FTA Boat Driving Course 24 meter

 FTA Small Boat Driving License Course 24 meter 

  • The FTA Boat Driving License 24 m is required to drive boats below 24 meter within U.A.E.
  • If you want to work in the marine industry as crew or if you want to drive a pleasure boat within U.A.E., this licence is essential.
  • Marine Concept has been authorised by the FTA of the United Arab Emirates to conduct the FTA Boat Driving License 24 m course.
  • Marine Concept is the sole approved training institute in Dubai to conduct the FTA SBDL 24 m
  • You are eligible to apply for the Dubai Marine Driving License 24 meter, required in Dubai and issued by DMCA
  • Dual certification: IYT International Bareboat Skipper if you like to use the license internationally

Course Itinerary

To receive your FTA Boat Driving License 24 Meter Course Completion Certificate, the below listed training needs to be attended:

  • 4 full days or 7 evening classes comprehensive shore based theory course, including assessment papers.
  • Three days practical training incl. night cruise (approx. 21 hours). You will be assessed on the final practical day.
  • Training vessel is our 16 meter Sunseeker Manhattan 50 PEARL
  • Written theory exam
  • additional 1 full day IYT VHF SRC theory and practical course


Further included benefits

  • Breakfast snack, lunch or dinner (where applicable)
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Coffee or tea during theory
  • Marine Concept T-shirt and base cap
  • Training sea chart 3176 for personal use
  • Portland plotter and divider and UK 5011 book can be borrowed
  • During practical training we have always 2 instructors on board
  • Dual certification = IYT International Bareboat Skipper


• The minimum age of the applicant is 18 years to obtain the Pleasure FTA SBDL 24 meter
• The applicant must hold a FTA SBDL 12 M issued by an approved FTA training institute
• The IYT VHF SRC course required for the course can be taken separately.


in addition to the Pleasure requirements listed above

• The minimum age of the applicant is 18 years to obtain the Commercial FTA SBDL 24 m
• The applicant needs to provide a valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate
   ♦ STCW Personal Survival Techniques
   ♦ STCW Elementary First Aid
   ♦ STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
   ♦ STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities