Successful completion of this 80-hour Master 100 Tons course and presentation of the Certificate of Training at a Regional Exam Center WITHIN ONE YEAR of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(i) for original issuance, 46 CFR 10. 209(c)(iii) for renewal, and 46 CFR 10.209(f) for reissuance of a license as Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of Not More Than 100 Gross Tons (except oceans).
Provided the candidate meets all other qualification requirements for the requested license, those who pass all examinations with satisfactory scores will be considered to have demonstrated that they possess the knowledge required by 46 CFR 10.903(a) (7). Students who successfully complete this course will have demonstrated a comprehensive knowledge of the applicable regulations and operational procedures necessary to safely and effectively operate a vessel of up to 100 Gross Tons in the Near Coastal/Inland/Great Lakes Environment. 100 Ton Captain's License classes include training on: navigation, tidal calculations, international and inland rules of the road, coastal pilotage, meteorology, anchoring and mooring, marlinespike, docking and undocking, buoyage systems, safety, voyage and passage planning, general ship knowledge regulations, stability and vessel construction, seamanship This course is USCG-approved, and no further testing is required by the United States Coast Guard. You will take written final exams administered at the end of the program. They include a selection of the topics covered in the course.
Course Tools Required
A clear mind ready to learn and retain a large volume of information.
Paper and pencil for note taking
A scientific calculator