Powerboat Courses

International Certificate of Competency (ICC)

The Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School offers courses which can then be converted to an I.C.C. for power, sail or both. To convert your certificate you need to apply to the Irish Sailing Association (ISA), the national governing body for watersports in Ireland, on completion of your course.

The minimum qualification for the I.C.C. for motorboats is the National Powerboat Certificate, check out our Powerboat Section for course dates.

What is The I.C.C.? The facts:

The International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft (ICC) was established under resolution No. 40 of the Working Party on Inland Water Transport for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.

The aim of the ICC is to provide boat owners and people wishing to charter boats with an internationally recognised document certifying their competence to skipper a boat for recreational use.

The following information details the methods and procedures by which the ICC will be issued through the offices of the Irish Sailing Association on behalf of the Irish Government.


Click here to view the ISA Guidelines on the ICC.

For all enquiries please contact us here

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