Do you want to navigate autonomously? Rent or buy a boat and spend the holidays or a few days sailing? All you need to do is get the PER license (Recreational boats driving license).


PER allows you to:

- The drive motor boats of up to 15 meters in length, as well as any type of jet ski

- Without power limitation

- Navigation of up to 12 miles in parallel line with the coast

- Navigation between islands within the Balearic and Canary archipelagos

- Day time and night time navigation


 To obtain this license, the following requirements must be met:

- Be of age

- Get a medical examination at a CRC (Driver Recognition Center)

- Give a passport photo


Organization of the course:

On the one hand, there is the theoretical knowledge, on which you must take an exam. The duration of the theoretical sessions of the PER course is 18 hours.

On the other hand, we have the practical sessions. There is no practical exam, but attendance is mandatory. The practical sessions are:

- 16 hours of Safety in Navigation

- 8 hours of short-range Radio Operator (ROCA)



The service includes:

- Theory exam

- School supplies:

     - Course Book

     - Exercise CD and Tide Yearbook

     - Two navigation charts of the Strait of Gibraltar

     - An angle conveyor

- Theoretical classes

- Short-Range Radio Operator Course (ROCA) (8h)

- Safety Practices in Navigation (16h)

- License processing



Doesn’t Include:

SPE extensions (optional):

- Sailing Practices (16h): It allows you to pilot sailboats of up to 15 meters in length.

- Balearic Practices (24h): It allows you to pilot sailboats of up to 24 meters in length by motor and sail (sailing only in case you have done sailing practices), and navigation between the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands.

Price: From 499 €