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Website maintenance

Our website is currently down for scheduled maintenance, to allow us to make some improvements to our systems.

The site will be unavailable from midday Friday 12 until Tuesday 16 January 2024.

In the meantime, we will still be here to help and support you. Thank you for your patience.

Find your local club or training centre

If you are looking for a group of like-minded water enthusiasts or a place to learn, we can help get you together. Search now.


We are always there if you have any queries or concerns around safeguarding.

Make an online referral here.

RYA Safeguarding Team: 02380 604226 safeguarding@rya.org.uk

RYA Equality Team: 02380 604249 equality@rya.org.uk

Pay for an exam

Please complete the form below and take it to your exam

Advanced Powerboat
Yachtmaster Coastal (Sail or Power)
Yachtmaster offshore (Sail or Power)
Yachtmaster Ocean

Apply for an ICC

To apply for an ICC, you must be:

  • Age 16 or over
  • Physically and mentally fit to operate a pleasure craft

Download the ICC application and notes on completing the form using the links below

ICC-1 Application Form

This part of the form must be completed by all ICC applicants. It can be used to:

  • Apply for an ICC for the first time
  • Renew an ICC
  • Update an ICC
  • Request a replacement for a lost ICC

If you are an RYA Member you need pages 1 and 2 only.

ICC-2 Notes: Evidencing identity and eligibility

Notes on completing the ICC Application form
Check which documents you will need to send copies of together with your ICC application form.

ICC-3 Notes: Evidencing boating competence

Notes on completing the ICC Application form
Check which categories will be validated by which certificates, test, or assessments.

ICC Assessment and CEVNI test

ICC CEVNI test and ICC assessment of competence
You only require the following if you are taking an ICC assessment or the CEVNI test at an RYA recognised training centre or an RYA affiliated club.

ICC-4a Power assessment syllabus-certificate
ICC-4b Sail assessment syllabus-certificate
ICC-4c Coastal assessment syllabus-certificate
ICC-4d Inland assessment certificate

Find an instructor course

All instructor courses can be searched for and booked through our portal

Find a course

Make a booking at portland house

Portland House is located within the Castle Court development within walking distance of WPNSA - the venue for the 2012 Olympic Sailing and home training base for Team GB. Portland House provides excellent accommodation and facilities for sailors, training groups and RYA members.

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For anything else please contact us

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