(Captain's License) license comes
in 3 versions: Inland, Great Lakes and Near Coastal.
The Near Coastal enables one
to travel up to 100 miles offshore. This presently opens the door to the Bahamas
and, when the stand-off is ended and trade reopened, to Havana.
Inland waters means bays,
rivers, sounds, etc., of the U.S.
All OUPV licenses are for
vessels to 100 Gross Tons.
Throughout the days of class
instruction you will learn practical aspects of boating, including Rules of the Road,
Radio Operation, Survival Techniques, Distress Signaling, Boating Terminology, Boat
Equipment, Use of Flares, Use of Life Jackets, Techniques of Seamanship, Anchoring, Aids
to Navigation, Boat Registration, Navigation, Knot Tying, Firefighting and more.
After completing the course,
students take Sea School's exam. Our test is based on the course material and you
should be ready to test after about 1 to 2 weeks of reviewing the material.
Testing is conducted at
SeaSchool offices in Freeport, NY --- Charleston, SC --- St. Petersburg, FL --- Ft.
Lauderdale, FL --- Panama City, FL --- Mobile, AL, and at various classroom locations on the
East Coast and the Gulf.
License can be
fully upgraded to a Master License.
Sea School provides all
Coast Guard paperwork and assists in properly filling it out. All of the other
requirements for the OUPV license are the same as listed on the Licenses & Requirements
in this brochure. Please feel free to call or e-mail us for answers to any
further questions pertaining to this new and unique course.
License Is On Your Horizon ~ SeaSchool Can Steer You Toward Your Goal!