Mariners School - License requirement for yacht delivery??
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05-06-2010, 10:41 AM
What type of license is required in order to deliver boats, say 50-60ft sportfishing vessels?
05-24-2010, 05:54 PM
There is no license required unless you have paying passangers aboard. However, most insurance companys require their clients to use a licensed captain when heavy dollars are involved.
Capt. Rhys Evans
06-02-2010, 03:31 PM
If you are being paid to do delivery work you will need at least a six pack license. If you are doing it for free, then no license is required.
07-12-2010, 11:23 AM
Also depends on how big the boat is. I think for that size you might have to have a 100 ton. Not sure how big of a boat a 6 pack is good for. I will be taking my class in sept.
07-13-2010, 06:56 AM
If money changes hands, then you need a license. Where you are taking the boat also makes a difference. More than 200 miles offshore? Need an ocean license. Out to 200 miles, need a nearshore license. More than 6 passengers ever? Need a masters license.
The tonnage is immaterial, unless you are on a documented boat that specifies it, or for insurance purposes.