float rating requirements

An applicant for a seaplane rating shall complete a total of 7 hours of seaplane training, including:

(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 conditions.

An applicant for a seaplane rating shall have reached the level of skill specified in the Flight Instructor Standard.