Obtaining a Small Licence for a fast motorboat or a pleasure craft
If you want to sail a fast motorboat, or a pleasure craft between 15 metres and 25 metres long, you need a Small Licence (Klein vaarbewijs, KVB). You need to take an exam to obtain this licence.
Last updated on 19 May 2021
When do you need a Small Licence?
A Small Licence is required for:
- a fast motorboat. The boat must be under 20 metres long and able to reach speeds over 20 km/hour. This also includes jet skis and water scooters.
- pleasure boats between 15 metres and 25 metres long.
Small Licence exam
You can sit the exam for the Small Licence (in Dutch) with the CBR.