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USCG OUPV Express Captain's Course


The USCG Captain’s Exam “Express” course is designed for busy executives/experienced boaters who want to learn the critical components of the OUPV (“six pack”)license exam in the shortest possible time frame.

The ideal student will have a basic understanding of the Rules of the Road ( Colregs ) , basic navigation skills, basic seamanship skills, and for the license 360 days of sea time with 90 days in the last 3 years. You don’t have to take the test to take this course. You may just want a refresher!

Course Format: Six Evenings. The class meets two evenings per week — 7pm - 9:30pm—for three weeks with a possible 7th class added if necessary for final review or make up.


We can not accept online course booking till December 15th. However, we are prebooking classes. Click Here, to fill out our customer service form to reserve your space(s).



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USCG OUPV Express Captain's
Winter/Spring 2018


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The text book “Get Your Captain’s License” and CD-ROM contain hundreds of practice questions
and problems from actual USCG exam, along with all the required forms. Students will be required
to submit their own paperwork to the USCG and sit for the exam at USCG NY Headquarters, Battery
Park, NY in order to obtain their license.

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:

  • USCG License requirements and forms
  • Rules of the Road Part 1: General and Steering and Sailing Rules
  • Rules of the Road Part 2: Lights And Shapes
  • Rules of the Road Part 3: Sound Signals and the Annexes
  • Overview of Deck General and Nav General ,Questions and Topics
  • Bouyage including  Symbols and Abbreviations, Lateral and Cardinal
  • True vs Magnetic vs Compass Courses
  • Speed/Time/Distance calculations
  • Latitude & Longitude Measurements & Calculations
  • Chart plotting: Visual Fixes and Dead Reckoning
  • Chart Plotting: Basic chart plotting based on destination and time
  • Chart Plotting: Corrections for Current Set and Drift
  • Other Publications: Coast Pilot, Chart No 1 , Light List, Bowditch, Duttons , Chapmans. Colregs
  • USCG License requirements and forms
  • Rules of the Road Part 1: General and Steering and Sailing Rules
  • Rules of the Road Part 2: Lights And Shapes
  • Rules of the Road Part 3: Sound Signals and the Annexes
  • Overview of Deck General and Nav General ,Questions and Topics
  • Bouyage including  Symbols and Abbreviations, Lateral and Cardinal
  • True vs Magnetic vs Compass Courses
  • Speed/Time/Distance calculations
  • Latitude & Longitude Measurements & Calculations
  • Chart plotting: Visual Fixes and Dead Reckoning
  • Chart Plotting: Basic chart plotting based on destination and time
  • Chart Plotting: Corrections for Current Set and Drift
  • Other Publications: Coast Pilot, Chart No 1 , Light List, Bowditch, Duttons , Chapmans. Colregs

Get Your Captain's License - The Complete Study Guide

Weems & Plath 5'' Fixed Point Dividers

Weems & Plath 12" Brushed Aluminum Arm Ruler

Training Chart

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Purchased Separately these Items would cost $103.98. Purchased as part of this course only $85.00 Per Student. You should bring your calculator ( trig functions preferred}