In the maritime training and crewing center TSTS Group, are provided skipper courses also for Albanians or foreign candidates who want to obtain a PANAMA Yacht Captain License, up to 500 GT, to sail without limits from the coast. As results of our agreement with the Maritime Authority of Panama, candidates who fully meet the requirements after the successful completion of the STCW Courses, can acquire Panamanian Yacht Captain License, the release of which one is performed through ours services as a recognized maritime training center. 

This course is designed to comply with the requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, STCW 1978, as amended.


Course objectives:

The participant having completed the course will be able to meet the correct procedures in the various emergencies that may occur aboard a pleasure boat (yacht), to take the necessary measures to prevent panic of passengers and other crew inexperienced, to direct or guide passengers to the assembly points or embarkation; to give clear instructions; be familiar with all life-saving appliances and location.

Pre-requisites to join the course:

This course is available to people active sea and for those wishing to serve as seafarers, preferably for those who will be employed in smaller passenger boats or yacht owners.

The participant must possess valid certification of the four basic courses maritime safety, ship's navigation watchkeeping and use of electronic of communication systems as Radar, GMDSS, ect.