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 Application.
If you are renewing an expired IPC, please fill out a new application.
If these requirements are not followed, purchase will be voided after 60 days and not refunded. Please monitor your email used for purchase if there are any follow up questions for your application.
Membership is required to be eligible for an IPC. For a discounted one year membership please join here https://www1.ussailing.org/Mem/Default.aspx?promoCode=IPC
For a list of schools, please visit https://www.ussailing.org/education/adult/certification-courses-endorsements/find-a-school/
International Shipping Instructions:
- Please place your order for the IPC, selecting the "International Shipping Fee" above.
- At check out, please use our office address as the shipping address: 1 Roger Williams University Way, Bristol, RI 02809
- The billing address should be your own.
- Lastly, please confirm in the order notes that your shipping address is the one provided on your IPC application.