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OUPV Inland/Great Lakes, Near Coastal Gurnee, IL Starting Sept 2, 2022

OUPV Inland/Great Lakes Gurnee, IL starting September 2, 2022


Sep/02/2022 -  Sep/11/2022
08 am08 -  05 pm08
The registration period is from Jan/15/2022 08 am01 to Apr/09/2022 12 am04

Event description:

Caption David Wilson will be delivering a Explorers Guide Maritime Academy  OUPV Inland/Great Lakes Gurnee, IL starting Sept 2, 2022


OUPV Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal Date September 2, 3, 4 and 9,10,11 2022


 Class Fee: $745 Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal.  Includes all instruction, course materials (student manuals, use of plotting tools, charts, Rules book) and Exams.


Drug Test throught Quest Labs is offered during the class. Results normally are available within 48 hrs. Cost $70


All registrations are through Explorers Guide Midwest.  For more information and to register

First Aid/CPR will be offered as an online course with Skills checkout during the class, Cost is $65. Card is proved after checkout.. 


 Payment Options: by Credit card or Cash. Payment in full require 7 days before class start date.


Location Details: Gurnee, IL  4201 Grove Ave Gurnee. il 60031  9207335500

KRIMSON SECURITY - GURNEE, IL located east of i-94 on Hwy 132, then north on Hwy 41/Skokie. On east side of Hwy.


All registration is through


 Hours:  This is a 52 hr class over two weekends. Classes run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 8 am to 5 pm for 2 consecutive weekends. Final exams given on last Sunday. Come prepared to spend time on the class as we need to cover all the material.


Instructors: Capt David WIlson is the lead instructor 


Topics: covered  include Piloting, Marlinspike Seamanship, Navigation Rules, Magnetic Compass, Characteristics of Weather, Tides and Currents, Vessel Maneuvering and Handling, Small Engine Operations and Maintenance, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Emergency Procedures, Maritime Law, Shipboard Management and Training, Ship’s Business, Communications, and Lifesaving Appliances

The OUPV credential requires 360 days of sea service from the age of 16.

Important:  The First Set Of Exams Is Included In The Course Fee.  If You Are Required To Re-take Any Of The Exams, They Will Be Given In Westmont, IL and A $45 Proctor Fee Per Student, Per Session Will Be Assessed.



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