This passport-style document is required for any US citizen chartering in EU waters. Available only to US Citizens and current US Sailing members who have successfully completed the US Sailing Bareboat Cruising certification course at an accredited school. This certificate can also be purchased by powerboaters who are US Powerboating certified through Inshore Powerboat cruising.
To complete the purchasing process, please fill out the International Proficiency Certificate Form.
If you would like US Sailing to print your passport sized photo please include the Digital Photo at check out
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