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#352300 - 09/23/09 04:16 PM Belize boating laws
silane Offline
Hi!

Does anyone know if you are required to have a captains license to operate a dinghy in Belize?

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#352309 - 09/23/09 06:26 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: silane]
Freezer Offline
If it is motorized I believe the answer is yes. Not sure though? Lengths and horse power may come into play.

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#352313 - 09/23/09 07:38 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: Freezer]
Tracker Offline
You are correct "Freezer" The P A web site states "all power driven vessels" must have Captains License.

Section 12 of the Harbours and Merchant Shipping Act is amended by Act No. 11 of 2007, to include Section 3 which states:

•Vessels involved in coastal and river service
•Tug boats
•Barges
•Sailing vessels
•Jet ski
•Scientific research vessels
•Casino boats
•Party boats
•Private pleasure boats
•Dredges
•All vessels for hire
•All power driven vessels
The only exception is paddle dories or other similar craft
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#359608 - 12/01/09 12:31 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: Tracker]
blat Offline
am interested in sitting for the boat masters license,

have an address
have a valid passport
have 2 passport pics

so I show up at PA in BC on a Monday or Tuesday between 10:00 and 11:00 and take the test. anyone got the pamphlet on what they are testing for that could be scanned and emailed to me. I'll pay for the trouble.

when complete I arrange for PA examiner to fly over to AC to watch me drive around.

what else?

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#359611 - 12/01/09 12:57 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: blat]
elbert Offline
The examiner coming over part is questionable i heard from the president of the San Pedro tour guides assoc. that wasn't happening anymore. You might have to go to Belize city.
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#359613 - 12/01/09 01:12 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: elbert]
blat Offline
so how does that work, if my boat is here...

I can't drive it over to BC, I don't have a lisc. yet.


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#359614 - 12/01/09 01:15 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: blat]
elbert Offline
Welcome to Belize!
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#359615 - 12/01/09 01:22 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: elbert]
elbert Offline
Sorry that wasn't nice. I feel like even though they say that arent coming they will. It seems the way it goes around here , never consistent.
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#359619 - 12/01/09 01:55 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: elbert]
blat Offline
laugh



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#359624 - 12/01/09 02:42 PM Re: Belize boating laws [Re: blat]
champion Offline
Sounds like the proverbial catch 22.
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