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**ORIENTAL, NC: JUNE 4TH - LAST ABLE SEAMAN CLASS UNTIL FALL!!! *** GRAFTON, IL: OUPV Upgrade to Master 100-Ton - June 8th***

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UPGRADE MASTER 100-tons to MASTER 200-tons - $420

MASTERS LICENSE

(Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal) 

 

General Description - The 200-ton Masters License is required to operate an inspected vessel of over 100-tons and not more than 200-tons that carries seven or more passengers.  In order to carry seven or more passengers “under sail,” a Sail Endorsement is also required.

 

General Course Description - This 3-day course is for upgrading an existing 100-ton Masters License to a 200-ton Masters License.  This course runs for three consecutive days.  Class hours are from 8:00 am through 5:30 pm for the three days of instruction.  We give the test at the end of day 3.

 


Course Topics Include:

 

  • Navigation Charts and Publications
  • VHF Radio Communication
  • Marine Engineering Terms
  • Small Engine Operation
  • Marine Power Plant Operating Principles
  • Vessel Trim & Stability
  • Stability & Stress Calculations
  • Firefighting & Fire Prevention
  • Electronic Navigation
  • Cargo Stowage & Security
  


 

SEA SERVICE REQUIREMENTS:

UPGRADE 100-TON to 200-TON
Inland, Great Lakes or Near Coastal

Recency - 90 days must be in the past 3 years on vessels.

 Inland - 360 days of service, OF WHICH: 180 days must have been as a Master, Mate, or equivalent position while holding a license or endorsement as Master, Mate, Master or Mate (pilot) of towing vessels, or OUPV.

Near Coastal - 720 total days of service on Ocean or Near Coastal Waters, OF WHICH: service on   Inland waters, other than Great Lakes,  MAY substitute for up to 360 days of the total required service, AND 360 MUST have been as a master, mate , or equivalent supervisory position while holding an endorsement as master, as mate, or as operator of uninspected passenger vessels; OR 360 days as a Master or Mate of  Ocean or N/C Towing Vessels  and completion of an examination.  

Great Lakes - 360 days of service OF WHICH: 180 days must have been as a Master, Mate, or equivalent position while holding a license or endorsement as Master, Mate, Master or Mate (pilot) of towing vessels, or OUPV, AND 90 days of service on Great Lakes.

 

Tonnage Limitation - This course satisfies the examination requirement for the 200-ton Masters License.  The tonnage level of a Masters License is based on the size vessels on which you have your sea service experience.

 

Tonnage Calculations
Great Lakes & or Inland

Tonnage Calculations
Near Coastal

200-GRT - 90 days (25%) of service on vessels of 101 GRT or above, OR 180 days (50%) of service on vessels of 67 GRT or above.

200-GRT - 180 days (25%) required on vessels of 101 GRT or above, OR 360 days (50%) required on vessels over 67 GRT or above.

 

EAST COAST SCHEDULE

2016 -2017

UPGRADE MASTER 100-tons
to MASTER 200-tons
3-day $420 *

Oriental, NC

Jan 30, 2018 (evening)

May 22, 2018 (evening)

Aug 21, 2018 (evening)

Morehead City, NC

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Manteo, NC

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Raleigh, NC Area

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Wilmington, NC

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*Payment required in advance to secure your seat!
We'll accept cash, checks, debit or credit cards.
SORRY.....NO REFUNDS!

Tuition assistance available through First Citizens Bank.
Contact amy.chapin@firstcitizens.com