This is a combined class, including Upgrade To Master 100 Ton Inland, Great Lakes; Upgrade To Master 100 Tons Near Coastal; and Increase in Scope from Inland to Near Coastal Routes. We are able to offer all three courses at the same time as a number of lessons overlap. Friday evening and early Saturday are for the Increase in Scope and Near Coastal. The rest of the lessons are for both Inland/Great Lakes and Near Coastal Waters.
Remember: One day of sea service on a vessel over 5 grts will get you a 50 Ton endorsement before March 24, 2019
Location: 2217 W Spencer St, Appleton, WI 54914
Date: Near Coastal route starts at 5 pm on June 29 continues 8-5 on June 30-July 1; Inland and Great Lakes runs from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
The Masters 100-Ton Upgrade course provides an opportunity to those with a valid OUPV License to raise their grade to a Masters.
The license allows you to operate both inspected and uninspected vessels with a gross tonnage up to 100 tons, and is required by the USCG for any inspected vessel certified to carry more than 6 passengers for hire. Needed for tour boats, head boats, dive operators, Mississippi River fishing platforms, and more.
Course Fee: $335. Includes course materials, instruction, proctored 50-question exam, and Certificate of Completion. Course length is 20 hrs for NC and 14 hrs for Inland Great Lakes.
Course Fee: $245 for Increase in Scope
Topics include: Block and tackle, stability, rules and regulations for inspected boats, safety drill, ships construction, fire fighting, weather, and more.