Self Drive Charters

Got your PPCDL and you want to get your hands on a Self Drive Boat?  We have the solution for you!

TBSA is the largest Self-Drive boat charter company in Singapore and Malaysia. We have a fleet of self drive boats in 4 marinas in Singapore and 1 in Penang. Our boats range from bowriders to walkarounds, center consoles and cabin cruisers.  Check out our list of boat here.  To book a self-drive boat, you will need to qualify for self drive 1st, and the option to charter a boat without a skipper will be made available to you once you log in to book. 

To qualify for self-drive with TBSA, we will require you to complete the following :

1. Private PleasureCraft Driving License (PPCDL)
2. Basic Competency Course or IYT Small Powerboat and Rib Master Course 

1. IYT Small Powerboat and Rib Master Course

The difference between Basic Competency Course and the IYT course is shown below:

Note that driving a boat in Singapore will require a PPCDL to Charter a boat from us, you will require either the Basic Competency Course or the IYT Ribmaster course. 

You can apply for your courses here:

3. IYT 

Do call us at 96618345 or write to if you have any questions about how to get your self drive qualification.