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Commercial Yachting 200 GT


The Antwerp Maritime Academy offers a training programme in commercial yachting 200 GT. This training is aimed at the crew of pleasure craft used for commercial activities, with a gross tonnage lower than 200 or a length from 2,5 to 24 meters. The crafts are allowed up to 30 nautical miles of coast.

The training programme is in compliance with the Belgian regulations: Koninklijk besluit of 22.08.2020. ((KB van 22.08.2020, bijlage I, hoofdstuk VII, punt VII/6 and VII/7)

The training programme is based on STCW requirements and is approved by the Belgian Federal Administration for Mobility and Transport.

The programme consists of various modules, allowing for tailor-made training.

Entry Requirements

To start the Commercial Yachting 200 GT course the candidate needs to have attained a Belgian yachtman certificate.

Candidates possessing certificates of training modules followed at other training centres, should provide a copy of these certificates to the evaluation commission. This commission will decide for which training modules the candidate can be granted exemption*.

Certificate of Competence

At the end of the training session you will receive a certificate, proving that you have completed all modules successfully.

To receive a Certificate of Competence you must present yourself at the Belgian Federal Administration for Mobility and Transport, Posthoflei 5, 2600 Antwerpen (Berchem), tel. 03-286 68 90, www.mobilit.belgium.be,
with following documents:

  • Certificate of all followed training modules (HZS)
  • Individual STCW certificates
  • GMDSS certificate
  • Medical certificate, to be obtained from Mediport, Italiëlei 51, 2000 Antwerpen, tel. 03-225 00 15, www.mediport.be
  • Overview of sailing time.



Mail to training@hzs.be with the following mention:

  • Module + data module
  • Name, first name
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Adress
  • Email adress



Christel Peeters
Maritime Training Coordinator 
tel. +32 3 205 64 60


*based on STCW Certificates of Proficiency issued by EU member states.