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USCG Captain's License Prep Course

USCG Captain's License Prep Course

Zenith Maritime - OUPV (Six Pack), 100 Ton Master, 200 Ton Master Upgrade courses


These courses are for Mariners seeking a US Coast Guard License as Operator of Un-inspected Passenger Vessels (Six Pack), or 100 Ton Master. These classes are for recreational skippers desiring to have greater mastery of seamanship. The course satisfies the classroom instruction and examination requirements listed in 46 CFR 10.910, Table 10.910-2 in lieu of taking the examinations at a US Coast Guard Regional Examination Center.


Presented by Seaforth Boat Rental and Zenith Maritime


Seaforth Boater Education Center in San Diego offers Zenith Maritime USCG OUPV (Six-Pack) and 100-Ton Masters Preparatory Courses.


Why choose us for your license prep?


Because we offer:

  • Night and weekend classes
  • On-sight Testing
  • Small student to instructor ratio
  • Unlimited access to all our educational resources and study aids
  • Employment referral program

Sea Service Requirements to get your license:


OUPV (Six Pack)

  • 18 Years of Age
  • 360 Days of Sea Service (4-hrs equals one day)
  • 90 Days of which must be ocean going for Near Coastal or license limited to Inland Waters
  • 90 Days of Sea Service must be in the last 3 years

100 Ton Master Zenith 281

  • 19 Years of Age
  • 720 Days of Sea Service
  • 360 Days of which must be ocean going or limited to Inland Waters
  • 360 Days on Auxiliary Sail for Sail Endorsement
  • 90 Days of Sea Service must be in the last 3 years
  • If all service limited to vessels UNDER 5 GRT, license restricted to 25 Ton
  • 1 Day of service on a vessel OVER 5 GRT required for eligibility of 50 Ton license
  • 360 Days of service on a vessel OVER 34 GRT required for eligibility of 100 Ton license

* Individuals who complete the 100 Ton Master course and only meet OUPV Sea Service requirements are eligible for Master Inland / OUPV Near Coastal license.


Upgrade M100 to M200 (near coastal) Zenith 526 (32 hour)

  • This course is for increasing tonnage from 100 to 200 where a test would be required. This course does not mean that you will automatically be approved for a tonnage increase. (see below)

  • - Increase in Scope - Must possess Master 100 to 150 GRT to upgrade to 200 GRT- 46 CFR 10.422
  • - While holding a license as 100 GRT you can sail 90 days on a vessel of a higher tonnage (over 101 GRT) which will raise the tonnage on your current license to the next highest increment of 150 OR
    While holding a license as 100 GRT you can sail 6 months on deck on vessels within the highest tonnage increment on the license will also raise the tonnage on your current license to the next highest increment of 150 GRT
  • - While holding 150 GRT you must sail on vessels over you can sail 90 days on a vessel of a higher tonnage (over 151 GRT) which will raise the tonnage on your current license to the next highest increment of 200 OR
    While holding a license as 150 GRT you can sail 6 months on deck on vessels within the highest tonnage increment on the license will also raise the tonnage on your current license to the next highest increment of 200 GRT

 

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Locations and Hours

CORONADO

DOWNTOWN

HARBOR ISLAND

MISSION BAY

CORONADO MARRIOTT


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6:45 pm

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