomes necessary.
WHAT IS THE TRAINING AND THE TEST?
The coastal licence is made up of three parts which aim to give you the skills to be the skipper of a motorized pleasure boat:
Acquisition of theoretical knowledge on regulations, the maritime environment and its protection, the markups, the rules of the road between ships, the use of the VHF etc ... This acquisition is validated by an official exam of 30 MCQs with a minimum of 25 correct answers.
Practical training in the general skills of the skipper in the use and testing of the safety equipment, the use of the nautical chart, the practice of use of the VHF and the taking into account of meteorological information. This part of the training is validated by the trainer of the school boat.
Practical training in the driving and basic manoeuvres of a motorboat. After training in the use of the engine and the handling of the boat, you will be trained in the mastery of five fundamental manoeuvres: the use of alignments, docking and undocking, taking the trunk, the anchoring and finally the recovery of a person who has fallen into the water.
PROGRAM OF THE THEORETICAL TRAINING
It includes the following contents:
- The markup of the coasts and beaches, the pictograms,
- The rules of the road and helm,
- The signals phonic, distress, port,
- Lights and markings of the ships,
- Navigation rules and security,
- The navigation categories: This course covers the following topics: the rules of navigation, the limitations of navigation, the equipment and safety, the organization of rescue at sea, the rules of water skiing, the responsibility of the skipper,
- The protection of the environment : discharges, pollution, fishing regulations,
- Signal knowledge weather and meteorological notions.
- Symbols for nautical charts.
- Knowledge of radiotelephony maritime
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<h2>Vagnon test - coastal option boating licence to pass your exam</h2><p><span>This Vagnon test is the complement to the Vagnon Code for Pleasure Craft, coastal option. All the questions of the official exam are classified by theme and the answers are at the end of each chapter. You will find the t</span><span>The following topics were discussed: </span><span>Beaconing - Cartography, weather - Tides - Lights and ship's marks - Port and sound signals - Rules of the road and helm - Speed, autonomy, fishing - Ecology - Nautical leisure - Safety equipment and safety of the ship - VHF... 100% up to date with the official exam.</span></p><h2>Characteristics of the Vagnon test for the coastal option</h2>
<h2><strong>The essential Vagnon code for coastal boating licences to prepare your licence: <span style="color:#ff0000;">Written and designed by the experts at Picksea!</span></strong></h2>
<p>Discover the new edition of the Vagnon code - coastal option boating licence! More coherent teaching, content structured according to the chronology of a sea trip, 10 tests to validate your knowledge and learning, around 150 questions... What is the objective? A 100% success rate % and more competent boat license candidates!</p>
<h2>Characteristics of the Code Vagnon boating license coastal option</h2>
<h2>Boating Licence Candidate Booklet by Vagnon</h2>
<p>In accordance with the regulations, this set of 2 booklets is compulsory to follow the training to drive motorized pleasure boats, coastal option or inland water option, but it is above all a real training tool:</p>
<p><strong>It is a practical manual</strong> which details the objectives 1 to 18 of the practical training and the manoeuvres to be learned with access to explanatory videos</p>
<p><strong>It's a reminder</strong> for you: everything you need to remember for the coastal exam and for sailing</p>
<p><strong>It is the official regulatory support</strong> referenced and validated by the Direction des Affaires Maritimes</p>
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<p>You can find on Picksea.com everything related to the boating license, such as the boating license test and codes published by the prestigious brand Vagnon.</p>
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