You will need
- - the certificate of aptitude;
- document of completion of studies;
- - photos size 3 x 4 cm;
- - medical certificate.
State inspection on small size vessels (GIMS) is an analogue of the police, but is designed for owners of boats and small vessels. In order to obtain the right to manage the boat, you need to refer to the territorial division of your GIMS and pass a training course on the management of the small boat. In some cases you may be referred to the authorized Inspectorate of specialized educational institution for training. Upon completion of the course you will pass the exam on the basis of which a decision on granting you a permit in the management of the ship.
GIMS is part of the Ministry. So to find the address of your regional office you can easily on the official website of rescue. Also it needs to be specified in the address and phone books in your city.
The exam consists of two parts: theoretical and practical. If you successfully cope with the passage of the graduation test, you're given a document on your aptitude. Usually, this inspection takes about 10 days. It is this paper is the basis for issuing you permission to manage the small boat.
After receipt of the instrument of competency can apply for a driving licence on the boat. For this you will need certain documents, which includes the statement, a copy of the document confirming your training in the Navigator specialties, a medical certificate of fitness for the vessel, passport and two photographs size 3 x 4 cm
In ten days you will be given your boatmaster's licence. Now you can fully manage and own your small boat. The validity of such rights for 10 years. Don't forget to also check that you have on the permit stood a corresponding mark on your category. So, for example, must be specified the right to control what kind of water vehicle you have - a boat, a boat, jet ski, etc.
In addition, the rights must be marked permitted area of navigation. Mark "MP" means that you can leave on your ship in internal Maritime waters and the territorial sea of the Russian Federation, "GDP" allows access to the internal waterways of the Russian Federation, "VP" let you only inland waters that are not included in the list of internal waterways of the Russian Federation.
These rights, as well as all documents of title to your vessel, you should carry every time I go out into the waters. Because water, too, there are check inspectors for traffic.
To undergo training you can not only in the classroom GIMS or specialized institutions, but also remotely. The correct program will give you hands on. This training just as well as independent learning in the traffic police.
Advice 2 : How to get the right boat
To move through the water on a motorboat, boat or jet ski are not enough to master the skills of driving these vehicles. To have the ability to control small vessels are required to undergo appropriate training and obtain rights. The procedure for obtaining such a document is similar to obtaining the right to drive a regular car.
Contact the State inspection on small size vessels (GIMS EMERCOM of the Russian Federation) in your area. There you will get detailed information about the document requirements for the exam, you will be able to see the text of examination papers and courses, preparing future owners for driving small boats.
Sign up for courses, training of skippers for the GIMS program. These can be courses organised directly by the Inspectorate for small vessels, and private study. Typically, these educational events are held throughout the year. Approximate duration – one month or a little more. Classes typically are held at a convenient time, two or three times a week.
If you are a busy person, look for courses with intensive training programme. The training program includes theoretical part and practical driving small boats. At the end of the course receive a certificate of completion of training indicating the number of hours of theory and practice.
After passing theoretical and practical training pass examination in GIMS the Ministry of emergency situations in your area. Certification consists of two parts. First you take the test on exam papers that takes no more than 30-40 minutes, and in the second stage you will be asked to demonstrate management skills of small boat (motor boat or a speedboat).
Upon successful passing of certification in inspection wait until the conclusion of the Commission, then you will be issued a certificate of the state sample. The standard duration of such a document is 10 years.
Remember that the management of a motor vessel belonging to the category of small size, without an appropriate certificate is not permitted. And it concerns not only owners of boats and Motorboats. In some cases you will not even be able to ship rent for the rental, unless the right to drive a motor boat. With the exception of owners of boats equipped with an engine of not more than 5 HP