Coastal Yachtmaster Diploma (Kustskepparintyg in English)

The Coastal Yachtmaster Diploma allows you to take the helm onboard!

It gives you the right to helm a boat larger than 12 m of length and 4 m widht in Sweden and you can apply for the international certificate  a ICC 24 m power and sail certificate.

This course provides basic knowledge in coastal and offshore navigation, nightsailing including navigation with beacons and lighthouses, sseamanship and safety in rough weather and much more

The course consists of two full days.

Before this course you have to have completed the Inshore Diploma (In Swedish: "Förarintyg") and practical boat training daylight.

Learn more about offshore navigation, boating in bad weather and at night. During two amazing full days in an efficient and fast pace, we study coastal and offshore navigation, collision regulations and safety at sea, navigation with lighthouses.

An Coastal Yachtmaster Diploma shows you have basic theoretical knowledge and ability to operate a large leisure boat offshore and in darkness and rough weather. The  exam of the NFB's Kustskepparintyg is couple of days after the last course day (usually a wendsday). When the exam is done, hopefully you will have a big smile on your face and your new certificate in your hand: The Coastal Yachtmaster Diploma (Kustskepparintyg).


The course is based on NFB's instructions, and we study collision regulations, Light and nightsailning. preventing collisions at sea, navigation marks lighthouses, how to use a compass, calculating speed, time, distance and positioning, to find a known position and latitude and longitude. Offshore and foul weather boating.

Participants are required to study at home between the lectures.

Coastal skipper

Coastal skipper English, Göteborg, 22 aug, 29 aug Få platser
Stockholm Stocksund
Coastal skipper

Coastal skipper English, Stockholm Stocksund, 7 nov — 8 nov Boka


  • Day 1, 9 am - 6 pm, Theory
  • Day 2, 9 am - 6 pm, Rehearsal

The exam starts at 6 pm Wednesday after the last day of the course.

Study package

This is needed for the course:

  • Literature: Course book, "International Certificate of Competency Sail Boat Coastal”, Exercise chart 93 or 61
  • Tools: Divider, protractor and nautical ruler
    The study package is distributed on the first course day.

Practical boat training in darkness

You can choose to add the practical boat training when you book the course.

Requirements: Prerequisite to be allowed to do the exam is:
The Förarintyg and practical boat training in daylight or at night.


NFB authorized examiner performs the theoretical test. A fee of 500 SEK will be paid in cash directly to the examiner. Remember to bring a valid identification and show you NFB blu book with the Förraintyg and boat practivcal training. After a successfully performed test, you will receive your diploma in the NFB's blue book. If you need a new diploma book, the cost is 50 SEK. The certificates are in English, German and Swedish.

The examination is at 6 pm the Wednesday after the last course day.


Course Price: 2 495 SEK

Coffee, tea, fruit are included in the course fee.