Our courses

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    Pleasure craft operator

    The training program for pleasure craft operator was developed in accordance with the regulations of the Republic of Estonia and includes everything You need to get certified.

    Course lasts 5-6 weeks and consist of the theoretical and practical classes. Theoretical classes give You necessary knowledge about safety and pleasure craft. During practical training You will have the chance to try out in actual conditions the principal maneuvers that may well come in handy on the sea.

    Pleasure craft operator is allowed to operate pleasure craft (motor or sailing boat) up to 24 meters and personal water craft (water scooter).

    This course is for You, if You’re 15 years old and have medical certificate.


    Theoretical classes include:

    – ships theory

    – knots

    – the basics of navigation,

    – international rules for preventing collisions of ships at sea

    – individual and collective means of rescue at sea

    – the basic of boat maneuvers, mooring, anchoring

    – “Man Over Board” manoeuvre, approaching a person in water.


    Practice includes:

    – training on board of a motorboat: manoeuvre “man overboard”, anchorage, mooring.

    – training on board of sailing boat.


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    Additional practice

    Additional practice is good for those, who doesn't have own boat jet, but would like to maintain / refresh their skills.

    Training consists of next exercises:

    • Preparing boat for cruise
    • Mooring / casting off
    • Seamanship
    • Maneuvers (turn around, “snake”, “man over board”, mooring backwards in the box).
    • COLREG rules
    • Safety at sea

    On agreement program can be changed.


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    Radio operator course (SRC)

    This course is designed for pleasure craft operators.

    Course consists of the three parts: theoretical part, practice and exam. Theoretical part gives You an overview about radio station and explains procedures of the communication. Practice is just to train Your skills.


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    Motorboat rental

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    Sailing boat rent

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    Learning online

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    Private course

    300,00 1.200,00 
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    Personal watercraft course

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    Practical training trip on sailing boat


Following courses

12 of August – 30 of August 2019.
Pleasure craft operator course (day classes)


07 of September – 30 of November 2019.

Pleasure craft operator course (schedule TBD)

Private course – on request.



About us

KapteniABC is a school founded in 2017 to train pleasure craft operators. The main objective is to provide professional training to operators of small motorboats sailing vessels of up to 24 metres in length. During the training, KapteniABC offers comfortable conditions and a structured approach to learning how to navigate pleasure crafts.

The training includes

  • theoretical part (lectures and home tasks)

  • practical part (training on motor and sailing vessels)

  • examination

Our staff consists of experienced and highly qualified personnel who, based on the received feedback, conduct trainings in the most effective and easy-to-understand way. We guarantee the highest level of the exam preparation. After the training, you will have all necessary expertise, knowledge, and skills for confident and safe pleasure craft navigation.