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Masters License 25/50/100 Ton

License Description

The Masters license allows the transport of passengers on an inspected passenger vessel. These vessels must have a Certificate Of Inspection (COI) which states the number of passengers allowed and area of operation.

Two types of licenses:

Inland: May take passengers upon inland waters only
Near Coastal: May take passengers up to 200 miles off shore

USCG Approved Master 25/50/100 Ton Near Coastal Course

All testing is done with The Captain School.

You DO NOT test with the Coast Guard.

Certification

Upon successful completion (attendance and passing required exams), you will receive a diploma from The Captain School. This diploma is then sent to the U.S. Coast Guard REC, along with your USCG Application to receive your USCG License. (You have up to 1 year to submit your application to the Coast Guard from the date on your diploma.)

Eligibility Requirements

USCG Application Age: 19 years old

Sea Experience:

Inland Masters 25/50/100 Ton
* 360 day underway on navigable waters
* 90 days of the 360 must be within the last 3 years

* Near Coastal Masters 25/50/100 Ton 720 days underway
* At least 360 days must be upon near coastal or ocean waters
* At least 90 days must be within the last 3 years

* A "day" is defined as 4 or more hours away from the dock

Upcoming Classes

2017 COURSES 

November 2017

30-Dec 4 STCW Basic Safety Training (5 Day) $1200

December 2017

5-13 OUPV Captains License (Days) $800

(Classes will be held on a limited schedule)


Dates Subject to Change

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Training Flow Chart

Certifications Required for Crew-

Working on 6 passenger boats in the USVI

-CPR & First Aid

-Random Drug Testing Program

-add TWIC (from TSA) if entering secure port areas in US & BVI

Working on 6 Passenger Boats in the BVI

-add: STCW Basic Safety Training

Working On Vessels with more than 12 passengers in BVI

-add: STCW Crowd Managment

-add TWIC (from TSA)

Additional: Helpful but not required by Law

-STCW Crisis Management

This information is not intended to answer all questions regrading licensing- use it as a guide only- information subject to change. Call for a personal consultation 340-775-2278

Certifications Required for Captains-

Operating 6 passenger boats in the USVI

-USCG OUPV Near Coastal License

-CPR & First Aid

-Random Drug Testing Program

-FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit

-TWIC Card (TSA.gov)

Operating 6 Passenger Boats in the BVI

-Add: Master Upgrade to 50 or 100 Gross Ton Master Near Coastal

-add: STCW Basic Safety Training

-add: BVI Boatmaster License (from BVI Shipping)

-add: STCW Endorsement on License II/3

Operating Vessels with more than 12 passengers in BVI

Same as above and

-add: STCW Crowd Managment

-add: STCW Crisis Management

-add: Vessel Security Officer

This information is not intended to answer all questions regrading licensing- use it as a guide only- information subject to change. Call for a personal consultation 340-775-2278