Captains OUPV Inland/Great Lakes/Near Coastal (6-pack) class Dubuque, IA January 17/18/19 and 24/25/26, 2020;
Class Fee: $695 Inland, Great Lakes, Near Coastal. Includes all instruction, course materials (student manuals, plotting tools, charts, Rules book) and exams.
Location: Catfish Charlies on Ham Island just over the bridge on Hwy 61/151 from Wisconsin. And next to American Lady cruises.
Payment Options: by Credit card or check. Payment in full require 7 days before class start date
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 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.