The HKSF has an alternative to the Marine Department’s Grade II Pleasure Vessel Operator Certificate of Competency. Candidates who have satisfactorily completed the Hong Kong Sailing Federation’s Pleasure Vessel Operators Certificate Grade 2 (PVOC 2) Course and have passed the course assessment are eligible to be issued the Pleasure Vessel Operator Certificate of Competency Grade 2. The holders of Pleasure Vessel Operator Certificate of Competency Grade 2 will be entitled to operate a pleasure vessel of not more than 15m in length overall in Hong Kong waters.
Ten lectures with required knowledge will be provided to students, and students are required to complete all their assignments and have them assessed. The course comprises Part A (Navigation and Seamanship) and Part B (Safety and Engineering Knowledge).
For further details on the course topics, schedules and application, please refer directly to HERE.