Date: Sept. 27-30 then continuing on Oct. 4-7, 2018
Class Fee: $695 Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal. Includes all instruction, course materials (student manuals, plotting tools, charts, Rules book) and exams.
Payment Options: by Credit card or check. Payment in full require 7 days before class start date
Location: Explorers Guide Maritime Academy, 611 N Lyndale Ave, Suite 125, Grand Chute, WI 54914. I-41 go east on College Ave, then turn left on Lynndale. We are on the west side across from Grainger. Use the back entrance.
Hours: This is a 52 hr class over two weekends. Classes run Thursdays and Fridays 5 to 9 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8 am to 5 pm for 2 consecutive weekends. Final exams given on last day, Sunday Oct. 7 Come prepared to spend time on the class as we need to cover all the materials.
Topics: Captain Gary will cover 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.
Captain Gary will also answer any questions you have about your license application, so bring your documents with you on the first day of class.