Frequently asked questions


Certain suppliers offer « official questions of the Swiss Navigation Services », etc.
So far (August 2015) no text containing official questions of the boat exams has been made available to suppliers of learning materials like App, CD, DVD. Contrary to what is customary in the automobile licencing sector. Check under  theory questions, road traffic.

Every supplier of learning material for the boat exams is responsible for his own publishing.

We succefully offer our theory/exam questions for the boating exams since 1994.
Meanwhile more than 20,000 clients have consistently prepared themselves for those exams utilizing our learning materials and online. As state approved instructor and operator of a powerboat school, it is obvious that it is in our own interest that our App and learning material are always up-to-date. This guarantees you to pass your teory exam at the first attempt. Feedback from clients under

The App does not expire and is constantly updated.
That will also enable you to stay current with new offical rules and regs after your exam.

Important: do not delete your App: you will constantly be informed about the new versions.

More than 460 updated questions toward the theory exam ensure an optimized preparation towards the theory boat exam all over Switzerland.

All questions are compiled based on the official exam questions of February 15, 2014 and are constantly revised and updated. Whenever a new App version is available, you wil automatically be informed and can download the new version free of charge.

Easy-to-use: the App is self-explanatory and optimized for Smartphones and palmtops.

Detailed explanations and more than 250 photos and immages facilitate contextual understanding of questions.

With our learning material and App you will rapidly and efficiently learn the required knowledge to successfully pass the teory exam for both cat. A-powerboats and cat.D- sailing boats at the first attempt.
The exam format and presentation on the App boating-theory is in the same configuaration as at the offial exam.

You can temporarily memorize difficult questions to handle later on.

On palmtops the simulated exam format is the same as it is at the official exams at the canton Navigation Services.
On Smartphones there may be differences in layout. However the exam questions are the same.

Thanks to the numerous photos and illustrations out of actual practice, you will learn towards the practical exam without further effort.

The boattheory App, with all the questions is, available in : english, german, french, italian.