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Master Upgrade Inland Great Lakes And Near Coastal Sturgeon Bay, WI Feb 10,11,12 - 2023

Master Upgrade Inland, Great Lakes or Near Coastal, Sturgeon Bay, WI Feb 10,11,12 - 2023 

All registrations are made at Explorers Guide


Feb/10/2023 -  Feb/12/2023
08 am12 -  05 pm12

Event description:

This is a combined class, including Upgrade To Master 100 Ton Inland, Great Lakes; Upgrade To Master 100 Tons Near Coastal. We are able to offer all courses at the same time as a number of lessons overlap.

 It is important when registering to pick the correct credentials inland Great lakws VS Near Coastal. This is based on Sea Service. There are different Exams

Key point this credentials lets you operate an INSPECTED VESSEL for the approved route and tonnage. This does not apply to your oupv vessel.. 

 Location: Sturgeon Bay City Hall 421 Michigan St. Sturgeon Bay, WI

Date: Feb 10-12 - 2023; 

The one 50-question exam will be give late on Sunday afternoon.

 The Masters Upgrade course provides an opportunity to those with a valid OUPV License to raise their grade to a Masters.

 The tonnage you will get depends on the tonnage of the vessel you served on.

 Sea service is the same as the oupv for the Inland Great Lakes however the Near Coastal required 720 days with 360 on the Great Lakes or NC waters. 

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, 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.  Registration is made on our Explorers Guide Midwest division website. 



 Topics include: Block and tackle, stability, rules and regulations for inspected boats, safety drill, ships construction, fire fighting, weather, and more.

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