float rating requirements
An applicant for a seaplane rating shall complete a total of 7 hours of seaplane
(A) a minimum of 5 hours dual instruction, and
(B) a minimum of 5 takeoffs and landings as sole occupant of the aeroplane,
except for two crew aircraft, in which case the takeoffs and landings shall be
done as pilot-in-command.
The following exercises shall be included in the seaplane
training: taxiing, sailing, docking, takeoffs, and landings.
As conditions exist, operations on glassy water, rough water and in crosswind
An applicant for a seaplane rating shall have reached the level of skill
specified in the Flight Instructor Standard.