Can you rent a yacht in Greece – do I need a license?

Small boats (under a certain horsepower or length), electric boats, crewed yacht charters, and gulet charters may not require a license. Larger boats or those with more powerful engines need a skipper’s license. Before you confirm your sailing trip to Greece, please send us a copy and we will check it for you. You need to have the original copies on board, so don’t forget to take them.
To sail in Greece, one of the following qualifications is necessary:
ICC (International Certificate of Competence), with valid Navigational and VHF licenses,
IPC (International Proficiency Certificate), America
Prerequisites: ASA 104 or US Sailing “Bareboat Cruising Course”
UK – RYA Day Skipper practical (with our without photo)
USA – US Sailing “Bareboat Cruising Course”, ASA “104 Bareboat Cruising Course” or above
Germany – “Sportbootführerschein See“ or above
Belgium – Algemeen Stuurbrevet/ Brevet de conduite général
If you do not have a skipper license, it is also possible to rent a boat with a skipper

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