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Boatmen licences

Do you need a licence to be a boatman and how to apply for a licence.

Do I need a licence to be a boatman?

Yes.

If you want to navigate a vessel or boat that is being used for hire by members of the public you will need to be licensed as a boatman.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is not currently authorised to issue pleasure boats or boatmen licences. 

You will need to contact the Maritime and Coastguard Agency:

Maritime and Coastguard Agency (external website)

How do I apply for a licence to be a boatman?

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is not currently authorised to issue pleasure boats or boatmen licences.

You will need to contact the Maritime and Coastguard Agency:

Maritime and Coastguard Agency (external website)

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