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  • Bigun
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Just got a 14 foot waverider. Do i need a licence to take her on river and lakes for a cruise and the sea for fun.
    30 October 2018
  • Bigun
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Just got a 14ft wave rider. Do i need a licence to take her on the river for some fishing and the sea for same and fun ?,
    30 October 2018
  • Dibiki
    Re: A Career as a Boat Captain
    I want to license for driving a baot
    26 October 2018
  • SailingAndBoating
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Simon - Your Question:Hi I have bought a 30ft cabin cruiser for the sea do I need a skippers licence or any licence to use at sea…
    31 July 2018
  • Simon
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Hi I have bought a 30ft cabin cruiser for the sea do I need a skippers licence or any licence to use at sea cheers
    30 July 2018
  • KITTYPOP
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    I would like to ask, if one has Dutch Citizenship, (Netherlands), do I need a permit for the Thames? Freedom of water Dutch rule/law.…
    23 May 2018
  • SailingAndBoating
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Nelly - Your Question:Looking at buying a boat but just would like to no how much a boat license is, insurance, docking fees is?
    22 May 2018
  • Nelly
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Looking at buying a boat but just would like to no how much a boat license is, insurance, docking fees is?
    15 May 2018
  • Wilson
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Hi, I bought a inflatable boat 5.9m to do sea fishing as I’m new in to this what steps/ accessories it’s required by the law to go out…
    10 May 2018
  • SailingAndBoating
    Re: Getting a Boating Licence
    Boater - Your Question:Hi I’ve been doing a lot of searching but I can’t seem to find the age you need to be to get a license. I’ve…
    11 April 2018
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