The Captain's Course
$579.00 Complete
Capt. Chuck Nucci
USCG Licensed Master 100Ton
Now offering webinar courses-
Call 609-442-6661 for info

The Captain's Course

 

OUPV LICENSE COURSE

THIS IS A USCG APPROVED 56 HOUR COURSE DESIGNED TO GUIDE EACH STUDENT THROUGH FOUR THE COMPONENTS THAT MAKE UP THE COURSE: RULES OF THE ROAD, NAVIGATION, DECK GENERAL AND PLOTTING. ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED TO TEST WITH THE USCG, WE GIVE THE TEST AT THE END OF THE COURSE. YOU MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE EACH COMPONENT AND PASS EACH TEST IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR DOCUMENTATION TO SUBMIT TO THE USCG FOR YOUR LICENSE. IF YOU FAIL ANY COMPONENT OF THE TEST, YOU MAY RETEST 2 ADDITIONAL TIMES ONLY ON THE FAILED COMPONENT OF THE COURSE. WE DO NOT CHARGE ANY TESTING FEES!

 

 

COMPONENT

 # OF QUESTIONS

PASSING GRADE 

 # CORRECT TO PASS

 RULES OF THE ROAD

 30

90 

 27

 NAVIGATION

 20

 70

 14

 DECK GENERAL

 60

70 

42 

 PLOTTING

10 

 70

 

TOPICS COVERED IN EACH COMPONENT INCLUDE:

 

RULES OF THE ROAD

  • COLREGS 72
  • INLAND RULES
  • SAILING RULES
  • RESTRICTED VISIBILITY
  • LIGHTS AND SHAPES
  • LIGHTS AND SIGNALS

NAVIGATION

  • NAUTICAL CHARTS
  • NAUTICAL PUBLICATIONS
  • ATONS
  • COMPASS
  • WEATHER
  • OCEANOGRAPHY

DECK GENERAL

  • UPV RULES AND REGULATIONS
  • POLLUTION AND SANITATION
  • MARLINSPIKE AND SEAMANSHIP
  • SHIP HANDLING
  • FIRE FIGHTING AND PREVENTION
  • EMERGENCY LIFESAVING PROCEDURES
  • MARINE RADIOTELEPHONE
  • SMALL MARINE ENGINES

PLOTTING

  • CHART READING
  • LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE
  • DEAD RECKONING
  • SET AND DRIFT
  • 3 BEARING FIX
  • RUNNING FIX
  • SPEED, DISTANCE AND TIME
  • COMPASS ERROR
  • USING NAUTICAL INSTRUMENTS SUCH AS PARALLEL RULERS AND DIVIDERS

 

OUPV/MASTER LICENSE RENEWAL COURSE

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR THE APPLICANT WHO WANTS TO RENEW THEIR LICENSE BUT DOES NOT HAVE ENOUGH SEA SERVICE TIME. THIS COURSE IS 8 HOURS AND THE TEST IS GIVEN AT THE END. 

 

MASTERS UPGRADE COURSE

THIS COURSE IS THE ONLY REQUIREMENT TO UPGRADE YOUR LICENSE WHEN TAKEN WITHIN 1 YEAR OR YOUR OUPV LICENSE TRAINING COURSE. THIS IS A 24 HOUR COURSE AND YOU ARE TESTED AT THE END OF THE COURSE. YOU MAY USE THE SAME SEA SERVICE TIME AS IN YOUR OUPV SEA SERVICE TIME. THIS COURSE IS SIMILAR TO THE OUPV COURSE BUT HAS A FOCUS ON INSPECTED PASSENGER VESSEL RULES AND COMPLIANCE. YOUR TEST WILL INCLUDE 10 QUESTIONS AND YOU MUST SCORE A 70 TO PASS.

 

ASSISTANCE TOWING ENDORSEMENT

THIS COURSE IS A 4 HOUR USCG APPROVED COURSE WITH A TEST AT THE END OF THE COURSE. THERE ARE 10 QUESTIONS AND YOU MUST SCORE A 70 TO PASS. SOME TOPICS COVERED ARE; TOWING SAFETY, TOWING EQUIPMENT, TOWING PROCEDURES.

 

FCC MARINE RADIO OPERATOR LICENSE

THIS IS A 4 HOUR FCC COURSE COVERS BASIC RADIO LAW, REGULATIONS AND FCC REQUIREMENTS AND FINES AND HOW THEY ARE RELATED TO THE MARINE RADIO. TEST IS GIVEN AT THE END OF THE CLASS. THIS LICENSE IS NEEDED TO OPERATE INSPECTED PASSENGER VESSELS.

 

LAUNCH OPERATOR LICENSE

Call 609-442-6661 for additional information or to reserve your seat with a personal check or through PayPal*

chuck@thecaptainscourse.com

 

Capt. Chuck Nucci is a USCG Licensed Master and an independent contractor for Zenith Maritime, LLC

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