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Motorboat license course (A license course)

Targeted preparation for the practical motorboat test for the A license. Deepening and expanding the knowledge and skills learned in the basic course.


Gaining routine and safety in maneuver procedures and seamanship.


Registration for the practical motorboat exam after passing the mock exam.

  • Course requirements
    Minimum age of 18 years / passed theory test / for those not in the canton of Vaud domiciled Persons: Permission from the shipping office of the canton of residence to take the practical test in another canton.

    We recommend preparing the theory test with the 
    Online course from Boat Driver Swiss.

  • Required previous knowledge
    Basic motorboat course or proof of the relevant knowledge and skills by means of a clarification trip (1 hour).

  • Course duration
    10 lessons of 1.5 hours each (private) or 20 lessons of 1.5 hours each (semi-private)

    These are empirical values. The course duration will be shortened accordingly in the event of early examination readiness. The course can be extended if the mock examination is not passed after the end of the course.

  • Prices
    Private (1 person): CHF 120.00/hour / Semi-private (2 persons): CHF 60.00/hour pP

    Insurance contribution (flat rate): CHF 90.00 pP (not applicable for persons who have attended the basic course)

    Exam organisation + boat charter: CHF 100.00 pP

    Any additional lessons required to achieve exam readiness: CHF 120.00/hour (private) or CHF 60.00 pP (semi-private)

    The course material is included. Half of the course will be invoiced in advance, the second half after the end of the course.

  • Season / Dates
    From the beginning of April to the end of October

    Monday: 13.00 - 20.30
    Tuesday - Friday: 08.30 - 20.30
    Saturday: 08.30 - 16.30

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