It is mandatory to have the presence of a certified skipper over 18 years old.
The skipper must be able to take charge of the boat, anchor safely and know how to navigate as a "good father".
The skipper must have a navigation license.
ICC (International Skills Certificate), International
IPC (International Certificate of Competence), America
United Kingdom – MCA Master (Yacht less than 500 gt), RYA Day Skipper Shorebased
Certificate or equivalent
United States – US Sailing “Basic Keelboat”, ASA “103 Basic Coastal Cruising” or equivalent
Germany – “Sportbootführerschein See“ or equivalent
Belgium - Algemeen Stuurbrevet/ General driving license
France - Permis plaisance - hauturier si navigation à plus de 6 miles des côtes