A MOTOR LAUNCH, OR AMOTOR BOAT WHOSE LENGTH DOES NOT EXCEED 8,5 METERS, LIMITED TO PRIVATE USE WITHIN 4 MILES OF COASTAL WATERS
  1. A GRADE 13 operator  is permitted to operate motor launches and motor boats up to 8,5 meters with any motor output.
  2. The GRADE 13 authorization does not permit the operation of a PWC.
  3. The operator’s age at the time of his authorization, will be at least  18  years.
  4. A GRADE 13 operator will be obliged to have obtained his grade  12  authorization at least one year earlier.
  5. The candidate will have to pass:
    1. A theoretical examination for GRADE 13.
    2. A practical examination proving his ability to handle a motor vessel whose length is between  6,5  and 8,5 meters, equipped with an inboard motor whose output exceeds  110  K.W. – including his knowledge and ability of towing recreation devices such as a  “Banana” or others and a water-skier.
  6. A GRADE 13 operator will be permitted to tow the a.m. recreation devices for private use only - according to the regulations and instructions of  ASP concerning such activities.

General Remarks

The required knowledge is divided into two levels:
Familiarity” is the lower level in which the examinee is required to be familiar with the subject, but no proficiency is required. The higher level is “Proficiency”. At this level the examinee is required to show a more profound knowledge of the material, including the necessary relevant calculations.

Theoretical Seamanship Examination for a high-powered motor vessel  -  Allotted time: 60 minutes.
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Israel’s  Shores on the Mediterranean  Coast and the Gulf of Eilat
 Marinas and anchorages along the coasts, sources of information concerning their use, “escape” and anchoring beaches. Mediterranean and the Gulf of  Eilat  shores and their characteristics, firing-practice areas which are permanently closed.
Other closed areas, sources of information concerning them, proper behavior in such areas.

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Various Regulations: The Safety of Navigation Regulations: The Prevention of Collisions at Sea (“Rules of the Road”) lights and shapes.                                                                                 
Regulations concerning the licensing of vessels and their operators
Approaching beaches, departing from beaches, fuel-oil anchorages, areas closed to anchoring and motoring/sailing.
Distress situations, distress signals, reporting an accident.


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